Navigating the Boardwalk: Tasting the Halifax Waterfront

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Follow my lead for a guaranteed tasty time on a sunny Halifax day by the seaside. Getting a croissant and coffee at Two If By Sea is the right way to start your morning. The croissants are as big as your head, and are famous in town. Whether you want the plain croissant, the chocolate, the… Read More»

Hit it or quit it

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Set to make its Halifax debut this month, Submission Series Pro is strictly a Jiu Jitsu fighting organization thought up and brought to fruition by New Glasgow’s Derek Clarke and Adam Fraser. Both fans and fighters, they held their inaugural event at a sold-out 300 seat New Glasgow Square in January. Halifax was the latest… Read More»

Level up

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For years, video-game design has been a boys’ club. Now, a Halifax student is at the vanguard of a new wave of women who are breaking down the barriers

Outsider Insight Art Project Contest

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Post a comment below telling us who your favourite Halifax artist is for a chance to win a framed photo by Gavin Quinn from the Outsider Insight art project. (Limit one entry per account). We’ll draw a winner on August 1, 2015. For more about Quinn and the project, surf here.

Armchair travel

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Trip planning is tough. People try to make the most of their budget by planning everything they can in advance. But even the best planners run the risk of arriving at their hotel, carefully chosen because of the reasonable rates, good Yelp reviews and nice pool photo, only to find a grizzled Captain Obvious in… Read More»

The Pitch: Clean Nova Scotia

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In this space, Halifax Magazine shares the story of non-profit organizations and community groups working to build a better city. If you’d like to suggest an organization to feature, email tadams@metroguide.ca With over 25 years of experience, the Clean Foundation (you may know us as Clean Nova Scotia) has seen first-hand how we can protect… Read More»

Reigning diva

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Jason Rose-Spurrell entertains crowds as his alter ego, Rouge Fatale. But he and other drag queens hope to educate people about the art form, too

Art that heals

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We hear from a lot of people who would like to have their stories told in Halifax Magazine. We don’t have space to tell them all, so I have to be pretty ruthless about who gets our attention and who doesn’t. When Gavin Quinn first wrote me about the Outsider Insight Project, I thought, “Great,… Read More»