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Stay Apart. Stay Connected.

Stay Apart. Stay Connected.

Humans are social creatures. From the moment we are born, we seek and need relationship to grow and to thrive. Social distancing recommendations have been in place for over a month now and though each experience is different, at one time or another, we’ll each be looking for ways to connect with others for our current, and long-term health, and mental well-being. Here are some popular, free and easy to use platforms for connecting. Facebook The original social media platform, this site h...
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All-Round Champion Is Here

All-Round Champion Is Here

Last summer, you may have seen a giant purple bus travelling through Brantford with a film crew in tow. It was all part of the All-Round Champion television production from marblemedia, an award-winning global media company, which is now airing on TVO Kids. This exciting unscripted family-friendly show used many Brantford buildings and backdrops during production and we now get the chance to see the show in all its action. Four of the ten competitions were filmed at Brantford locations last sum...
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Local Brews - Bring the Patio Home

Local Brews - Bring the Patio Home

Have you started to brave the cool weather to take advantage of the sunshine on your patio? Nothing pairs with a patio like delicious, locally brewed beer. Brantford offers several local options for you to choose from and with the grass turning green and plants making their appearance all around, warm weather is just around the corner. Check out these businesses for your next patio beverage. Bell City Brewing Company | 51 Woodyatt Dr. #9, Brantford | 519-900-6204 Bell City Brewing Company open...
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Brantford Presents: Take Two! Streaming Live on Friday

Brantford Presents: Take Two! Streaming Live on Friday

Eighteen local performing artists are coming to a screen near you for BRANTFORD PRESENTS: TAKE TWO! The event is organized by Grandview Theatre Company, with support from I Think You’re Grand and Theatre Hive.  On Friday, April 17 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., 18 performers from Brantford will each do a 5-10 minute set streamed live online through Facebook and Zoom. The online stream can be accessed through the Facebook event page. BRANTFORD PRESENTS is an effort to provide the arts ...
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Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Brantford’s Grand Exhibit is a partnership between the City of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, which features 12 to-scale reproductions from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection displayed throughout the City. Brantford’s Grand Exhibit showcases a small piece of over 600 original works of art from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection. The twelve pieces selected for the Grand Exhibit were voted on by nearly 300 members of the community over the summer of 2019. The ex...
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DIY and Crafts To Go From Finders Keepers

DIY and Crafts To Go From Finders Keepers

As we all muddle our way through these uncertain waters, it’s important to recognize our local small businesses who are working extra hard to continue to deliver their products and services by adapting to the constantly-changing demands of the COVID-19 crisis .  Brantford Finders Keepers (198 King George Rd.) is an amazing shop that features unique home décor, a plethora of Fusion Mineral Paint (this stuff is the best for small DIY projects) and offers DIY workshops, led by th...
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Getting Ready for a Socially-Distant Easter

Getting Ready for a Socially-Distant Easter

We are facing unprecedented times and every day we define a new ‘normal’ for ourselves. This weekend, those who celebrate Easter are tasked with the challenge of making it feel like a ‘normal’ holiday in the absence of friends and family members. Easter Egg Hunts Popular Easter Egg Hunts (such as Brantwood Farms, Myrtleville House Museum and Easter at Addies) have all been cancelled. That doesn’t mean you can’t plan your own backyard or indoor Egg hunt. Le ...
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