Letters to the Editor for May 5, 2015

On farmers’ markets and Kew Gardens RE:  No Farmers’ Market for Kew, March 24: I would like to clarify some information concerning the Boardwalk Café lease and a potential farmers’ market stated in a March 24 opinion piece. Yes, the city solicitor was involved in the Tuggs/Boardwalk Café debate, however it was the parks department […]

Letters to the Editor for April 21, 2015

RE: The constantly changing face of Kingston Rd, March 24: There was a lot of detail about projects and developers but she skimmed over the biggest issue: street parking. As a resident of a street parallel to Kingston Road I have trouble finding a spot to park later in the day and often have to […]

Letters to the Editor for March 24, 2015

Even in the realm of comedy, racism is still racism I recently went to the Top Shelf Comedy show at St. Louis Wings with my husband and some friends. The lineup of talented comedians pleasantly surprised me, but one comedian ruined the show for me. There is a difference between poking fun at inherent cultural […]

Letters to the Editor for March 10, 2015

Winter Stations a hit with former Beachers I want to thank the BMN team for the coverage of all things Beach-related, and specifically for the recent articles about the winter warming art installations created on the five lifeguard stands. The article and background information about the installations piqued the interest of my husband and myself. […]

Letters to the Editor for January 27, 2015

Eastern construction will extend East End traffic chaos The city is planning to close Eastern Avenue basically between Leslie and Coxwell for an entire year for sewer upgrades.  No westbound traffic and only one lane eastbound. Why this wasn’t being done while the work along Leslie disrupted traffic is totally beyond comprehension. Why it would […]

Letters to the Editor for January 12, 2015

A gift of goodwill from a mystery “Christmas Angel” I just wanted to express my deepest gratitude to the “Christmas Angel” who found my wallet in the Valumart parking lot just a few days before Christmas and turned it in. I had bought a few items in the store and accidentally left my wallet in […]

Letters to the Editor for December 2, 2014

Council candidate displeased with election coverage Beach Metro News was founded to be a non-partisan community paper. Non-partisan does not mean apolitical. Inevitably, the few people running Beach Metro will have their own biases, but lately I have begun to wonder if the paper really is non-partisan and whose voice it really represents. I have […]

Letters to the Editor for November 18, 2014

Book from CC55 tells the stories of Beach during First World War A great deal of thanks is owed to Jean Cochrane and Carole Stimmell for the research and publication of Vignettes of the Beach and East Toronto, which chronicles people in our community who served our country during terrible times. Their work is a […]

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 4, 2014

Negative campaign ads not fit for community newspapers I was born and raised in the beaches and have been reading Beach Metro for nearly my full 23 years. When I opened the latest issue (October 21st) and saw the attack ad against Mary Margaret McMahon I did a double take – I thought I had […]