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...

Wynne-ing over Hamilton Local designer uses her craft to create beautiful and comfortable pieces of lingerie
Mar15

Wynne-ing over Hamilton Local designer uses her craft to create beautiful and comfortable pieces of lingerie

The story of the Hamilton start-up business is familiar at this point; an innovative, usually young person finds a gap in current available technology, urban planning or philanthropy, fills the void and makes a name for themselves in the city. Rosalie Loney’s trajectory is different. She moved from the Guelph area to Hamilton with her husband and then three-year-old daughter about two years ago. Loney had a background in theatre and...

Locke Street strong Community gathers together to show love and support
Mar08

Locke Street strong Community gathers together to show love and support

Hamilton was overcome with shock and disbelief as the stories of shattered windows and egged storefronts unfolded after the vandalism incident in the Locke Street neighbourhood on the evening of March 3. Hamilton police responded to a “mischief in progress” call when thirty masked individuals gathered in Durand Park on Park Street South. The group, clad in all black, marched with a painted banner that read “We Are The Ungovernable”....

A place to keep in mind Making Hamilton home with the help of James Street North’s famous bar
Jan26

A place to keep in mind Making Hamilton home with the help of James Street North’s famous bar

The summer after my first year at McMaster, I didn’t get to spend much time in Hamilton. I caught glimpses here and there — a walk downtown one evening or a dinner in Dundas — but I was still pretty new to the city, and I was grateful to have made some upper-year friends who could pass on their favourite spots to me. While their recommendations and dinner invites ultimately shaped much of the last four years for me, their collective...

Unbeliva-bowl food on John Two new restaurants promise healthy, on-the-go meals without breaking the bank
Jun01

Unbeliva-bowl food on John Two new restaurants promise healthy, on-the-go meals without breaking the bank

Over on 225 John Street South, these two different concepts are located in the same place with the same chefs with a similar emphasis on fast, healthy food served in bowls. All the ingredients are locally supplied. All the bowls are light on your stomach. The most surprising part is that all promise to be well-priced, high quality options with plenty of quantity without any of these attributes lacking. Little Big Bowl, open from 7:00...

Running a succesful #HamOnt Instagram foodie account 17K followers strong, Taste of Hamilton shares how to run a succesful food blog and Instagram
Apr06

Running a succesful #HamOnt Instagram foodie account 17K followers strong, Taste of Hamilton shares how to run a succesful food blog and Instagram

By: Adrianna Michell The growing food scene in Hamilton demands to be documented. With the influx of chefs and restaurateurs making the city their new home, foodies have followed in line to lend their voice. Instagram has become the preferred platform to share dining experiences and exciting innovations taking place from King Street East to West. Whether it’s cookie dough on in ice cream cone or one of Hamilton’s many coffee shop...