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Martha Gallagher

Everyone says that young professionals are abandoning Nova Scotia for an “out west” adventure. While that may be true for some, we’re here as proof that if you plant some roots in Nova Scotia, you’ll never want to leave. Having both ventured to the city of Halifax for graduate studies, we ended up having classes together - and the rest, as they say, is history. This history has been comprised of lots of “research” (both experiential and otherwise) on the topic of music and entertainment in Halifax. Our blog posts feature our interest in the local music scene, as well as the best places to be entertained in Halifax - whether that means listening to a live band, dancing in a club, or gathering for drinks with friends.

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Learn about your family history for FREE at Pier 21

Between the years of 1928 to 1971, over one million immigrants arrived at Halifax’s Pier 21. Some new arrivals chose to stay in the area, while many others voyaged across North America – settling in places they’d probably never heard of before arriving on this side of the Atlantic. Do you know when your family arrived in Canada or what

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25 facts about Halifax Pop Explosion!

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Halifax Pop Explosion (HPX) is hands-down one of my favourite things about this city. There’s something about picking up a schedule (or lately, downloading an app) and comparing your musical must-sees with friends, while deciding where you’ll spend your time. When those five days in October finally arrive, you can’t beat getting out on

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7 big anniversaries to celebrate in Halifax this year!

While it might be the one we hear about the most, Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation is not the only big milestone in 2017. In fact, there are lots of local festivals and businesses celebrating anniversary’s this year. Here’s a rundown of seven other big anniversaries to celebrate this year in Halifax: 1. Propeller Brewing – 20th Anniversary Halifax is

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Top 7 things to do within a 7 minute walk of the NEW Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre has always been a favourite Halifax attraction for both the young and the young at heart. Now that they’re preparing to move into their new home on the waterfront this February, there’s even more to be excited about. A new space, new permanent exhibits and displays for kids of all ages; it seems as though everyone is

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