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Brantford’s Local Bakeries

Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2023 10:25 AM

Embark on a culinary adventure through Brantford's local bakeries, where extraordinary flavors and artisanal craftsmanship await. Delight in the wondrous confections, the aroma of freshly baked treasures, and the fusion of tradition and innovation.

Beyond the Batter Bakery Beyond the Batter Bakery specializes in mouth-watering desserts. This family-owned small business boasts hundreds of rotating flavours of cupcakes. Everything is baked from scratch, in a peanut free facility with a variety of...

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The Ultimate Motivation: Olympian & Hall of Famer Hayley Wickenheiser Speaking in Town

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 02:32 PM

It’s not every day that an Olympian, Hockey Hall of Farmer, and seven-time World Champion comes to town… but that’s exactly what’s happening on Tuesday, May 23 as Hayley Wickenheiser is coming to speak at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts!

Hayley is a 6-time Olympian, Physician, Mother, the Assistant General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, philanthropist, and a successful businesswoman.

Her commitment to life and sport has earned her seven world championships, four gold and one...

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Home to a Breathtaking 48km Grand River Cycling Loop

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 10:26 AM

Brantford is proud to be home to the Grand River Cycling Loop, with a 48km route that winds through the heart of Brantford and into Paris, Ontario. With a full loop design, it's easy to start and end in the same spot, and there are several points of entry to choose from. This is the perfect cycling trip for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Along the way, you'll discover numerous points of interest, from stunning outdoor sites to top-notch restaurants and exciting tourist attractions. And...

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Introducing The Melting Spot: Downtown Brantford's Sweetest New Addition

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 04:26 PM

There's a new spot in town that's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Located at 4 King Street, Unit #102, The Melting Spot is Downtown Brantford's latest ice cream destination.

With over 40 delectable flavours of Kawartha Dairy ice cream to choose from, including fan favourites like Moose Tracks, Death by Chocolate, and Mint Chip. And that's not all – every week this summer, The Melting Spot will feature a rotating "flavour of the week" and offer a generous 10% discount on that flavour.


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Museum Month in Brantford: Discover the Transformative Power of Museums

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:45 AM

May is Museum Month, a program of the Ontario Museum Association that is celebrated by more than 700 museums, galleries, and heritage sites in Ontario.

The theme for the 2023 International Museum Day edition on May 18 is "Museums, Sustainability and Wellbeing". This theme emphasizes the important role that museums play in contributing to the wellbeing and sustainable development of our communities. As trusted institutions and important threads in our shared social fabric, museums are uniquely...