Month: January 2017

Waterfront Nails & Spa

Please welcome Rose Le and her husband Peter to the North End! Rose and her family grew up in Hamilton and were frequent visitors to the Bayfront. They loved walking around and getting to know the neighbourhood.. On one of these visits they noticed the space at 574 James Street North. They were immediately attracted to the space and realized it would be perfect for Rose to use her training in nail art. They renovated the space to give it a bright modern feel and the décor is lovely. They have quickly learned to love the neighbourhood, made friends...

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Hamilton’s West Harbour: Our waterfront is changing!

Hamilton’s West Harbour: Our waterfront is changing! Here’s what you can expect over the next year. The City of Hamilton’s work in the West Harbour waterfront area is ramping up! Over the past year, you may have noticed some changes with the new boardwalk and docks by Williams and construction starting at the marina. You can expect to see even more changes in 2017. Here are some of the things that our team will be working on during over the next year that you should know about: Marina Reconstruction What’s happening: The Harbour West marina will be improved and...

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Little Oasis on the Bay; The Sunset Cultural Garden

By Candy Venni This is the time of year we all start to hunger for spring, convincing ourselves it’s just around the corner and, although they’re hard to see, the very first ‘appetizers’ are already being served. Waxy buds on our trees are fattening up under their protective coats, corms and tubers released from hard frost are absorbing water to pop through the earths’ crust while the first hibernating pollinator twitches a wing underground. When you wander through Hamilton, blinking in the sun and breathing those first warm promises of summer upon the air, consider a walk through a...

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Walkabout – James St. North

by Ken Hirter Spend a Saturday afternoon and take a stroll discovering the ever changing face of James Street North of today. In the midst of Art Town with old school charms in the midst of a progressive and changing city. Discovering the beauty that surrounds your neighbouhood. Start by grabbing a donut from Grandad’s, the best donuts in the North End. If bargain and vintage shopping is your thin, then drop by New Horizons Thrift Shop right next door to Hughson Street Baptist Church. As you continue your stroll, the beautiful new “GO” Station at King and Strathcona...

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North End Neighbours Update

The Annual General Meeting for NEN was held on November 9th. Five community members agreed to serve. Since that time two board members have resigned and another NEN member has stepped forward. The NEN board currently consists of: Keven Piper (President), Brian Ritskes (Vice President) Stephen Park (Secretary) and Dave Stephens. Further volunteers for the NEN Board are welcome. The main item of business going forward follows a membership vote to examine the structure of NEN and work to improve it, with an examination of how other neighbourhood associations are structured and suggestions and ideas coming forward from the membership....

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