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06 OLDE WHITBY 18 PLANNING THE 26 PUBS, PATIOS, CLUBS
Victorian-style homes and charming PERFECT WEDDING AND CAFÉS BECKON
streets define unique neighbourhood Taking care of business, from rings to Outdoor dining, patio season returns
flowers, photographer to honeymoon
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Sunny days beckon downtown shoppers LOOK BEAUTIFUL ON THEATRE
YOUR SPECIAL DAY Making audiences laugh, cry and
SPRING, SUMMER FASHIONS Sparkle with bridal makeup and cheer for past 50 years
Dresses, trench coats and tunics among wedding-day tresses
season’s must-have items UPCOMING EVENTS
HELPING YOUR BODY Mark your calendars with fun
DÉCOR TRENDS HEAL ITSELF spring and summer events
Bring the outdoors in with nature-inspired Spring cleansing, chiropractic care tips
accessories, colours SPRINGTIME PET
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CHOOSING TEMPT THE PALATE Taking care of your four-legged friends
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Dear Neighbours and Friends,
Please accept my personal invitation to visit our two
Historic Downtowns in Brooklin and Whitby. You
will find an endless variety of restaurants, shops,
entertainment facilities, spas, health care providers,
and services that cater to all of your family and
There are so many things to see and do. Stop
into the Whitby Public Library to take a tour of the
award winning building. You will find more than
books. From the Library, access information about
Proudly representing the families of Whitby-Oshawa
organizations, clubs, services, government programs and other resources available
in Whitby and the Durham Region. The Honourable
Drop by the Brooklin Youth Room to share some fun with friends. Get a warm Jim Flaherty, P.C., M.P.
welcome by stopping into the Brock Street Activity Centre to see what they have
planned for Seniors and Youth. Attend a show by the Whitby Courthouse Theatre
Member of Parliament,Whitby-Oshawa
group. Make plans to bring the whole family to any or all of a number of downtown
events. Finish your visit with fresh produce or home-baking from the Farmers’
Market. 701 Rossland Rd. E., Suite 204
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MORE THAN NEIGHBOURHOOD
W E L C O M E T O E X P E R I E N C E O U R D O W N T O W N S
Written by Mark Gladysz Written by Barry D. Briggs
e tend to think of Whitby as a community "Frank G. Underwood was appointed assessor by
with a wide choice of new housing Whitby Town Council at a salary of $350 a year,"
options. However, Whitby is one of the says a battered and yellowed news clipping given to
The Neighbourhood bounded
oldest communities in the Greater Toronto Region, me recently by my mother. It refers to January 23,
by Dundas, Henry and Brock
with a lineage dating back to the early nineteenth 1935, in the midst of the Great Depression. Frank
century. Did you know the Town of Whitby has listed Underwood was my grandfather, and he, along with Streets, North of Highway 401
hundreds of residential buildings as having heritage his brother Russ, was a builder of homes and other
significance? structures in and around Whitby. In a career that
In a rather steady real estate market,
ran from the 1920s to the mid-1960s Frank built the
In the next two issues, the magazine will explore the Underwood family home, on Centre St. South, as an informal survey shows property
rich architectural legacy found in the early residential well as several other homes on King and Byron, in
neighbourhoods in the downtown areas of Whitby what is sometimes referred to, especially by realtors sales in Olde Whitby ranging from a
and Brooklin. In the first article, we have asked local with a property to advertise, as Olde Whitby."
low of $182,000 for a semi-detached
realtor Barry Briggs to bring his special insights into
the neighbourhood southwest of the four corners There is no indication, on any map I‘ve seen, of what home, to a high of $550,000 for a
in Downtown Whitby. In the fall issue, we will makes up Olde Whitby, or even that Olde Whitby
profile the residential area in the proposed heritage officially exists. Admittedly, there are wonderful grand three-storey detached on a
conservation district in Brooklin. examples of old and unique architecture throughout
large lot. The average sale price
Both areas are reminders of “Old Ontario” – with the Town of Whitby, but the large rectangle southwest
big maple trees, large lots and Victorian architecture of the four corners, bounded by Henry Street to the for this time period is $284,300.
highlighted by decorative gingerbread, complex west and by Hwy. 401 to the south, encompasses
brickwork and generous porches. a neighbourhood that shoulders the mantle of 'Olde Such a wide range suggests that
there is opportunity for buyers of
If you live in these neighbourhoods, or aspire to, you
continued on page 07
undoubtedly appreciate the historic ambiance and differing financial means to live
lifestyle found in these areas. If you don’t live in these
neighbourhoods, take a stroll- enjoy a walk back in in this wonderful heritage-rich
time and savour these special places.
