Articles from September, 2007

The London Tap House
This London-based company is opening a five-floor entertainment, dance club, lounge and restaurant complex in Hamilton, featuring a 240 seat roof-top patio.
by Shine Shaughnessy
Published September 28, 2007 in Cranespotting (16 comments)

The Butt Pinching Syndrome
Looking back from the future, tomorrow's historians may struggle to understand the bizarre happenings of the early 21st century.
by Peter Ormond
Published September 28, 2007 in Opinion (4 comments)

#$&% Jackson Pollock
Pollock's works, like the man himself, are too self-centered and chaotic to enjoy.
by Kevin Somers
Published September 28, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (29 comments)

Bad Intensification Hurts Good Intensification
The Chedoke development proposal amounts to more residential development within a uniformly residential area.
by Ted Mitchell
Published September 28, 2007 in Ideas (6 comments)

Revitalization from the Inside Out
We need to stop throwing money at developers on the fringes of the city and instead get serious about economic development in the core.
by Sean Burak
Published September 28, 2007 in Commentary (8 comments)

Big Box Stores and Urban Development
The best way to get developers to accept urban criteria is to make the rules clear and simple.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 28, 2007 in Editorial (12 comments)

HPD Intensification Seminar
You can't change the planning policies or the economics of development until you change people's mindsets about planning and development.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 28, 2007 in Editorial (0 comments)

From Occupied Afghanistan: Accounts of a Fact-Finding Mission
Kabir interviews Mike Skinner and Hamayon Ragstar after their visit to Afghanistan to investigate how the Canadian and International military operations are affecting Afghan civilian life.
by Kabir Joshi-Vijayan
Published September 28, 2007 in Interviews (6 comments)

Social Assistance Reform Needed Now
Ontario needs to adopt an evidence-based system for determining social assistance rates.
by Craig Foye
Published September 28, 2007 in Commentary (3 comments)

Last Call In New Preston
A short story by Ben Bull.
by Ben Bull
Published September 28, 2007 in Fiction (0 comments)

How to Effect Change (in Less than 30 Years)
The business of being an activist requires an immense amount of patience - and a lot more besides.
by Ben Bull
Published September 28, 2007 in Accidental Activist (0 comments)

The Shaping of the News
What is the value of good writing, of authentic high quality journalism?
by Ben Bull
Published September 28, 2007 in Accidental Activist (2 comments)

Ontario Tories Putting Fund in Fundamentalism
John Tory's pledge to fund private religious schools would have a serious, negative long-term impact on Hamilton.
by Adrian Duyzer
Published September 28, 2007 in Digital Kayak (18 comments)

Summer Reading Revisited
Ben reviews three books: Marilyn Meyers' Through Fire and Sea, John King's Headhunters, and Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman's Long Way Round.
by Ben Bull
Published September 09, 2007 in Reviews (3 comments)

Down to Earth: Rethinking Air Travel
If we leave it up to the politicians, excessive, unnecessary, environmentally unsustainable air travel will be here to stay.
by Ben Bull
Published September 09, 2007 in Accidental Activist (5 comments)

What's Really Chasing Investment Away
The next time a prospective business owner is scared away by the state of the Connaught or Lister Block, we can all thank our Council for throwing up yet more roadblocks to investment.
by Jason Leach
Published September 09, 2007 in Politics (3 comments)

I Could Write About
It's been a summer of little writing, so picking one topic is tough when there are so many to choose from.
by Kevin Somers
Published September 09, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (4 comments)

What Can I Write About?
A poem by Kevin Somers.
by Kevin Somers
Published September 09, 2007 in Entertainment and Sports (0 comments)

Charles Ives Not a Reactionary
An RTH reader offers a different perspective on Charles Ives.
by Letter to the Editor
Published September 09, 2007 in Letters (0 comments)

Fisk the Amanuensis
A short story by Mark Fenton.
by Mark Fenton
Published September 09, 2007 in Fiction (0 comments)

Building Grassroots Support for Light Rail
If Hamilton is going to get light rail, citizens need to take the lead in advocating for it.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 09, 2007 in Special Report: Light Rail (7 comments)

Is Bicycling Safe?
If you follow the rules of the road and ride carefully, cycling is actually much safer than driving.
by Ryan McGreal
Published September 09, 2007 in Special Report: Cycling (45 comments)

Downtown Update
Summer's over, and municipal affairs are springing back to life with several upcoming events.
by RTH Staff
Published September 09, 2007 in Downtown Bureau (4 comments)

Terraces on King
International Village has turned a hard, sharp corner and it looks like only bigger and better things can happen from here.
by Shine Shaughnessy
Published September 09, 2007 in Cranespotting (8 comments)

Homogenous Life Part Two: Homogeneous Media
As media ownership grows more homogeneous, diversity and accountability start to disappear.
by Shine Shaughnessy
Published September 09, 2007 in Homogeneous Life (0 comments)

Hamilton Short-Changed in GO Improvements
The residents of Hamilton, our civic leaders, GO Transit, CP Rail and the government of Ontario need to co-operate and move our transportation network into the 21st century.
by Jonathan Dalton
Published September 09, 2007 in Commentary (13 comments)

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