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  • Jul 22-28, 2010
  • Vol. 18, No. 8
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News + Opinion

  • The accidental activist
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  • The accidental activist

    In the 1970s, in a dress shop on Barrington Street, a straight salesperson provides professional and helpful service to Halifax’s emerging drag queen population. Is she a gay crusader, or just a decent person? Or are they the same thing?
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  • Andy Murdoch honoured for food writing

    Former Coast web editor Andy Murdoch, now hired away to the public service, has achieved high acclaim for of food articles he wrote last year for The Coast. The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, which represents 132 weekly papers across North America, has given Murdoch honourable mention in the Food Writing category of its annual awards. AAN mentions specifically the articles headlined "A Fire in the Bear's Den," "Tears for Beers" and "Offally Good," all archived at This is a tough category with tough competition, so big congratulations are in order. Good work, Andy!

Food + Drink

Arts + Culture


  • Waiting for Weezer
  • Feature
  • Waiting for Weezer

    It’s been over 15 years since the Blue album, but the Los Angeles band still leaves us undone.
  • Maylee Todd’s power
  • Feature
  • Maylee Todd’s power

    Disney, Elvis and the Choose Your Own Adventure books all find a home in the wonderfully bizarre world of Maylee Todd.

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