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    Welcoming international students

    On Sept. 10 international students got a big welcome to their new city

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    The Last Steps

    New on the Halifax Waterfront, The Last Steps monument commemorates the First World War journey of Nova Scotian Soldiers

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    Halifax International Jazz Festival 2016

    Returning as a Jazzfest sponsor, this year Halifax Magazine was please to help launch a new concert series, bringing free matinee shows to Hydrostone Park.

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    Halifax Pride 2016

    Once again this summer Halifax Magazine sponsored Halifax Pride. Our team joined thousands of enthusiastic Haligonians for the Pride parade.

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    Beer cover story preview

    Coming soon: The Halifax Magazine Beer Guide! Inside you'll find a profile of Spindrift Brewing Co.'s Kellye Robertson, a preview of brews to try this fall, and our guide to local beer. Watch for it on newsstands September 1.

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Photo: Tracey Robertson


Once the city’s soul—the Bedford Basin barge is now a mystery

Kelly Schnare is heading out for a trip to the blue barge on the Bedford Basin. Schnare’s father spent a night inside this barge with friends onc Keep reading »


Food & Wine Blog

Consistency and quality at Edna Restaurant

I've lived in the same neighborhood since moving to Halifax, and Edna has been there just down the block for about the same amount of time. For the Keep reading »

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Small space, big taste

These tiny eateries might lack elbow room but they boast an abundance of character Keep reading »

Danny co-owns Innovative Beverages, is an importer of fine wines and is a CAPSAC-certified sommelier. Photo: Tammy Fancy


How to order wine

Avoid the duds and learn to find a wine list's hidden treasures Keep reading »

From the Blog

A new home for the North End Community Health Centre

Starting in April 2017 the North End Community Health Centre will move to the Major General Donald J. MacDonald Building at 2131 Gottingen Street. Photo: Kim Hart Macneill

This story is an update to "Pay now or pay later: the North End Community Health Centre dilemma." After months of waiting to learn what action if any the province will take to help the North End Community Heath Centre with its crumbling building, the answer is finally in: the centre will move in 2017. Currently, the centre is split between to locations: 2165 Gottingen Street, home to the primary care centre, and the Johanna B. Oosterveld Centre at 2013 Gottingen Street, home to the emerge … Read More »


Taking back the streets

Ryan Van Horne is a Halifax journalist, playwright and documentary film director. His work has appeared in magazines and newspapers from coast to coast and on his blog at Follow him on Twitter at @RyanVanHorne.

Downtown Halifax wasn't designed to accommodate a daily parade of large cargo trucks–there's a better way … Read More »

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