Beach hosts 100 in 1 Day activities

On Saturday, June 7, people in Toronto and around the globe will unite in a single goal – to bring positive change to their little corner of the world. One hundred citizen-led community actions – or urban interventions – will help foster awareness about urban and social issues, or just inject some fun and whimsy […]

Boardwalk trees not lacking fluids

When a gardener asked Beach Metro News to find out if lack of moisture was causing white patches to form on the base of trees along the boardwalk, the answer was actually the opposite – too much watering, by dogs. Beth McEwen, the city’s manager of urban tree renewal, says while dog urine is toxic […]

News in Brief

The Danforth East Community Association (DECA) and the newly-formed Gerrard East Community Organization will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, March 7, to address concerns about the increasing number of empty and derelict storefronts in both neighbourhoods. Organizers have invited guest speaker Marcus Westbury to talk about how he single-handedly revitalized the downtown core of […]

Planning for Woodbine Park

A meeting to discuss the possibilities in Woodbine Park attracted an impressive 50 local residents on Feb. 9. Hosted by the Greening Ward 32 group at a nearby condo building, residents heard from several guest speakers before committing their own ideas to paper for consideration by the city’s Parks Department. Martina Rowley, the Greening Ward […]