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Got Ribs?

Posted on Friday, August 07, 2020 12:00 AM

For the past 10 years, Brantford has come alive with the smell of BBQ ribs, fantastic food vendors and family entertainment. The Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest has brought fun for all ages and the thrill of BBQ competition together for three days of entertainment and amazing food. North America’s greatest rib teams have come to Brantford to compete for top awards including Best Ribs, Best Chicken, Best Sauce, Best Pig Rig and People's Choice.

Even though this tasty food festival has been postponed...


“C” Is For (The Best) Cookie In Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 12:00 AM

The smell of freshly baked cookies is enough to bring us back to the days of growing up with little more to care about than exactly how many cookies we’d be allowed to eat. Our lives have gotten a bit more complicated these days, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t take some time to indulge in our favourite sweets while supporting our local bakers – without even turning on the oven! Pour a glass of milk and enjoy our recommendations for where to get the most delicious cookies in Brantford.



August Featured Artist: Justyna Z

Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 12:00 AM

August’s Featured Artist is Justyna Z, a scroll saw artist from Brantford. Justyna launched her business, Lush Lemon Co., in 2016 after discovering – and falling in love with – a scroll saw. Since then, creating beautifully unique 3D signs has become her full-time passion.

Justyna admits that she’s always had a creative brain first. Her resume includes work in painting, macramé, sculptures and photography. “I remember being young and, instead of asking for Barbies or LEGO, I would ask for the...


Taal is Back and Better than Ever

Posted on Sunday, August 02, 2020 12:00 AM

We’ve been driving by the construction site at Taal Fine Indian Cuisine for months now, eagerly awaiting the grand opening of their brand new space. One of Brantford’s most beloved Indian restaurants, and well known for its food that is served at the Brantford International Villages Festival’s India Village, the flavours of Taal have been missed.

One thing we love so much about Indian food is its ability to adapt to many dietary preferences and requirements – if you’re vegetarian or gluten free,...


Stay connected with your community

Posted on Saturday, August 01, 2020 12:00 AM

Through the many ups and downs of this last year of pandemic challenges, we continue to encourage this community to find ways to remain connected to friends and loved ones. Here are a few suggestions for safely keeping yourself and your community connected during this stressful time.

Offer your neighbours a helping hand

Wondering where you can volunteer to help your neighbours during COVID-19? Reach out to older adults in your neighbourhood, consider contacting your local Neighbourhood Association,...