Category Archives: Local Tips

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Halifax’s Top 10 Fish & Chip Shops

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Halifax is a town with our food and drink on lock. Lobster? We’ve got it. Craft beer? You bet. But when I think of eating on the coast, my mind always goes back to fish and chips.

Salty fries with a shake of malt vinegar, and some tangy tartar sauce on the side of a perfectly crisp piece of fish. Are you drooling yet? Thought so.

We’ve rounded up the 10 BEST places to get authentic, East Coast fish and chips in the Halifax region – enjoy!

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8 PERFECT Ideas for a First Date in Halifax

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Picking a spot for a first date is never easy. Coming up with “creative” date ideas can be exhausting, and there’s a fine line between activities that allow for conversation to get to know one another, without making it feel like you’re describing your best qualities in a job interview. It’s a lot of pressure!

Lucky for you we’ve compiled a list of tried and true first date locations in Halifax so that all you need to focus on is having a great time!

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Halifax’s Top 5 Escape Rooms

This cold winter weather forces us inside, making it increasingly important to find fun and active indoor activities to keep away the seasonal doldrums. Escape rooms are a great way to stay warm, and keep your brain sharp – plus they’re a great team-building activity! 

Come together with your friends, family or co-workers and try out one of Halifax’s Top 5 Escape Rooms today:

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Top 5 Wine Bars in the Halifax Region

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Winter weather has arrived and we can think of no better way to survive the cold climes than by enjoying some good company and some great wine. Luckily, the Halifax region is home to some wonderful wine bars, each offering a unique, inviting atmosphere, and an impressive selection of local and international wines.

Read on for our list of the top wine bars on both sides of the harbour!

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