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11
Feb
There’s no smoker like an ex-smoker

There’s no smoker like an ex-smoker

When I was younger and angstier (if you can even picture that) I thought there was something kind of darkly romantic about the self-indulgent and destructive tendencies my creative heroes possessed.
Oscar Wilde was rumoured to abuse opium, Kurt Cobain had his heroin habit and Hunter S. Thompson, the father of gonzo journalism who was well known for his unapologetic use of drugs,

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11
Feb
Waterfront Campus gets its smoke on

Waterfront Campus gets its smoke on

The Nova Scotia Community College’s Waterfront Campus does not appear to be butting out, after all. Last September, two new designated smoking areas quietly popped up on the campus. But wait a minute! NSCC is smoke free. I’ve seen countless posters proudly boasting that “We don’t smoke here anymore!” around the school. What gives?

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11
Feb

Quarry foes win another battle

The fight by residents of a Fall River neighbourhood against Northern Construction and Suppliers Ltd. may very well be won.
A 77-page decision posted on the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board’s website on January 28 upheld a decision by an HRM development officer to deny a permit to quarry for Miller Lake West.

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11
Feb
Logan’s Wild West adventures

Logan’s Wild West adventures

My attention is drawn to former Halifax DJ/entrepreneur Logan Hudak’s Facebook page, where the flashy fellow has been diligently keeping his Bluenose friends abreast of his adventures during
his residency in Calgary.

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11
Feb
Sister Act, Nova Scotia style

Sister Act, Nova Scotia style

Though I’m still struggling, as of press time, to find a way to view the Halimiraculous Ryan Sisters television debute on Oprah Winfrey’s fantastically flailing OWN network, I’m not going to give up.

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