Comparing bungalows show an average
sale price in 2000 of $170,285 (high of
$220,000, and low of $141,000), and a
2005-to-present average sale price of
$246,269 (high of $400,000, and low of
$190,000). This is roughly a 46 percent
increase over five to six years.
Note: These numbers reported are from an
informal survey of MLS reported property
sales for the time periods indicated and are for
informational purposes only.
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that once stretched for whole blocks facing north- The Olde Whitby neighbourhood is characterized
south have been broken up so that the original by its many residents who embrace and celebrate
grand homes now sit behind newer houses built the unique physical charms of their homes and
on surrounding east-west-facing parcels of land. In their neighbours' homes. It is, overall, a well-
sharp contrast, some of the other older homes are kept neighbourhood, with homes from many eras
so tiny that you wonder how the original occupants maintained, as much as possible, in keeping with
raised whole families in such close quarters. It is a the style in which they were originally built. The
reminder of changing expectations and, perhaps, area contains the highest concentration of heritage
that family and love are what make any house a structures in Whitby: 82 listed historic structures,
home. ranging from the old County Courthouse to a
cottage built in 1832 by one of Whitby’s earliest
What these homes and other buildings share, settlers, 19 are designated under Part IV of the
however, is a geographic locale wrapped by Heritage Act.
mature trees, some almost as old as the earliest
It is not that the neighbourhood is made up of a homes. The noises from the 401 and Brock Street Many of the non-residential buildings seem to share
single style of homes, or school of architecture, are scarcely audible—the sounds of crickets, birds, this sense of community, of blending in with the
or even size of lots. It is, in fact, a surprising and wind-blown leaves still prevail. St. Mark’s heritage of the area. From the beautifully restored
mixture of large and small homes, old and not-so- Church, and the apartment building on Colborne, Centennial Building on Centre Street, to the many
old structures, public and private non-residential soften the transition from the northern commercial previously-residential buildings closer to the Four
buildings, and several churches. Along Brock and parking lots to the scenic residential further Corners that have been taken over by various
Street, there is the Price Chopper retail centre, south. The streets are paved, yet still irregular professional businesses. Many commercial owners
once the site of the O’Donovan Carriage Factory, and charming, with roadside ditches and a lack are dedicated to preserving the "look and feel" of
and the historically-designated Market Block that is of raised curbs contributing to a Victorian small- the neighbourhood. Even some new construction
now half Rotary Park and houses. town feel. Yards are often marked by low wooden has been designed in such a beautiful heritage
or wrought-iron fences—nothing to obstruct the style that you need to look twice to see if it is really
Some Olde Whitby homes are of such grand scale view. There is a real sense of get-to-know-your- an old building or just looks like one. Just minutes
that the buildings have been divided into multiple neighbours community felt here. Olde Whitby is a walk to downtown, Olde Whitby is great place to
apartments, and others were built as units, like Burr place to move into because it’s a joy to live there, live or work, with the flavour of yesteryear.
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enjoy an afternoon of pampering
in Downtown Whitby. Strolling the
boardwalk of Pearson Lanes is just
the place to window shop for all the
brand new looks for spring.
Carol wears a Franco Mirabelli Trench Coat with
Dex brown cotton pant and white shoes and
handbag from Nine West. Thanks to Lafontaine
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co-coordinating her outfit.
Special thanks to Cindy Hill, Sheri Balatoni
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spring & summer fashions
The dress is the season’s most-important garment this spring
and summer, while trench coats, T-shirts and Japanese-inspired
tunics are other favourite styles.
“Dresses are back with a vengeance,” says Cathy Rousseau, co-owner of Lafontaine in downtown
Whitby. “A real shirt dress is an important look and it can be worn with leggings or on its own, depending
on its length."
