When the ‘Wild West’ came to the Beach

Beachers love a parade. What a parade it was on August 22, 1885 when Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show wound its way from the city out to the Woodbine racetrack near the marshes of Ashbridge’s Bay. According to the Toronto Globe, “vast crowds lined the streets” and a great audience attended the three days of […]

Beach authors offer something for everyone

While creative people have long called the Beach home, this summer seems to be a banner season for authors in this corner of the city. No matter what your taste, there’s likely a Beach author who has tackled the topic. Reviewed here are four wide-ranging offerings, from mystery to young reader fantasy to visual history. […]