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A letter from the editor

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A letter from the editor

COVID or not, Halifax is a great place to be at this time of year, and the Hot Summer Guide will help you make the most of it.

by KYLE SHAW, Jul 9/20


Learn your A-B-Seas

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Learn your A-B-Seas

Salt-water beaches to visit with your bubble or your boo

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Jul 9/20


Llifelong lifeguard sees change over the decades

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Llifelong lifeguard sees change over the decades

In the '70s there were up to 40 drownings a year in the province. Now there's usually less than 10.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Shop local swimwear, whatever your style

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Shop local swimwear, whatever your style

With no time to wait for online orders, shop local this summer and support small biz while you're at it.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Teach yourself Black Nova Scotian history this summer

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Teach yourself Black Nova Scotian history this summer

Take this summer to study the parts of NS history you never learned about in school.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


The North American Indigenous Games bring the <i>mawiomi</i> home

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The North American Indigenous Games bring the mawiomi home

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 9/20


Shut up and drive-in

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Shut up and drive-in

Get a double dose of escapism this socially distant summer thanks to these four drive-in theatres.

by ALEC MARTIN, Jul 9/20


Staycation summer

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Staycation summer

Now’s the perfect time to play tourist in our own city.

by ISABEL BUCKMASTER, Jul 9/20


Where to go when you gotta go

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Where to go when you gotta go

HRM has a total of 20 public washrooms, the majority of which are at bus terminals and city parks.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Pandemic precautions

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Pandemic precautions

Knock knock, it's COVID here

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 9/20


Don’t pass me by: Nova Scotia's hidden gems

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Don’t pass me by: Nova Scotia's hidden gems

Don’t stick to the rivers and lakes you’re used to; try chasing some waterfalls this summer.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Baby’s first big bike ride

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Baby’s first big bike ride

How to get from downtown Halifax to the beach with just two wheels and two feet.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Jul 9/20


The best lakes to lounge at in HRM

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The best lakes to lounge at in HRM

Skip the salty sting and float free from riptides at a freshwater beach next time you need to cool off.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 9/20


Paddling towards equal representation in the outdoor industry

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Paddling towards equal representation in the outdoor industry

Things like canoeing, kayaking and hiking are primarily white. Alexi Rodriguez wants to change that.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


New cone on the block

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New cone on the block

Halifax’s newest ice cream spot offers soft serve and good vibes.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Get your fix of frozen treats

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Get your fix of frozen treats

Nine drool-worthy ice cream spots in HRM

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Feed your soul at R&B Kitchen

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Feed your soul at R&B Kitchen

From oxtail to rasta pasta to sweet chili shrimp, the Caribbean spot dishes up daily delights.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Jul 9/20


Just roll with it

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Just roll with it

From creamy to crunchy, from dill to lemon, lobster rolls embody all the textures and flavours of summer.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Five crushable cans to fill your cooler with

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Five crushable cans to fill your cooler with

Seven new summer sippers that come packed for worry-free portability.

by KYLE SHAW, Jul 9/20


Thirst  things  first

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Thirst things first

In a city full of outdoor eating and drinking options, here are 12 patios particularly devoted to local brews.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Over 50 events to fill your summer

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Over 50 events to fill your summer

All the shows to stream and IRL happenings to attend during these precious, sunny days.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 9/20


The Coast is back with the annual Hot Summer Guide

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The Coast is back with the annual Hot Summer Guide

School's been out since March, but summer's just begun

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting July 6

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Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting July 6

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

by TEAM COAST, Jul 6/20


You’re about to have a strong need to be seen for who you really are, Gemini

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You’re about to have a strong need to be seen for who you really are, Gemini

So work hard right now on seeing, appreciating and understanding yourself.

by ROB BREZSNY, Jul 2/20


The missing link about kinks

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The missing link about kinks

A theory about why so many gay men want to be tied up and abused.

by DAN SAVAGE, Jul 2/20


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