Pirates Gone wild, special tea and those “MicMac Rotary Blues”—weird and wonderful Halifax miscellany
Abode boutique recently opened on Granville Street and offers mid-century modern designs that are hard to find elsewhere.
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A sassy cheese block, an apathetic demon and a kooky producer are only a few of the whacky characters on Flag on the Play, Eastlink Television’s sports news and conspiracy show. Recently surpassing 50 episodes, Flag on the Play has grown from a hobby web series to a professionally produced program over the last three… Read More»
Jennie Dobbs from Morris East and Simon Rafuse from Blomidon Estate Winery teach you how to sabre a champagne bottle
He only meant to save a few woodlots from development north of town, but Oakville Mayor Rob Burton got a taste for the benefits of greenbelts 20 years ago that he says blazed a trail for sustainable growth in his community. The town is now custodian to three greenbelts, with constituents enjoying a better quality… Read More»
When local journalist Phil Croucher sat down to write his new book The Road to the NHL (MacIntyre Purcell Publishing), he knew he wasn’t going to make everyone happy. In it, he tells the stories of 25 Maritime hockey players who made it to the NHL. “I wanted to be fair regionally,” he explains. “I… Read More»
In the village of Tabiro in central Uganda, electricity is produced with gas generators. Power is limited, sporadic and expensive. Children in the village orphanage often can’t study or read after the sun goes down. Businesses usually close early and there’s no way to maintain a proper health clinic. All that could soon change, however.… Read More»
Homemade pies are a critical component for any holiday feast, and for Dave and Jamie Lahn (better known as the Pie Lady and Pie Guy) that means continuing their tradition of providing area families with homemade holiday pies. A visit to the Pie Lady’s drive-up bakeshop has become a tradition for many Haligonians, whether they’re… Read More»
In her final instalment of a series of articles on her heroic father and Halifax’s first responders, Janice Landry meets the man her father saved
three decades ago
For years, many people have believed downtown Halifax has a parking problem. They’re wrong.