“We’re getting back to light cotton dresses, an almost romantic style. Dresses are very feminine and
some are very long and to the ankle. They’re very bohemian with some sophistication that gives
the dress some edge, like an asymmetrical bottom or partial ruffle on the bottom.”
Dresses that are fresh and feminine with bold floral prints and shorted hem
lines are a must have this season, agrees Cathy Groff of Envy Boutique in
“Pretty tops with details – such as frills, ruffles and lace – in soft shapes look
fresh and flirty. Vests are arriving in all our collections adding a tailored
look to be worn with jeans. Polka dots are a youthful addition to any
wardrobe evident in the season’s tops, dresses and accessories. “
Red, yellow and blue are prominent colours in this season’s collections,
says Cathy. “If you’re timid about adding color, a great way to incorporate
these into your wardrobe is through your accessories. A trendy purse or shoe
can add colour and brigthen your look.”
Kimono-style tunic tops in feminine or very minimal patterns are also popular and
Connie's Brooklin many can be worn over leggings or jeans. The trench coat in cream, tan and taupe is one
Village Shoppe of the season’s hottest looks and complements soft tones like blues, greys and greens.
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T-shirts feature plenty of interesting detail and style. “T-shirts aren’t just T-shirts
any more. A lot of work is going into them,” says Susanne Khajuria, owner of
Tall Like Me, a specialty store in downtown Whitby. “We’re seeing
washing, silk screens with amazing cottons and interesting
The season’s colour palette also includes muted olives, black
and midnight blue. “Creams, sands and chocolate are still
being carried forward this season,” says Susanne. “Denims
are still dark and raw, meaning they’re untreated with no
wash ... A medium tone is the lightest denim we’re seeing.
Indigos and deep, dark rich denims are strong.”
Natural fibres like bamboo are huge. “It’s soft and
breathable, so you’re not feeling hot and sticky
on a hot summer day,” Susanne advises.
Skirts feature ruffled trims, small patterns
and beaded detail. “There’s a minimalist
influence with more modern edges, but
still with a bit of detail like beading and
At Nellie’s Fashions in Pearson Lanes,
you’ll find lots of mocha, reds, navy and
polka dots. “We’re also seeing everything
from vibrant blues and greens to softer
shades of those same colours,” says
owner Nellie Young. “Bermuda shorts
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This spring season is all about choice, reports Connie Heron, owner of Connie’s
Brooklin Village Shoppe. “In the colour department, women can choose between
eye-popping, rich, vibrant shades like ruby red and a softened, dusty pale palette,
the high drama of black and white and cream pairing or the crispness of classic
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From pastels and metallics to animal prints and chic sneaks,
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This season’s biggest footwear collection
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Nature inspires spring décor trends
It’s the season of renewal. The days are growing longer and our gardens are finally wakening
from their winter rest. Capturing the essence of the season means bringing the outdoors in
with a fresh coat of paint and nature-inspired accessories like bamboo and stone.
Don’t know where to begin? Sue Pitchforth of Brooklin-based Designing Durham suggests taking an objective look at your home
and answering the following questions: Is my home capturing the feeling I want? Am I pleased with wall colours, furniture placement,
accessories and window treatments?
There are many quick and inexpensive ways to give a tired space a facelift, such as
decluttering a room, relocating furniture and trading items from one room to another. “Paint is
the quickest and most inexpensive way to change your home,” says Sue.
For inspiration, consider Benjamin Moore’s Trends 2007 forecast. It focuses on
texture and features three colour palettes, all available at Whitby Decorating Centre
and Brooklin Paint. Natural Textures include nature-inspired colours like moccasin,
potters clay, scenic drive and champagne dreams.
Weathered Memories like foggy morning, calming cream and porcelain create
aged and worn surfaces, while Cultural Tapestry features global textures in
colours like passion blue, rhubarb, adobe dust, potpourri green, wood grain brown and
Window treatments are yet another way to update a tired room. “Window treatments like
draperies are popular as people are getting away from hard window treatments,” says Marissa
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Graham of Endless Ideas in Brooklin.
“They’re versatile and soften windows
while still giving you privacy. You can
personalize them and can create a
punch of colour you just can’t get in
hard window treatments.”
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simple as planting paper whites in an
old soup terrain, adding some moss and
placing it on your dining room table,”
says Marissa. “Add punches of lavender
in a power room or pile fresh granny
smith apples, pomegranates or other
seasonal fruit in a glass container and
place it on your counter.”
