Relief from group as lake levels drop

With Lake Ontario water levels having been over 30” higher than normal this spring, the Balmy Beach Canoe Club has discovered a few things: rubber boots are a fashion necessity, walking a plank carrying a boat is hard and, even though their sport requires flat water, there can actually be too much of a good […]

2017 Beach Citizen of the Year nominations open

Do you know the next Beach Citizen of the Year? The annual award honours someone who has shown a long-standing commitment to improving our little corner of the city. The first award was handed out in 2001. The award was founded by Community Centre 55, the Beaches Lions Club and Beach Metro News. Judges include […]

Gallery: Beaches Easter Day Bunny Hop run

Runners participated in the annual Beaches Easter Day Bunny Hop on April 15. The run, which is organized by the Toronto Beaches Runners Club and works to support The Beaches Lions Club, has been a tradition since 1967. See photos from the race: [envira-gallery id=”23993″]  

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 […]

Seeking nominations for the next Beach Citizen of the Year

The deadline is fast approaching to nominate the next Beach Citizen of the Year. The annual award honours a local resident who has shown a steadfast and long-standing commitment to improving their, and by extension our, little corner of the world. This year marks the 14th year since the first award in 2001. The award […]

Wanted: Next Citizen of the Year

While summer is just getting underway, a group of selfless neighbourhood champions will be spending time in the coming months determining which nominee will be joining their ranks as the 2014 Beach Citizen of the Year. The award is intended to recognize selfless civic activity – anyone who regularly gives of their time for the […]

Guild prepares for annual Bay show

The Beach Guild of Fine Art’s annual Art Down By the Bay show is fast approaching, and will once again feature work from each of the Guild’s 50-plus membership. The show is held at the Beaches Lions Club, south of Lakeshore at the foot of Coxwell. Shirley Jones is a founding member of the Guild, […]

Concrete pad at Lions Club to be removed

The Beaches Lions Club plans to remove a concrete pad installed without a city permit beside their clubhouse at Ashbridges Bay. Club secretary Andy Buhot says the city has asked the Lions to remove the concrete by the end of September. “They’re insistent on taking it out, so it looks like it’s going,” he said. […]

Citizen of the Year nominations closing soon

Nominations are still being accepted for the 2013 Beach Citizen of the Year, but time is running out. The deadline to nominate a worthy champion of the Beach is Friday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m. The honour, handed out yearly since 2001, is a joint initiative of Community Centre 55, the Beaches Lions Club and […]