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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant: Become a Member!

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant: Become a Member!

Among the long list of businesses to temporarily close in Brantford, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is one that hits close to home. A fixture in our community since 1956, Glenhyrst has always been a point of pride in Brantford. Sitting on a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park along the banks of the Grand River, Glenhyrst welcomes nearly 30,000 visitors a year. The gallery offers contemporary fine art exhibitions, guided tours, classes, lectures, events, an art rental service, school educa...
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Delicious, Plant-Based Takeout and Delivery

Delicious, Plant-Based Takeout and Delivery

Before this “quarantine life,” we loved sitting down for a lunch at Healthy Rabbit with friends and family, and soaking up the warm sun on one of their two patios. During this quarantine life, Healthy Rabbit on your front porch on a sunny day is a pretty amazing runner-up option. If you’re looking for gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, egg-free, cruelty-free, raw, vegetarian, vegan, or keto – or you just love fresh, healthy food regardless of the diet – then this ...
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Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

A new funding program delivered through Canada’s six Regional Development Agencies (RDAS) are now accepting applications under the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF). This program is for seasonal, rural and other small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who have not been able to access existing government support measures. On April 17, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new, targeted measures to protect jobs and provide more support to businesses and communities impact...
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Brantford Presents: Take Three… Live Local Performances From the Comfort of Home!

Brantford Presents: Take Three… Live Local Performances From the Comfort of Home!

Fifteen local performing artists are coming to a screen near you for BRANTFORD PRESENTS: TAKE THREE! On Friday May 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., 15 local performers will each be doing a 5-10 minute set streamed live online through Zoom. The event is organized by Grandview Theatre Company, I Think You’re Grand and Theatre Hive. A link to the online stream can be accessed through the event’s Facebook page. The event will also be streamed live on Grandview Theatre’s YouTube page...
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Enjoy The Hudson at Home

Enjoy The Hudson at Home

Hudson Public Kitchen + Bar is the newest restaurant addition to the heart of Downtown Brantford, right next door to the picturesque Harmony Square. Their vast food and drink menu will satisfy all your tastes and preferences and feel like your home-cooked meal away from home. Their delicious menu features an assortment of tender steaks, juicy burgers and light bites. Some of our personal favourites include: three cheese spin dip, loaded pizza pan nachos, chili bread bowl, prime minister poutin...
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Sink your teeth into the best sandwiches in Brantford

Sink your teeth into the best sandwiches in Brantford

If you have a simple pallet like some people (namely, me) then you know the best foods are sometimes the most basic ones. One of my favourite foods of all time is a simple turkey sandwich, and if you have ever gone out for lunch with me then you know this is what I’m looking for most of the time. Brantford is home to a lot of great chains owned by locals and also a lot of unique independent restaurants too.  During these uncertain times, a lot of our local restaurants have been forced...
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Online Quarantine Games

Online Quarantine Games

There are only so many television shows you can re-binge-watch before you start needing a bit more stimulation. One of our favourite ways to keep your mind active is through board games – whether in person with your household members, or online with your friends, there are lots of ways to play. If you don’t have the resources to purchase these games, consider searching for online games to keep you busy at home. Some people are planning their own online tournaments, which is a great ...
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