Country soup cures cold weather blues

The weatherman has just given us the bad news. We can expect a cold, snowy winter starting about the time this edition reaches your doorstop. Immediate response — put on another sweater, and make soup. Lots of soup. Fortunately, there are as many different kinds of soup as there are vegetables. In other words, there […]


Coworking space creates community

You may have noticed that the term “coworking space” has been popping into Toronto’s lexicon, with more and more of these spaces are popping up around Toronto. With a rise in freelance workers and entrepreneurs alike, the city has taken on the task of providing these workers with spaces to escape the monotony of their […]


Film shows Canada’s artistic range

In less than one year Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday, also known as a sesquicentennial. To celebrate the birthday, a group of dedicated filmmakers from across Canada have come together to create what can only be described as a visually stunning 360 degree cinematic masterpiece. Jen Scott, Beach resident and director of original content […]


Licks’ site approved for restaurants

As the development at the former Licks’ restaurant site was proposed and eventually approved, opponents argued that the six-storey condo and retail space would set a precedent in the neighbourhood. And it might do just that – at least when it comes to the rules for restaurants along Queen Street East. That’s because the development […]

City consultations, construction continue

Parks Forestry and Recreation is beginning phase two of their parks and recreation facilities master plan consultation and they want to hear from Beach residents. The 20-year facilities master plan is meant to guide the city in determining where to invest in parks and recreation facilities including community centres, ice rinks, weight rooms, and sports […]


Sinkhole opens up in Beach Hill driveway

A Beach Hill resident woke up to an unpleasant surprise after finding their driveway had transformed into a sinkhole overnight. City workers were on the job early today to recover the car that had collapsed into the sinkhole and repair damage caused to the Golfview Avenue property. Conroy Tracey, an employee with the City of […]