Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST | Issue Archives | May 22, 2014

May 22-28, 2014

Vol. 21, No. 51

News + Opinion

Arts + Music

Best of Halifax

Food + Drink

  • Shawarma feelings

    After seven consecutive Best of Food wins for Best Shawarma, Mezza Lebanese Kitchen’s dreamy chicken pita has been deemed as unbeatable as it is delicious. We unwrap the story behind our 2014 Hall of Fame inductee.

    By Melissa Buote


  • Free Will Astrology

    Set up play dates for your demons, Scorpio

    By Rob Brezsny

  • A hole new world

    I’m a man who wants to sit down to pee, like a woman. What are my options? Plus: Looking for advice on diaper play.

    By Dan Savage

  • Something in the stationery

    The invite’s like your wedding’s first impression, and you want to make a good one, right? Designer Ashley Foster talks paper.

    By Ashley Foster

  • Piece of mind

    Dessert bars, five-tiered towers and sugar flowers, oh my! Shauna Austin of City Girl Cakes tells you how to have your cake art and eat it too.

    By Shauna Austin

  • Trends with benefits

    Katelyn Hipson of Elegant Productions shares her thoughts on theme inspiration, tired traditions and her 2014’s biggest on-trends.

    By Katelyn Hipson

  • Go stagette

    Don’t want to spend a night building a shrine out of plastic penises with you besties? Here are five embarrassment-free ways to spend your bachelorette, making memories you’ll actually want to keep. No toilet paper veils allowed.