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Author: Amanda Stancati

What’s Happening in Hamilton this Holiday Season?

What’s Happening in Hamilton this Holiday Season?

For those who love this season as much as I do, here’s how you can take part in the holiday cheer around the city. Hamilton Holiday Events Ottawa Street Christmas Shopping Day What: Stroll along Ottawa Street popping in and out of shops and enjoy […]

NOSH Chef Wars: Who will be Hamilton’s Top Chef?

NOSH Chef Wars: Who will be Hamilton’s Top Chef?

This year marks the first year of NOSH, Hamilton’s weeklong culinary celebration with almost 60 events to honour the city’s food culture. From October 17-23, you’ll get to enjoy special menus, promotions, cooking demonstrations and more from the likes of Made for you by Madeleine, Mezcal […]

Advancing Women in the Skilled Trades

Advancing Women in the Skilled Trades

YWCA Hamilton and Workforce Planning Hamilton partnered to create AdvanceWomenInTrades.com. The website, targeted at employers, was funded by Status of Women Canada and provides resources for recruiting, retaining and advancing women in skilled trades. The project team worked with employers, stakeholders and women in trades to […]

Hamilton Street Style: Supercrawl 2016

Hamilton Street Style: Supercrawl 2016

There’s something bittersweet about Supercrawl. It’s one of Hamilton’s most anticipated events with some of the best offerings in music, art, and food – but it also signals the end of summer: back to school, Hamilton hikes to spot the leaves changing colour, and fall fashion. After […]

Karam Kitchen: Hamilton’s Generous Catering Company

Karam Kitchen: Hamilton’s Generous Catering Company

By now you have likely heard of Karam Kitchen, a new Hamilton catering company translated to Generous Kitchen in Arabic. Founded by Brittani Farrington and Kim Kralt, Karam Kitchen is led by chefs Rawa’a Aloliwi, Dalal Al Zoubi, and Manahel Al Shareef, three Syrian newcomers […]

Q&A with Winona Peach Festival Queen and Princesses

Q&A with Winona Peach Festival Queen and Princesses

The Winona Peach Festival has been a community event since 1967 – and a tradition in my family for years. Besides its famous peach sundaes, the Winona Peach Festival is known for its pageant for contestents between 16 and 19 years old. We chatted with […]

How to Meet the People of Hamilton

How to Meet the People of Hamilton

Meeting new friends is harder when you’re out of school and enter into the workforce. Friendships during youth are mostly a result of geography and convenience, where classmates and neighbours are good company. As people move away and focus on their individual interests, as school […]

Digital Marketing and Design in Hamilton

Digital Marketing and Design in Hamilton

One of Hamilton’s most endearing characteristics is its entrepreneurial spirit. With businesses popping up in all kinds of different sectors, new members of the community are being welcomed with open arms and wallets. There’s no doubt the people of Hamilton are tech-savvy and have developed a strong social […]

Bike Appetit: The newest way to eat your way through town

Bike Appetit: The newest way to eat your way through town

The dining scene in Hamilton is even more unique thanks to Brandon Love, who decided in his spare time (between working in the restaurant industry and owning a leather accessories company) to create Bike Appetit. Drawing on Hamilton’s cycling culture and food frenzy, Bike Appetit offers the […]

Hamilton Festivals: Summer 2016

Hamilton Festivals: Summer 2016

Last year, People of Hamilton had a blast experiencing some of the festivals the city has to offer, from sampling brews at Because Beer to dancing in the rain at Supercrawl. While we can’t attend every event, we can round-up some of the most popular […]

Jacob Chodoriwsky of Board and Tale Games

Jacob Chodoriwsky of Board and Tale Games

*Pictured above: Board and Tale team A Hamilton resident for the past five years, Jacob Chodoriwsky, 32, co-founded Board and Tale Games in March 2015 with partners David Gundrum and Kenneth Pham. His flagship game, Stratos, is in stores across Canada and the US. Stratos is […]

Collective Arts Bash in the Brewery Giveaway: Series Six Release

Collective Arts Bash in the Brewery Giveaway: Series Six Release

After the success of November’s Bash in the Brewery in collaboration with Nickel Brook Brewing, Collective Arts is hosting another Bash in the Brewery on Saturday, May 14 from 6pm-12am. The Collective Arts Series Six Launch will feature $5 BEERS (10 brews on tap), 68 ART […]

Tea time with Elana Laing & Kaz Simaitis of Parkermanns Fine Tea

Tea time with Elana Laing & Kaz Simaitis of Parkermanns Fine Tea

Choosing a flavour at Parkermanns Fine Tea Co. is part of the fun. With over 100 varieties, it doesn’t feel right to try the same tea twice, at least not for your first cup. Located on King Street East in Olde Town Stoney Creek, Elana […]

Glamour in the Hammer: A Good Shepherd Fundraiser

Glamour in the Hammer: A Good Shepherd Fundraiser

Eight designers, nine restaurants, a runway, and 600 people supporting a great cause. This was Hamilton’s second annual Glamour in the Hammer fundraiser for the Good Shepherd. Organized by Kerry Wade and Lynn Bebee of Blackbird Studios, the April 22 event was held at the […]