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Queer and trans movement series fosters solidarity Christopher Bourke and Ritual Island provide a queer and trans movement series
Nov15

Queer and trans movement series fosters solidarity Christopher Bourke and Ritual Island provide a queer and trans movement series

Graphic C/O Robin Lamarr When yoga instructor Christopher Bourke began a queer and trans yoga class at Andrea Soos Yoga Studio in Dundas, a consistent piece of feedback he kept hearing was that it wasn’t accessible due to its location. Many current and prospective attendees were hoping for a yoga series downtown. Bourke began to think about solving this problem and that’s when he crossed paths with Robin Lamarr of movement and...

Jennifer Yee shares tips on how to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle
Oct18

Jennifer Yee shares tips on how to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle

Photos C/O Razan Samara, Jennifer Yee Jennifer Yee is the self-proclaimed love child of Stevie Nicks and Indiana Jones, an identity I realized she’s adopted wholeheartedly as we went on a little adventure around her Riverdale neighbourhood looking for community gardens and a worker-owned natural food market. In recent years she’s delved deep into researching ways she can adopt a more sustainable and ethical lifestyle. From making her...

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...

Café thrives from small beginnings The Mustard Seed Co-operative Grocery expands to include new café
Sep12

Café thrives from small beginnings The Mustard Seed Co-operative Grocery expands to include new café

Photos by Kyle West By Drew Simpson The Mustard Seed Co-operative’s new café is just shy of two weeks old. The café fits in a perfect hub on the left upon entering the grocery store. The warm string lights, wooden details and contrasting black backdrop displaying the café menu set a welcoming tone for the Mustard Seed Co-op. At one end of the space lays the café, inside the store yet out of the way of potential shopping. At the other...

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 With great art comes great responsibilityHamont Doodles depicts the beauty of Hamilton throughout InktoberWard 1 Voting 101: A voting guide for Mac...

Working out for the better Ritual Island makes wellness and movement more accessible to Hamilton
Jan26

Working out for the better Ritual Island makes wellness and movement more accessible to Hamilton

When Robin Lamarr was 19 years old, she purchased a 30-day pass to a Toronto yoga studio and instantly fell in love. She later became a certified yoga and Pilates instructor, delving deeper into the mindful movement practice and learning new ways to help others feel good in their bodies. She became fascinated with integrating functional range conditioning, strength and mobilizing exercises, as well as dance, into the yoga atmosphere....