Chris Nicholls took this photo of Bert's Variety at Queen Street East and Maclean Avenue in 1984. It's now the Beacher Cafe. Photo by Chris Nicholls.
By David Van Dyke
Photographer Chris Nicholls took this image of Bert’s Variety back in 1984.
Now the Beacher Cafe, it is located on the northwest corner of Maclean Avenue and Queen Street East.
Thank you Chris, for sharing this amazing image.
If you’d like to see more of Chris’ work, please check out chrisnichollsphotography.com
If you have an old photo of the Beach you’d like to share with the readership of Beach Metro News, please email me at
Did you enjoy this article? If so, you may consider becoming a Voluntary Subscriber to the Beach Metro Community News and help us continue providing the community with more local content such as this. For over 40 years, our staff have worked hard to be the eyes and ears in your community, inform you of upcoming events, and let you know what and who’s making a difference. We cover the big stories as well as the little things that often matter the most. CLICK HERE to support Beach Metro News.