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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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Downtown Hamilton Serves Up Localicious Food Festival

Downtown Hamilton celebrates the upcoming Downtown Localicious Festival on Sept. 18 with a lavish Launch Party at the Art Gallery of Hamilton from 6 – 9 pm. Tickets are $20 and this lets you sample a wide range of locally grown food prepared by downtown Hamilton chefs. In addition, there will be local music, wine, beer and a cooking demonstration by the
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Westfield’s Fairy Tale Persists

     We have an important update from Westfield Heritage Village, near Rockton, about their fairy photo that we blogged about in Oct. Some of you were as intrigued as I was, and now, after some further inquiries, and more time has passed, they are sharing the photo with us! Look carefully to see the faint but
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Wild Waterworks Christmas Sale

Desperate for a last-minute gift? Here’s one that looks forward to warm weather returning, from our friends at Hamilton Conservation: Wild Waterworks is proud to announce that for the first time ever, families can take advantage of significant savings by purchasing a 2012 Family Pass for four!       The pass — good for the entire
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George Down, Tower Poetry Society’s Featured Poet

We’re pleased to share the news that George Down of Hamilton is the Tower Poetry Society’s Featured Poet for 2011-2012. George and his wife Trudi are great friends of Escarpment Views. They own and operate The Book Band, which promotes Canadian small press publishers and writers. You may have seen them representing their authors at
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Locke Street Festival Cleans Out Escarpment Views

     Locke Street Festival at the base of the Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton, the “mountain” to locals, was a great place for us to give out copies of Escarpment Views on Sunday. So great that Mike and I left with not one copy left over. Not just the current Autumn issue, but every single back
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Carousel Launch Done, Locke St. Festival Next

     Despite the bad weather forecast, we had a good time at the Lakeside Park Carousel with the Friends of the Carousel and Patrick Wentzel of the National Carousel Association, introducing Escarpment Views to people and celebrating the launch of our Autumn issue. Thanks go to the City of St. Catharines for making all the
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Open Streets Hamilton June 12

How does something jump the queue for space on the blog? A great image sure helps! I really like this graphic — but could it be because I am such a word person? It sure “speaks” to me. We’ll be part of Open Streets Hamilton on Sunday June 12, giving away back issues and a
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Hamilton/Halton Watershed Funding for Planting

News from the Hamilton-Halton Watershed Stewardship Program: Are you planning to plant native trees, shrubs or plants this coming spring? You may be eligible to access funding for your planting.      If your project site falls within Hamilton or Halton Conservation Authorities’ watersheds, AND your project site requires a minimum of 50 trees or shrubs
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Hamilton’s “Downtown Localicious Experience”

The Downtown Hamilton Business Improvement Area presents the 3rd annual “Downtown Localicious Experience” from Sept. 17 to Oct. 3 in conjunction with The Art Gallery of Hamilton 2010 World Film Festival and The James St. North Supercrawl. This 17-day event showcases local chefs creating delectable lunch specials and prix-fixe dinner menu items made with the best of the
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