Dive in to our Hot Summer Guide

Dive in to our Hot Summer Guide

Every festival, road trip and snack you'll need to plan your summer

Top 10 dog-friendly events in Halifax

Creative ideas for sharing more joy with your four-legged best friend.
Your dog is your best secret keeper, and never judges you for eating an entire pizza yourself—if anything, that loyal pooch loves you even more for it. So maybe you should reciprocate, sharing your one-of-a-kind love with the world and treating your puppy pal to the summer date they deserve.

Top 10 ways to reinvent your Canada Day holiday long weekend in Halifax

Cut into the red and white cake and discover the multicoloured layers.
To break out of your daily routine, there’s nothing like a long weekend when you can immerse yourself in the deep green landscape of Nova Scotia and drink in the salty sea air. But what about when breaking out of the routine has become a little bit…routine?

23 concerts to take in this summer

If throwbacks, patio lanterns, sweaty dance parties and robotic rodents are music to your ears—you’re in luck!
June 16Holy Fuck w/JOYFULTALK, Wet PaintDon't believe the censored Facebook event, it's not Holy Firetruck, it's Holy Fuck.

Cream of the crop

Stop the world and melt with Halifax’s top spots for over-the-top ice cream
Roll on Two

Six beaches worth the drive

It’s the season that makes living on the coast so worth it. Here’s where to go to soak it up.
Carters Beach

The curse of Bill Lynch

Theorizing on why it is that when the fair rolls into the city, so too does endless, relentless rain.
It always rains when Bill Lynch comes to town.

Frietzen Kenter’s running start

How the goal of spending a summer pulling a rickshaw helped push Frietzen Kenter to get strong as hell.
She isn't drinking, but Frietzen Kenter spends more time around the Halifax bar scene than most.

The Halifax patio index—100+ sunny spots to explore

Wanna take it outside? We’ve rounded up patios across the city to eat, drink and be airy.

12 beers to crush this summer

Stay hydrated with 902 Brewcast’s round-up of the ultimate summer beers from local breweries.
Spindrift Killick, session lager (4.7%, 16 IBU)

Pitch perfect: six spots to camp out

Pack the tent and roll-up your sleeping bag, it's go time.
For backcountry adventurers Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site THE camping spot in Nova Scotia, Keji can accommodate campers from basic to badass—and even offers a little glamping, via roofed accommodations in between.

Seven food events to sink your teeth into

What's summer without hot dogs, picnics, cold beer and seafood.
Summer Launch Food Truck Party Hi, just a little humble brag here.

A round of applause for this summer's theatre round-up

As many stages darken until fall, summer theatre comes roaring to life in spaces both traditional and out of doors.
June 1-24 Theatre Arts Guild presents Double Indemnity The Billy Wilder version of James M. Cain's book is a film noir classic, and was turned into a radio play in the '40s.

Stranger things: five oddball summer events

Nothing says summer like mind readers and doggos

Let’s go to the movies

Underground casinos, debaucherous bachelorette parties, climate change and Cheryl Blossom make for a wild summer inside.
The summer's usual reboots (The Mummy, Spider-Man), second sequels (Despicable Me, Cars) and franchise-continuing (Planet of the Apes, Transformers) remain in full effect, but you can still piece together a worthy alternative moviegoing experience in amongst the tentpoles.

Summer 2017's races, obstacle course and sporting events

Lace up your sneakers, re-apply your deodorant and get ready to Forrest Gump your way through this summer with these various feats of fun, and strength.
June 17-18 Play On Just when everyone’s amped up from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the world’s largest street hockey tournament lands in Halifax, taking over the the street at the Halifax Common with over 400 teams, 6,000 players of all levels and a whole lot of hustle.

Six restaurants worth booking a vacation around

Must-take food road trips
The Bite House

Four ways to become one with the waves

Dive in with these water sports
Four ways to become one with the waves

Binge-worthy beach reads

Three great books to cover all your genres this summer.

Your seasonal eating check list

Taste what’s grown here during our short, but great, hot season.
Summer in Nova Scotia brings about a whole crop of incredible edibles.



Sure Things:
Summer Guide

Saturday, Jun 23

Canada vs. USA rugby match

A test match at the new Wanderers Grounds (5819 Sackville Street, sandwiched between Summer and Bell streets) sees Canada's senior men rugby

In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 47
April 19, 2018

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