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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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TOP events happening at the Halifax Public Gardens in 2017

It’s no secret that Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday this year – but did you know the Public Gardens is as well? The beautiful Victorian garden at the heart of the city covers 16 acres and has been a National historic site since 1984. They’ve got a slew of special events planned for this special summer, here are a

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5 Cant-Miss Activities on the Halifax Harbour!

Springtime in Halifax can make summer feel like as far away as it did when we were in the dead of winter. The good news is that the weeks keep rolling by and the temperature is creeping slowly upwards. Before we know it we’ll be lounging on patios and looking for activities that will take us outside to enjoy the

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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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