Learn your A-B-Seas

Learn your A-B-Seas

Salt-water beaches to visit with your bubble or your boo

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Jul 9/20


Welcome to the Hot Summer Guide—now in print around Halifax

Welcome to the Hot Summer Guide—now in print around Halifax

A letter from the editor about the community effort behind the 25th annual HSG and why, COVID or not, Halifax is a great place to be at this time of year.

by KYLE SHAW, Jul 9/20


Lifelong lifeguard sees change over the decades

Lifelong lifeguard sees change over the decades

In the '70s there were up to 40 drownings a year in the province. Now there's usually less than 10.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Shop local swimwear, whatever your style

Shop local swimwear, whatever your style

With no time to wait for online orders, shop local this summer and support small biz while you're at it.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Teach yourself Black Nova Scotian history this summer

Teach yourself Black Nova Scotian history this summer

Take this summer to study the parts of NS history you never learned about in school.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


The North American Indigenous Games bring the <i>mawiomi</i> home

The North American Indigenous Games bring the mawiomi home

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 9/20


Shut up and drive-in

Shut up and drive-in

Get a double dose of escapism this socially distant summer thanks to these four drive-in theatres.

by ALEC MARTIN, Jul 9/20


Staycation summer

Staycation summer

Now’s the perfect time to play tourist in our own city.

by ISABEL BUCKMASTER, Jul 9/20


Where to go when you gotta go

Where to go when you gotta go

HRM has a total of 20 public washrooms, the majority of which are at bus terminals and city parks.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Pandemic precautions

Pandemic precautions

Knock knock, it's COVID here

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 9/20


Don’t pass me by: Nova Scotia's hidden gems

Don’t pass me by: Nova Scotia's hidden gems

Don’t stick to the rivers and lakes you’re used to; try chasing some waterfalls this summer.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


A beginners guide to biking to the beach in Halifax

A beginners guide to biking to the beach in Halifax

How to get from downtown Halifax to Rainbow Haven with just two wheels and two feet.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Jul 9/20


The best lakes to lounge at in HRM

The best lakes to lounge at in HRM

Skip the salty sting and float free from riptides at a freshwater beach next time you need to cool off.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 9/20


Paddling towards equal representation in the outdoor industry

Paddling towards equal representation in the outdoor industry

Activities like canoeing, kayaking and hiking are overwhelmingly white. Alexi Rodriguez wants to change that.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


New cone on the block

New cone on the block

Halifax’s newest ice cream spot offers soft serve and good vibes.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Get your fix of frozen treats

Get your fix of frozen treats

Nine drool-worthy ice cream spots in HRM

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Feed your soul at R&B Kitchen

Feed your soul at R&B Kitchen

From oxtail to rasta pasta to sweet chili shrimp, the Caribbean spot dishes up daily delights.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Jul 9/20


Just roll with it

Just roll with it

From creamy to crunchy, from dill to lemon, lobster rolls embody all the textures and flavours of summer.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Seven crushable cans to fill your cooler with

Seven crushable cans to fill your cooler with

These new summer sippers come packed for worry-free portability.

by KYLE SHAW, Jul 9/20


Thirst  things  first

Thirst things first

In a city full of outdoor eating and drinking options, here are 12 patios particularly devoted to local brews.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Over 50 events to fill your summer

Over 50 events to fill your summer

All the shows to stream and IRL happenings to attend during these precious, sunny days.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 9/20


The Coast is back with the annual Hot Summer Guide

The Coast is back with the annual Hot Summer Guide

School's been out since March, but summer's just begun

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Here’s what you missed at our 5th annual Halifax Oyster Fest

Here’s what you missed at our 5th annual Halifax Oyster Fest

Find out what went down at this year’s event

by ASHLEY CORBETT, Oct 24/19


With love (and beer), from Halifax

With love (and beer), from Halifax

After being featured at the Seaport Cider & BeerFest, the Maine Beer Box will head home packing Canadian brews.

by REBECCA DINGWELL, Aug 8/19


Fall for the top 5 waterfalls in Nova Scotia

Fall for the top 5 waterfalls in Nova Scotia

These must-see natural attractions come in many different shapes and sizes, with varying levels of difficulty to access.

by LAURA HAWKINS, Aug 8/19


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