Walkabout with Ken Hirter

Walkabout by Ken Hirter

Walkabout: Lighthouse Market

Walkabout: Lighthouse Market

This month’s Walkabout finds me at "The Lighthouse Fish market", a staple in the north end neighbourhood maintaining old traditions and serving the food favorites of Portugal and Italy since 1985. Established as a family business by the late Francisco "Frank Miranda"...

Walkabout – HPL Bookmobile

Walkabout – HPL Bookmobile

Submitted by Ken Hirter This months Walkabout finds me hopping on the Hamilton Public Library's (HPL) Bookmobile or simply known as the Little Library on Wheels. Origins & History: Initially a bookmobile was an idea set in motion in 1949, brought forth and voted...

Walkabout: Our Corner

Walkabout: Our Corner

by Ken Hirter This months Walkabout finds me back here in the North End at "Our Corner Bar & Grill" which opened it doors in May of 2006. It was in the newly renovated (in the signature red and white) "Our Corners” that l spoke to the delightful shopkeeper and...

Walkabout: Sari Knot Sari

Walkabout: Sari Knot Sari

by Ken Hirter As we head into spring 2022 think fashion. On this month’s Walkabout l chatted with the charming Priya Mohan, shopkeeper and owner of SariKNOTsari and her charming and delightfully inviting shop on the James Street North. Upon entering this shop with its...

Walkabout – The No Name Plaza

Walkabout – The No Name Plaza

By Ken Hirter This month’s Walkabout here in the North End finds me at the no name plaza, established in the 1970's and newly renovated a few years ago. Upon speaking to the shop keepers, it appears no one knows the name of this plaza. So, for this write up, I'll call...