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Celebrate National Limerick Day!

Celebrate National Limerick Day!

May 12 is National Limerick Day! Now what is a limerick, you say? It is a short poem, with a silly rhyme tone, that will surely shoo-away your dismay!  If you caught that little ditty, it was a sample of a limerick poem, and if you’d like to inject a little arts, culture and creativity into your free time we challenge you to write one of your own and celebrate National Limerick Day on Tuesday, May 12!  Limericks were made famous by Edward Lear in his first edition of The Book...
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Schedule some R&R with Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps

Schedule some R&R with Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps

Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps, located at 10 King George Rd. in the same plaza as Dairee Delite, is owned and operated by local artisan, Jeannine Webster. Webster has been making handmade soaps and other bath products for over two decades. With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, it’s the perfect little shop to check out online to provide your mom or significant other with all the essentials she needs for some much-needed R&R. Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps is closed to the public, but off...
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Fume to Go

Fume to Go

Nestled in one of Brantford’s historically rich neighborhoods, Fume RestoBar is a hidden gem that features modern style Greek cuisine in a relaxing and family friendly atmosphere.  Opened in early 2019, this unique gathering place offers an inviting ambiance where residents and visitors can escape for a delicious meal and focus on enjoying life, food, and good company. Allow us to enlighten you on the history behind the name Fume RestoBar.  Fume is Greek for smoked, and RestoBar...
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Blue Dog Keeps You Busy… And Awake!

Blue Dog Keeps You Busy… And Awake!

Other than being healthy and safe right now, what are two of the most important things in your life in quarantine? Coffee and keeping your brain active are two of our priorities right now, and Brantford’s very own Blue Dog Coffee Roasters has both of those covered – and delivered! Blue Dog is a beautifully unique café located on Brant Ave. in the heart of the City of Brantford’s heritage district. This locally-owned business is known for its flavourful drinks, decadent ...
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Support Local Businesses for Mother’s Day

Support Local Businesses for Mother’s Day

With Easter behind us, it’s now time to focus our attention on another upcoming special day that we must celebrate while respecting physical distancing guidelines. Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, 2020 and this year, more than ever, we need to recognize all of the hardworking moms out there during this difficult and challenging time of uncertainty. To all the moms working the frontlines as an essential service provider, to the moms laid off who are struggling to make ends meet, to th...
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Have you heard...#BrantfordDelivers?

Have you heard...#BrantfordDelivers?

While we all want to do our part to flatten the curve, social distancing and the mandated closing of non-essential businesses brings hardships and stress for individuals and for many of the small businesses in our community.  The good news is, you can help to support our local businesses now so that we can enjoy their services and products long after this is over. A new social media initiative #Brantforddelivers, started by Jennifer Babister, local realtor with Royal Lepage Action Realty, ...
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Making a Mask of a Difference

Making a Mask of a Difference

One great thing that is coming out of our collective physical isolation is the many positive stories of generosity, kindness and community effort to stand behind one another and here comes your next feel good story! Brant Co. Facemasks is a private sewing group on Facebook that began just a few short weeks ago. In this time they have grown to over 100 active sewing members. This group is the singular supplier of cloth facemasks to Brantford General Hospital and has already made and donated appr...
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