Halifax, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Over 110 categories of local excellence have been awarded in The Coast’s 2021 Best of Halifax Readers’ Choice Awards, voted on by 30,835 Haligonians—with 506,152 total votes cast. All that math adds up to one thing: A whole lotta love for this city by the sea. These awards are voted by Halifax. Any descriptions of winners are written by Coast staff Lyndsay Armstrong, Morgan Mullin and Victoria Walton.