The Blossom Shop

The Blossom Shop has been a staple feature of Bridge Street and the Downtown core since 1980. It’s beautiful window displays and professional staff have made the shop a local favourite for floral gifting. The Blossom Shop is family owned and operated and committed to offering the finest floral arrangements and gifts with the friendliest and most prompt service. The Blossom Shop will always go the extra mile to make sure your floral gift is perfect. In 2017, The Blossom Shop expanded to offer an on-site spot for creativity. The Creative Studio is a great place to go for crafts,
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FRESH AIR SHOPPING & DINING EVENT

Downtown Carleton Place is OPEN for business! Although our fan-favorite; Bridge Street Summer Fest is not able to happen this weekend, our downtown boutiques, restaurants, and breweries are open and ready for you to enjoy! Many stores are offering summer sales, special events, in-store offers. Click here for our event page.  
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Freska

If you have stopped by Freska recently, you may have noticed a few changes. That’s because the restaurant has a new owner! Toby Mitchell and his wife Paola took over on March 2nd. They have created a whole new menu and have put a heavy focus on all things local: local ingredients, local beer and supporting the local community. While the name may be the same, the restaurant has been taken to the next level of food, cocktails and atmosphere. Toby is originally from Arnprior. He spent many years travelling the world and living in the Caribbean where he met
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Braumeister

An award-winning Bavarian-inspired craft brewery, taproom and garden, Braumeister is the perfect place to enjoy quality beer and conversation. Located in the heart of downtown Carleton Place and just off the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail, Braumeister’s beer garden is a great place to grab a drink on a warm Summer evening. Founder Rohit Gupta has been an avid home brewer for many years, combining his love of science with his love of beer. In 2013, he moved to Salzburg, Austria to teach high school science. It was there he developed an appreciation for everything the country had to offer, including
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BIA Member Resources: COVID-19

Online help, webinars, and ideas: Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Health Unit. : click here  Retail reopen guidelines: click here Safe Curbside Delivery: click here  Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)  Canad’a COVID-19 Economic Response Links:  Frequently asked Ontario.ca question page: All the links you need in one spot. Need digital online support? https://digitalmainstreet.ca/tools/ Loans from Valley Heartland: Valley Heartland     
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The Grand Hotel

Built in 1872, The Grand Hotel has long been one of the focal points of Carleton Place’s landscape; the hotel and the Town Hall book-end Bridge Street in historical beauty. The hotel was restored as a boutique wedding and events destination in 2017. The interior is elegant and timeless, emulating the history of the building and matching the sophistication of the exterior façade. The hotel features 16 rooms, a banquet hall, a fine dining restaurant, pub and a rich history. The Grand is owned and operated by a team of highly experienced people. Couple Janice Mathers and Joel Schramek own
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Total Rhythm Dance Studio

Total Rhythm Dance Studio is renowned for providing one of the area’s most exciting and diverse dance schedules, offering excellent training taught by qualified registered teachers. Tania Munro grew up in El Salvador and began dancing when she was just six years old. With almost 20 years of experience as a trained dance instructor, Tania says teaching is a way for her to show others the joy dancing has brought to her life. Total Rhythm Dance Studio offers private and group classes for adults looking to learn Ballroom and Latin style dances. The instructors use innovative and up-to-date teaching techniques
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The Queen’s Crafters and Antique Market

Whether your shopping for antique furniture, candles, jewelry, art or hand-made items, The Queens Crafters and Antique Market is sure to have something for you. Dianna Lachapelle is all about antiques; she began antiquing when she was just 13 years old. Dianna owned a multi-vendor antique store in Almonte for six years before opening The Queens with her twin sister Donna. Dianna says Donna “is the crafty one” whose specialty is crocheting. Donna even managed to teach her sister how to crochet over the phone while Dianna was living in Alberta, “but that might be a twin thing”. The sisters,
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