Jessie Hannah is no stranger to unconventional living spaces. She describes her first home as “essentially a Quonset hut on a slab of concrete” built by her parents after they lost their previous home in a fire. This marked her first experience with a building that was made with a very specific purpose, one that…Read More
For Haligonian Pete Earley, gaining recognition on TikTok wasn’t a mistake – it was a goal.
Earley, who goes by @earlypete on the app, has been making since March 2020. He has 391,000 followers and 30.5 million likes as of January 2022. Earley’s content revolves around all things food: food marketing, restaurants, the food industry, and fun tidbits and facts he comes across.Read More
It takes Zara Matrix up to four hours to get into full drag. It’s a labour of love but it pays off. Because when Matrix steps on stage, all eyes are on her. Trading skates for stilettos Matrix is a drag queen based in Halifax, who’s been performing professionally for about four years. She began her career while a…Read More
It’s strange to think Nova Scotians have already spent a whole year under COVID-19 restrictions. Throughout this past year, we’ve seen a lot of trends come and go. From completing jigsaw puzzles to baking bread, there were many new habits people tried out at the beginning of the pandemic. But what habits did people adopt…Read More
When Max MacAulay looks for subjects to draw, he tries to find people who look interesting and will likely stay still for more than five minutes. Typically, MacAulay finds these people at the Halifax Public Gardens, the Halifax Waterfront, local bars or on busses. Equipped with a pen and paper, he draws his subjects and…Read More
Dylan Menzie starts every episode of his podcast with the same question: “What do you dream?” Menzie explains why he asks this: it’s a very broad opening question and a good way to get an idea of who he’s interviewing. “They could talk about their worst nightmares right off the top or something they’re very…Read More
We’ve all gotten that text, an out-of-the-blue Facebook message from a long-lost high school acquaintance. The person you were never really close with, but who has chosen you for a “fantastic business opportunity!”Read More