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Brantford Hotels Want You To Stay Comfortable, Healthy and Safe

Brantford Hotels Want You To Stay Comfortable, Healthy and Safe

The hotel industry in Brantford has been growing rapidly with the opening of three brand new hotels: the Holiday Inn Express & Suites (2018), the Home2Suites by Hilton (2019) and the Marriott TownePlace Suites and Conference Centre (2019). Brantford is recognized for its historic sites, arts, culture, and outdoor activities. Regional and provincial visitors are starting to return to Brantford to safely enjoy things like the 70+ kms of nature trails, the Grand River, gardens and public art t...
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Things we hope won’t go away in a post-COVID world

Things we hope won’t go away in a post-COVID world

Our community has faced a lot of hardships over the last several months as result of the COVID-19 pandemic. There have also been so many nice things that I don’t think would have started if we hadn’t all suffered through this pandemic together. I hope these things don’t go away any time soon: 1. An overwhelming support for local business During the period when almost everything was closed, our community rallied together to support our local businesses. Many of these local bus...
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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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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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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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Doodle to Go Kits Available from Crock a Doodle

Doodle to Go Kits Available from Crock a Doodle

A picture says a thousand words, but what about a painted pottery piece? We know one thing…the memories you make while painting a piece from Crock A Doodle will be countless. They have fun pieces ready to be painted for any age and any ability. The whole family can be included in the fun – even the dog and cat will give you a “paws up” when you paint them a colourful new bowl or treat container!    Currently, Crock a Doodle is open for pickup of their Doo...
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