The nature trend continues with
accessories like bamboo, slate, stone
and chunks of minerals. “We’re seeing
bamboo in many things, including vases,
placemats and decorative boxes,” says
Barb Power, co-owner of Lafontaine
in downtown Whitby. “It’s a renewable
resource that is environmentally friendly
and looks great ... Home décor follows
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Kitchen gadgets spice up the heart
of your home. “Because people are Spring-cleaning tips
enjoying cooking and being in the kitchen,
Diane Howson of Whitby-based howsonhomeorganizers.
we’re seeing a lot of attractive gadgets com offers the following spring-cleaning tips:
you can leave on the counter, from
Assess your house and write down goals for each room.
a cappuccino maker to whisks and
pastry brushes in fabulous accent
1 Do you want to clean behind every piece of furniture and
take down and launder window treatments? Do items need
colours,” says Barb. repair? Do you simply want to declutter?
continued on page 14
2 Determine how much time you will need to complete your
goals and schedule that time into your calendar. Secure
extra help if needed. Don’t try to tackle the entire project in
just one day.
3 Prior to starting, collect necessary supplies: a vacuum with
full suction and an empty bag, lint-free dust rags, paper
towels, cleaners (window, bathroom and all-purpose),
bucket, mop, scrub brushes, garbage bags, and empty
4 Tackle one room at a time. Step 1: Declutter, toss, donate
and remove items that don’t belong. Step 2: Wash linens,
launder curtains and mats. Step 3: Wash furniture,
baseboards, doors and décor. Step 4: Vacuum and mop.
Step 5: Put back only what belongs. Step 6 – Maintain.
5 Drop off or arrange pick up of donation boxes and remove
the temptation to retrieve tossed items.
6 Having difficulty maintaining the freshly cleaned space?
Consider hiring a professional cleaning service.
7 Don’t forget to get outside and enjoy spring.
You’ve earned it!
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This spring, Rousseau’s Fine Furniture in downtown
Whitby introduces naturalLEE sofas from Lee
Industries. They feature certified sustainable wood
frames, water-based wood finishes, soy-based
cushions, recycled fibre filling in pillows, and organic
and natural fabrics.
Rain & Shine rugs from Dash & Albert come in a
huge variety of colours and patterns, are mildew
resistant and easy to wash. “They will be a super
fun product,” says Peggy Gillis of Rousseau’s.
“Until now, indoor-outdoor rugs have been primarily
beige and black. These come in pink and brown
Lafontaine Endless Ideas combinations and multi-coloured stripes. They’re
great for decks, rafts, outdoor stairs, patios
and even kitchens and mudrooms.”
The global influence can be seen in
henna-inspired and other
interesting patterns. Naturals
and neutrals in distinctive
textures and vibrant
colours are equally at
home. “We’ve never
seen so many trends
living together at the
same time,” says
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“In my opinion, bedroom furniture is the most important
furniture you’ll ever buy because it’s the furniture you use every
Built to last. Built to ﬁt. Built to grow.
day,” says Robert McAllister of McAllister’s Traditional Interiors
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Less is more. Buy one piece, then add another piece as you
need it, so that your room doesn’t look or feel overcrowded. Consider
purchasing only a headboard if a footboard will make your room
Size matters. Ensure there’s no less than 30 inches between
pieces of furniture – from the front of the dresser to the bed, for
example. King- or queen-sized is a personal decision.
Choose a design you’ll love for years to come and buy the
best quality you can afford. It’s much less expensive to transform the
look of your bedroom through paint, bedding and accessories.
You’ll also want to consider how much storage you
need. Many new homes feature large walk-in closets with built-in
storage, reducing the need for dressers. Nightstands, an ottoman and
small desk may suffice.
When choosing children’s furniture, make sure it’s
safe, sturdy and won’t tip over. Look for simple, functional pieces
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or Alexandrite, which changes colour from red to green,” the gemologist
designer explains. “It can take the conversation away from how big your
diamond is to how unique your stone is.”
