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City Life

Keep an eye on the sky for raptors

Annual migration of hawks, vultures and falcons brings these hunting birds back to our area, lifted by the thermals created by the Niagara escarpment. If you’re like me, then driving this time of year can be a real hazard. It’s not the sudden unexpected snow squalls or foggy…
City Life

Cabin Fever

Embrace Hamilton’s great outdoors by booking a stay at one of the new Valens Lake Conservation Area cabins. If you like the idea of camping but don’t actually like the part that involves sleeping on the ground in a tent, the good folks at the Hamilton…
Arts + Culture

Experience year-round outdoor art along historic corridor

The Trail Mix Museum on the Pipeline Trail in the city’s east end is bringing the creation and enjoyment of art to underserved places. The best kind of art is that found in unexpected places. So how about a multi-disciplinary installation of what the organizers call “a multi-disciplinary…
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Stargazers: The naturalists of the night

Winter nights are a great time to get outside and look up to enjoy the show the universe puts on. On March 1, Jupiter and Venus will line up very close to the moon. Look west about an hour after sunset and you won’t be able to miss…
City Life

Get out and about

Beer, golf, frogs, rooftop patios, rinks and treehouses … There are so many only-in-Hamilton experiences to be had during the winter months. Here are a few of our favourites! Cold ones in the Cold Since craft beer and toques go hand in hand –…
City Life

Feed the birds – the right way

Setting up a backyard feeder for your feathered friends is a rewarding way to connect to nature and some ancient traditions. A few years ago, we were finally successful in growing giant-headed sunflowers. They stood tall over the back of our garden plot, nodding in the breeze, signalling…
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