The Best of Tidal Bay: A Top 3 for the 2015 Vintage

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“Canada’s Ocean Playground” boasts spectacular coastal drives, top-notch seafood, beautiful beaches, and pristine ocean vistas. Tidal Bay, a signature Nova Scotian style of wine made from slow ripening, high-acidity aromatic grapes, is quickly becoming another point of pride. Each year a spring event hosted in Halifax’s downtown called 12 Tides put on by The Winery Association of… Read More»

The Brunswick Street Mission needs your help

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In this space, Halifax Magazine invites local non-profit organizations to share what they do, and how readers can help. If you know an organization that would like to share its story, email the editor: tadams@metroguide.ca. The Brunswick Street Mission (BSM) is recognized by its distinctive red doors, open to anyone living in poverty in Halifax.… Read More»

Collective memories

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In April, I got a call from a reader named Isabelle. She read the cover story about the Bedford Rifle Range in our last issue, and recognized Mark Currie, who was in the photo. Currie researched the extensive history of the range and shared his story with contributor Jon Tattrie. Isabelle was a competitive sharpshooter… Read More»

Fine furry friends

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Photographer Nancy Rose turned her hobby into three kids’ books about squirrels

Libraries get wild this summer

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I recently sat down with youth librarian Jocelyn Covert to talk about the lineup for Bedford Days and Bedford Public Library programming in our community this summer. You’ll see us popping up in some unexpected places. Jocelyn’s background in theatre serves her well in her work with youth. Her energy and fantastic storytelling skills are… Read More»

Summer flip out

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Sunnyside’s pancake breakfast is a tasty tradition that kicks off Canada Day in Bedford

A summer oasis

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One writer recalls spending her youth at local landmarks and learning its rich history

Gem on a bun

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The Chickenburger is a Bedford landmark with a decades-long connection to local history