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Shop Local Island Hi

  The COVID-19 pandemic has been nothing short of unforgiving to many small businesses over the last year and a half but perhaps none have suffered more than Hamilton’s local restaurant industry. Fortunately for business owner Ian Carr, that statement does not apply to his Island Hi Eatery. Through multiple lockdowns and imposed lifestyle restrictions,… Keep Reading

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Shop Local Wireless Wiz

How many times have you had to reach deep into your hard-earned savings to replace a phone with a broken screen or a faulty battery because you were unable to find a reliable repair shop to fix your mobile issues? If you live in Hamilton and this problem applies to you, Mubarak Virani’s Wireless Whiz… Keep Reading

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Shop Local The Spa On Wilson

If you are looking for an intimate environment where you can shop local and at the same time improve your health and well-being, look no further than The Spa on Wilson in Ancaster, Ontario. Since opening her business in 2018, owner Amanda Plantinga has quickly caught Hamiltonians’ eye by creating a personalized experience that offers… Keep Reading

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The Marquee Hamilton

  Your new home is ready at The Marquee! Be part of Hamilton’s growing, contemporary urban lifestyle in your new modern home with exceptional spaces, finishes and amenities. Enjoy the high quality tenant experience provided by the Unlimited Residential property management team. Explore this walkable central Hamilton neighbourhood with parks and cafes nearby or take… Keep Reading

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Heather Valley Music

Exclusive Premiere On what would have been his 47th birthday, Hamilton’s Heather Valley releases a cover of the late Jason Molina’s deep cut Whip Poor Will. “Jason was an Ohio singer songwriter who performed as Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co during his prolific career. We lost him in 2013 due to untreated depression, but… Keep Reading

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Hometown Hub

For the last few weeks, we’ve been hunkered down and hard at work in collaboration with the City of Hamilton’s Economic Development Office in order to build and bring to you our new initiative, Hometown Hub. Hometown Hub has been built and implemented in response to the current COVID-19 health crisis in order to set… Keep Reading

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Top Deals Of The Week

Hamilton Rising is here to ensure that you get the best bang for your buck when shopping for local online deals! Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway or wanting to do something fun in in the city, we got you covered! Here are the top deals of the week: 60% off Hamilton Reflexology Treatment (60… Keep Reading

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New Years Resolutions

Strategies to Stick to Your New Years Goals! Have you struggled to stick to your new years resolutions in the past? Do you want 2018 to be the year all of that changes? Consider these strategy ideas! Get Philosophical! Eighteenth-century philosopher David Hume famously argued against the existence of a conscious agent inside our heads… Keep Reading

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CanVan Living

Life in a Van, In Their Own Words! Short of knocking on their van door, the best way to hear this amazing story is to connect online! Hamilton couple Zoë Siskos and James Holmes and their dog Spanky are living a life changing adventure in their van! The couple is generously sharing their story on their… Keep Reading

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Cannabis Ready

July 2018! Is Ontario ready for recreational cannabis this July? The answer may be yes and no. LCBO President and CEO George Soleas reported in September that they are beginning work on implementation tasks. Some decisions have been made. Cannabis will be sold online and in 40 retail cannabis-only outlets in 14 Ontario cities in… Keep Reading

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3 Totally Underrated Shows To Binge Watch This Exam Season

I’m only giving you 3 because you really should study…eventually. 1. Outlander Image: Starz When I was in a TV show rut and wanted something new, Outlander was a sci-fi, adventure-romance that caught my eye. I finished the 16 episodes of season one approximately 16 hours later. Whoops! The show’s three seasons, two of which… Keep Reading

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5 Reasons I Use Facebook Less And Less

1. My Grandma is commenting on all my posts! With more and more parents and grandparents joining Facebook to connect with their families, we’ve all been there. That horrifying moment when someone has tagged you in a photo and someone in your family decides to comment, “Wow great picture (insert your name here)! How’s your… Keep Reading

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Fitness Time

Trending Technology! Fitness wearables are still hot! High tech activity trackers include increasingly sophisticated watches and high fashion rings like the new “Motiv” which looks beautiful and monitors your activity levels from your finger. One Hamilton based company, Gene Blueprint uses technology to give you the best personal fitness plan possible.  Gene Blueprint analyzes your DNA… Keep Reading

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Yoga Buzz

Why Not Give it a Try? Hamilton makes it easy for you to try yoga with over 20 local studios, plus public sessions like “yoga in the park!” Many sessions are “drop in” while others offer a series of classes. Dropping in gives you a chance to see if yoga’s for you. Doing a series of… Keep Reading

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Amazon TV

Is Amazon the Future of TV? Have you cut the cord with cable tv yet? As online channels like Netflix and Amazon succeed, more people are opting out of broadcast networks on cable. We have always complained about paying for the cable company’s “value bundles” of channels we never watch. Who would dispute that the… Keep Reading

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HBO vs Mr Smith Group

Thе hacker grоuр whо соmрrоmiѕеd HBO аnd stole аbоut 1.5 TB of dаtа has been engaged in a gаmе of ‘who blinkѕ firѕt?’ with HBO, and despite оnе оffеr fоr a раrtiаl рауmеnt in order tо delay the lеаkѕ, thеrе iѕ nо еvidеnсе in the рubliс dоmаin thаt HBO iѕ gоing, or is even willing,… Keep Reading

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What did уоu nоtiсе аbоut Game of Thrones S7E4?

Obviоuѕ ѕроilеrѕ аhеаd… Thеу rеmаdе “Hardhome,” but with fire. A grоuр оf people аrе trying tо get ѕоmеthing dоnе and then get the hell out of tоwn. In “Hаrdhоmе” it’ѕ thе wildling еvасuаtiоn; here it’ѕ getting thе Rеасh fооd ѕаfеlу аwау. Jоn аnd Jаimе both act as the wаrу taskmasters trying to kеер еvеrуthing gоing,… Keep Reading

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Whеn will Apple reveal and release thе iPhone 8?

The 8 Is Almost Here! Oh, & The 7s Too Apple’s very firѕt iPhone lаunсhеd way back in 2007. Now 10 уеаrѕ later, Apple iѕ reportedly announcing a major revamp in thе iPhоnе line-up with thе nеw iPhоnе 8! The iPhone 7 felt likе аn inсrеmеntаl uрgrаdе, and it ѕtrugglеd to deliver оn bаttеrу lifе.… Keep Reading

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2017-18 Men’s Wintеr Fаѕhiоn

Winter is Coming. Summer fashion is casual with lighthearted looks and colorful, easy pairings. Winter fаѕhiоn thinking nееdѕ a rеset. We take оut оur lоng wооlеn coats, оvеrѕizеd ѕwеаtеrѕ, caps, glоvеѕ аnd mittens, and think cover up. We don’t have to hunker down, cover up and lеt gо of оur ѕеnѕе оf fashion and individuality! Let’s… Keep Reading

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