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    Hamilton’s new restaurants: 2017 edition

    Hamilton’s food and drink scene is on a roll with no signs of slowing down. Around 50 new restaurants, breweries and cafés have recently opened their doors to hungry diners (or are just about to). Here’s your guide to just some of the delicious new hotspots I’m excited to welcome…

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    Hamilton Breweries – Beer lives here!

    Arts and draught: A thirst-quenching look at new breweries pouring into the city Before you blink twice, another new brewery is being added to an impressive, growing roster in the Hammer, much to the delight of hometown beer enthusiasts. Hop on over and you’ll find the ale, lager, porter, or…

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    Hamilton Fashion

    Riding high off another successful run of the Fashion Zone at Supercrawl and with Hamilton Fashion Week just around the corner, it’s clear that Hamilton’s fashion scene is growing rapidly with lots to offer.  Exploring Hamilton fashion – from local designers to beautifully curated boutiques – is a great way…

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    Fresh from the Farm – Where to Pick-Your-Own Fall Treats in Hamilton

    As the harvest season draws to a close, fall’s last sweet treats—apples and pears—are ripe and ready for picking. Local pumpkin patches are also open, allowing families to choose the perfect jack-o’-lantern-worthy pumpkin. The Hamilton area is 70 per cent rural, perfect for those who live close by to grab fresh…

  • Music Venues in Hamilton

    Hamilton has a vibrant music scene just waiting to be explored. You can find music everywhere – from stadiums to intimate clubs. To discover music in this city, you simply need to know where to go. Major Venues   Tim Hortons Field CFL fans will recognize the name Ivor Wynne…

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    Hamilton’s Hottest Hiking Trails

    Whether you’re hiking in time for spring blooms or the changing of the fall leaves, keep this list handy to help guide your Hamilton trails adventure. Christie Lake Christie Lake is basically a giant outdoor playground with a beach and disc golf, and great hiking trails. There is also a…

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    Summer Fun at Hamilton’s Beaches

    Sun, sand and surf! You can enjoy all three without ever having to hit the road or show your passport. So slip on your swimsuit, grab your most stylish pair of shades and enjoy Hamilton’s versions of paradise on the water. Wild at heart: Binbrook Conservation Area If you don’t…

  • A guide to Hamilton’s Art Crawl

    On the second Friday of every month, Hamilton’s arts and culture hub, James Street North, is transformed by a decade-old phenomenon called Art Crawl. These now famous art crawls provide a one-stop shop to experience the city’s burgeoning art, music, and food scenes, while shopping local, people watching, and taking…

  • Elevated fun on Air Force Day give visitors a plane view of Canada’s proud aviation history

    There’s magic in the air happening on July 8 as the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum hosts one of the country’s most noteworthy Canada 150 events. It will bring together more than 70 aircraft and current members of the Canadian Air Force during Air Force Day – Past, Present & Future….

  • Hamilton Daily Food and Drink Deals

    No matter which day of the week you choose to visit one of Hamilton’s great restaurants, you can expect tasty flavours and a memorable experience. Daily Specials – offered by more Hamilton eateries than we could list here – serve as their way of saying ‘Thank you for being our customer”….