All posts by Annie Rankmore

Annie is the Community Manager for Discover Halifax and spends her days creating and curating share-worthy Halifax content (she may be a contender for the title of World’s Best Job). A dedicated beer garden enthusiast, self-proclaimed vegan foodie (a passion for eating makes you a foodie right?) and lover of all things Halifax, she considers plenty of time outdoors to be the golden key to any great weekend. Follow Annie on Instagram via @annie.rankmore.
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5 Halifax Restaurants That Will ELEVATE Your Insta-Game

Let’s not kid ourselves, filters can only do so much and we ALL want to live that #nofilter life.

Anyone with a great Instagram profile knows that, when choosing a restaurant, some key factors include proper lighting, unique decor and most importantly, AMAZING food.

While Halifax has MANY Instagrammable locations, there are a few restaurants that definitely stand out. Not just anywhere will give your followers massive jealousy (goals, obviously 🙌).
From enchanting ceilings to open kitchens, we’ve chosen 5 Halifax eateries that are sure to elevate your Insta game:

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8 Things You Should Know About Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston

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2017 marks the 100th anniversary year of the Halifax Explosion that occurred in the Halifax harbour in 1917. When the explosion struck, killing nearly 2,000 people and leaving hundreds more injured and homeless, Boston sent medical personnel and supplies to relieve the city’s rescue efforts.

For decades Nova Scotians have commemorated Boston’s kindness by sending a Nova Scotian Christmas tree to our southern neighbours each year. Here are a few interesting facts you may not have known about Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston:

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How much do you really know about the Halifax Explosion?

The Halifax Explosion occurred on December 6, 1917, when two ships collided in the harbour: The Imo and The Mont Blanc. This explosion resulted in Canada’s greatest tragedy in terms of loss of life, and destruction. 2017 marks 100 years since the explosion and we’re taking this milestone to remember not only the tragedy, but Halifax, Nova Soctia coming together to overcome it.

Here are 7 THINGS YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THE HALIFAX EXPLOSION:

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6 Things You NEED TO KNOW About the Halifax Oyster Festival

It’s happening people. It’s one SHELL of a weekend, one we’ve all been waiting for; it’s the 3rd annual Halifax Oyster Festival!!!

Celebrating the start of the Nova Scotia oyster harvest season, the Oyster Festival is a 2-day, all-you-can-slurp raw bar event on the Halifax waterfront, happening September 29-30, 2017. Continue reading