Six local gifts for $60 or less

You better not pout, we’ve got your local-made, handcrafted, stocking stuffers covered.
1Stollen, Gingerbread Haus Bakery Fruitcake is a bit of a punchline. But this sweet, cakey fruit bread is no joke.

Holiday Planner

My favourite room: Maia LaPierre’s TV-free living room

Pretty pastels and edgy details make this space a place to let your mind wander.
Up-and-coming interior decorator Maia LaPierre loves spending cozy evenings in front of the fireplace with her husband in their dusty pink living room.

Homes Halifax

The 25th annual Best of Halifax Readers' Choice Awards winners

In 1995, this little readers’ poll started with a one-page ballot printed in the paper. To vote, folks filled out the 78 questions with a pencil or a pen and delivered it to Coast headquarters where staffers compiled the winners into the first-ever The Good, The Bad and The Ugly awards.


Career Minded October 2019

Produced in partnership with local schools, Career Minded focuses on the realities of the job market, talking with graduates to find out what kinds of jobs the education options lead to. It's a great tool to help you pick a school.

Career Minded (Sponsor Content)

Six fall foods and the local wines to drink with them

Wise words on seasonal pairing from three wine experts.
Sandals season isn't completely over (so sue me) but technically fall has arrived—it's just about time to wear rust-coloured sweaters, eat tiny chocolate bars and avoid turning the thermostat up.

Fall Wine Guide

How to recycle and compost properly in HRM

Reduce, reuse and reiterate that recycling is important but not using single-use plastics is better
If you're new to town, you may notice that Nova Scotia recycles and composts more than some other provinces.

Back To School

Fall for the top 5 waterfalls in Nova Scotia

These must-see natural attractions come in many different shapes and sizes, with varying levels of difficulty to access.
W hat sights and attractions remind you most of Nova Scotia?

Tourist & Visitor Essential Info

Elle Noir AKA Chris Cochrane is unapologetically herself

The only out trans, Black drag queen this side of Montreal is the 2019 Pride Ambassador
Educator, drag queen, aesthetician, actor, consultant: Halifax's 2019 Pride ambassador commands the spotlight everywhere she goes.


Rise and shine with Ray Kadiri

The Halifax makeup artist and social media stunner uses cosmetics to express and empower.
Makeup artist, jewellery designer, vlogger and beauty influencer Ray Kadiri (AKA Rayraykad) is a by all accounts a striking individual.

Spring Fashion

Where are we now? Nova Scotia Craft Beer in 2019

Hosts of the 902 BrewCast reflect on the good, the bad and the delicious things happening in Nova Scotia’s craft beer industry in 2019.
W e love change, and the craft beer scene in Nova Scotia somehow manages to bring us joy while at the same time begging to be KonMaried into the sun.

Beer Guide

This is how we do it: The results of our 2019 Sex + Dating Survey

Our 10th annual excuse to be nosy
In honour of indoor, in-bed, in-our-feelings-season we asked you to overshare the juicy details your worst pillow talk, best trysts and loneliest Halifax nights. Here are the highlights from our 10th annual completely anonymous, super indulgent, always raunchy readers’ poll.

Sex + Dating Guide

New year, same you

In a month full of purging and cleansing, it’s time to resist the idea our bodies need to be corrected.
January, arguably more than any month of the year, is when we are the most focused on ourselves.

Well Being Guide


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Vol 27, No 34
January 16, 2020

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