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Niagara Escarpment Walks Near Hamilton

Here’s a guest post by Paul Shaker of Geotrail. Discovering Steeltown’s Other Side Name the only major Canadian city that has a UNESCO World Biosphere reserve running right through the middle of the community?  Is it Vancouver with its idyllic mountain backdrop? Is it Ottawa with the venerable Gatineau Park? Or is it Montreal with
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Kids Day in Hamilton’s Gore Park

From our hard-working friends at Downtown Hamilton BIA: The Downtown Hamilton BIA is proud to announce Kids day Thursday August 1st at the Gore Park Summer Promenade.  We want to welcome kids of all ages downtown to enjoy some great activities. The Pirates of Love, Calico Jack & Billy Bones will be live on stage
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Civil War at Westfield Heritage Village

  Here’s some news about the old Civil War, from our friends at Hamilton Conservation Authority: Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of the American Civil War Experience at Westfield Heritage Village on Sunday June 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This special program will be your chance to experience the conflict,
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Protecting Coyotes at Eramosa Karst Conservation Area

Encouraging news from Hamilton Conservation Authority. Instead of warning people to stay away from the coyote’s territory until it can be found and killed, staff are asking people to give it space so it can live in peace — and probably breed and rear its young. This is a good news story for nature near
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Niagara Escarpment’s Westfield for Maple Syrup Fun

Here’s our annual news of what you can do with our friends at Westfield Heritage Village! The trees are tapped, the sap is dripping and the fires are crackling – it must be maple syrup time at Westfield Heritage Village! Visitors to this spectacular rural setting will learn all about one of Canada’s sweetest and
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Funeral Details for the Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander

One of the readers of our blog asked us for details about the funeral service for Lincoln Alexander. Thanks to the constituency office of MPP Ted Arnott and the Ontario Office of Protocol, we can share this information: SERVICE DETAILS Friday, October 26, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, Ontario There
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Lincoln Alexander of Hamilton, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

News of the death of Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander brings back memories for Mike and for me. I met him once in the late 1980s, and I knew I was in the presence of greatness. He was visiting the church I attended, St. Mary Magdalene’s Anglican in Toronto, and he joined us afterwards for coffee
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Celebrate Hamilton’s Local Food Menus

Localicious continues until Oct. 14 at Hamilton’s 12 participating restaurants. Our advertiser Nickebrook served up their wide range of beers at the Launch Party on Sept. 18. Here are more of Mike’s photos from the Launch. Find all these establishments taking part in Localicious this year! Entertainment was provided by the popular Food Jammers: Micah
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Localicious Good for Farmers & Local Kids

Supporters of Localicious appreciate that participating restaurants source ingredients from local farmers. The Launch Party itself does good: proceeds from the party support a summer camp for disadvantaged kids in Hamilton. Here are more photos of the Launch Party, taken by Mike Davis: Here’s more information about Localicious, which runs until Oct. 14. We’ll post
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Localicous Launch a Sell-Out

The launch party for the Downtown Hamilton Localicious Experience held on Sept. 18 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton was a sold-out success! 350 people attended and sampled food from the “delicious dozen” participating restaurants. Beverages were available from our friends at Nickelbrook Brewery, and Ridge Road Estate Winery, Red Hill Coffee Trade and the
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