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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant: Become a Member!

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020 12:00 AM

Among the long list of businesses to temporarily close in Brantford, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is one that hits close to home. A fixture in our community since 1956, Glenhyrst has always been a point of pride in Brantford.

Sitting on a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park along the banks of the Grand River, Glenhyrst welcomes nearly 30,000 visitors a year. The gallery offers contemporary fine art exhibitions, guided tours, classes, lectures, events, an art rental service, school education...

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Enjoy The Hudson at Home

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00 AM

Hudson Public Kitchen + Bar is the newest restaurant addition to the heart of Downtown Brantford, right next door to the picturesque Harmony Square. Their vast food and drink menu will satisfy all your tastes and preferences and feel like your home-cooked meal away from home.

Their delicious menu features an assortment of tender steaks, juicy burgers and light bites. Some of our personal favourites include: three cheese spin dip, loaded pizza pan nachos, chili bread bowl, prime minister poutine,...

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Sink your teeth into the best sandwiches in Brantford

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2020 12:00 AM

If you have a simple pallet like some people (namely, me) then you know the best foods are sometimes the most basic ones. One of my favourite foods of all time is a simple turkey sandwich, and if you have ever gone out for lunch with me then you know this is what I’m looking for most of the time. Brantford is home to a lot of great chains owned by locals and also a lot of unique independent restaurants too.  During these uncertain times, a lot of our local restaurants have been forced to close...

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Shop Local. Shop Online. Shop Alt Boutique.

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:00 AM

The charming retail clothing store, Alt Boutique, opened its doors in October 2018 to a crowd of curious locals and droves of Laurier students. The store has an established reputation for providing quality fabrics and trendy styles for both men and women, including a thoughtful collection of Canadian brands. Owner, Justin Lowe, had to make the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily close doors in order to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in our community. However, you can still shop...

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Bit More Cheese

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 12:00 AM

Gouda. Emmental. Havarti. Parmigiano – Reggiano. Bellavitano. Brie.

Cheese holds a very special place in the hearts and taste buds of many people. Whether it’s sharp, tangy, smooth or robust, cheese has the ability to transform any dish into something spectacular. If you are looking for ways to get your cheese fix and support our local businesses, here are some great offerings that are taking cheese to over-the-top delicious levels.

With its selection of award winning artisanal cheese, The Tipperary...