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5 Stay-At-Home Date-Night Ideas in Bay of Quinte

Here are five ways to have fun (and support local!) on your next date night at home.

BITES, BEER, BLOOMS + BOARD GAMES Yes, we called them date-night ideas, but let’s be honest: you don’t need a date to treat yourself to any of these activities. We know that many of you continue to daydream about going out to a movie or for dinner and drinks; in the mean time, here are five ways to enjoy some fun BoQ experiences safely from home. (Since hours and availability are subject to change, we suggest calling businesses directly ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Raul DeBorja

A person wearing a green shirt and black apron standing in a cafe.

An interview with Raul DeBorja of The Riverbrake Cafe. Personal pronouns – He/Him Briefly describe your business. The Riverbrake Café is a family restaurant and serves breakfast, lunch, desserts and appetizers. Known for our homemade soups along with different varieties of daily specials and a great selection of salads, sandwiches, wraps and desserts. What brought you to the region? My wife and I lived in Toronto for most of our life. When our family members got posted to CFB ...

6 Spring Date Ideas

A green rectangle with a beige border. White text: 6 SPRING DATE SPOTS. love (and pollen are in the air). Illustrated images through the centre: wine, fruit baskets, cyclist, camera, flower.

It’s that time of year again…the birds are chirping, it’s light past 8 pm, and the temperatures are getting warmer! Grab your significant other (or even just yourself) and check out these six spring date ideas in BoQ! Take a trip (sorry, taste buds only for now)!  Even though you won’t be able to pack up and visit someplace warm(er) this spring, that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge your taste buds with a trip. Travel to the Caribbean with ...

Makin’ It Work: Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe

A person wearing a white shirt and brown jacket standing next to a wood beam. Melissa Strecker, owner of Farmer's Daughter Sub Shoppe in Quinte West, shares how the business has been Makin' It Work through COVID-19.

Melissa Strecker, the farmer’s daughter herself, has continued providing her signature subs with locally-sourced products thanks to the support of her team and loyal customers.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Melissa Strecker – Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe Describe your business. Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe is an artisanal sub shoppe which specializes in well-crafted sandwiches using locally-sourced ingredients. What does working from home/your workplace look like for you right now? We as a team have adapted very well during this trying time. It’s about ...

Makin’ It Work: Tomasso’s + Jim’s Pizzeria

The Kotsovos family is returning to its business roots, delivering top-notch pizzas and delicious Mediterranean food in Quinte West.

Pictured: Michael (L) and Andrew (R) Kotsovos.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Andrew Kotsovos – Tomasso’s Italian Grille + Jim’s Pizzeria Describe your business. Tomasso’s Italian Grille is an upscale-casual restaurant located on the banks of the famous Trent River in the heart of downtown Trenton. Built across three properties for multi level seating with soaring ceilings, touches of wood and steel and a waterfront patio ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.