Vol. 19, No. 39
Peter Kelly won't re-up
In wake of Coast expose, Halifax mayor announces he won't seek re-election.
By Tim Bousquet
Interview with The Current
CBC Radio One show discusses Halifax mayor Peter Kelly and the Mary Thibeault estate.
Transit union rejects city's "final offer"
Seventy-eight percent of members reject contract that insisted of rostering.
In context: What a bus driver's day looks like
Plus: why are the buses never on schedule?
Council approves budget framework
Taxes will remain same on "average" house, but differences are in the details.
Nova Scotia Business, Inc sues lumber firm for $430,000
NSBI continued to loan money, even as Holdright Lumber failed to pay back earlier loans.
Scribbles for Sale at Seaport
Scribe raises charitable awareness and funds with letter writing service
By Carsten Knox
Prix fixe menu served at the Coastal
Ma Belle's new flavours, hours
"The place is small but the food is mighty" says customer
Foreign Affair "Now or Never Sale"
Downtown twin fashion boutiques offer big savings on end of season stock
MyBoxBuyer offers an Ikea buying and delivery service
Get stuff from Swedish home furnishing supplier not available online
Field to distant Table
People talk a good game about buying local, but the vast majority of our food comes from far, far away.
By Chris Benjamin
afterAnna gets physical
The bi-weekly performance art series provides street-level artistry every other Monday.
By Jaime Forsythe
Ready, set, improvise
Twelve teams of high schoolers compete in the Nova Scotia Improv Games for a chance to make it to the national finals.
By Allison Saunders
Jay Baruchel and Michael Dowse on Goon
Shot on goal: We finally have a hockey comedy to call our own---even if it wasn’t made in Halifax.
Get drawn in by The Allure of the Print
Studio 21 uncovers the wide scope of printmaking.
Corker's killer cast
The Theatre Arts Guild bring's Wendy LIll's 1999 drama back to life.
By Kate Watson
Goon a bloody good time
Hockey movie has strong scoring unit of comedy and action
Screening of The Music Never Stopped for Atlantic Association for Music Therapy
Sundance feature gets first Canadian screening
Nightmare Factory screens at The Oxford
The doc a must for horror fans on industry master Greg Nicotero
We're a fire inside the storm
From Tanya Davis, for Halifax and Pecha Kucha
By Tanya Davis
Act of Valor an ad for the American military
Rah rah action movie stars actual Navy SEALS
By Matt Semansky
Wanderlust doesn't go anywhere
Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston unfunny urbanites in a hippie commune
By Molly Segal
Palm reading with Cousins
Kicking off a two-month behemoth of a tour and releasing the stunning The Palm At The End Of The Mind, Cousins show off their powerful garage rock Friday.
By Andrew Patterson
Kinky Kitten Club at The Sex Festival
A play with bite...
Wilding out with Mike O’Neill
O’Neill’s latest album, Wild Lines, is inviting, catchy and available Wednesday
By Ryan McNutt
CLUB STOIC and JonBob celebrate in style
LaserSquid Music celebrates two new releases, and Gus' gets a mega makeover for the occasion.
PITH gets to the point
Diminished Fifth Records releases the Halifax-based metal band's debut EP, Fore.
NSCAD president David Smith steps down
Statement from the NSCAD University Board of Governors below
By Stephanie Johns
Muchmusic video dance party*
Local videos and haikus
NSCAD prof Jan Peacock winner of Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts
Q&A : Ryan Allen on the Khyber Compilation VOL. II
Labour of love
By Faith Erin Hicks
True Story by Aria Guy
By Mike Holmes
7 under $7
Andy Murdoch seeks out seven food wonders of HRM’s culinary world, all under seven dollars.
By Andy Murdoch
Melissa Buote combs the city’s burger joints for the ultimate in patty perfection.
By Melissa Buote
The daily show
Seven days of budget and tastebud-friendly food makes one week for Simon Thibault.
By Simon Thibault
Free Will Astrology
Take Shakespeare’s persepctive, Libra, says ROB BREZSNY
By Rob Brezsny
On bathroom business
Being GGG has its limits, and they’re on the toilet. Plus: How to get out from under your first love and what to do about that sexless marriage.
By Dan Savage
Vintage or used wedding dresses
The Wanderer Grounds podcast: The Halifax Wanderers are playoff-bound—and damn, it feels good
By Martin Bauman
Halifax sees two of the busiest cruise ship days of the year this week
Halifax’s Sydney Hayden vies for cake crown on The Great Canadian Baking Show
Halifax is trying to make municipal elections more equitable
By Matt Stickland
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.