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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Halifax: Drunk City

Posted By on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:24 AM

PR flacks tried to label Halifax as a smart city. That was their slogan. Halifax: Smart City. Goes with pictures of young students reading heavy text books, gazing seriously at laptops and chatting animatedly with friends. Alas, no more. This sort of stuff happens in coffee shops and all the coffee shops in Halifax close at 10pm or earlier. Starbucks used to stay open till midnight. Sometimes they had little jazz quartets. Now it's all pubs, loud music, flesh markets. You can go to the gym 24 hours, why can't you drink coffee at night. I mean 10pm tons of people on Spring Garden Road and all the coffee shops are closed. Halifax: Stupid City. —Stu

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