A love letter to Nova Scotian Stout

by Meghan Stewart, on Mon, 17 Mar 2014 | No Comments

Every winter, I look out the window to see a wall of white and just want to curl up in the fetal position, close my eyes and rock myself to sleep until the spring thaw. Then I remind myself that this is the best time of year to curl up with a blanket, a good book and a glass of rich, roasty stout.

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Happy Pi Day!

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 | No Comments


3.14 is a day to celebrate the mathematical constant π, but for us, it's a great day to celebrate pie! Because blueberry or apple, rappie or seafood, pie is definitely a favourite in Nova Scotia. To celebrate Pi Day, we've pulled together a few of our favourite recipes and a map of where you can find a slice of Nova Scotian pie for your own Pi(e) Day Friday.

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From our Community: Nova Scotia's Favourite Pubs

by L-A Steeleworthy, on Mon, 03 Mar 2014 | No Comments

After a day of exploring Nova Scotia, it's great to pull up a stool and enjoy one of the the pubs around the province . Whether it's Halifax, where there are over 30 pubs and sport bars downtown including six breweries, or craft brew pubs from Cape Breton to Yarmouth, there's a bit of Nova Scotia culture to be celebrated inside those walls.

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Winter Day Trip to the Walton Lighthouse

by Amanda Cashin, on Thu, 27 Feb 2014 | No Comments

While this historic beacon is open only from May through to October, it didn't stop us exploring the area surrounding it. The Walton Lighthouse is one of the few that can still be entered and climbed in Nova Scotia. So wile we missed out on the 20 foot climb to the top of the light, we were still able to enjoy the external view, and a wonderful sense of peace in the presence of this historic light.

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Four-season fun at Ellenwood Park

by Carla Allen, on Mon, 17 Feb 2014 | No Comments

Visitors will find Ellenwood Park, just outside Yarmouth, offers four seasons of fun. Whether it's skiing, snowshoeing or hiking in the winter, or swimming, camping and boating in warmer weather.

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Small but Mighty - A Year in Beer at North Brewing

by Meghan Stewart, on Thu, 06 Feb 2014 | No Comments

This is the story of two guys and one dream to brew Belgian beer in Halifax.

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