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A Guide to Outdoor Patio Dining in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton

  Summer creates a new demand for cool outdoor dining and drinking spots to beat the heat. We take our patio season seriously in Hamilton and here are a few local favourites that range from the tried-and-true to the off […]

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Catch a Ride at Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology Steamer Days

Posted in #MyHamilton

As a growing family with an active three year old and another one the way, we are always looking for family friendly activities to do over the weekend that are stress free, local, keep the little one busy and can […]

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6 Things to do in Hamilton Canada Day 2015

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It’s happening in Hamilton this Canada Day! The city will host a number of celebrations with lots to see and do for the whole family. For a full list of Canada Day activities, visit our website listings.   1. Canada Day […]

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Strike a Pose: Take an Outdoor Yoga Class in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton, Outdoor Adventure

It’s a calm evening, with barely a ripple disturbing Hamilton’s Christie Lake. I’m lying in Savasana pose on a stand-up paddleboard (or SUP), the sounds of the conservation area – birds, crickets, the occasional fish jumping – gently joining this tranquil […]

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Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes “New” Music Director

Posted in #MyHamilton

Gemma New was recently named Music Director at the HPO (Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra), and she can’t wait to get to Hamilton. New is the associate conductor at the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and founder/director of the Lunar Ensemble in Baltimore. […]

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Where to Flock to Bird Watch in Hamilton

Posted in #MyHamilton, Outdoor Adventure

“Don’t scan around with the binoculars, look in the direction you want and then lift them to your face,” suggests birder Peter Thoem, as I search about for a bird. I had asked Peter to take me around and show […]

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Get Out Into the Green: Upcoming Outdoor Events at Civic Museums

Posted in #MyHamilton, Fairs and Festivals, Heritage & History

Now that spring is finally upon us, the beautiful landscapes that surround our civic museum sites have come to life. Many days, as I find myself crossing a dewy grass field of blossoming tress or passing through a budding stonewalled […]

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Weekend Highlights: June 5-7

Posted in Summer Weekends in Hamilton

With the first weekend of June almost here, we have rounded up a list highlighting the fun activities and events happening this jam-packed weekend in Hamilton! Read on for highlights, or visit our website for full weekend listings. 1. 18th Annual Dundas […]

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Hamilton’s Electronic Music Scene

Posted in #MyHamilton, Hamilton Music Scene

For a long time, if you thought about Hamilton music, you thought about grit and guitars. Hamilton has been home to some gritty guitar bands – some great guitar bands – and that, for the most part, was the foundation […]

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10 Things to Do in Hamilton Victoria Day Long Weekend 2015

Posted in Tourism Hamilton Blog

Hamilton is abuzz with activity this upcoming long weekend. Read on for ideas on how to adventure and enjoy this beautiful city of ours this weekend. For even more ideas, visit a complete listing of activities and events happening this […]

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