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 […]

Hard times ahead for first-time buyers

As this dreary winter that wasn’t (or is yet to be?) unfolds, I thought I’d reflect upon the past year in Beach real estate and postulate upon the upcoming few months ahead of us. Of course, if the chilling forecasts and tall tales regarding this winter’s ferocity, and those omnipresent polling predictions of the election […]

Thomas Neal named 2012 Citizen of Year

Thomas Neal has been chosen as the 2012 Beach Citizen of the Year. The decision was made by a committee of past Citizens and representatives of Community Centre 55, the Toronto Beaches Lions Club and Beach Metro News. Neal came to the Beach 26 years ago, and has been a realtor for much of that […]

5 minutes — 5 questions

Martin Gladstone is a lawyer here in the Beach, and a musician/performer on the side. He took some time out from his busy schedule to answer the five questions. 1. Your favourite place in the Beach? – “I know it’s not a conventional answer, but I’d have to say Cassell’s Park (in the Woodbine & […]