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Taco Tuesday pop-up making waves at The Local

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Taco Tuesday pop-up making waves at The Local

Wave Tacos started as home DIY delivery kits, but now Oscar Hood and Amber Courchesne make up to 500 tacos a week.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 15/20


Bulwark Cider House opens on Dresden Row

NEW RESTAURANTS »

Bulwark Cider House opens on Dresden Row

With two storeys and room for 17 taps, the recently opened taproom-slash-retail-store has plenty of room to grow.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Aug 14/20


Honouring Halifax's African Nova Scotian matriarchs in the time of coronavirus

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Honouring Halifax's African Nova Scotian matriarchs in the time of coronavirus

How a tea party hopes to make up for lost time when it comes to community grief and celebration.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Aug 14/20


Wanderers' Chrisnovic N'sa shows off his moves on the field and on TikTok

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Wanderers' Chrisnovic N'sa shows off his moves on the field and on TikTok

The 21-year-old Montrealer is in PEI with the team training for their first game of the season Saturday against Pacific FC.

by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Aug 14/20


Plans are in the works for Canada's only Black hair school to open in Halifax

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Plans are in the works for Canada's only Black hair school to open in Halifax

Samantha Dixon Slawter's hopes Crown of Beauty Institute and Association can make for more inclusive hairdressing in the city.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 13/20


Matt Mays announces surprise set of Shore Club shows

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Matt Mays announces surprise set of Shore Club shows

Cling to the summer tradition, sure—but for god's sake, wear a mask to the Aug 27-29 shows.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 13/20


Alexa Pope closes its doors

SHOPTALK »

Alexa Pope closes its doors

The trendy downtown boutique is selling off all inventory now online.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 13/20


Behind the verse with Arielle Twist

LITERARY »

Behind the verse with Arielle Twist

The Indigenous Voices Award-winning poet breaks down a poem with The Coast.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 13/20


Friends of NSCAD are rallying to demand answers to its petitions

REALITY BITES »

Friends of NSCAD are rallying to demand answers to its petitions

The group hopes that, this time around, the board takes it seriously.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 13/20


Greek Fest moves to take-out model

FOOD + DRINK FEATURE »

Greek Fest moves to take-out model

Your August weekend dinner plans are solved.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 12/20


Halifax Wanderers kick off 2020 season in PEI this week

CITY »

Halifax Wanderers kick off 2020 season in PEI this week

Eight teams from the Canadian Premier League are bubbled up at a Charlottetown hotel.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Aug 12/20


Former prisoners in Halifax share their incarceration stories to mark Prisoners’ Justice Day

CITY »

Former prisoners in Halifax share their incarceration stories to mark Prisoners’ Justice Day

They are calling for better approaches in our criminal justice system.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 12/20


What's happening in Halifax from August 11-16

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What's happening in Halifax from August 11-16

All the local live art you need to see—and a few offline things to attend, too.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 11/20


Landlords getting the final word on heritage designation won't work

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Landlords getting the final word on heritage designation won't work

How a process to protect more Halifax buildings was obliterated in one public hearing.

by LARRY HAIVEN, Aug 10/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting August 10

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Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting August 10

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

by TEAM COAST, Aug 10/20


New ownership rent payment confusion leads to tenants at Dartmouth building organizing against poor conditions

CITY »

New ownership rent payment confusion leads to tenants at Dartmouth building organizing against poor conditions

Reason 294875 for the city to speed up its plan for a landlord registry.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 8/20


Your summer staycation just got sweeter: George's Island is open to the public

CITY »

Your summer staycation just got sweeter: George's Island is open to the public

Hop on the Harbour Queen for one of the best views of the waterfront and only a few snakes.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Aug 7/20


Say hello to the return of the live show

THEATRE »

Say hello to the return of the live show

Hello City and Shakespeare By The Sea combine forces to bring improv to Point Pleasant Park August 8 and 22..

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 7/20


Susan Kent follows the lead

FILM + TV »

Susan Kent follows the lead

How Chelsea Peretti's right hand in the Halifax-shot Spinster is a one-woman revelation.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 6/20


Getting the blazes out of here

CITY »

Getting the blazes out of here

With Nova Scotia in a lull between waves of COVID-19, Stephen McNeil announces his retirement.

by KYLE SHAW, Aug 6/20


Latesha Auger's <i>Journey</i> is just beginning

FILM + TV »

Latesha Auger's Journey is just beginning

The director—and Being Black In Halifax film program alumni—shares her "honest and resilient" storytelling.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 6/20


The fruit flies in your kitchen are laying about 2,000 eggs a day

CITY »

The fruit flies in your kitchen are laying about 2,000 eggs a day

But Dalhousie professor Chris Cutler has some tips to make it better.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 6/20


Diversity of Nature is making falling in love with the sciences more accessible

CITY »

Diversity of Nature is making falling in love with the sciences more accessible

The BIPOC-focused ecological field expedition wants to inspire more diverse scientists.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Aug 6/20


Stating the obvious

SAVAGE LOVE »

Stating the obvious

Are you sure your awesome new lover’s kink is too strange?

by DAN SAVAGE, Aug 6/20


In your horoscope: Crocodiles can be sacred

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY »

In your horoscope: Crocodiles can be sacred

Have empathy for untamed influences and strong characters in your life, Aquarius.

by ROB BREZSNY, Aug 6/20


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