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...

An unconventional look Hamilton's strange style gives the city its character
Jun07

An unconventional look Hamilton's strange style gives the city its character

After a few unexpected returns of the winter weather this season, Hamilton is finally starting to come out of hibernation. With increased foot traffic downtown and the Gore Park fountain no longer running dry, the city has been overcome with a sense of vitality. Yet there’s something different about Hamilton beyond new additions to City Hall and the flourishing gardens. I would say that much of what makes the city what it is, what...

Light Up the Night 2018 Congratulations to McMaster University's 2018 graduating class!
Apr13

Light Up the Night 2018 Congratulations to McMaster University's 2018 graduating class!

The fourth annual Light Up the Night ended the year with another well done celebration. Special thanks to MSU Campus Events, McMaster University Alumni Association, McMaster Students Union (MSU) and McMaster Student Success Centre. Related Posts New MSU VPs take officeSil & Chill with Sam HolladayMcMaster People Project comes to...

City centre One of the wonders and  oddities of downtown  Hamilton architecture has a history of promise, neglect and potential resurgence
Apr05

City centre One of the wonders and oddities of downtown Hamilton architecture has a history of promise, neglect and potential resurgence

On 77 James Street North lies the entrance to a peculiar building. Vintage lettering reading “City Centre” greet those who pass by from the top of a glass canopy supported by teal blue columns. Brick walls pose an ominous presence to anyone looking at it from the outside and the obsessively symmetrical architecture follows a strict pastel colour palette on the inside. The building is known as the Hamilton City Centre, but I did not...

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...