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Brantford’s Award-Winning Bike Shop

Brantford’s Award-Winning Bike Shop

Now that it’s warmed up, we’re looking for outdoor activities to enjoy both solo and with our families. Cycling is a great way to keep fit while maintaining social distancing, and Brantford is an incredible location for cycling enthusiasts! Across Canada, there has been a significant increase in recreational cycling, which you’ve likely seen right here in Brantford with more cyclists using our roads, over 70 km of trails, and our Brantford Rotary Bike Park. Last month, Ontario...
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Bring home top shelf Italian fare from La Bottega

Bring home top shelf Italian fare from La Bottega

La Bottega Fine Foods & Delicattesen is a family-owned and operated Italian deli that has been serving the Brantford community for over 18 years. The shop, located at 358 King George Rd., serves a mouthwatering selection of Italian fare available for pick-up and pre-order. You can pop in any time during their hours of operation to choose from an assortment of ready-to-go sandwiches for yourself or pick up a delicious Italian meal to feed your whole family for dinner. Through years of experi...
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It's time for tea at Steve's!

It's time for tea at Steve's!

Summer is in full swing! The sun will warm your skin, but a purchase from Steve’s Tea Company will warm your heart. Don’t let the name fool you, they have much more than just tea available at this local shop. Beautiful tea pots, accessories for loose leaf tea brewing, cups, travel drinkware, candy, and gift baskets. If you want to treat yourself or drop off a “ninja” surprise to a friend, family member, or coworker, you will surely find something special here – like...
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The best thing since sliced bread: The Bun Shoppe Bakery

The best thing since sliced bread: The Bun Shoppe Bakery

Serving up fresh baked buns, breads, cookies, pies, and so much more, The Bun Shoppe (located at 10 King George Rd.) is a go-to place in Brantford to get your carb fix! Serving chili? Pick up an ever-so-soft dinner roll to serve with it.  Having your social circle over for barbecued hamburgers? Buy your hamburger buns fresh the same day. Kids need a treat? Try The Bun Shoppe’s delicious M&M or chocolate chip cookies. Going for a picnic in the park? Get sandwich buns or bread...
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Brantford Dining for Thai-Hard Fans

Brantford Dining for Thai-Hard Fans

It’s hot outside, and we’re craving fresh ingredients with a bit zip of tang and Thai-ny bit of spice. Puns aside, Brantford has incredible Thai restaurants that we’d love for you to add to your takeout rotation. The servings are always generous, the food is always fresh and tasty, and if you’re like us, you probably don’t have all the amazing ingredients to make a comparable Thai dish at home. If you love Thai food, you’re likely a Pad Thai afficianado, but ...
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Pick Your Own Strawberries

Pick Your Own Strawberries

Summer couldn’t come at a better time! Nature is in full bloom and along with excitement buzzing over the ability to see family and friends again (in limited numbers), there are a multitude of outdoor activities to enjoy for your next family outing. June is the beginning of strawberry season. The lower prices in stores are a bonus, but why not pick your own this year? A safe activity to invite friends or grandparents to, berry picking is also certain to tire out your little munchkins and ...
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Shop with Oakhill Marketplace on Facebook Live

Shop with Oakhill Marketplace on Facebook Live

Trendy. Local. Shopping. And it’s open all year? This is music to our shopaholic ears. Oakhill Marketplace, located at 39 King George Rd., showcases the homemade work of over 175 members, including: Our Natural Creations, B's Wraps, Mystical Scents, Wood N Things Custom Creations, Little Violet's Bowtique, TD's Toy Bunker, Taylor's Crafts and More. From deliciously scented soy candles and oils to crystals, clothing, knick-knacks and everything else in between, Oakhill Marketplace bo...
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