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Food + Drink

The Cat is back

Beloved John Street South pub and live music venue the Cat & Fiddle has reopened under new ownership.  When Reg Collett and Dario Pacini first opened the Cat ’N’ Fiddle in 1993, it quickly became one of the city’s best spots, most notably for its Wednesday night…
Food + Drink

Three Hamilton Bar Bands to Watch in 2024

Heather Valley and the Current State, Wreckless Harbour and Checkerboard Floors frequently play local bars and breweries and offer a fantastic show for their audiences.  Is there a more enjoyable way to spend an afternoon or evening than with some good local craft brews (or other beverage of…
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Arts + Culture

Sound on Film

Hamilton-based score composers Nathan Fleet and Mike Trebilcock talk about the business and the process of setting music to movies and TV. Music is often the beating heart of a film or TV show. Take the score away or change it, and no matter how excellent the writing…
Arts + Culture

Hamilton radio: A century on the airwaves

Since 1922, the city has been a powerhouse of music radio and is home to the oldest English language commercial radio station in Canada. Before Spotify and iTunes, before MP3s and wi-fi, CDs and cassettes, certainly before television, there was radio. Many people today have vivid memories of…
City Life

City View: Tim Potocic is making beautiful music

Owner/president of record label Sonic Unyon and the driving force behind Supercrawl, Because Beer Craft Festival and venues Bridgeworks and Mills Hardware, Potocic is also among the local pioneers who invested in Hamilton’s downtown long before it was cool to do so. Tim Potocic was born in…
Made in Hamilton

Commerce and community

John Porter’s BarterPay is helping its users save money in an ever-challenging economy. In business, the best way to prove your concept is to demonstrate it successfully.   This is exactly what BarterPay CEO John Porter did when he secured an interview with digital marketing guru and VaynerX founder…