Three frosted cinnamon buns, one with sprinkles and one with cookie crumbles, sit on a cutting board.

Lidz CinaBunz Are On A Roll

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 12:32 PM

A brand new business launched in Brantford and they’re ready to take your orders for their delectable, fluffy cinnamon buns! Lidz CinaBunz is owned by Gennaro and Lidia Battista, a Brantford couple who have converted their garage into a commercial kitchen. Recently acquiring their official business license and successful inspection from the Brant County Health Unit, this home-based business is rolling out the red carpet for customers looking for the most unique buns in town.

When the pandemic...

American Goldfinch on branch

A Beginner's Guide to Birding in Brantford

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 09:00 AM

Birding, or bird watching, is the hobby of seeking out birds to observe in their natural environments. Whether you are a novice birder or a birding enthusiast, feathered friends can be found in a variety of habitats in Brantford including wooded areas, wetlands, and even built-up landscapes. 

If you're just getting started, the Grand River Conservation Authority has a helpful Grand River Watershed Bird Checklist that you can consult. This extensive record of the more than 300...

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It’s Finally Gardening Season!

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 04:09 PM

We’ve been waiting patiently for spring to arrive so we can start planting our gardens. Under the current provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order, outdoor garden centres and plant nurseries, and indoor greenhouses that engage in sales to the public, are permitted to operate with a 25 per cent capacity limit and a restriction on hours of operation. If you're looking for some new annuals or want to get a head start on your vegetable garden, check out one of these local garden centres...

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Some of Brantford’s Best Gourmet Burgers

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 02:50 PM

If your idea of a balanced diet is a burger in each hand, then look no further than beautiful Brantford for burger bliss. Sure, Yelp and TripAdvisor are both great spot to go to learn more about great restaurants (that’s where we found these top-rated burger recommendations), but Tourism Brantford has the inside scoop when it comes to exactly what you should order to satisfy a beefy, cheesy and carb-y craving. Looking for something else? We are always here to connect you to the best bites in...

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Make Your Own Family Arts Day

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021 02:29 PM

There are many signs of spring in Brantford, but for culture buffs one of those signs is Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant’s annual Family Arts Day. Now cancelled for the second year in a row, this event was well-attended in the Brantford community by families and arts and culture enthusiasts alike.

The beautiful 16-acre park at Glenhyrst would typically be filled with 35+ booths with art activities for children and performers on stage throughout the day. Many community businesses and local non-profit...