Dig into Beach Hill

The Woodbine Avenue and Gerrard Street East intersection sits in the Beach Hill pocket overlooking the Beach area to the south and the sparkling lights of the downtown core to the west. The bustling Danforth strip is a short distance away to the north. Part of a tight-knit community, the area is marked by Edwardian […]

News Briefs

The Beach Hill Neighbourhood Association is holding its annual Spring Fling flower-planting event on Saturday, May 30, in the Gerrard Street East and Woodbine Avenue community. Help brighten the streetscape by planting colourful annuals around 22 trees along Gerrard. Afterward, stop in at the Naval Club, 1910 Gerrard St. E., for a drink, fresh food […]

Brainstorming a Queen revival

New ideas got free reign at a recent workshop on reviving business in the Beach. Cash mobs, pop-up shops, old-school store signs, art shows outside the R.C. Harris water plant – these were just a few ideas raised by the 100 Beachers and Beach business owners who joined the Queen Street Revival workshop held last […]

Police Beat

  Police are looking for six “persons of interest” after a young man was shot and killed in an apartment building at Main Street and Kingston Road just after midnight on Sunday, Nov. 10. Gaethan Kitadi, 20, was Toronto’s 52nd homicide of the year. At 12:30 a.m., police responded to a shooting call at the […]