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Pumpkin House shines a light on music charity The Rovinellis are outfitting their front lawn with hundreds of pumpkins to raise money for AIFEC
Oct23

Pumpkin House shines a light on music charity The Rovinellis are outfitting their front lawn with hundreds of pumpkins to raise money for AIFEC

Photo C/O @marry.feddema Most family neighbourhoods know that one house where the residents are really into Halloween. Before September is over they’re already setting up in the light of day knowing that in a few weeks, the cover of night and the cloak of costume will transform it into something haunted or simply spectacular. Casey and Jen Rovinelli own that house. From when they moved into their Glenfern Avenue property in 2010, they...

Collage exhibition highlights the history of the women in our lives Community art exhibition at Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre celebrates Women’s History Month
Oct18

Collage exhibition highlights the history of the women in our lives Community art exhibition at Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre celebrates Women’s History Month

Photos by Kyle West A pomegranate, some books, plants and a kiln. On their own, these images may not speak to the inspiring legacy of women’s stories. However, in the hands of the youth leaders from the YWCA Hamilton and Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre Youth Councils, items such as these have been transformed into powerful symbols within beautiful collages. This artwork currently hangs at WAHC’s community gallery in an exhibition...

Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album
Oct04

Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album

Photos by Jenny Vasquez Hamilton singer-songwriter Shanika Maria knows how to make a presence.  In a t-shirt from Hamilton-based brand Girls with Guns and shoes that she bought ten years ago and thought she outgrew she describes herself as all over the place but it’s these items, memories and influences that she funnels gracefully into her music. In the summer of 2017, Maria released her debut EP, Childish Games. The five-song record...

Old Bagel House finds new home in Hamilton Old Bagel House makes University Plaza its new home in Hamilton
Oct04

Old Bagel House finds new home in Hamilton Old Bagel House makes University Plaza its new home in Hamilton

Photos by Razan Samara By Andrew Mrozowski A brand-new bagel shop opened in Dundas’s University Plaza just shy of two weeks before the fall academic semester began. The Old Bagel House patiently waited for the influx of students that they would receive in the weeks to come. Although it might look like every other storefront from the outside, Old Bagel House greets you with a mural dating back to the shop’s roots. The store was...

Local business starts new Thanksgiving tradition Every Golden Moment hosts Friendsgiving Dinner in the first of a series of holiday gatherings
Oct04

Local business starts new Thanksgiving tradition Every Golden Moment hosts Friendsgiving Dinner in the first of a series of holiday gatherings

Photo C/O @markandkait Thanksgiving pulls people back home. Set at the beginning of Reading Week, it will see many students travelling both near and far to spend time with their families and old friends. It causes most of us to pause, even for a moment, and reflect on who, what and where we’re grateful for. However, Thanksgiving is not always festive and fun. Founder of Every Golden Moment Carina Noyes knows that the holidays can be...

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll tell you where to have your coffee!
Sep29

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll tell you where to have your coffee!

Photo by Madeline Neumann By Barjot Gill Happy National Coffee Day! You finally have some free time; how do you see yourself spending the day? [{"title":"Mulberry Street Coffeehouse","points":"0"},{"title":"Vintage Coffee Roasters","points":"0"},{"title":"Detour Coffee Roasters","points":"1"},{"title":"541 Eatery & Exchange","points":"2"},{"title":"Red Church Caf\u00e9 + Gallery","points":"0"}] Volunteering at a local non-profit...