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January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

Our first Featured Artist of 2020 is Dean Ellis, an event photographer and mixed media artist who works with pen and ink, oil painting, sculpture, the occasional written piece, and anything else that “strikes [his] fancy.”  Dean has been surrounded by art and artists since he was a child – he’s a fourth generation artist – so it was no surprise that he ended up with the talent and passion for the arts. His mother was a painter and singer, and his grandmother w...
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Discover January 2020 Events in Brantford

Discover January 2020 Events in Brantford

Winter Class Registration Opens Brantford Potters Guild, 111 Sherwood dr Wednesday, January 1, 2020 All Day Admission: Free Registration Begins to sign up for winter classes for pottery making. Brantford Potters Guild website   24th Annual Mayor’s Levee Brantford and District Civic Centre, 79 Market St S. Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission: Free Join Mayor Kevin Davis as Brantford welcomes 2020! Enjoy lunch with a free community skate from 12:00 ...
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Attractions Ontario to Host FREE Workshop at Tourism Centre

Attractions Ontario to Host FREE Workshop at Tourism Centre

Calling all local business – big or small! We would like to invite you to attend the Partnerships & Packaging workshop hosted by Attractions Ontario on Thursday, January 16th, 2020. This event will take place at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre (399 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The workshop is an excellent way to connect with other local businesses and find out how to benefit from partnerships and better immerse your business in the community. Best of all,...
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Take a trip down memory lane at Old World Marketplace

Take a trip down memory lane at Old World Marketplace

Why buy new when you can buy “tried and true?” Spruce up your house a bit and find some beautiful vintage decor at Old World Marketplace in Downtown Brantford. The new store, located at 203 Colborne St., is filled with vintage items that are in great condition and some have even been refurbished. Shop from a collection of goodies that may have once adorned your home many moons ago, as you take a trip down memory lane. Browse through a large selection of vintage and collectable item...
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12 Days of Giveaways Day 12: Finders Keepers, Le Chocolat Du Savoie, Olive Oil Co.

12 Days of Giveaways Day 12: Finders Keepers, Le Chocolat Du Savoie, Olive Oil Co.

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a beautiful wooden charcuterie board, two bottles of oil from Olive Oil Co. and a delicious assortment of chocolates from Le Chocolat du Savoie. Finders Keepers is a Fusion Mineral Paint retailer that sells used and refinished furniture. The shop owner, Ashley, is a very talented artist and crafter herself and is a terrific host during the many, many DIY workshops she holds monthly. Custom Furniture Painting is also offered to indiv...
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12 Days of Giveaways Day 11: Fume

12 Days of Giveaways Day 11: Fume

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a $100 gift card to Fume RestoBar. Fume RestoBar is a high-end dining experience located in Holmedale in Brantford. Their delicious menu boasts a wide array of options from tasty shareables like a charcuterie board and lamb meatballs to delectable mains such as smoked striploin and venison rack. Open for lunch and dinner, Fume is a not-to-be missed destination in Brantford for foodies. It’s the perfect prize for you, or you ...
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What's On The Menu? Part 2

What's On The Menu? Part 2

Submitted by: Dr. Angela Hanlon, ND Part 2: Avoiding Fatigue and Cravings After a Restaurant Meal Some foods have a way of increasing food cravings and contributing to fatigue. Of course, there are many reasons we get food cravings and fatigue. For sport parents, tournament weekends can be challenging, especially if you don’t get enough sleep before the next work week begins. Fatigue plays a big role in food cravings, and vice versa. The body will demand food that is easy to digest and p...
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