Liffey Gold Jewellers offers diamond rings and Celtic wedding bands rich in
imagery and symbolism. What better way to start your life long journey together
than with a one of a kind creation from John Byrne at Liffey Gold. John is a
seasoned jewellery designer and model maker, who began his career over 30 Handmade Custom Jewellery by
years ago. Along with his wife they have owned Liffey Gold for the past 10
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You, too, can custom design a ring for that special someone, says owner John
Byrne. “Visit our showroom and together create a one of a kind piece to cherish
for a lifetime.” All White Gold Celtic
Also located in downtown Whitby is Tass Jewellers, which offers unique Knot Band
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The historical landmark opened its doors in 1854 and served as a courthouse
until 1964 before functioning as a community centre for three decades.
The newly-renovated facility features an elegant and intimate banquet hall
overlooking two of the building’s most spectacular views: the original cupola
and the foyer.
Destination weddings are another choice popular among today’s brides and
grooms, reports Marnie Alexander-Clarke, a travel specialist with LatitudesPlus
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so attractive,” she explains. “Pick a destination and resort, book your wedding
package and date and you’re pretty well done.”
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getting married on Spanish-speaking islands like Cuba and the Dominican
Republic, for example, your documentation must be translated.
“There really isn’t a season for destination weddings. It’s really all year long,”
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A PICTURE-PERFECT DAY
A wedding photographer will forever capture
your magic day. That’s why it’s important
to meet prospective photographers before
making a final decision, advises Lorna
Dougherty of The Photographic Group in
“The trend in wedding photography is
journalistic style, which is candid moments
throughout the day that aren’t posed,” Lorna
notes. “But wedding photography still comes
back to tradition with family portraits ... Every
couple is unique and it’s important to capture
their personalities in the portraits.”
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FLORAL BOUQUETS, CENTERPIECES
When choosing bouquets, brides are selecting monochromatic colours
(different shades of the same colour, often featuring foliages and greens) or
bright and vibrant hues like pinks and greens, advises Martha Vandepol of
Van Belle Flowers in downtown Whitby
“Each year, there tends to be one colour combination that always
stands out and this year that colour is brown with pink or
brown with blue,” she says. “Brown is a challenging colour to
implement, but can be used with hypericum berries, brown
mini cymbidium orchids, and taupe Sahara roses.”
Favourite flowers include calla lilies in pinks and whites,
gerbera daisies and roses. Though the clutch-style bouquet
is the most popular design, other styles include cascade,
crescent and arm bouquets. Crystals and beads have
become quite popular in the last two years. “The extra hint of
‘bling’ can emphasize the pearls or detailing on the bride’s dress,”
She recommends booking a consultation with prospective floral
designers rather than just dropping into a shop. A designer will want
to know the colour of the bride’s and bridesmaid dresses, the size
and location of your wedding and reception, and your floral budget.
Take along pictures or magazine clippings of arrangements and
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Stephanie, a veteran at Axxess, specializes in both cutting and
colouring techniques and is truly devoted to the industry.
Afsoon, originally from Afghanistan and now calling Whitby home, is
a colourist and stylist that loves what she does.
Come and visit her soon.
Suzan loves to make people look and feel beautiful. A native of Toronto
happily settled in Whitby, Susan strives for perfection with a personal touch.
She specializes in colour and cutting, and her updo’s make her a master for
that special occassion or everyday event.
Spending prior years in New York and coming from the Toronto ﬁlm
industry, Stacey is new to Durham. Her natural ﬂair for Avant Guard and
passion for classic form gives this hairstylist her creative edge. Stacey
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HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT, TOO
Like other wedding traditions, the wedding cake dates back centuries. But
today’s cakes are much simpler than in years gone by. “They’re very minimal
– not ornate or extravagant – and often feature fresh flowers,” says Zsuzsanna
Zsidai, owner of Brooklin Bakery. “Cupcakes are also very trendy and are a r Desig
popular choice because they are easier to display and serve than a traditional
cake.” Frankey Di Genova
Frankey has been cutting and colouring hair in Toronto and area for over 20
years. His continued passion and and love of the industry have allowed him
Many couples are even choosing a wedding cake with a faux top, which allows to reﬁne his skills to a point where he can really understand a client’s needs.
Call Frankey to create a look that will truly express who you are.
them to pose for a traditional portrait while still treating guests to a sweet
table. Layered cakes typically feature a variety of flavours, such as lemon with
raspberry or chocolate with mint. Lisa Rinaldi
Lisa, a liscensed esthetician for the past 5 years, specializes in a wide
variety of services where her passion is truly evident.
