Shopping the rally Hamilton Flea brings local favourites and new market vendors to the Arkells' Rally
Jun19

Shopping the rally Hamilton Flea brings local favourites and new market vendors to the Arkells' Rally

Thousands of fans sporting their Arkells and Hamilton is Home shirts will be gathering at the Tim Hortons Field this Saturday for The Rally. The Arkells are playing only one summer show in the Greater Toronto Area and the occasion has turned into the biggest party, right here on the band’s home turf. Hamilton Flea has been tasked with putting together a free market prior to the show and have announced over 20 vendors that will be...

Meals and memories After four years, the Silhouette and its staff have helped me foster a love for Hamilton and a future in food journalism
Apr05

Meals and memories After four years, the Silhouette and its staff have helped me foster a love for Hamilton and a future in food journalism

How should I remember these past four years? As one of the many graduating staff members at the Silhouette, I think a lot of us are thinking and obviously writing about how to make sense of the past four or more years at McMaster and at the paper. My life has been structured around the weekly publication schedule since first year. The paper has also helped me realize some of most important passions: writing and food. I realize that...

Bringing in the good Vibez Caribbean and Southern food restaurant opens up along King Street
Mar29

Bringing in the good Vibez Caribbean and Southern food restaurant opens up along King Street

On Valentine’s Day this year, Vibez quietly opened up in Hamilton’s east end. There was no grand opening or advertising campaign, but rather the mouth-watering aroma of grilled chicken wafting onto the street that brought in a steady stream of hungry passersby. A walk through the Caribbean and Southern food spot’s bright red door first signals chimes, then an enthusiastic greeting by Kristan Webber at the register before she runs back...

Great Red Peppers You have to try the noodles and rice at this classic James Street North Chinese restaurant
Mar29

Great Red Peppers You have to try the noodles and rice at this classic James Street North Chinese restaurant

What is it?  Despite the countless walks along James Street North this year, I’ve found each stroll to be a little different. Whether it’s a new opening or discovering an old spot for the first time, James Street has become a consistent destination for last-minute dinner plans. In particular, Great Red Peppers, a Chinese restaurant at the corner of James Street North and Rebecca Street, has become a go-to choice for a pick-me-up meal...

Out of the Past moves out of King Street Long-standing vintage store makes a new presence in Hamilton
Mar29

Out of the Past moves out of King Street Long-standing vintage store makes a new presence in Hamilton

Since 2000, Tammy Ziegler and her business partner, Stephen Connacher, have relocated their Hamilton vintage shop twice. The first move was a few shops down from their original location on King Street, but their most recent decision was a big jump to 308 Ottawa Street North. In an effort to avoid dug-up roads, traffic congestion and the uprooting of trees that will accompany the city’s looming Light Rail Transit project, Ziegler and...

SoBi’s third birthday We tagged along to commemorate the occasion and ask about their history and future plans
Mar28

SoBi’s third birthday We tagged along to commemorate the occasion and ask about their history and future plans

On March 20, Hamilton Bike Share hosted a group event called “Three years on two wheels” to celebrate their birthday. Related Posts Shopping the rallyGlow'd upWho is Ward...