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Author: Justin Harney

Interview with Erin Dunham of The Other Bird

Interview with Erin Dunham of The Other Bird

When people hear the word entrepreneur, most recall successful examples: Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Mark Zucherberg or Jack Dorsey. Rare are the stories of hardship and failure, or the fact that you are more likely to fail as a business than succeed. Birds of a Feather Can Do […]

Supercrawl 2016

Supercrawl 2016

Celebrating community and arts in Hamilton. Fire, paint and water. After a record hot summer, Supercrawl is back. It’s that time of the year when all the fresh students, local hipsters and out-of-towners come to Hamilton and take in the sights and sounds of the […]

Soupfest 2016 – Living Rock boils down to community

Soupfest 2016 – Living Rock boils down to community

Hamilton’s Soupfest 2016 Written by: Justin Harney – Another year, another cup of soup, but not Mr. Noodles. The hard working folks at Living Rock put on another successful instalment of Soupfest 2016, raising money and awareness for homeless youth. Raising the bar from a […]

The Mule is Hamilton’s Tequila House

The Mule is Hamilton’s Tequila House

There was a time in Hamilton where there was an abundance of Tacos, long before cool spots like The Mule. Back in the day, before the Cash Money opened up on Dundurn in the golden age of the Hamilton taco scene, the mighty Taco Bell […]

The Hamilton Glowriders

The Hamilton Glowriders

Who are the Hamilton Glowriders? I had the opportunity to rent a Hamilton Social Bicycle and explore the city at night with the infamous social biking crew, the Hamilton Glowriders. There is no cost associated with riding in the group, and I was surprised to discover […]

Supercrawl 2015: Hamilton is served its end-of-summer waterslide

Supercrawl 2015: Hamilton is served its end-of-summer waterslide

Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for. Hamilton spent this summer fighting with the city for a waterslide, but was handed a water crawl. Hamilton’s Supercrawl has had positive growth since its humble beginnings in 2009, reaching beyond James St. North to […]

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic 2015

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic 2015

The Arkells, Gordon Lightfoot and Bahamas The Harvest Greenbelt Picnic marks the end of summer, attracting musicians and local food trucks to celebrate music, nature and local produce. Despite the loss of popular headliners, Iron and Wine, the show managed to go on, featuring hometown […]

Because Beer 2015: Hamilton’s Craft Brew Festival

Because Beer 2015: Hamilton’s Craft Brew Festival

This year’s Because Beer festival (July 10 and 11), brought 30 craft breweries together with local food vendors and live music at Hamilton’s Pier 4 Park to welcome fellow beer lovers to mix and mingle while enjoying the peaceful view of the Hamilton harbour front. Here’s our recap […]

PHOTOS: JUNO Awards Gala

PHOTOS: JUNO Awards Gala

The JUNO Awards kicked off with the Green Carpet Welcome Reception on Friday and broke into different events, pop up shows and celebrity sightings across our bright city. The Lister Block was beautifully lit, showcasing one of Hamilton’s historic assets. It has been 14 years since the CARAS […]

Local Fundraiser Warms the Heart of Hamilton: Soupfest 2015

Local Fundraiser Warms the Heart of Hamilton: Soupfest 2015

Soupfest is Living Rock’s annual fundraiser, presented by First Ontario Credit Union. It’s a great opportunity to invite the Hamilton community to participate in supporting youth at risk. All of the proceeds support Living Rock life skill development and employment training. An estimated 5000 people […]