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Where To Pick The Perfect Blooms In Durham Region This Spring
Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023 02:14 PM
Century Home and Garden Greenhouses, Port PerryPhoto: Rachel Callan Photography
Nothing screams spring more than blooms! Here's just some of our favourite flower farms, florists and markets in Durham Region to get you ready for spring. We hope thistle encourage you to #ShopInDurham for all your flower needs.Garden centres
Vandermeer Nursery, AjaxPhoto: Vandermeer Nursery
Bloom Field Floral & Garden Centre3745 Durham Regional Highway 2, Newcastle
Open year round, Bloom Field Floral & Garden Centre has...
Maple syrup festivals and events in Durham Region
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023 02:49 PM
As winter winds down, the longer days and rising temperatures make way for families and friends to get out and enjoy the maple syrup harvest in Durham Region.
Indigenous Peoples living in northeastern North America were the first to have produced maple syrup. Zhiiwaagamizigan is the Anishinaabe word for maple syrup, and it’s prized for both its medicinal properties and sweet taste. The earliest method of sap collection was done by cutting a ‘v’ shape into the bark of a maple tree, then placing a...
12 Insta-worthy nights out in Durham Region
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023 01:48 PM
Feature photo: Surf Kitchen and Bar, Whitby
Need a night out that’s next level? Whether you’re catching up with the girls, going for after-work appetizers or planning date night, there are lots of picture-perfect Durham Region hot spots—with the right vibe—for your next night out. Featuring crafty cocktails, drool-worthy appetizers, dancing and live music, you’ll have plenty of photo opportunities to capture the best night ever.
Biltmore Theatre39 King Street East, Oshawa
Biltmore Theatre, Oshawa
Winter in Brock Township
Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 04:17 PM
Whether you find yourself with or without snow this winter, the Township of Brock has plenty for you to do this winter!
If you think it’s time to get outside into the fresh air, the Township of Brock is full of all kinds of winter activities to offer, and when it’s time to warm up the areas cafes and shops are the perfect place to relax and unwind inside.
There are so many great spots to spend time this winter in Brock Township, but we’ve narrowed down the list to just five great options for you...
Plan the ultimate date night in with local craft beer and chocolate pairings
Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 08:58 AM
Chocolate: is it the unofficial fifth food group? For us, it is! Up your chocolate game with local finds from chocolate shops in Durham Region! Whether you like your chocolate dark, milk or filled with caramel, there are so many unique treats to savour from our region’s many chocolatiers.
And since it’s no secret that beer and chocolate are a match made in heaven, we’ve paired each chocolate shop with a local craft beer selection to help you plan the ultimate date night in.Isabella’s...