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Christy Bruce: Champion of the ‘Blind Date’

Going on a blind date can be pretty nerve-wracking. Now imagine having to go on one every single night. On top of the pressure to create conversation with the other person and be interesting, you now have the pressure of a full audience watching you. Now picture it being opening ...

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Creative Hands: Made with care

The sweet smell of homemade candles and freshly-cut wood fills the air at L’Arch Hamilton. The community-based foundation was started by Hamilton icon Jean Vanier in 1964. L’Arch provides support and services to individuals with developmental disabilities within the city. L’Arch offers many programs for people with developmental disabilities, its ...

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Fit for a princess

“Every year, the women of New York leave the past behind and look forward to the future.” These words were once spoken by NYC fashion queen Carrie Bradshaw and are repeated during every tipsy girls’ night binge-watching session of Sex and the City. Bradshaw was a stylish, albeit fictional, newspaper ...

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Hamilton Fringe hunts for playwrights

The hunt is on for the next big playwright in the Greater Toronto Area. The Hamilton Fringe Festival is holding its 11th annual New Play Contest, in which artists from the GTA are encouraged to submit their work to be judged in hopes of winning a free production slot in ...

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Nothing Bundt Cakes around here!

Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its first location in Canada on Sept.15, in Burlington. The bakery idea started in Las Vegas in 1997, when Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz decided to put their spatulas together. The owners of the newest location are Debbie Shwetz’s son, T-Jay Shwetz and his wife Morgen. ...

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