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Make the most of Bike Month in Durham Region!
Posted on Friday, June 18, 2021 10:35 AM
Pictured: Don Terry, Chair of the Sport Durham Advisory Committee, cycles at Pickering Village in his Durham is Home hoodie- www.durhamtourism.ca/shop
By: Chris Mitchell
There are few feelings better than bringing out the bike for a ride when the spring or summer sun is in the sky. In fact, all winter we wait in anticipation for moments just like that. So when we do get the opportunity, we really ought to take advantage.
If you do decide to go for it now that warmer weather is here,...
Durham is Home
Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 03:53 PM
The farther you are from home, the answer to “where are you from?” changes.
It’s unlikely you’ll say, “Durham Region”, no matter where you’re from in Durham. And that’s ok. Because, home isn’t a stuffy municipal boundary. Our home is our community.
We know that home means a lot of different things to us. Durham is a collection of incredible communities, each...
How to appreciate the Great Taste of Ontario Trail in Durham Region
Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 02:20 PM
By: Christopher Mitchell
When you begin to fully recognize just how remarkable Durham’s food and drink offerings are, it
opens up a whole new world of opportunities and understanding.
Many Ontario communities in Durham Region are shaped by the local businesses who aim to
offer farm-to-table, or in some cases, just open up the farm. There are orchards where families
can pick their own apples, restaurants where you can see the garden where your meal was
Feel-Good Business Growth in Downtown Bowmanville During COVID-19
Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 09:31 AM
By: Brent Colmer
Looking back at the past year, it’s exciting to see the local businesses in and around downtown Bowmanville that have endeavoured to expand their businesses during a time of such uncertainty. While new businesses opened, others have chosen to expand or move their established operations. Either way, it is encouraging to see all the business growth in downtown Bowmanville as it demonstrates the strength of a supportive, close-knit community.
If you’ve walked or...
The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide for Flowers, Chocolates and Dinner in Durham Region
Posted on Friday, February 05, 2021 11:02 AM
*Updated February 2023*
Love is in the air!
With local love in mind, our team of specialists has compiled a list of the best confections, flowers and dinner spots to help make your Valentine’s Day in Durham Region the sweetest ever! Offering dine-in, takeout and delivery, there are several spots in Durham Region that can’t wait to make your Valentine’s Day a special one.
Flowers and chocolates are often a go-to gift for a loved one on Valentine’s Day. Durham has a variety of florists and chocolatiers...