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Goes Digital

Welcome to Hometown Hub, where local goes digital! Hometown Hub is your one-stop solution for online, local shopping. Our mission is to deliver a simple, easy way to connect amazing small businesses with the communities they help to enrich, bringing the care, quality and dedication of local business alive online!

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Patio Season

What's not to like about a patio? Fresh air, stiff drinks, firm friendships and just enough sunshine and warmth to necessitate something big, tall and refreshing! Hamilton is home to some of the best patios you can find, and it's time to start exploring them, one app platter at a time!

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Great Spots To Eat

When are there too many choices in what to eat? Never, that’s when! The truth is, if you ate out every day for a year, you still won’t have scratched the surface of the food in this town. Better get moving, is what we’re saying, and here’s the best place to start!

people, places, things...


A wise man once said, “life comes at you fast, if you don’t stop and look around once and a while, you could miss it.” That’s Hamilton in a nutshell – our city works hard, moves fast and always has something new to offer! That’s why we have our own hashtag. That same person also said “you can never go too far” and “if I’m going to get busted, it is NOT going to be by a guy like that!” It’s Ferris Bueller. We’re talking about Ferris Bueller. Who is this mysterious ‘guy like that,’ you ask? We have no idea, but he’s probably posting on social!

shopping has never been so easy

Retail Therapy

Shopping local has never been easier or more fruitful than it is right now, especially if you’re looking for an easy way to buy fruit! We’ve got that, and we’ve got everything else too. From textiles, fashion, home and garden, decor, art and art supplies to dog bones and garden gnomes, you name it, we’ve got it. It’s all here, and it’s all Hamilton!

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Humans of the Hub

At Hometown Hub, we’re big on business, but we’re HUGE on humans! Very pro-human! That’s why we work to bring you awesome spotlight stories about the hometown heroes that make Hamilton such a hAWESOME place to live, to work, to shop and to be!

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Stream Weaver

If we’re being honest, our least favourite part about being in public is having to put on pants. Yes, we know it’s important to socialize, get active, learn a new skill, etc, but, again, pants! Thankfully we no longer need despair, and neither do you, because with live streaming these things have never been more simple or pants free. Livin’ the dream, my friends, is as easy as clickin’ the stream!

hot spots

Around the City

Truth be told, you can find great places to shop, have fun and grub down anywhere in Hamilton, and it's likely that there are a few spots just around the corner from you that you haven't explored yet. We're here for that, allowing you to narrow your search down to what's in your neighbourhood! Sitting in the living room, planning your outing, or already out and about on the town, our Hub Hotspots help narrow your focus down from everything to everything in your immediate vicinity. No matter where you are, there's a lot to choose from!

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Ottawa St N

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