The wheels go ’round

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Look who’s rolling into the North End. After 19 years at its current location on Quinpool Road, Cyclesmith is moving into the former NSLC building on Agricola. The new shop will contain about 3,500 square feet of retail space as well as a large storage area in the basement. Cyclesmith will occupy 60 per cent… Read More»

The sunny side of the Tweet

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District 13 Councillor (Hammonds Plains-St. Margarets) Matt Whitman is wearing a button that says “Yes” in five languages. As I walk into the Train Station Bike & Bean coffee shop, a favourite local café, he’s Tweeting a photo. An avid social media user (about 9,000 Facebook friends and approaching the 10,000 tweet mark), Whitman takes… Read More»

Paradise found

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Halifax’s urban core is surrounded by a wealth of protected areas, thanks to progressive legislation by the province. Will our city government go further, stall, or reverse wildlands protection?

More than a party

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Summer festivals are a good time, but how important are they really to Halifax?

A little silver by the sea

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Without fail, my sense of style takes a turn for the casual over the summer. My wardrobe becomes less structured and more laid-back as the weather warms (sandals and loose dresses can be lived in oh-so happily for the summer duration). With this more carefree style comes a yearning for the delicate and dangling (jewellery,… Read More»

So near, yet so far

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McNab’s Island—a green gem in the heart of the city, inaccessible to most Haligonians

Summer reading guide

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From cooking to high drama, there’s a rich variety of East Coast lit to explore this summer

Mission to Mars

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Jordan Reyno doesn’t want his older brother to leave, but it would be selfish to ask him to stay. When the two brothers, a year apart, were small, Tyler Reyno built spaceships out of Lego. Tyler first dreamed of leaving earth at age eight. Now 21, he is willing to leave his parents, his close… Read More»

Out of thin air

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How do you drum up business for a convention centre that is going to be a work-in-progress for years to come?

Dash Hudson to the rescue

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A new made-in-Halifax app helps men shop for the best fashions with ease and efficiency