Deja Views: The Beach IGA in the 1980s remembered

By DAVID VAN DYKE Local photographer Chris Nicholls forwarded me this image of the IGA at Queen Street East and Lee Avenue with no specific date other than the early 1980s. I’m going out on a limb here and will say this photograph was shot in the month of October. Really, you’d think this grocery […]

Deja Views: From Crosswalk Variety to Tim Hortons

By DAVID VAN DYKE I’m sure many Beacher’s remember the most appropriately named Variety store in the neighbourhood. Crosswalk Variety was on Queen Street East, just across from Kew Gardens. This image was shot by photographer Chris Nicholls in 1985. Before Timmy’s came to roost, it was a video gaming store. Thank you Chris for […]