Two Marystown high school students win prestigious award
Rose Blanche art studio, gallery becoming popular destination
Isle aux Morts Theatre Festival’s fifth season underway
Eastern Health installs new X-ray technology in Burin, Clarenville
YMCA to cover 80 per cent of operating costs for new centre in Central ...
BOOK ReMARKS: Unveiled
Paradise home and separate garage hit by fire
Red tape, poor weather delays Spaniard's Bay wharf work
Nova Scotia boy with terminal brain condition gets wish to meet ...
Common rookie mistakes when buying your first pool
Rain barrels are a stylish way to make your garden more sustainable
Common causes of air impurities in your home
MY HANDMADE HOME: Making a DIY Adirondack chair
'Semi-finished' basement an economical compromise
Finishing a basement is one of the most popular home improvement jobs in Canada, because it’s an effective way to increase living space in your house. The thing is, there are two drawbacks to finishing a basement in the usual way. First, ...
The essential tool kit for first-time homebuyers
Theresa Handel and Allison Kilby have an endless supply of stories about homeowners who have bought a garden hose but not a nozzle, a set of standard Allen keys when they needed metric or found themselves without a tape measure when they came to hang ...
Looking beyond the beautiful beaches of Hubbards
With fewer than 400 residents, Hubbards has a weekend entertainment scene that punches well above its weight. With its own community radio station (88.7 Cove FM) a single, dedicated taxi driver, a nationally celebrated farmers’ market, and one ...
Get your pool ready for the swimming season
We are not that far into summer but hot weather is right around the corner. If you haven’t done so, now is the time to get that pool opened. Here are five basic, but essential steps to get your pool ready for the first cannon-ball of the ...
STREAMLINE YOUR STUFF: Annual Design Walk in Annapolis Valley sparks joy
The beauty of the Annapolis Valley on a nice day still astounds me. I have to say it’s not the same Valley I grew up in. On June 14 I spent the day there as part of the second annual Design Walk with a dozen of my fellow members of the Nova ...
CHEF ILONA DANIEL: The difference between barbecue … and barbecue
How often do you say, “I’m going to barbecue up some steaks for dinner tonight?” Are you sure that’s what you mean? The term barbecue has two definitions; the first one referring to the piece of equipment to cook food ...
All Signs Point to summer with locally distilled Compass Summer GiNS
Gin lovers, rejoice! We’ve found your new favourite summer sipper. Compass Distillers Summer GiNS checks all the boxes. Local? Check. Made using 100 per cent Nova Scotian ingredients? Check. Not only is it local and seasonal — it’s ...
Universal design hits home for all
The night before her home renovation was set to begin, Jenna Reed-Côté began visualizing a Beef Wellington recipe she wanted to try once her new kitchen was complete. As she got to the step of mincing mushrooms – part of making the ...
COLIN AND JUSTIN: Jet propulsion
Would black accents work in your home? Yes, say Colin and Justin: welcome to the dark side… Ah, the humble black accessory. That jet-toned jewel which, played carefully, will elevate even the most basic abode. Across three decades, and ...
From classic Lahinch to unspoiled Carne, Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is a links lover's paradise
BELMULLET, Ireland – We are standing on the 13th green at Carne, a rugged piece of raw golfing brilliance that has become a site of pilgrimage for purists and tourists alike, and frankly we are a little overwhelmed. The sky is blue, the wind ...