First look at Boyd’s Pharmasave on Agricola Street

First look at Boyd’s Pharmasave on Agricola Street

posted by VICTORIA WALTON, Mar 5/21

Opening a community pharmacy is a lifelong dream for Greg Richard.

First look at Fiends Collective’s new digs

First look at Fiends Collective’s new digs

Opening today in Dartmouth, the relocated witches studio is bigger, with better accessibility.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Mar 3/21


Fantastic at saving plastic

Fantastic at saving plastic

Tare Shop’s zero-waste efforts have diverted over 130,000 bags from the landfill.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Mar 3/21


First look at Black Sheep’s new home

First look at Black Sheep’s new home

The restaurant expands into a remade Brewery Market space full of 19th-century touches.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Feb 25/21


Shop This: Rocks From My Bra’s crystal art

Shop This: Rocks From My Bra’s crystal art

Check out Niambi Tree’s designs at this weekend’s Taking Blk History pop-up market.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Feb 24/21


Fumes is re-establishing Black ownership in the cannabis industry

Fumes is re-establishing Black ownership in the cannabis industry

Three Halifax brothers started the rolling papers company in 2020, combining passion with business.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 28/21


Small retail stores still struggling to stay open while navigating COVID-19 restrictions

Small retail stores still struggling to stay open while navigating COVID-19 restrictions

“We’re flying blind,” says Cathy Hope of Lady Luck Boutique.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 26/21


Meet the entrepreneur passing her skills along to other Black women

Meet the entrepreneur passing her skills along to other Black women

Tia Upshaw is on the verge of opening her fourth business, and she’s encouraging others in her community to follow their dreams, too.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 22/21


Jagger's Cafe is always fresh with made-to-order donuts

Jagger's Cafe is always fresh with made-to-order donuts

The Bayer’s Lake cafe has 630 different flavour combinations, ready when you are.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 14/21


Halifax dance studio struggling after third renoviction

Halifax dance studio struggling after third renoviction

Serpentine Studios owner Laura Selenzi says the pattern is frustrating.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 10/21


Chain restaurants received an estimated $1.7 million of Nova Scotia’s ‘small business grants’

Chain restaurants received an estimated $1.7 million of Nova Scotia’s ‘small business grants’

Among the grant applicants are 40 Subways, 33 Tim Horton’s, and 11 Boston Pizzas.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 9/21


7 Peppers Grill to return to Quinpool Road

7 Peppers Grill to return to Quinpool Road

Renovations are currently underway inside the old Bramoso Pizza.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 4/21


5 ways Halifax restaurants can show solidarity with Mi’kmaq lobster fishers

5 ways Halifax restaurants can show solidarity with Mi’kmaq lobster fishers

Believe it or not, you have a stake in the issue.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 2/21


Nine local, Black-owned restaurants to support now (and always)

Nine local, Black-owned restaurants to support now (and always)

By VICTORIA WALTON, Dec 31/20


Hungry for more

Hungry for more

How COVID-19 is exacerbating university students’ food insecurity.

Dec 27/20


Moon Light brings Moroccan market to the Maritimes

Moon Light brings Moroccan market to the Maritimes

No more ordering from Montréal—the restaurant is bringing tagine, couscous and specialty ingredients to the growing north African community in Halifax.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Dec 21/20


Halifax's Christmas tree lots busier, earlier this year

Halifax's Christmas tree lots busier, earlier this year

With people spending more time at home due to Covid, the holiday spirit arrived early in 2020.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Dec 12/20


Fisherman’s Cove keeps its huts open for the holidays

Fisherman’s Cove keeps its huts open for the holidays

The village will fill with twinkling lights, holiday magic and lots of local vendors.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Nov 13/20


It’s beginning to look a lot like holiday market season

It’s beginning to look a lot like holiday market season

A mix of in-person and online events to help you find the perfect gifts this season.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Nov 13/20


Crafters in a dangerous time

Crafters in a dangerous time

Covid couldn’t unravel Halifax’s fibre arts community.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Nov 12/20


Burger Week is on now

Burger Week is on now

The pandemic-postponed patty party is back, October 22 through October 31.

by TEAM COAST, Oct 22/20


A transformation for Truly Tasty

A transformation for Truly Tasty

The larger space next door will allow for more dine-in customers at Halifax’s longest-running ramen shop.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Oct 22/20


Taking Blk Gottingen is back for a fall edition

Taking Blk Gottingen is back for a fall edition

Vendors like No Days Off Apparel have seen growth thanks to the pop-up market.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Sep 24/20


Supernova Market hopes to lift makers' spirits this Saturday

Supernova Market hopes to lift makers' spirits this Saturday

With most in-person events cancelled, market vendors are seeing decreased revenue this year.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Sep 22/20


Plans are in the works for Canada's only Black hair school to open in Halifax

Plans are in the works for Canada's only Black hair school to open in Halifax

Samantha Dixon Slawter's hopes Crown of Beauty Institute and Association can make for more inclusive hairdressing in the city.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Aug 13/20


Alexa Pope closes its doors

Alexa Pope closes its doors

The trendy downtown boutique is selling off all inventory now online.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Aug 13/20


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