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A festival of festivals

Hamilton is a city of festivals, meaning you can spend each of your summer weekends taking in all the city – and Burlington! – has to offer. When someone asks what you’re doing on the weekend any time this summer, just say “Hamilton.” Festival season is…
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‘Bold’ YMCA campaign aims to double community impact

The Y Saves Lives targets raising $25M for outreach programs, capital upgrades with matching funds donated by the Alinea Land Corporation. The Y Saves Lives campaign to raise $25 million over five years aims to double the number of people served by the YMCA in Hamilton, Burlington, and…
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Experience Hamilton to Dublin

It’s easy to connect to Ireland through Iceland from Steeltown aboard PLAY Airlines. Dublin, Ireland is one of those cities I’m glad I spent 48 hours exploring. Last minute, I added it to a longer trip through the Emerald Island and didn’t regret it. Now, I want to…
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Life in the City

PHOTOS BY BRENT PERNIAC, DONNA WAXMAN AND GARY GREEN Broadcaster Annette Hamm and author Margaret Atwood at a gritLIT event at Theatre Aquarius, April 9. gritLit's Jessica Rose, author Margaret Atwood and Theatre Aquarius's Neal Miller at a gritLIT event at…
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Learning for the (long) weekend: The power of Niagara Falls

Canada’s most famous attraction is an opportunity to get up close to the force of nature in adventurous, exciting and educational ways. Niagara Falls is where the power of nature meets the impact of innovation. If you haven’t been to the Falls recently, now might be the time…
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The Cancer Assistance Program: There when needed

For 30 years, Hamilton's CAP has been providing rides, medical equipment, prosthetics, nutritional supplements – and now an educational podcast – to patients who get a diagnosis they never hoped to hear. It’s a group no one ever wants to join.  But for Hamiltonians who learn…