Jane’s Walks cover story of East End

Put some spring in your step by taking part in one or more of this weekend’s Jane’s Walks. This annual event celebrates the life and legacy of Jane Jacobs, an urban activist and community builder who encouraged residents to get involved in the communities in which they lived. Jacobs died in 2006 but her vision […]

Christmas market pitched for Queen St. East

Two women are leading the charge to bring a Christmas market to Queen Street East. Niki Papaioannou and Caitlin Tizzard, marketers for St. Louis Grill, including the Beach location, are spearheading an initiative to turn Queen Street into a Distillery-style Christmas market in December. They hosted one community brainstorming session on March 2 and are […]

Letter: Local restaurants need our support

I just made a reservation at Brussels Bistro to celebrate our 40th anniversary, only to find that it is closing that evening. How sad that the best restaurant in the Beach is leaving due to lack of support from the community. Dianne Williams Willow Avenue

‘Fraud lab’ targets Beach neighbourhood

Toronto police are warning Beachers about a mail fraud scam targeting the Beach neighbourhood. A “fraud lab” was discovered in the Bloor Street East and Parliament Street area following a “lengthy investigation which included mail theft and countless identity thefts at local Money Marts in Toronto,” said police in a press release today. “A number […]

Deja Views for Jan. 26, 2016

This photograph of the 4th Church of the Christian Scientist was taken in 1973. It was located on Beech Avenue, just across from Balmy Beach Public School. Originally Beech Methodist church, it was demolished sometime in the 1970s. Do you have an old photo you’d like to share? Please call me at 647-531-6116.