Hot Summer Guide | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST

First look at Bar Sofia’s huge new patio

The restaurant’s outdoor addition is Halifax’s hottest summer selfie spot, with or without a $29 cocktail in hand.

By Jeremy Freed

If you have any lingering doubts about the health of Halifax’s restaurant scene as it emerges from two years of indoor gathering limits and social distancing, a visit to Queen’s Marque on a summer evening ought to give you some hope. Here, in the shadow of the luxurious Muir hotel, Toronto-based hospitality group Oliver & Bonacini plans to open a total of 11 restaurants over the next two years, creating a new upscale nightlife district on the waterfront...


The price of everything has more or less gone up including heating oil which means staying warm this winter is going to cost you more. What are your ways to try to cut down on heating costs?

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