Pin It
Favourite

Thin ice 

To Lezlie Lowe,

I have just read, belatedly, your November 15 column "Divas on ice," and I must say as a person who has lived in Halifax for more than eight decades and still enjoys a skate, I think it's a mistake to have a skating facility on the Grand Parade. In recent years, the GP has undergone another makeover and to make a reasonably sized area available for an ice surface a major revamp would be required. This in itself would be expensive and, in addition, the ice surface would undoubtedly cost more than $150,000.

Perhaps a better location, or an area which presently could accommodate an ice surface with little or no disruption, is Victoria Park. A skating facility in this location could be a part of the new Halifax vision as related to the Spring Garden Road area.

By Bill P.

Pin It
Favourite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Survey Asks

What’s the scariest Halifax ghost story?

  • Sidewalk closed: please use other side
  • We used to date
  • Why I’m leaving Nova Scotia
  • Closed early for private event
  • Route on detour
  • Does anyone have a truck I can borrow?

View Results

Coast Top Ten

Opinionated

More »

Reality Bites

More »

Shoptalk

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 21
October 19, 2017

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2017 Coast Publishing Ltd.