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Westfield Heritage Village celebrates history and ice cream

Westfield Heritage Village celebrates history and ice cream

For many years, the ice cream festival has been a staple at Westfield Heritage Village. What started as a festival turned into a carnival a few years ago with traditional carnival games as well. The carnival always runs on the August long weekend for the Sunday and Monday […]

Visit the Ancaster Farmer’s Market on a Wednesday afternoon

Visit the Ancaster Farmer’s Market on a Wednesday afternoon

We’re thankful for all the amazing events that summer brings: local ice cream shops open their doors, outside concerts and festivals fill up our weekends, and farmer’s markets provide a place to pick up locally sourced food and gain a sense of community. Every Wednesday from […]

Toronto “Condo King” Brad Lamb takes on Hamilton

Toronto “Condo King” Brad Lamb takes on Hamilton

Brad Lamb is the CEO of Brad J. Lamb Realty Inc (est. 1995) and Lamb Development Corp. (est. 2001). Lamb has been involved in the sale of over 28,000 properties while his development company has completed 19 developments. His $360-million dollar Hamilton project, Television City, […]

Hidden gems to visit this summer

Hidden gems to visit this summer

The weather is starting to get warmer and most university students are now on summer break and looking for something to do to fill their time. What most students don’t know, however, is that there are plenty of hidden gems around Hamilton that are just […]

A good Friday in Hamilton

A good Friday in Hamilton

This past Friday – Good Friday – there was an art crawl on James Street North. Despite there only being a few vendors, as it’s still early in the art crawl season and a holiday, it was still a great day to explore the street. […]

A day in the 1800s: Westfield’s Maple Syrup Festival

A day in the 1800s: Westfield’s Maple Syrup Festival

Westfield’s Maple Syrup Festival in Rockton Despite Sunday being a bit brisker than the warm February and March days we’ve been having in Hamilton, many people still came out to Westfield Heritage Village for the Maple Syrup Festival in Rockton, Ontario. The annual festival is designed to celebrate […]

Long weekend scenes from #HamOnt (PHOTOS)

Long weekend scenes from #HamOnt (PHOTOS)

The Family Day long weekend had many out and about in Hamilton, Ontario. If you questioned just how picturesque the city could be, here are some of our favourite photos found with the hashtag #HamOnt. #brucetrail #niagaraescarpment #hamont #ontario #canada #hike #hiking #trail #hikingtrail #nature #forest […]

Let’s talk about LOVE

Let’s talk about LOVE

‘Tis the season of love…we asked 5 super cool Hamiltonians to share their dating experiences and tips in time for Valentine’s Day. Worst date ever: “We met online. He seemed super smart and funny. We met at a local restaurant and said our hellos, he […]

Who do you love the most?

Who do you love the most?

Whether it’s a girlfriend, boyfriend, parent, sibling or even a pet (my dog is my best friend!), there is no doubt Hamilton is filled with love. Even on a hot summer day, walking down the glistening sunny streets, you can often catch people sharing a […]

Jonny Blonde: Giving Back Through Food

Jonny Blonde: Giving Back Through Food

If people are hungry, you have to feed them. It’s as simple as that for Chef Jonny Blonde, who is no stranger to cooking for a cause. A pillar of Hamilton’s food scene, you’ll often see Jonny Blonde out and about in the community, at […]

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 […]

Ecstasy Yoga: A Midsummer’s Dream Kick Off

Ecstasy Yoga: A Midsummer’s Dream Kick Off

Narula’s Banquet Hall was filled with people in glowing white clothes and neon body paint on Friday August 19th. Glow-in-the-dark Ecstasy yoga on Barton Street kicked off the Midsummer’s Dream Yoga fest last weekend, although it was only one of three activities that took place […]

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 […]