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Biking like a Viking

Winter cycling brings all the benefits of fair-weather riding with just some thoughtful preparation. Years ago, in one of our ever-more-rare cold snaps, I was in front of my house waiting for my child to get home on the school bus when up the street came a lone…
Arts + Culture

The Players’ Guild of Hamilton taking a leap of faith with new production

God and the Indian is a hard-hitting, provocative look at the complex process of healing from trauma, and what happens when the abused meets the abuser. God and the Indian has been staged only a few times since its creation. It premiered in 2013 in Vancouver with famed…
Food + Drink

ON THE MENU: What’s opened and closed on the local restaurant scene

Here's a list of what has come, gone and changed in Hamilton and Burlington in 2023, along with some glimpses of what's launching in 2024. It has been a turbulent time in the restaurant business and the waters could be getting choppier.   The restaurant game is always risky…
City Life

Calling for a miracle for local journalism

Hamilton's public relations ranks vastly outnumbers reporters in this city and that's bad news, says one of those PR pros. Jay Robb says supporting The Hamilton Spectator is a 'crucible moment' for Hamilton. Editor’s note: This piece by Jay Robb originally appeared in The Hamilton Spectator on Oct.

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THINGS TO DO IN HAMILTON, BURLINGTON

We are spoiled for things to see and do in #HamOnt and #BurlOn. HAMILTON CITY Magazine helps you keep up with it all. Think of us as your plugged-in friend who knows all the cool stuff happening around town! Get out and enjoy – and tell them HCM sent you!
City Life

Biking like a Viking

Winter cycling brings all the benefits of fair-weather riding with just some thoughtful preparation. Years ago, in one of our ever-more-rare cold snaps, I was in front of my house waiting for my child to get home on the school bus when up the street came a lone…
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Arts + Culture

The Players’ Guild of Hamilton taking a leap of faith with new production

God and the Indian is a hard-hitting, provocative look at the complex process of healing from trauma, and what happens when the abused meets the abuser. God and the Indian has been staged only a few times since its creation. It premiered in 2013 in Vancouver with famed…
City Life

Planting the seeds of spring

Mark your calendars – Feb. 3. Seedy Saturday by Green Venture is an opportunity to swap seeds with other gardeners, buy from small companies and share passion for gardeners. If you’re a gardener, there is a part of the depths of winter you always look forward to. Not…
Food + Drink

ON THE MENU: What’s opened and closed on the local restaurant scene

Here's a list of what has come, gone and changed in Hamilton and Burlington in 2023, along with some glimpses of what's launching in 2024. It has been a turbulent time in the restaurant business and the waters could be getting choppier.   The restaurant game is always risky…
Arts + Culture

New mural printed at Hamilton Farmers’ Market

Local artist John Godfrey teamed up with Prints Ink, a Hamilton start-up that offers the services of wallPen, a massive vertical printer. A new mural at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market combines the talents of a local artist with a massive inkjet printer that prints on vertical walls. John…
Arts + Culture

Ardyth Brott appointed to the Order Of Canada

Hamilton music leader joins her late husband, conductor Boris Brott, in being recognized with one of the country's highest honour. One of the new members of the Order of Canada is Hamilton music luminary Ardyth Brott. Governor General Mary Simon announced 78 new appointments to one of…
Arts + Culture

Hamilton Arts Week accepting applications for signature events

10th annual Hamilton Arts Council event taking place June 5-14 with events across the city. The 10th annual Hamilton Arts Week returns June 5 to 14 and is now accepting applications from artists and arts organizations to participate as signature events. Applicants can request between $500 to…