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The Repair Café is coming to Hamilton Workshop aims to promote sustainability in the age of disposal and replacement
Mar28

The Repair Café is coming to Hamilton Workshop aims to promote sustainability in the age of disposal and replacement

Photo C/O Repair Café Toronto By: Anastasia Richards Our lifestyles tend to be disposable. Many of us are prone to throwing things away and replacing them without thinking twice about it. We reach for simplicity and convenience, regardless of the consequences. The Repair Café, a grassroots organization based in Toronto, will be hosting their first event in Hamilton at the Worker’s Arts and Heritage Centre as part of the ongoing...

Emerald Coffee Co. is brewing up a storm on Barton Street East Emerald Coffee Co. is an all-natural coffee shop located in the heart of Barton Village
Mar21

Emerald Coffee Co. is brewing up a storm on Barton Street East Emerald Coffee Co. is an all-natural coffee shop located in the heart of Barton Village

Photos by Kyle West By: Andrew Mrozowski Tucked away on Barton Street East are a ton of local Hamilton shops with a lot to offer. On Barton Street East and Emerald Street North, a coffee shop is quickly approaching its one-year anniversary. Aptly named Emerald Coffee Co, the space creates a larger than life quality that has been ten years in the making. Owner Phil Green grew up in Montreal. For the past ten years, Green worked in the...

The socio-economic status of artists
Mar21

The socio-economic status of artists

Photos by Kyle West By: Drew Simpson The Division of Labour exhibit portrays sustainable ways of creating art while also looking at the difficulties of creating a sustainable art career. Housed in the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre’s main gallery space until April 20 and accompanied by a panel discussion, Division of Labour warns of the scarcity of resources, labour rights and living wages of artists. Division of Labour also serves...

Crumbled is mixing it up on Barton Street East Crumbled Bakery is deconstructing cake on Barton Street East
Mar14

Crumbled is mixing it up on Barton Street East Crumbled Bakery is deconstructing cake on Barton Street East

Photos C/O Razan Samara By: Andrew Mrozowski Tucked away on Barton Street East is an unexpected pop of colour that catches the eye when passing by the old grey brick buildings. Immediately when you walk through the door you are greeted by the smell of succulent cake. On your left is a vibrant mural created by Hamilton-artist Trinity Bolduc, capturing the very essence of Crumbled. Owner Dom Pugliese is likely to be mad at work trying...

Green is not White Workshop explores how hefty environmental racism is in our backyard
Mar07

Green is not White Workshop explores how hefty environmental racism is in our backyard

Header photo by Kyle West, Article photos C/O Shanice Regis By: Drew Simpson On Feb. 26, the Green is not White environmental racism workshop took place at the Hamilton Public Library’s Wentworth room. The free, open-to all workshop, garnered intrigue from attendees interested in learning about environmental racism. Presenters sat on a raised platform and the room was filled with chart easel pads, activist posters and resources. The...