Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST | Issue Archives | Apr 3, 2014

Apr 3-9, 2014

Vol. 21, No. 44

News + Opinion

Arts + Music

Food + Drink

  • Efendy’s on fire

    Downtown gem Efendy Turkish and Mediterranean Grill has it all—fresh food, affordable prices, unforgettable flavours and impeccable service.

    By Melissa Buote


  • Free Will Astrology

    Keep your parents out of it, Sagittarius

    By Rob Brezsny

  • Negotiating the terms

    After some intimacy I found out my boyfriend is trans. I don’t know how to feel. Plus: Navigating the paramaters of a three-way.

    By Dan Savage

  • Keep it clean

    Want to get your mind out of the clutter and keep it that way? Organizing expert Celeste Levy offers up tips for keeping your home minimalistic, clean and stylish

    By Allison Saunders

  • A space odyssey

    Opening up and adding to the kitchen and dining room made this space a gateway to the garden, the answer to clutter and a place for the family to just be.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Let there be light

    Balancing functionality and beauty, Kitchen Design Plus helped lighten up this space and bring the beach to the city.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Great estate

    Looking to buy but aren’t sure a house matches your lifestyle? Nervous about selling your worn-in condo? Tap into realtor Jill Hann’s wise ways.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Centre stage

    When you’re trying to sell your house you want its best face forward. Home staging pro Avril Brown offers five little tips that’ll go a long way.

    By Allison Saunders

  • One relove

    This Halifax pair is breathing new life into old, forgotten and unwanted furniture and accessories, and the result is lovely.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Broker fixes

    Don’t let money stresses and first-timer fears get you down. Halifax mortgage broker Drew Martin has all the answers.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Flipping fantastic

    After months on the market without a buyer, this north-end home underwent an amazing metamorphosis thanks to a family-driven flip.

    By Allison Saunders

  • So hot right now

    Local designer experts reveal the home style trends that are on their brilliant minds this year.

    By Allison Saunders

  • The old and the beautiful

    How a 150-year-old home got a complete revitalization and still preserved its heritage.

    By Allison Saunders


In this economy, what does you budget for gifts look like for the holidays?

In this economy, what does you budget for gifts look like for the holidays?