Clip photos of cakes you love and share them with prospective bakers, Come in and get pampered today.
Zsuzsanna advises. Your baker will need to know the size and theme of your
wedding and how much you’ve budgeted for the cake. Many invite you to
sample cupcakes of various flavours before you make your decision. Krystal Hooker
Krystal, a recent graduate of hair school, excels in both cuts and colours
and loves to make people feel good. Come visit her for a great new
look for spring.
Julie, proprietor of award winning Axxess Hair Design, has been in the
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Look beautiful on your special day
You’ve booked the church and the reception hall, mailed out the invitations
and registered for gifts at your favourite shops. But don’t let the chaos of
planning your special day keep you from perfecting the ideal look.
“Bridal makeup for the spring is all about the
• Two weeks in advance: Do a makeup trial.
eyes,” says Cindy Hill of Papillon Salon & Spa • One week in advance: Have your waxing
in Whitby. “Brides are accentuating the eyes done so post-waxing bumps and redness will
by using deeper shades of eye shadow and disappear, reducing the chance of pigmentation
darker liners. This adds from sun exposure on your honeymoon.
• A few days before to the day before:
drama to the traditional
Have your manicure and pedicure.
• Wedding day: Have your hair and
makeup done. Remember to
Berry-coloured lips purchase the lipstick used so that
are also popular, you can reapply throughout the
Cindy reports. “For day.
those who prefer a perfect shade, Laura notes.
more natural look, When it comes to wedding-day
soft neutral shades tresses, start speaking with your Book a trial appointment one to three weeks before
of colour are always stylist several months before your wedding about the big day. Take your headpiece, veil and camera.
appropriate for the style you want to achieve, advises Laura Lankin Have your colour touched up one to two weeks
brides.” But makeup of Valentino’s Grande Salon in Whitby. “This way, before your wedding. “Also, remember to shampoo
is just part of the you can have your hair cut to benefit the wedding your hair the day before the up-style,” says Ms.
equation. Cindy offers the look.” Lankin. “This will prevent the hair from being too
following tips: slippery.”
Browse through magazines for looks you love and
• One month in advance: Have a facial to share the pictures with your hairstylist. Consider Finally, book your wedding-day appointment as
remove impurities, even complexion and clip-on extensions and hidden hairpieces for added early as possible to ensure you get the day’s prime-
hydrate the skin. This allows for any underlying volume and length. If you want to tinker with your time slot. Wear a button-down or zippered top to
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clear up by the big day. months in advance so you have time to find your changing into your wedding gown.
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of tears, laughter and memories
By Donald Langley
fter 50 years of making audiences laugh, the Town renamed the courthouse the Whitby As the group approaches the end of their 50th
cry and cheer you would think the Whitby Centennial Building. At the same time, with the season, plans are already underway for next year’s
Courthouse Theatre (WCT) would be Town’s blessing, a group of volunteers lead by productions, which will include the Norm Foster
ready to slow down and rest on its laurels. But Bert Heaver, converted the former courtroom golf comedy The Foursome, and the classic family
with a successful gala in January and a two-night into a 155-seat auditorium. Care was taken to musical The Wizard of Oz.
concert/revue fundraiser dedicated to the memory preserve the original architecture and even today,
of founding member Bert Heaver, this is proving to after considerable upgrades and renovations,
be one of the group’s busiest seasons. evidence of the theatre’s historic courtroom origins
If you haven’t been to see a
In addition to such special events, every year the
group presents three subscription shows, plus a The establishment of the Youth Group in the play at the Whitby Courthouse
full-scale production by WCT’s Youth Group wing. 1970s by Michael Roantree and Garvin Farr,
Theatre, you are in for a lovely
Rehearsals have already begun for the spring represents not only the future of the theatre
show, the 1962 musical comedy, A Funny Thing company, but is a vital part of its unique history surprise. This intimate theatre
Happened On The Way To The Forum. and current activities. Full-scale musicals are
has the charm and ambiance
staged in this intimate space and have since
The group traces its origins to post-war 1940s become a staple for the company, as well as the you will be thrilled to discover
and a dedicated troupe of theatre lovers who youth group.
right in your own backyard!
called themselves the Whitby Modern Players.
