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Soul Food East Coast Style

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Chef Collin Stone shares how Black history and culinary traditions can feed everyone’s soul

ABM leads IT solutions for today’s fast-paced businesses

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Sponsored content For 30 years, ABM Integrated Solutions, a Halifax-based IT solutions provider and integrator, has been serving large and small organizations across a wide range of industries in Atlantic Canada. Today, ABM Integrated Solutions has evolved beyond what it means to be a technology outsourcer into an organization dedicated to delivering technical excellence across… Read More»

Holiday Decorating Tips From Stil James

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Make your home a haven of light, joy and comfort East Coast decorator Natalie Owens, founder of Halifax boutique Stil James, has the answers to relaxed seasonal style that will make every room in your house your favorite space to be in this holiday season. How do you transition to winter from summer décor in… Read More»

Percy Sacobie

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The great escape to the positive  Art means different things to different people. For Percy Sacobie, it’s an escape. But Sacobie, 47, a painter, carver and bead worker from St. Mary’s First Nation—a Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) community on the north side of Fredericton—resists the title of artist and the trappings it carries. “I do artwork,” says… Read More»

We all need a little more of what we love

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There is an art to living beautifully and people on the East Coast seem to have a real knack for it. We know that it is not really about what we have, but what we are able to do with what we’ve got. This past year, each and every one of us has become masters… Read More»

Amazing Graze

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Small bites with big style for your winter gatherings As the days become colder and the holiday season approaches, more families will be staying indoors, spending more time together while enjoying some delicious bites. Among this season’s hottest dining trends are charcuterie boards and grazing boxes. Charcuterie is typically a presentation of cured meats, cheese,… Read More»

Leap before you look

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A visit to Lunenburg led to a spontaneous house purchase and now the Cranstons are embracing the East Coast lifestyle Goldie and Denise Cranston had no intention of buying an old home in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia when they visited the town for the first time a couple of years ago for a birthday weekend getaway.… Read More»

Seasons of Light

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Journalist Ameeta Vohra celebrates both Diwali and Christmas and gives each celebration its time to shine As the holiday season arrives, many Atlantic Canadians are fortunate to have diverse backgrounds. One of those reasons is to celebrate different cultural and traditional holidays. I am one of the lucky ones. Born and raised in Halifax, I… Read More»

A tiny room with a perfect view

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Global pandemic got you down? Joe Gillivan can’t say enough about the soothing powers of a good home sauna. Increasingly, he’s not alone When Joe Gillivan squeezes all 6’4” of himself into the one-seater sauna that sits in the corner of his home gym, his world doesn’t shrink. It gets bigger. “I don’t care if… Read More»

A gift to the future

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How the bequest of a unique home will help preserve the East Coast’s natural treasures for future generations.

Be more kind

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“Oh come on,” I muttered to myself as I watched the man turn into the other end of the aisle moving against the arrows. While this method of navigating the grocery store frustrates me too, I follow rules. I seethed silently as he rolled his cart toward me. As we passed, our eyes met over… Read More»