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School of rocks

Mary-Anne Arsenault was good enough at curling to quit her day job but the world of curling wasn’t lucrative enough to let her do that. For years, t Keep reading »

Lily Dunn (right). Photo: Tammy Fancy

Style

The perfect fit

Lily Dunn has built a thriving business with a relentless focus on leaving customers comfortable and happy Keep reading »

Frederic Tandy. Photos: Dennis Evans

Dining

Traditional tastes

Long a rite of autumn for farmers, old-style charcuterie is making a big comeback in Halifax Keep reading »

Danny co-owns Innovative Beverages, is an importer of fine wines and is a CAPSAC-certified sommelier. Photo: Tammy Fancy

Wine

A wine for all seasons

With crisp whites, rosé and even sangria, summer offers lighter choices for summer dishes. But don’t forget the red Keep reading »

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Celebrating creative collaborations

L-R: Designers Sappho Griffin, Joe Gallant and chef Brad Wammes. Collage: Janice Hudson

The more I write about and immerse myself in the world of lifestyle and design, the clearer it becomes to me that elements of a beautiful, detail-oriented life spill over into so many creative outlets. A fine wine could be compared to a thought-provoking painting, or a beautifully put-together home may be as striking as a custom-made dress or suit. With this in mind, I find myself very intrigued by the concept behind Dine by Design East, an event slated to take place October 30 to November 2, br … Read More »

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Art after dark

Angela Mombourquette is a Halifax writer and editor. In 2012, she was awarded the George Cadogan Outstanding Columnist prize from the Canadian Community Newspapers Association. @angmombo

Nocturne brings Halifax’s art scene to the people—and pumps up the city’s cool factor … Read More »

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