Entering the 1950s, the group became the Whitby With a company of 30 young performers ranging
Theatre Guild, which presented two plays a year in age from eight to 16, youth members develop
at various locations around town, including high their skills by participating in various workshops
school auditoriums and church basements. and preparing for their spring production. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the
This season offers The Nifty Fifties, a musical Forum runs every Thursday to Saturday beginning
In the 1960s, the theatre group found its valentine to the 1950s, complete with poodle April 26th through May 12th. Showtime is 8 p.m.
permanent home when the Town of Whitby skirts, leather jackets, and rock and roll. For
vacated the county courthouse building on Centre more information about WCT’s youth group, visit For more information on the theatre, visit
Street. In honour of Canada’s Centennial in 1967, email@example.com. www.whitbytheatre.org or 905-430-3774.
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pet care tips
It may be raining cats and dogs again this season, but for pet owners, the return of
spring is often the time to book an annual checkup, schedule a grooming and think
about what you’ll do with your four-legged friends on summer vacation.
The Paw Spa
VETERINARY CHECKUP. The Ontario GROOMING. Spring is also an ideal time to have
Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) recommends your pet groomed. “Winter is very dry and there’s also Other groomers include Shirley’s K9 Klippery and My
your pet undergo a complete physical examination a lot of salt, which your pet can absorb into their fur Little Angel in downtown Whitby.
at least once a year and every six months once and paws. It’s a drying agent and is terrible for cats
it reaches seven years of age. Regular checkups and dogs,” explains Judy Murphy of The Paw Spa in CHIROPRACTIC CARE. Is your pet having
provide an opportunity to prevent diseases, detect downtown Whitby. trouble jumping up onto the couch or bed? Does it
them early or avoid them altogether. avoid climbing stairs or flinch when you rub your hand
“Our homes are also a lot drier in winter and people tend across its back? Is it less energetic? Has it sustained
Nutritional counselling, an essential part of the to keep their pet indoors more often during this time of an injury?
veterinary check-up, is an opportunity for you to year. In the spring, our pets shed their coats. A good
gain valuable advice on what to feed your pet and to grooming will not only clean their skin, but add humidity Those are all signs that it could benefit from chiropractic
find out if it is overweight. You can also ask questions to their skin and fur while getting rid of dead skin cells care, says Dr. Fenella Ely of the Whitby Chiropractic
about hygiene and obedience training, both important and dead hair. “ Centre. As a chiropractor specially trained to treat
for your pet’s health, the OVMA reports. animals and certified by the American Veterinary
A groomer can even help detect potential health Chiropractic Association, she typically treats dogs,
Consult your veterinarian if you notice significant problems. “A groomer has their hands all over your pet’s horses and cats.
changes in your pet’s health, such as a persistent body,” says Judy. “They’re trimming their nails, cleaning
cough, loss of appetite, vomiting, tender spots or their ears and glands, bathing, brushing and giving them “Chiropractic care for animals follows the same
a change in behaviour, weight, bladder or bowel a haircut. If we see anything unusual, we can alert the principles and goals as chiropractic care for people,
habits, says the OVMA. owner who can then follow up with their veterinarian.” but you have to rely more on the owner to tell you
what’s going on with the animal,” says Dr. Ely. “The
areas animals get injured is different than people. They
3. Ensure your pet has proper identification. are on all fours and are rear-wheel drive, so they get a
4. Have your pet groomed. lot of back-end problems.”
5. Be prepared for fleas and ticks, as warmer
weather marks the return of these unwelcome Different breeds are also susceptible to different
pests. problems. Dachshunds and other breeds with short
6. Garden with caution: some plants and lawn-care legs and a long back may suffer from low-back
1. Have your pet spayed or neutered. products are harmful or even toxic to pets.
problems. “After treatment, a lot of people say their
2. Schedule a routine physical examination. 7. Plan your summer vacation by making pets are perkier, seem happier and even wag their tails
Ask about having your pet tested for heartworm boarding reservations or booking pet-friendly
disease and ensure its vaccinations are up to date. hotels or campsites. more often as dogs with low-back pain don’t wag their
tails often because it hurts,” says Dr. Ely".
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