May 2014

Vote of confidence

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Dreaming of an easy escape from the city this summer? You might want to give the Old Confidence Lodge a try…

Building a Better Editor: Milestones

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This is the second-to-last post in our Building a Better Editor series. For the last 18 months, I’ve blogged about my efforts to get fit and lose weight. As I’ve done this project, I’ve worked towards two big goals. The first, which I hit last June, was to lose 45 pounds. The second was to… Read More»

Printed matters

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Sears trend director, Cynthia Florek, talks summer style and embracing prints

Waiting to exhale

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Halifax’s housing market cools just a bit, as buyers await spinoffs from the naval shipbuilding contract

Dean Brody: Crop Circles and country soul

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CORRECTION: Due to a fact-checking error, we ran a photo of Jason Aldean when publishing this story on page 14 of our May issue. (The archive photo was mislabelled, which we failed to notice). This photo above, featuring Dean Brody, is the correct photo. Halifax Magazine regrets the error; we apologize to Mr. Brody and Mr. Aldean… Read More»

Bold building

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Guest post by Peter Ziobrowski. Peter holds a degree in architectural history and provides the brains behind BuiltHalifax.ca and Halifaxshippingnews.ca. By day, he is a mild mannered IT professional. Recently, the new Halifax Central Library has garnered some international attention. Azure Magazine listed it as one of the top 10 projects they are watching this year, and CNN… Read More»

On the air again

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Lisa Blackburn and Jamie Paterson are getting ready to record an interview for their next show. The two veteran broadcasters are in their new studio, a converted bedroom in their home, decorated with Paterson’s Beatles memorabilia. On a small wooden table, there is a soundboard, two mikes and headphones. Paterson operates a laptop that sits… Read More»

The Trews story of rock

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Just one day after winning 2014 Rock Recording of the Year at the ECMAs for “thank you, and I’m sorry,” Colin MacDonald, lead singer and guitarist of The Trews, is grateful. “We didn’t expect to win but we were certainly happy to hear our named called,” he says. The win comes as the band—with John-Angus… Read More»