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"There is so much energy – the vibe is great – out of towners and locals are out enjoying the sun and all of our businesses!"

Episode 2 | Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Guest Speaker : The Local Gastropub, Scott Connor

The DT Barrie Twitter Talks series interviews downtown Barrie personalities, capturing the candid, the vibrant and the spirit of the downtown core.

Downtown Barrie: We are so excited to be here at The Local Gastropub! Let’s kick start this #DTbarrietalks with “why Barrie”?!

The Local Gastropub: Because we had visited Barrie so many times before, and even though we enjoyed the dining options here, we felt like it was missing a Gastropub.

Downtown Barrie: Describe your perfect dawn till dusk day in Downtown Barrie? Where would you go, what would you do?

The Local Gastropub: A.M longboard at the barrie waterfront, lunch at Royal Thai, pick up the little and enjoy a movie at Uptown Theatre!

Downtown Barrie: What is your favourite #barrieunexpected thing about Downtown Barrie?

The Local Gastropub: It’s so easy to be healthy! Workouts along the Barrie waterfront, juices at Ripe Juicery and snacks from Nutrition Plus

Downtown Barrie: Where is your favourite place to snap a photo in Downtown Barrie?

The Local Gastropub: Southshore Centre! Either at sunrise or sunset, it’s amazing!

Downtown Barrie: What is your favourite Downtown Barrie event?

The Local Gastropub : Definitely promenade days!! #CanadaDay

Downtown Barrie: Can you tell us more about that event specifically that you like so much!?

The Local Gastropub: There is so much energy – the vibe is great – out of towners and locals are out enjoying the sun and all of our businesses!

"It’s so easy to be healthy! Workouts along the Barrie waterfront, juices at Ripe Juicery and snacks from Nutrition Plus"

Downtown Barrie: Employee Appreciation Day is coming up, can you describe your staff in one word?

The Local Gastropub: Loyal. We have the best staff in town, they are like family.

Downtown Barrie: Keeping with that theme, if you could give your employees anything in the world to show your appreciation, what would it be?

The Local Gastropub: Would be great to give the gang a vacation! We could go to Scotland together and eat haggis! No seriously, a trip 🙂

Downtown Barrie: Can we come!? This group trip sounds amazing 🙂

Downtown Barrie: Which restaurant in Downtown Barrie is still on your to-dine list?

The Local Gastropub: We would love to dine at Il Buco, they get awesome reviews!

Downtown Barrie: What should ever Downtown Barrie visitor do at least once?

The Local Gastropub: Dine at the Local Gastropub! Also walk on the Barrie waterfront, it is gorgeous! And enjoy some of our colleagues great patios.

Downtown Barrie: How would you describe Downtown Barrie?

The Local Gastropub: Up and coming! We love seeing the progress!! Keep up the great work Downtown Barrie, it was such a pleasure to chat with you today.

Downtown Barrie: Thank you! It was so great to chat with you! Now, who would you like to see join us for our next #DTbarrietalks?

The Local Gastropub: Our favourite tea room! English & Miller