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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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Academy Awards Best Picture Movie Review: The Revenant

Rating: 4/5 There has been a lot of hype surrounding this movie. The pre-screenings, which had some audience members walking out due to the violence, the stories of the production hell that the movie and the actors went through, all contributed to the buzz. But The Revenant, which features an all-star cast and ...

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Staxx: Restaurant Review

After premiering on The Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here, Staxx Burger Chicken & Waffle House has become a popular restaurant in the heart of downtown Hamilton. Staxx is a small but mighty restaurant that has brought a twist to the typical chicken and waffles. I went to Staxx to ...

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Post-apocalyptic dance party attracts out-of-towners

Fishnets, face masks, goggles, war paint, and a whole lot of black. At the post-apocalyptic-themed event called Asylum, the crowd stepped, swayed, and stomped to electronic beats while dressed in outfits inspired by Mad Max and Fallout. The dark dance event has been growing in popularity. Previously hosted on a ...

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White Elephant

White Elephant is a boutique that specializes in women’s clothing. It has a strong focus on Canadian items. With 18 different designers, White Elephant chooses clothing mostly from the Montreal area. The boutique opened in Hamilton in 2008 at the original location on James Street North and then expanded in ...

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