Sesqui Beach stuns at Balmy Beach Club

The art hanging on the walls of the Balmy Beach Club is not only a geographic tour of stunning Canadian vistas, it’s also a mini-course in Canadian art history. Painter Pamela Mayhew has been a member at the Balmy Beach Club for three years, and a Balmy Beach Club artist for a little over four […]

Tight-knit lacrosse club reflects Beach community

Toronto Beaches Lacrosse Club (TBLC) celebrates their 50th anniversary this year, marking a moment in history for a club and sport that has touched generations of Beach families. While 50 years is an impressive milestone, it is a relatively short time in comparison to the hundreds of years lacrosse has been played. According to the […]

Celebrating East End naturalists

Recently I wrote about saving historic houses and buildings and making sure there was a reason to use these facilities. One of the other things to save is our natural history – our animals, wildlife, birds, vegetation, trees, etc. Not being a naturalist or an expert on wildlife, I bow to those who wish to […]

Legends by the lake inspire film

This has been a golden summer of sports in Toronto. In celebration of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games the Toronto Reference Library (Yonge and Bloor) is hosting a wonderfully nostalgic exhibit looking back at sport and recreation in a simpler time. Toronto’s Sporting Past includes early photos of the Balmy Beach Club and […]

Paul M. Babich is 15th Citizen of the Year

Like most of the previous honourees, this year’s Citizen of the Year says he can’t quite understand why he deserves the title. As far as Paul M. Babich is concerned, he’s just doing what he does, organizing when things need to be organized, pitching in where he can, and helping out whenever he’s asked. So is […]