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City School puts the rubber to the road

As of Sept. 25, Hamiltonians will have access to free college classes around the city. The City School initiative and Mohawk College are now offering courses out of their new mobile classroom. The mobile classroom is an extension of the already-established City School programming. Natalie Shearer, a training specialist with ...

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A successful start for a new taste

Jamaican and Nigerian palates come together inside Dengi’s Kitchen, a new takeout business on the corner of King Street East and Tisdale Street North. Gospel singer and self-taught chef Dengiyefa Akene saw a niche in the food world of Hamilton that had yet to be filled. By making Dengi’s Kitchen ...

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Jerkagram brings avant-garde sound back to This Ain’t Hollywood Sept. 27

Although Jerkagram is an American duo based out of Los Angeles, they have developed a relationship with the Hamilton music scene. On a previous tour through Hamilton, the band met Ryan Ferguson of the long-running Hamilton space rock band SIANspheric. They stayed in touch and Ferguson ended up providing artwork ...

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Sidewalk Sounds 2017 goes out with a bang

The Concession Business Improvement Area (BIA) held a street music festival on Hamilton’s mountain on Sept. 15, 2017. Sidewalk Sounds showcased local musicians and Concession Street businesses. Concession BIA executive director Cristina Geissler said the street has lots of new businesses opening up. She said Sidewalk Sounds is a way ...

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Local artists showcase work at Supercrawl

For many of Hamilton’s artists, Supercrawl is a good way to showcase their work. The annual Supercrawl brought a lot of artists to James Street, who showcased their different art styles and attracted many passers-by to the occasion. Caillin Kowalczyk of Lovesick Designs is an artist who focuses on landmark art. ...

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