Deja Views for Aug. 22, 2017

This wonderful photograph of Kew Gardens was taken in the summer of 1984 by lifelong Beach resident Norton Woo. Like many of our readers, I am so happy to have this park in our midst. Thanks, Norton, for sharing your image. Do you have a photograph of the Beach you’d like to share? Please email […]

Summer Music in the Park Series

While Kew Gardens will be bopping on numerous occasions throughout the Beaches Jazz Festival, that’s not the only music that’s planned this year in the revamped park. The Beach Village BIA presents its 2017 Summer Music in the Park Series, free, select afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m. in the plaza, featuring performers from across […]

Summer nights are here with Bard in the Park

A sure sign that summer is around the corner, Bard in the Park returns for its 13th season this June, this year presenting its take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Directed by Adrien Beattie, the Community Centre 55 supported event features a cast that “is a mix of familiar faces and newcomers,” said Beattie. “Some […]

Seven-figure park renovations near completion

As Kew Gardens reaches the end of its renovations, local councillor and parks chair Mary-Margaret McMahon says the price tag hasn’t changed since the million dollar contract was awarded. “The cost is finished but the work is not,” said the Ward 32 councillor, referring to numbers that were revealed in late 2015, and the handful […]