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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. […]

3 Questions with Mark Furukawa of Dr. Disc

3 Questions with Mark Furukawa of Dr. Disc

It’s been a downtown Hamilton institution for decades, driven by an entrepreneur whose civic pride and commitment to the core has made him a shining star in the business community. He’s the good Dr., Mark Furukawa, owner of Dr. Disc on Wilson Street in downtown […]

Chacha’s Pierogi: Lyndsay Boyd

Chacha’s Pierogi: Lyndsay Boyd

Over the last couple of years, Lyndsay Boyd has practiced and perfected the art of pierogi-making, a family tradition passed on by her mother and her “chachas” (meaning aunts). The recipe belonged to her great-grandmother who immigrated to Canada from Ukraine. Lyndsay started her business Chacha’s Pierogi […]

Chris Got Fit: A journey to a healthier lifestyle

Chris Got Fit: A journey to a healthier lifestyle

Chris Tarpos was born and raised in Stoney Creek, Ontario. He loves making people laugh. And he has a huge crush on Hilary Duff (who he has met again and again and again). At his highest weight, Chris was 350 pounds. In October 2014, Chris […]

Steve Strongman: No Time Like Now

Steve Strongman: No Time Like Now

Photo Credit Matt Barnes Canadian blues musician, Hamilton Music Award winner, and JUNO Award winner Steve Strongman chatted with us about his latest album,  “No Time Like Now” (Sonic Unyon/Sony Music Canada). We heard his new singles March 3 at Mills Hardware to celebrate the official album release March […]

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 […]