Posts Tagged ‘Shopping’

Winter retreat

Drinking isn’t the only indoor activity available over a Halifax winter. (Adele van Wyk photo)

You’re in Halifax when you wake up and see the extremes of weather outside your window. Do you stay inside buried under blankets watching TV and wishing you could find something to do? Or do you just stick to your homework all day long? Whatever you do, don’t let the weather get you down. Here…

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Spread the holiday cheer

The discarded corks from bottles opened that evening. (Jessica Emin photo)

[imagebrowser id=1] Friday night, I attended an evening tasting at Bishop’s Cellar in downtown Halifax. Bishop’s Cellar is a specialty wine store and has lots of knowledgeable staff to help you pick a great bottle. They have tastings at the store every other week, on Friday nights. Tickets can be bought online. The theme of…

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Buses are back

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One of the worst parts of the transit strike? Being confined to Park Lane Mall, Mills and downtown boutiques for a full 41 days of uninspired shopping. Unless you had an alternate mode of transportation, the Halifax Shopping Center, Bayer’s Lake, the Mic Mac Mall and Bedford were no longer in the picture. But that…

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Top fall trends on a budget

Vintage polka-dot blouse provided by rose, found at

The Gazette takes on every fashion-forward student’s yearly challenge—how to look stylish while strapped for cash.   This season’s designer looks usher in an urban adult look, replete with a subdued colour palette and clean silhouettes. But if that sounds a little stuffy and expensive to you, don’t worry. There’ll still be plenty of room…

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