Everyone around B-town knows that Brampton is a go-to place for samosas, doubles and jerk chicken. With the plethora of strong cultural culinary options, it is easy to overlook some of the less spicy spots. That said, Brampton has some excellent options for your morning fix: coffee, of course.
With summer around the corner, I can't wait to grab a scoop or five of delicious ice cream and cry over a breakup, eat my feelings, or you know, just take a walk around Gage Park in the heat. Ice cream clearly solves a lot of problems for me. You know what they say - I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
Ah, Italian fare—arguably one of the world's most well-known and beloved cuisines. A great Italian meal is equal parts hearty and flavourful, as the country's signature dishes often boast generous servings of succulent meats, filling heaps of pasta, refreshing salads and light, warm soups.
Peel Region has closed down a restaurant after a failed health inspection, marking the second closure this week in Brampton.
Caribbean restaurant Gem’s House of Jerk, located on Gillingham Drive, was inspected and closed on Thursday, April 6, 2017.
While we all know fitness isn't always fun, we definitely know that a few gyms do it right when it comes to attracting customers who are looking to pair their workout with a unique experience.
Toprock Climbing, which opened its doors at the end of March, is the first rock climbing gym in the city and one that's ideal for a host of residents.
While almost all sporting events are exciting in their own way, there's something particularly special (pardon the unintended pun) about the Special Olympics, an acclaimed celebration of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
This year, for the first time ever, the games are being sponsored by Peel Regional Police and they're set to run from July 13-16.
The weather is finally warming up which means it is time to break out of winter hibernation and head outside to have fun, try new experiences, and pursue your passions.
Meetup.com is the perfect place to look for a new activity to try out for the first time or to gather with others that share your passion.
Want to learn how to knit?
While almost everyone has a smartphone now (there are a few flip-phone holdouts, but they’re few and far between), not everyone chooses the same one. Over the years, we’ve associated the BlackBerry user with strong business acumen and the iPhone fan with a millennial sensibility. Android users? People shirking the Apple craze.
Brampton renters and those looking to buy a home, not just in this city but across Ontario, knew that the interventionalist provincial government led by Kathleen Wynne, who has not been shy about using the power of government to take measures in the economy, was looking to do something about the skyrocketing costs of living in this province. And those measures have arrived.
That crash/correction that some people say is right around the corner doesn't appear to be hitting the red hot GTA market anytime soon.
According to a recent Royal LePage House Price Survey, overheated home price appreciation in the region showed double-digit growth in the prices of homes across the GTA.
This Place: This spacious 4,000 square foot home boasts an elegant interior and close proximity to the Lionhead Golf and Conference Centre
Address: 14 Annual CircleNeighbourhood: Credit ValleyPrice: $1,700,000
If you're a Brampton or Mississauga resident who desperately needs to renovate your home to address accessibility needs—or if you want to rejuvenate a basement or secondary suite for additional income—the Region of Peel might fund your improvements to the tune of $25,000.
So you’ve gone out for dinner and packed up everything you couldn’t eat. The next day, you open a container and finish it off. Once you get to the bottom, then what? Is that cute Chinese-takeout-style brown paper box with wax lining recyclable? Not in Brampton!
What about those hideous brass door knobs? Clothing? No dice.
Ever wish you could go back in time and and reminisce about what Brampton used to look like? Well, time travel still doesn't exist, but we have the next best thing: Technology. More specifically, Google Street View, which allows users to "rewind" back to previous years. Here are a few recent Brampton snapshots compared with ones taken within the last 10 years:
The proliferation of drone technology in the last few years has really taken off and drones have been adopted for numerous applications. We’ve all seen the use of drones to take stunning pictures of landscapes from incredible heights. In fact, Digital Dreams organizers use drones to take aerial pictures of the audience.
Like any sprawling semi-urban space, Brampton has a lot to offer in terms of food, restaurants and activities. It's home to the stunning Rose Theatre, a sophisticated shopping mall (as well as other popular retail centres) and a plethora of tasty and diverse dining options.
All in all, it's a solid place to live, work and play.