As one of Hamilton’s only serious news outlets, HTN is overjoyed to see The Spec get its due.
Operating since July 15, 1846, The Hamilton Spectator is Canada’s longest-standing faux-news generator, far outstripping the upstart www.theonion.com in sophistication, breadth of coverage, and willingness to print absolutely anything.
Facebook is the world’s #1 news source, and literally 10s of links to www.thespec.com appear in New Feeds across Hamilton’s cyber highways.
Saving naïve netizens from the...
By Bart Sherman
Call it another big victory for the little guy -- or in this case, Little Angelo, chief lobbyist for the Hamilton chapter of the Hells Angels MC.
After "six weeks of...read more
It's not who wins that counts...it's who would have won.
Hamlton Mayor Bob Bratina has withdrawn from Canada’s first Mayoral
Marathon, citing a conflict with a Balkan Strings...
They're doing it again, but this time it's municipal.
In the wake of this week's punch-up in the halls of City Hall between Lloyd "No Sidewalks" Ferguson and Joey "The...read more
There’s no blood in team.
What began as a delightful team building exercise at Dundurn Castle, ended in 14 deaths and 33 life-threatening injuries.
According to survivors of the clash, this...read more
“We're going to have more data than C-3PO!”
The Mayor of Hamilton was grinning ear-to-ear this afternoon as his assistant, Peggy Chapman, faxed his latest press release around...read more
By Bart Sherman
AREA MAN HOSPITALIZED BY "100 cm Diet"
A touch of grey indeed.
With money tighter than the business end of a weasel this year, Hamilton's Festival of...read more
By Bart Shermanov
"Have you driven a Ford from office lately? Well, I'm about to."
And with that pithy catchphrase, Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina launched a stunning bid for the...read more
Give credit where credit is due.
Credit is, in fact, a large part in the discussion of changing Victor Copps’ downtown namesake, in hopes of corporate sponsorship.
If Live Nation and Global...read more
There's a reason the Wicked Witch of the West wasn't a glass cutter.
The classic Canadian expression, 'It's colder than a witches' tit,' may not mean what you think.