Derek

Who are you?

Derek Weening, the owner of The Capitol Bar on King Street East (and a man of few words – Jeannie :))

 

Why Hamilton?

 Opportunity

 

What area of the city do you live in?

 Stipley, a nice quiet neighbourhood, close to Gage Park

 

What resources were helpful to you in making your decision to move here?

 GO Transit! (HAH!)

 

What things have surprised you the most about Hamilton?

 How “small town” it can seem. And that is both the good and bad.

 

What advice do you have for anyone considering a move to Hamilton?

 Do the commute test for a while.

 

What do you wish you known BEFORE you moved here?

 The Ontario Building Code. (Hah! Again)

 

What are your favourite places and things to do around the city?

 Am I allowed to say The Capitol Bar? haha The Rail Path, Gage Park, The BrainBrux House.

 

Of all the things going on Hamilton these days – what are you most excited about?

 The new soccer team, Hamilton Forge. Anytime there’s something going on at Ivor Wynne. 😉