Rising from the ashes

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Shakespeare by the Sea started its 2015 season of theatre in Point Pleasant Park on July 1. The eclectic mix of plays includes Antony and Cleopatra, which they’ve never performed before, and Doug Wright’s I Am My Own Wife, a play that tells the story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, who was born male in Berlin… Read More»

The unclimbed mountain

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Halifax makes slow and uncertain progress on creating the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Regional Park, but there’s a glimmer of hope

Out of sight, out of mind

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In early November, Halifax Regional Council voted 10-7 in favour of meeting every other week, rather than weekly as it has been doing. This isn’t the sort of thing that’s going to send Haligonians to the streets with pitchforks and torches, but you should care about this a great deal. It’s a bad sign for… Read More»