A bartender to watch Jan31

A bartender to watch

By Parker Kris Bertin, who writes short stories by day and tends bar at Bearly’s by night, was featured Sunday in a Toronto Star story on “Five up-and-coming writers to watch in 2016.” Bertin’s first book, a collection called, “Bad Things Happen” will be published Feb. 23 by Biblioasis, …read more Source: The...

2016 Wine Trends Jan30

2016 Wine Trends

By darmyers Last year around this time I wrote a wine blog on what the wine trends were looking like in 2015. I thought I would take this opportunity to revisit those, and look at the trends in the wine industry for 2016. Zinfandel: An explosion of Zinfandel was expected in 2015 and …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Jackson Pollock Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites Jan30

Jackson Pollock Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

By beth dunham I dressed up my favorite peanut butter cookie recipe with some chocolate and cream and created a masterpiece. Swirls of dark, milk, and white chocolate cover a canvas of chocolate ganache layered on top of a simple gluten-free cookie base. My chocolate homage to Jackson …read more Source: Beth...

Maritime Beer Report - January 29, 2016 Jan29

Maritime Beer Report - January 29, 2016

By noreply@blogger.com (Todd Beal) Hello and welcome to the January 29th edition of the ReportJohnny Jacks Brewing has produced JJ Viking Ale. The infamous yet, ancient Viking brew made many years ago by Vikings who used traditional herbs and natures own preservative, unpasteurized honey. Along with its earthy aromatic hops, they give …read more Source: Maritime Beer...

First AOPS off to a Good Start at Shipyard. Jan29

First AOPS off to a Good Start at Shipyard.

By Peter Ziobrowski …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Enjoy life — Nova Scotia edition Jan29

Enjoy life — Nova Scotia edition

By Parker Thanks to Tim Bousquet for featuring this drone-enhanced vacation video of New York-based Victor Chu‘s trip to Nova Scotia. The video is dedicated to Chu’s father, Jia-li Chu, who apparently always wanted to visit our province, but died before managing to do so. <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9Jy8olDNxcA" …read more Source: The...

3 Tips on Wearing a Canadian Tuxedo Jan29

3 Tips on Wearing a Canadian Tuxedo

By noreply@blogger.com (Every Wear I Go) Top: Cheap Monday from Urban Outfitters // Jeans: Forever 21 // Booties: Guess from DSW Double the denim, double the fun. That’s a saying, right? I like to believe that the …read more Source: Everywear I...

Startup Weekend Mixes Agriculture and Innovation Jan29

Startup Weekend Mixes Agriculture and Innovation

By thetrendytechie Dozens of students gathered on Dalhousie University’s Agriculture campus in Truro, Nova Scotia on the weekend of January 22, 2016, all with a common goal: to build a startup in 56 hours. The majority of the students majored in Management or Commerce, but the theme of the event was specific; …read more Source: Trendy...

Tips to Paleo Jan29

Tips to Paleo

By Katie Rose Through all the excitement of our last post, we have changed our lifestyle back to paleo. Between Rob and I, 2015 was full of health issues, stress, and giving into unhealthy habits. So, as a new year began, we changed our kitchen back to a paleo one. Now, because we …read more Source: Wild...

Noon Hour Traffic Jan29

Noon Hour Traffic

By Peter Ziobrowski NYK Rumina inbound for Fairview Cove. She met Maersk Cutter (Below) sailing from Pier 9 outside the narrows. …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) Jan28

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 January 21st-January 28th 2016(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats Total MarketNew or Back to Market Listings: 290 (274, 261, 252, 247) *447Sold: 104 (68, 70, 53, 82) *67Sale To Listing Ratio: 36% (25%, 27%, 21%, 43%) *15%Price Changes: 136 (136, …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

BBC Haren Jan28

BBC Haren

By Peter Ziobrowski …read more Source: Halifax Shipping...

Just a Side Hustle Jan28

Just a Side Hustle

By Krista Mid Century Modern Barware! Made-in-Canada FAB Trays! So, as a way to sustain my hobby and share some of the treasures that I’ve discovered, I’m starting a wee site and shop on Etsy. If you’re at all into vintage kitchen items like Pyrex, or FAB trays, or Barware, or Depression glass, then please do stop by for a visit! In addition to the thrifted items, I’ll also be carrying a number of vintage inspired printables and ephemera. Expect to see note cards and recipe cards for digital download, for those of you who enjoy the vintage aesthetic but aren’t interested in collecting. I’ll be shipping goods across Canada and, BONUS, will offer free delivery in the HRM. Check it all out here: I’ve shared a few posts over the years about my love for thrifting. It’s been a fun hobby and one that really fosters my love for history. The Thrill of Thrifting How to Thrift: Assess, Research, Compare In particular, I’m drawn to vintage and antique kitchen items. I …read more Source:...

Just a Side Hustle Jan28

Just a Side Hustle

By Krista Mid Century Modern Barware! Made-in-Canada FAB Trays! So, as a way to sustain my hobby and share some of the treasures that I’ve discovered, I’m starting a wee site and shop on Etsy. If you’re at all into vintage kitchen items like Pyrex, or FAB trays, or Barware, or Depression glass, then please do stop by for a visit! In addition to the thrifted items, I’ll also be carrying a number of vintage inspired printables and ephemera. Expect to see note cards and recipe cards for digital download, for those of you who enjoy the vintage aesthetic but aren’t interested in collecting. I’ll be shipping goods across Canada and, BONUS, will offer free delivery in the HRM. Check it all out here: I’ve shared a few posts over the years about my love for thrifting. It’s been a fun hobby and one that really fosters my love for history. The Thrill of Thrifting How to Thrift: Assess, Research, Compare In particular, I’m drawn to vintage and antique kitchen items. I …read more Source:...

Big News! Jan28

Big News!

By Katie Rose <img src="http://wildrosebuds.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/announcement03-1024×683.jpg" alt="announcement03" width="1024" …read more Source: Wild...

Detoxify yourself, for real

By Diana Back to that sage magazine for blogspiration… There’s a two page ad for an “herbal cleanse” entitled: Why do we need to cleanse? It follows a Q & A format. The first question: Doesn’t my body cleanse itself? It’s true that our bodies are meant to naturally cleanse themselves… If only it could have …read more Source: Bite My...

That Richmond County Appeal Court hearing Jan28

That Richmond County Appeal Court hearing

By Parker The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal sits Thursday to hear Richmond County’s appeal of a Utility and Review Board decision that would trim its county council from 10 members to five. The issue has led to 15 months of rancorous infighting in the municipal government. See previous posts <a target=_blank rel="nofollow" …read more Source: The...

Check your surroundings for safety Jan28

Check your surroundings for safety

By Parker Director Mateo St. Portugal and producer P. B. J. Brooks present the first feature film shot entirely on a Prius backup camera. For St. Portugal, cinema is primarily concerned with danger, and “with a Prius backup camera, you are always looking for danger.” Says Brooks, “Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Orson Wells—none of …read more Source: The...

Meet your Alton Gas Team - Part 1 Jan27

Meet your Alton Gas Team - Part 1

By Miles Howe Tim Church – Stakeholder Relations AKA Consultation Coordinator …read more Source: Halifax Media...

Jem and the Holograms come to Dartmouth! Jan27

Jem and the Holograms come to Dartmouth!

By Miles Howe Local comic shop gets feature cover on new, non-Barbie-esque, take on old superhero …read more Source: Halifax Media...