Category Archives: Local Tips

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9 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Halifax

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It’s that time of year again!  To save you from scrambling to make last minute NYE plans, we’ve put together the ultimate collection of events and activities going on around the city.

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely skate or a big night on the town, we’ve got you covered – here are 9 ways to celebrate a brand new year in the city –  Happy New Year Halifax!

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8 DELICIOUS Sushi Spots in Halifax

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There are PLENTY of amazing sushi spots in the Halifax region, and we always have a hard time deciding where to get that sushi fix. We decided to list just a few of our recommendations for AMAZING sushi in and around Halifax.

Note:  they’re listed in no particular order – we couldn’t rank them,  that’s like choosing a favourite child!

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5 Reasons to Give Winter Surfing a Chance in Halifax

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Winter surfing isn’t for everyone, but if you’re looking for a different kind of surf escape, far from the busy beaches of Costa Rica or Mexico, Halifax is the place to go. You might be wondering why anyone would be crazy enough to hop in the frigid Atlantic while the sandy beaches are hidden under a gelid layer of water powder.

Well, read on to discover 5 ~cool~ reasons you should give winter surfing a in the Halifax region a chance!

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5 Secondhand Bookstores in Halifax That Are Every Book Lover’s Dream

With all the amazing options in town, it’s no wonder that Halifax is filled with bookworms! Not only do book-lovers get to choose from reading at the the award-winning Halifax Central Library and a wonderful variety of locally owned bookstores, the city is also home to some stellar secondhand bookstores!

If you’re a reader in search of a long-lost favorite book, a rare publication, or just looking for some charming and quirky shops to add to your Halifax to-do list, read on for our list of the BEST secondhand bookstores in the Halifax region:

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