The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) Apr30

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday)

Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update For Week of April 23rd – April 30th 2015(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats New Listings: 590 (533, 518, 459, 459) *542Sold: 143 (125, 112, 80, 110) *157Sale To Listing Ratio: 24% (24%, 22%, 17%, 24%) *29%Listings that went conditional/pending: 150 (162, 146, …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Far Eastern Towhee Apr30

Far Eastern Towhee

By Parker On distribution maps for the Eastern Towhee, the summer range runs out about halfway up the Maine Coast. But for the last few days, a rare spring visitor has been hanging around Point Pleasant Park in Halifax. My man Joshua sent me this image. A …read more Source: The...

Liberal dream come true or wishful thinking? Apr30

Liberal dream come true or wishful thinking?

By Robert DeVet No unionized workers at new Department of Business, says Minister …read more Source: Halifax Media...

10 Ways To Make A Sick Day Fun For Your Kids Apr30

10 Ways To Make A Sick Day Fun For Your Kids

By Michael Cusden The day starts out as normal. Alarm, snooze, alarm, start coffee, check the weather and then go and wake up the kids. This is what my wife does every morning Monday to Friday. I am a lucky guy. I wake up a bit later and do a second run that …read more Source: Like A...

What's on in Spryfield, May edition Apr30

What's on in Spryfield, May edition

By shainaluck@gmail.com (Shaina Luck) Chocolate Lake change room/washroom facilities to be open longer hours, starting May 1. Previously the change room and washroom building was closed at 5pm when life guard service ended. This year between May 1-October 31 the building will be open from 8a.m. to 8p.m. ——— The Cowie Hill Connector has been …read more Source: Outside The...

How Netflix is Still Changing the Way We Watch

I kind of love technology. I never thought I would be one of those people who would read tech blogs or desire to be an early adopter or that I even would be an early adopter of a few things. I often consider the greater sociological impacts of some of …read more Source: Mommy...

Op-ed - How Cape Breton University could reduce both tuition and inequality Apr30

Op-ed - How Cape Breton University could reduce both tuition and inequality

By Robert DeVet This article was originally published in …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Guest Post: How To Choose The Perfect Red Lipstick Apr30

Guest Post: How To Choose The Perfect Red Lipstick

By Short Presents Red lipstick. Now that’s a statement. Vicky Mina is our fourth guest post this week. You probably already know her, but in case you don’t she’s an incredibly talented make up artist based out of Halifax, and I just adore this girl to pieces. As timeless as …read more Source: Short...

"We're on the backs of others that have paved the way for us.” Apr29

"We're on the backs of others that have paved the way for us.”

By Miles Howe Bill 111 – An Act to Address Environmental Racism, is introduced into Nova Scotia …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Cuban Nights

After eight long months, I am finally finished school and ready to start my internship. But before all of this begins, I’m going vacation! In less than one week, three of my best friends and myself are heading to beautiful Varadero, Cuba! We’ll be staying at the <a target=_blank rel="nofollow" href="http://www.iberostar.com/en/hotels/varadero/iberostar-laguna-azul" target="_blank" …read more Source: Bhreagh...

Mocha Maca Smoothie Recipe + The Benefits of Cacao and Maca Powders Apr29

Mocha Maca Smoothie Recipe + The Benefits of Cacao and Maca Powders

By My Spiritual Roadtrip I had a a lot of debate over what to post today. I was just feeling really indecisive and kind of all over the place since I just moved into my new apartment yesterday and am still not totally settled. But in the end, I decided to post …read more Source: My Spiritual...

Born To Be Wild Kratts Apr29

Born To Be Wild Kratts

By Michael Cusden If you have a son (of daughter) in the age range of 4-5, I bet you know about the always caffeine-powered Kratt Brothers. The show is called Wild Kratts and the two stars are brothers, Chris and Martin. It plays regularly on PBS and on TVO …read more Source: Like A...

Dispatches From Burnside, Episode Five: Teach your children well Apr29

Dispatches From Burnside, Episode Five: Teach your children well

By Editor Trigger Warning: The following article deals …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Everything you want to know (and probably more) about vitamin K

By Diana No ranting today. No raving either. A little while ago, a friend asked me to write a post about vitamin K-rich foods. So, this post is just straight-up info for those who are interested in learning more about vitamin K. You may be wondering, “What is vitamin K?” (if you’re not, …read more Source: Bite My...

Hiberina Atlantic Cable Started. Apr29

Hiberina Atlantic Cable Started.

By Peter Ziobrowski The cable ship resolute at anchor off the Herring Cove landing site. The cable has apparently been pulled onto land, and the shore based connections and testing are likely under way. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Austerity against environmental justice Apr29

Austerity against environmental justice

By Editor By Kyla Sankey To say the environmental …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Guest Post: A (Cold) Day At The Park Apr29

Guest Post: A (Cold) Day At The Park

By Short Presents For our third day of celebrating local talents we welcome Jen of Glitterary Girl, She’s here to show us a super cute outfit to help us stay warm during our seasonally cold Spring. Get to know …read more Source: Short...

Book Review: The Girl on the Train

It is the book that everyone is talking about. It became a bestseller pretty much as soon as it hit shelves earlier this year. It has been heralded as “the next Gone Girl.” I knew I had to pick it up. The …read more Source: Mommy...

Purdy’s Pub And Grill Has Closed Up Shop. #Sackville  Apr28

Purdy’s Pub And Grill Has Closed Up Shop. #Sackville 

Looks like Purdy’s is gone. Geez, how long were they open? A year or so? I woke up to several messages today about the closure, their Fbook page is gone and I tried to call but It went to voicemail. It sucks to see places …read more Source:...

Poverty activists occupy Joanne Bernard's constituency office Apr28

Poverty activists occupy Joanne Bernard's constituency office

By Robert DeVet Latest budget cuts make a hard life harder, group charges …read more Source: Halifax Media...