Tag: Hintonburg

Something new at Somerset Square

By Jared Davidson –  There’s something unusual parked in Somerset Square in Hintonburg this month. At first glance it might be a trailer or a food truck, but its sleek design and solar-panelled exterior suggest something more. There is no signage except one by the door that beckons […]

Songs, swords, skullduggery 

By Judith van Berkom –  Imagine a beautiful warm summer’s evening in Clare Gardens Park, a crowd is gathered in front of an impromptu stage, with props, costumes and special effects behind the audience in preparation for 90 minutes of Shakespeare, in celebration of his 400th anniversary. Voices […]

A tour of the Railbender mural

(as of Friday May 6!) 1. Arpi on the Skyjack: “I love this neighbourhood,” he says. Originally from Montreal, Arpi’s work has been shown at various places including Orange Art Gallery, the West End Well, and the Hintonburg Public House. He’s also the artist behind the wall mural on […]

A peek at a Happening launch party

By Andrea Stokes –  Hintonburg Happening is a nine-day festival that celebrates local artists, business, and the community. Festivities kicked off May 6 with a launch party at Tamarack Wellington. The evening featured local art for sale, music, food, and was attended by a large number of Kitchissippi […]

Community groups and the Wellington West BIA have decided not to rename Somerset Square after former councillor Shawn Little. 

Change of plan for Somerset Square Park

By Neil McKinnon –  Some local residents have been discussing ways to commemorate a former Kitchissippi city councillor.* Originally a request made three years ago by the Hintonburg Economic Development Committee (HEDC) and the Hintonburg Community Association (HCA) to rename the Square at 2 Spadina Ave. after the […]

Networking for Nerds comes to Kitchissippi

By Joseph Hutt – Whether you’re looking for recruitment opportunities or hoping to expand your own business, networking can be an important if daunting task. However, enduring a gauntlet of formal interviews simply isn’t everyone’s cup of tea and can prevent even the most talented people from putting […]

A bright addition to Hintonburg

By Joseph Hutt –  Soon to join Hintonburg’s already impressive collection of storefronts, Malenka Originals will be moving to a new location on March 1 at 1098B Somerset West. Owned and operated by Katrina Barclay, Malenka Originals is part upcycled furniture store, part paint shop, and part learning […]