Category: Halifax neighbourhood

Interested in becoming a POLYpeep*? We’re hiring!

November 5, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

  We are seeking Open House Associates: enthusiastic and passionate individuals who thrive on engaging with the public. Each Saturday and Sunday afternoon, we host an open house at Q Lofts, our beautiful LEED Platinum north end condo, and we will soon be opening the doors to Aria at Long Lake, our multi-building condo project […]

New immigrant, new experience in North end

April 11, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

  New life in the North end I am a newcomer to Halifax and currently living in the North end near the lovely Q Lofts building. What I did as soon as I got to Halifax last summer was to buy a used bike. I think summer is the best time to ride a bicycle because the weather […]

What’s a Walk Score and why should you care?

February 15, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

Walk Score is a number between 0 and 100 that measures the walkability of any address. It awards points based on the distance to the closet amenity in a number of categories. The company was founded over 10 years ago with the belief that “walkability offers significant benefits to our health, the environment, our finances […]

New fun in the North End

January 31, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

  The Coast’s Year in Review issue last month had its “annual round-up of the opening and closings that changed the small business landscape” for 2017. It’s no surprise to those of us who are die-hard fans of the area north of the commons that, of the 103 businesses which opened around HRM, Halifax’s north […]