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The Sky’s the Limit at the Bike Park!

Posted on Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:00 AM

The Brantford Rotary Bike Park is open! It’s the perfect spot to go get some exercise, take your kids to blow off some steam, or enjoy a family hike on the nearby trail. The Bike Park is free to use and offers a wide selection of opportunities and challenge levels for beginners through to advanced riders.

Each area of the Bike Park is marked with signs to show each section’s difficulty level. Know your limits and ride within them to avoid injury to yourself and others:

  • Green circle (beginners):...


WTFest – We WILL Rock Again!

Posted on Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:00 AM

Where can you go to see multiple talented artists performing live under the stars? Brantford, of course, at the WTFest outdoor music festival! On the day when everyone would have been lathering on the sunscreen and carpooling down to Lions Park to sing and dance, we wanted to share some of the history of Brantford’s exceptional outdoor music festival and what to expect in the future.

The WTFest team, including Brantford boosters and huge music fans, started working together in 2012 on a vision of...


Spread Cheer with Present Times Unique Gifts and Gift Baskets!

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00 AM

Many people have observed milestones like graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, new homes, and births while isolated from loved ones. If there is one great thing that COVID-19 has taught us, it’s that the little acts of kindness go a long way and we can still feel connected while being apart.

Let’s keep the celebrations and positivity going! Present Times Unique Gifts and Gift Baskets at 46 Charing Cross St. in Brantford is the perfect place to shop for affordable gifts for an upcoming occasion...


Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:00 AM

The Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow  will look a little different this year. Although the annual gathering at Chiefswood Park has been cancelled, the event is moving online and will be showcased virtually on Saturday, July 25.   

Since 1980, the Six Nations of the Grand River has invited dancers to compete in a variety of categories including Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy Feather, and Women’s Fancy Shawl.

This year, contestants are invited...


Satisfy Your Soul at Soulful Kafe

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:00 AM

Brantford’s brand new restaurant, Soulful Kafe, opened in May 2020 on Brant Avenue and is quickly becoming a local favourite for Portugese and Italian lunch and dinner by delivery, take out or patio. 

Their menu features delicious homemade pizzas (available on both regular and cauliflower crust) in flavor combinations like Bruschetta, Jerk Chicken, and Vegetarian Harvest, which features seasonal vegetables. Their sandwiches are a delicious lunch option, and fan favourites include the Eggplant...