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Celebrate National Wine Day Locally!

Celebrate National Wine Day Locally!

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.” – Ernest Hemingway Happy National Wine Day! With a vast array of options, wine is an exceptionally versatile beverage.  Before we share the best Brantford spots to make-your-own-wine, we thought we’d prepare you by giving you the tools you need to pick yourself the perfect wine! Experts use five common characteristics to classify and describe wine and if you’ve ever felt lost when wandering wine aisle...
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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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Get the Scoop on Dairee Delite!

Get the Scoop on Dairee Delite!

A fixture in the Brantford community, Dairee Delite is a 50s style ice cream shop that has proudly served Brantford since 1953. For more than 60 years, the quaint ice cream shop has delighted customers with frozen treats, from ice cream cones and banana splits, to strawberry shortcakes and frozen cakes. Dairee Delite’s season typically begins in mid-March (around March Break) and ends in September, but is weather dependent. This year, their grand opening has unfortunately been delayed as ...
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Your Home, Your Story

Your Home, Your Story

Opened in downtown Brantford earlier this year, Your Home, Your Story by Amanda Kenney is a gorgeously curated home décor and gift shop that has the perfect finds for refreshing your home or surprising someone you love.  We absolutely adore this shop’s airy fresh and relaxed vibe both in-store and online. Their online shop is still open and features a delightful array of products that will fit anyone’s aesthetic. From gorgeous throw pillows and blankets, to best-selling ...
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Shop Local Box – Brantford

Shop Local Box – Brantford

Shopping has certainly changed over the past few weeks, hasn’t it? A lot of us are likely missing the convenience, the range of products, and the social experience of browsing stores in our community. We’re all hearing how important it is to support our local businesses, and as our buying patterns change in response to COVID-19, it’s important to continue to explore and discover our local businesses and connect with our entrepreneurs that make our City unique.  Local entr...
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How to Support Local Businesses

How to Support Local Businesses

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is proud to launch a new social media campaign in support of our local businesses that are working hard to deliver their exceptional products and services to our community with minimal disruption. The #BrantfordTogether campaign will run across the City’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) daily for the next few months. The campaign aims to support and promote local businesses and keep the community co...
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