Deja Views: Queen Street

I remember many years ago, going on a historical walk with Gene Domagala. We walked up to a newly opened bar on Queen Street East, between Hambly and Lee, north side. Gene asked the group if we could guess from the facade what kind of business this store ran in the long distant past. We […]

Decades of family footwear shops thrive on Queen St. E.

Kyle and Janice Burden, the owners of local business Nature’s Footwear at the corner of Waverley Road and Queen Street East, are celebrating 40 years of operation this year. Janice’s mother, Lois Coston, opened the shoe store on the same corner of Queen Street in 1978 with her business partner Wilhelmina. When Lois passed in […]

Scarborough Players kicking off 60 years of live theatre with Noises Off!

Never a dull moment for Scarborough Players! They are a dynamic theatre group that draws theatre goers, actors and volunteers from across the Greater Toronto Area. The group is proudly celebrating their 60th anniversary of producing comedies, dramas, and mysteries with great reviews and they invite everyone to come celebrate this milestone season. Share Your […]

Boots and Bling gala helps open the door to more children’s programs

For over 30 years, East End Children’s Centre (EECC) has operated two child and family programs in the East Danforth neighbourhood at Terry Fox Community Centre, and the basement of Kimbourne Park United Church. These free drop-in programs provide an opportunity for children 0-6 and their parents/caregivers to come together, network and learn from staff […]

Seminars and book show you how to tackle climate change

How do we beat climate change? What’s the plan? We know about the problem. What are the solutions? How can you make a real difference? What’s proven, and what will make a big impact? The Clean Energy for Homeowners series of seminars will help Toronto residents with practical tips on green living and offer answers […]

Bake sale, auction to honour Kyle

A bake sale and silent auction will be held on Saturday, October 20 at the Beaches Recreation Centre in honour of 16-year-old Kyle Howard-Muthulingam. Kyle tragically lost his life saving a mother and son from drowning while they swam in a restricted area of Woodbine Beach in August. He was a student at Wexford Collegiate […]

Artist takes her unique gift seriously

The Beach Guild of Fine Art is hosting its annual Fall Art Show at the Beach United Church from September 21-23 which incorporates work from over 40 local artists. Artist Nanci Miranda, born and raised in Toronto, has four paintings on display at the show and lives in Scarborough with husband Michael and daughter, Maddy. […]