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Marriott TownePlace Suites Now Open!

Posted on Friday, November 29, 2019 12:00 AM

Brantford’s newest all-suite hotel, Marriott TownePlace Suites Brantford and Conference Centre is now open! Perfect for extended stay travellers, families, teams, and anyone else who enjoys feeling “at home” while they are away. Located just off the 403 at 30 Fen Ridge Court, TownePlace Suites offers beautiful studio style, one bedroom or accessible suites and all the amenties you need including; a pool, fitness centre, on-site coin laundry, free hot buffet breakfast, bar, conference rooms, and...


Shop Local - Shop Alt Boutique!

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2019 12:00 AM

The weather is changing...and so should your wardrobe! Find the perfect fall outfit at Alt Boutique in Downtown Brantford, located at 130 Dalhousie Street. This quaint, stylish boutique is beautifully put together and items are colour coordinated so it’s easy to find what you are shopping for.

Alt Boutique carries a wide variety of choices for both women and men. They sell jeans, rompers, dresses, accessories, scarves, shirts, skirts and much more! It is owned and run by Justin Lowe, who opened...


Fall in Love with Home Decor at Candela & Co!

Posted on Friday, October 18, 2019 12:00 AM

by Valerie VanDixhoorn

Grab a coffee on a brisk Saturday morning and head over to Candela & Co. to enjoy the smell of freshly scented candles and browse stylish home decor!

Located at 99 Brant County Rd.18, Candela & Co is a hidden gem with over 100 little antiques inside. This cozy, unique store is open from Thursday to Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on selected holidays.

Candela & Co. has so many unique products on display every day! They get a new delivery of plants every...


October Featured Artist: Nathan Balog

Posted on Wednesday, October 09, 2019 12:00 AM

October’s Featured Artist is Nathan (Nate) Balog, a Brantford metal artist and the owner of Nate’s Custom Metal Worx.

Balog began working for a steel manufacturer in his early teens, where he learned basic welding techniques through trial and error. His biggest inspiration was his grandfather, Nicholas Balog, who could regularly be found working in his shop on different wood projects. “When I saw how he could build anything…” Nathan recalls, “…I wanted to learn to do the same.” 

His father...


Stop and Smell the Candles at Serenity

Posted on Friday, October 04, 2019 12:00 AM

by Valerie VanDixhoorn

You’ve had a tough week, work has been hard, the kids are restless, and you just want some time to yourself. Visit Serenity Country Candles at 44 Holme Street in Brantford! This little candle shop is open Monday through Wednesday from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Stop by and enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee or tea (complimentary on your first...