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What's happening in Halifax from August 11-16

THE SCENE »

What's happening in Halifax from August 11-16

All the local live art you need to see—and a few offline things to attend, too.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 11/20


Landlords getting the final word on heritage designation won't work

VOICE OF THE CITY »

Landlords getting the final word on heritage designation won't work

How a process to protect more Halifax buildings was obliterated in one public hearing.

by LARRY HAIVEN, Aug 10/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting August 10

COVID-19 »

Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting August 10

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Aug 10/20


New ownership rent payment confusion leads to tenants at Dartmouth building organizing against poor conditions

CITY »

New ownership rent payment confusion leads to tenants at Dartmouth building organizing against poor conditions

Reason 294875 for the city to speed up its plan for a landlord registry.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 8/20


Your summer staycation just got sweeter: George's Island is open to the public

CITY »

Your summer staycation just got sweeter: George's Island is open to the public

Hop on the Harbour Queen for one of the best views of the waterfront and only a few snakes.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Aug 7/20


Say hello to the return of the live show

THEATRE »

Say hello to the return of the live show

Hello City and Shakespeare By The Sea combine forces to bring improv to Point Pleasant Park August 8 and 22..

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 7/20


Susan Kent follows the lead

FILM + TV »

Susan Kent follows the lead

How Chelsea Peretti's right hand in the Halifax-shot Spinster is a one-woman revelation.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 6/20


Getting the blazes out of here

CITY »

Getting the blazes out of here

With Nova Scotia in a lull between waves of COVID-19, Stephen McNeil announces his retirement.

by KYLE SHAW, Aug 6/20


Latesha Auger's <i>Journey</i> is just beginning

FILM + TV »

Latesha Auger's Journey is just beginning

The director—and Being Black In Halifax film program alumni—shares her "honest and resilient" storytelling.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 6/20


The fruit flies in your kitchen are laying about 2,000 eggs a day

CITY »

The fruit flies in your kitchen are laying about 2,000 eggs a day

But Dalhousie professor Chris Cutler has some tips to make it better.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 6/20


Diversity of Nature is making falling in love with the sciences more accessible

CITY »

Diversity of Nature is making falling in love with the sciences more accessible

The BIPOC-focused ecological field expedition wants to inspire more diverse scientists.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Aug 6/20


Stating the obvious

SAVAGE LOVE »

Stating the obvious

Are you sure your awesome new lover’s kink is too strange?

by DAN SAVAGE, Aug 6/20


In your horoscope: Crocodiles can be sacred

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY »

In your horoscope: Crocodiles can be sacred

Have empathy for untamed influences and strong characters in your life, Aquarius.

by ROB BREZSNY, Aug 6/20


Halifax is losing one of its last antique shops

SHOPTALK »

Halifax is losing one of its last antique shops

Both the shop and the building it calls home are remnants of Halifax's history that will soon be gone.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Aug 6/20


Halifax Public Libraries eliminates library fees forever

CITY »

Halifax Public Libraries eliminates library fees forever

""Removing a barrier like a library fine gives everyone in our community the opportunity to have a lifelong relationship with their public library."

by CAORA MCKENNA, Aug 5/20


Now open in Dartmouth, Maria’s Pasta Bar goes from dough to plate

NEW RESTAURANTS »

Now open in Dartmouth, Maria’s Pasta Bar goes from dough to plate

Handmade pasta for eating in or taking home, inspired by Michael Dolente's Italian grandmother.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 5/20


Zero waste Tare Shop to expand to Dartmouth this fall

SHOPTALK »

Zero waste Tare Shop to expand to Dartmouth this fall

Some stores stopped allowing reusable packaging during the pandemic, but Tare’s green mission continues.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Aug 5/20


Operation Black Lives Matter North Preston calls for change

CITY »

Operation Black Lives Matter North Preston calls for change

Advocates ask for a rethinking of police funding, giving North Preston elders deeds to their land and recognizing centuries of systemic racism

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 4/20


What's happening in Halifax from August 4-9

THE SCENE »

What's happening in Halifax from August 4-9

All the things to see and stream in the city this week.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 4/20


There’s a new cheesecake in town

NEW RESTAURANTS »

There’s a new cheesecake in town

And it’s not your typical cherry topping and graham cracker crust.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 4/20


David Bowie’s son traces Canadian heritage through Pier 21

CULTURE »

David Bowie’s son traces Canadian heritage through Pier 21

The Scotiabank Family History Centre helped Duncan Jones find the Canadian link.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Aug 4/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting August 3

COVID-19 »

Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting August 3

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Aug 3/20


"We have a story to tell," says organizer of Operation Black Lives Matter North Preston

CITY »

"We have a story to tell," says organizer of Operation Black Lives Matter North Preston

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 31/20


Nap Eyes knows what's new is old again

FEATURE »

Nap Eyes knows what's new is old again

How the band's latest album—Snapshot Of A Beginner—acts as both a mirror and update to its 2014 debut.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 31/20


Where to get a locally made mask in Halifax

COVID-19 »

Where to get a locally made mask in Halifax

Leave medical masks for the healthcare workers who need them and peep these options instead.

by MORGAN MULLIN AND FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 31/20


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