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Shop Local - Shop Alt Boutique!

Shop Local - Shop Alt Boutique!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn The leaves are falling, the weather is changing…and so should your wardrobe! Find the perfect fall outfit at Alt Boutique in Downtown Brantford, located at 130 Dalhousie Street. This quaint, stylish boutique is beautifully put together and items are colour coordinated so it’s easy to find what you are shopping for. Alt Boutique carries a wide variety of choices for both women and men. They sell jeans, rompers, dresses, accessories, scarves, shirts, skirts an...
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I Gotta Have More Christmas Bells!

I Gotta Have More Christmas Bells!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Have a taste for music and want to celebrate the season in style? Invite friends and relatives to see an extravagant performance by the Brantford Symphony Orchestra. Take a seat and listen to an orchestra of 70 professional musicians who thrive under the expert director and conductor Philip Sarabura.  Visit the historic Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and watch as the brilliant Brantford Symphony Orchestra puts on ...
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Tourism Brantford hosts Toy Drive this Christmas

Tourism Brantford hosts Toy Drive this Christmas

Help Tourism Brantford make a difference in the lives of families right here in our community! Our team is happy to support the Salvation Army by planning a Christmas Toy Drive once again this year. Our Christmas tree has a variety of angels with the name, sex and wish lists of local children; come take one off the tree yourself, or if you can’t make it in give us a call at 519-751-9900 or email tourism@brantford.ca and we can make sure to connect you with an angel. The Salvation Army in ...
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Mercasa: Brantford’s “Fast Casual” Restaurant

Mercasa: Brantford’s “Fast Casual” Restaurant

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Looking for an exciting new restaurant to try? Look no further then this Italian Bistro! Brantford's own Mercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering, located at 195 Henry St., is the place to go for some delicious, ready-to-eat homecooked Italian fare. This Brantford gem is the perfect place for a Friday night date, a family gathering, or a girls night out. Mercasa is open Monday to Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday thro...
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Sport Super-Parents…How do you do it?  Making the most of your energy

Sport Super-Parents…How do you do it? Making the most of your energy

Submitted by: Dr. Angela Hanlon, ND Part 1:  Blood Sugar and Food Cravings   Blood sugar is a funny thing. If we’re fasting intentionally, it’s usually not an issue. But if we’re fasting because we got too busy, it’s an issue. Low blood sugar forces the body to use other fuel sources. This doesn’t sound so bad, and actually sounds like a great way to shed some weight. But there’s a catch. It also forces the body to produce cortisol. At normal level...
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Rock My World Music Expo

Rock My World Music Expo

On Sunday, November 24, Rock My World Canada will present the inaugural Brantford Music Expo & Fundraiser to benefit My School Rocks! This event will be held in the grand ballroom at the Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre (19 Holiday Drive) from noon to 5:00pm. This event combines local and Canadian musical promotion, with vendors and visitors having the opportunity to learn more about the Canadian music scene while supporting a worthy cause. Special guests for this event ...
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Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town!

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Grab your hot chocolate and blankets and get ready for the 45th Annual JCI Santa Claus Parade! On November 30th, 2019 come cheer on Santa and his helpers as they march down the streets of Downtown Brantford.  The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. at the corner of Dalhousie and Stanley St. and the parade will make its way down Dalhousie greeting the people of Brantford and finishing up at Harmony Square for the after party. Watch as marching bands, handmade floats and f...
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