FLOW by nicole brings unique and trending fashion to Hamilton

There’s a boutique in Ancaster with a hot pink carpet runway leading to the entrance, and walking it makes you feel like you’re about to experience something spectacular. As you enter the shop, the soaring ceilings, chandeliers and stunning fashions stop you in your tracks. You’ve arrived at FLOW by nicole, and you’re greeted by Nicole herself, who is as

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Fairly Frosted Vegan Bakery opens Valentine’s Day in Hamilton

Lise-Anne Gregoire fulfilled her dream of operating a vegan business back in 2012 with the beginning of Fairly Frosted in the Guelph area. The dream takes a turn into Hamilton this year, with the launch of a brick and mortar bakery opening on Valentine’s Day in the cafe space at the Kitchen Collective at 811 King Street East. The business

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East Hamilton Cheese celebrates two years on Ottawa Street

East Hamilton Cheese Company The big cheese on Ottawa Street A few doors down from Cannon Coffee, you’ll spot the yellow sign of East Hamilton Cheese Company. Step inside and be greeted by the smiling face of Yvette, the owner, and a lit-up display of cheese galore – glowing like a beacon on Ottawa Street North. One of the only

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Top 10 way to build an online brand using social media

Top 10 ways to build an online brand using social media

As recently published in the Hamilton Arts Council 2019/2020 Culture Guide: Top 10 ways to build an online brand using social media Create a profile on all the major social media platforms even if you’re not going to regularly use them, and direct people in your bio to the best platform to reach you. Pick the platform you prefer to

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Hamilton Fempreneurs nearing membership of 4000 local women-owned businesses

It was just over a year that we announced a new partnership between the group we founded, the Hamilton Fempreneurs, with the YWCA Hamilton. We’ve seen huge growth in the group’s membership since then, topping 3,700 members recently. Hamilton Fempreneurs started four years ago as a way for three business-owning women to network with other local women and share our

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The Hamilton biz that professionally styles you online

If shopping isn’t your favourite thing to do, you’ll be happy to hear there’s a business that will style you with professional career wear and deliver it right to your door every month. The company is Styleyes Fashion Crate, owned and operated by Nancy Wiskel of Hamilton. Nancy worked in the corporate sector for many years, travelled for business, and

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Hamilton mobile tea room wins big at Women’s Entrepreneurship Quick Pitch

Tea Amo has a unique business model within the food truck realm – they serve loose leaf tea and dainty treats out of an adorable vintage trailer. And it was this unique business that won second place in the recent Women’s Entrepreneurship Quick Pitch competition at McMaster Innovation Park. The Quick Pitch competition, open to women-owned businesses under 3 years

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Will you walk a mile in her shoes? The Hamilton YWCA sure hopes so.

There’s an event in Hamilton that involves a lot of men (and women) parading around in red pumps, Hamilton Police horses arriving with bedazzled red hoofs, dance music to pump you up, and a walk around downtown led by samba drums. It’s the annual Walk a Mile in her Shoes Hamilton YWCA fundraiser happening on June 18, and it gets

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Hamilton artist turns doodling hobby into a business

You may not have heard of Jenna Gregory, but you’ve probably seen Jenna’s Doodles. Hamilton artist Jenna has been drawing guests’ portraits for the Mike on Much Podcast for the past four years, and her work can be found in shops across Hamilton and beyond. She also has an exhibition on display at Mulberry Coffee House on James North until

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Sharon Carolan, Realtor and Runner, talks FAB Foundation

  REALTOR Sharon Carolan is more than just an avid Hamilton supporter and experienced real estate agent, she’s also a runner, philanthropist, and volunteer. Her involvement with the running community has lead her to being a large sponsor and volunteer with the FAB Foundation, a charity that helps girls with their self-esteem and encourages an active lifestyle. We hear you’re

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