GUIDED TOUR: QUINPOOL ROAD

Where family tradition and small business thrive.

Quinfest. - LENNY MULLINS
LENNY MULLINS
Quinfest.

Follow the road to fun
The Quinpool Road Mainstreet District Association is teaming up with the HFX Wanderers to bring the most action-packed Quinfest to date! It's their way of saying thank you to the wonderful community members for supporting them all year long.

The family-friendly event brings fun to the open street, and this year they're including more attractions that showcase the diversity in food and products found on Quinpool Road.

Halifax's favourite pub band Shameless will kick off the March Rally to get you in the party mood with live music. And it doesn't end there. Attendees can expect photo-ops with Ambassador Quinpool Rhoda (11-11:30 am) with an additional appearance by the Wanderer's mascot Rover, a poster-making session discussing the schools' climate strike, face painting, an obstacle course, bouncy castle and other carnival goodness. Make sure to get there early so you don't miss out on free food samplings at some of Quinpool's finest restaurants.

With all of the exciting Quinpool destination spots, visitors won't know what to check out first!  For more information visit quinfest.com


Saving soles
Bring your favourite footwear back to life at Quinpool Shoe Repair. With high-quality dye, new colourful soles and a quick shine—voila! You'll think they're brand new (and everyone else will, too). That's why we've trusted them with our shoe repair needs since 1958.

Their new location right across the street still brings a little slice of NYC to the HRM. Look around the walls and say hello to Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra as you get your shoes shined.

Between key cutting, waterproofing by hand, rubber soles for winter and heel and zipper fixes, Quinpool Shoe Repair can do it all. You can even trust them with your belts and leather purses. Did we mention they have the tools to fix sports equipment and to sharpen your skates? And why not get some colourful new laces while you're at it? Your pieces deserve the best.

Quinpool Shoe Repair helps maintain the things we love, so we never have to say goodbye to old friends.
Quinpool Shoe Repair, 6424 Quinpool Road


Innovative care at your fingertips
Step into the oldest independently-owned physiotherapy clinic in Halifax for an individualized approach to patient care. Scotia Physiotherapy's accurate assessments help you identify where manual therapy and exercise fit into your life. 

Their clinic buzzes with a collaborative staff, ensuring patients are receiving the most accurate advice and are treated accordingly. Scotia's team leads with transparency, empathy, and compassion for the many ways in which people experience physical difficulty, treating them effectively and efficiently.

The physiotherapists' breadth of knowledge brings clients a constant stream of innovative care. With their extensive post-graduate training, they come armed with understanding of manual and manipulative therapy, sports specialization, acupuncture and functional dry needling, concussion management, treatment of the jaw complex (TMD), movement impairment diagnosis, and specialized exercise training.

Working one-on-one with a Scotia therapist means each client can develop a customized rehabilitation plan to suit their unique physical condition, lifestyle, and personal goals. 
Scotia Physiotherapy, 6178 Quinpool Road


Equipped for the great outdoors
The crispy leaves are begging you to embark on some autumn hikes, but is your bag packed with the necessary gear?

The Trail Shop prepares you to embark on the boldest of adventures, all while bringing ease to the outdoor gear shopping experience. Don't worry about doing your research first– the shop's team is there to guide you through their well-stocked store and find you the products that will take your trip to the next level.

This independent store has been refining their offerings to meet the needs of their lifetime shoppers, and always welcome in new clients like family. Whether you like to rough-it or glamp, The Trail Shop has the right accessories to bring comfort to your wilderness travels.

Once you're set up with your gear needs, they can send you off into the wild knowing you're equipped with the best.

All you have to focus on is reconnecting with nature.
The Trail Shop, 6112 Quinpool Road


Called to Greece
The key to serving the Halifax community for 37 years is listening to what the people crave. Athens Restaurant knows what makes your stomachs growl on a Saturday afternoon, and we can't resist answering the call to one of Halifax's original Greek restaurants.

Don't worry about checking the menu beforehand, Athens pleases the palette with traditional dishes and beyond. They're stocked with favourites like souvlaki and chicken gyro, while bringing in the classic burgers, sandwiches, pasta and seafood dishes. Did we mention the food is homemade by the same family who started it all? The Athens family is committed to satisfying everyone in yours, so you can sit back and enjoy a stress-free, fresh meal.

Whether you're a frequent traveler to Athens or not, you'll be yelling "Opa!" for their returning all-you-can-eat weekend breakfast/brunch buffet. Their hours stretch breakfast to 3 pm, allowing you to shake up any part of your day with true Mediterranean spices. Athens Restaurant, 6273 Quinpool Road

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