apr5blog_beaches.jpg

The Beach or The Beaches?


What's in a name?

According to today's Toronto Star, everyone that lives in the area (from Coxwell to Fallingbrook, and the Lake to the railroad tracks) has an opportunity to vote on the official name: The Beach or The Beaches?

It may seem trivial, but the Beaches Business Improvement Area Board and those who live in the area (affectionately known as "Beachers") apparently take this very seriously.

I'm partial to "The Beaches" myself -- it just sounds more inclusive and "cooler" to me. As the weather gets warmer, I plan on kicking off my weekend morning runs (starting from the Harris Filtration Plant and along The Boardwalk).

photo: www.toronto.ca


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

The history of the Little Italy neighbourhood in Toronto

Lonely woman who moved to Toronto starts website to make friends

10 ideas for celebrating Halloween at home in Toronto

Someone is transforming an old and forgotten theatre into Toronto's newest event venue

The history of the High Park Sanitarium in Toronto and its connection to corn flakes

The Marian Shrine of Gratitude in Toronto is a secret place said to perform miracles

This is how much TTC fares have increased in the last 30 years

The history of the opening of the SkyDome in Toronto