City Harvest Call for Entries

City Harvest
Do you own a business on the peninsula of Halifax, or in Downtown Dartmouth?

Are you a visual artist or musician?

Are you involved with a non-profit that’s doing great work in our Community?

Do you run a museum, gallery or other attraction?

If so, then you don’t want to miss taking part in the 5th City Harvest event put on by I Love Local HFX.

Happening on Saturday October 22, 2016 this event is a highlight of the fall schedule and just so happens to coincide with the final day of the Halifax Pop Explosion!

EAT what’s new, fresh and in-season from some of Halifax’s best restaurants and chefs

SHOP the latest fashions of the season, the new home items or maybe get a jump on Christmas shopping at the dozens of great independent shops and boutiques

ENJOY -Whether it’s a walk in the Gardens with a coffee, exploring a neighbourhood for the first time, or just being out with friends & family – we want you to enjoy yourself.

What can your business or organization do to take part in this fantastic day?

Well, you can serve food out your back door if you’re one of our fantastic chefs.

You can run a sale at your business, or just give people a little treat for visiting if you run a store.

You can take your non-profit to the streets and let people know what you do.

or, you can open your museum or gallery doors open to the public for free for the day.

What will we do? Well, we’ll post a huge, gigantic list of things to do, we’ll share everyone’s finds on twitter and we’ll just be as loud as we possibly can.

All you need to do is drop us a line, tell us what you’re offering to the public and we’ll take it from there.

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I Love Local HFX 2016 Map

Our new Map & Guide to some of our great members is now available around town. Can’t wait to get a copy of it in your hands? Not to worry, simply click here:
IHeartLocalHFX Map & Brochure

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Open City 2016

Open City 2016

Open City 2016

Here’s the list of events on top for this year’s Open City!
Plan to attend this amazing celebration of local food, fun & shopping. All day, May 7, 2016.
Food items featured for #OpenCity take time to prepare and routinely sell-out. Get started early to avoid disappointment.
Please note list is subject to change and clarification by the participating businesses right up to the event. Please visit the site as close as possible to the day for the most up to date information.
BusinessLocationSpecial Offering
2 Doors Down Barrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Jimmy-dog Mac 'n' Cheese - Starting at noon
Ace Burger Co.Agricola St.The Jughead Corndog
Alexa Pope Bishop's LandingTax Free all day + Treats Provided
Alteregos CafeGottingen St.North end passport: $2 cappuccino
Amos PewterLr. Water St.Artisan Demonstrations and Free Hands On Experience 10am-5:30pm
Argyle Fine ArtBarrington St.Artist Briana Corr Scott on site with her latest works . Special Mother's Day draw and featured cards by Jodie Hansen.
Ikebana Demonstration in the afternoon
Atlantic NewsQueen St.10 % off all greeting and blank art cards (lots of local artists cards)
Live piano 1-3pm
Attica FurnishingsBarrington St.20% off in-stock items storewide, plus more in store specials
Battery Park Beer Bar & EateryOchterloney St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Beer Battered Getaway Farms All Pork Corndog w/ Beer Mustard
Bauer St. Clothing Bauer St. Free Hibiscus Iced Tea

Second hand clothing sidewalk sale
Biscuit General StoreArgyle St.Entire store 20% OFF - One Day Only!
Free Retro carnival cutout photo op and lots of treats!
Bishop's CellarBishop's LandingNova 7 on Tap in the shop. 10-3 Free Samples of Nova Scotia wines and cheese
Bistro le CoqArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Rabbit Poutine: grainy mustard gravy, pulled confit local rabbit, house cut frites, cheese curds. $8 (taxes included) 11:30am-4:30pm
Black Sheep RestaurantDresden RowBACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Breakfast Poutine: $6
-Hand Cut Fries, Oulton's Bacon, Gravy, Cheese Curds, Poached Egg
Board Room CafeBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:fresh baked cupcake and hot beverage of your choice for $5
BookmarkSpring Garden Rd.Tax Free Shopping All Day
Bradshaw Pure Esthetics & Curative MassageQueen St.Spring Open House 11-2. Stella & Dot pop-up, discounts and more
Bramoso PizzeriaQuinpool Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: “Incredible $13.50 Prix Fixe Deal ! 16 oz Cold Draft Beer with Choice of Bistro Pizza, Grilled Panini, Entrée Salad or Gigantic Wrap. Enjoy on our Patio Weather Permitting
BrilliantBirmingham St.Garden Party with treats from le French Fix & tax free dresses.
Bus Stop Theatre Co-OperativeGottingen st.Behind the scenes tour and photography exhibit by Zach Faye Noon-5pm
Cafe Aroma LatinoAgricola St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:
chorizos and carne asada
Canadian Mental Health AssociationGottingen St.Spring Fling “Mini Mosaic Sale”
Cleve's Source for SportsSpring Garden Rd.Tax Free on Women's Columbia Apparel. Spring Action Sale continues
Coburg CoffeehouseCoburg Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $2 Cold Brew
Cross Fit KineticsWest St.Kinetics Crushes Cancer Event
CUASpring Garden Rd.Community Partners Pop-Up shops 1-5pm
CyclesmithAgricola St.Free petting zoo, food trucks, BBQ Details:
Dee Dee's Ice CreamCornwallis St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:Spring Sundae $5.00 (tax included) 10am-8pm
Dime SalonCornwallis St.15% Off Retail Products (Bumble and bumble, Love Fresh, Dermalogica, brushes and hot tools). Enter to win a haircut & manicure
Discovery CentreBarrington St.FREE ADMISSION: Bee a part of The Big Build - our epic fundraising legacy project to build Canada's largest LEGO Mosaic Wall. The first 250 panels are FREE (one per person)!
Sponsored by m5
Downtown Digital Queen St.special pricing on tonnes of cables and a some sweet pieces of audio gear!
Dragon Brewery MarketBack Door Takeout: Dragon Pad Thai
Duly Noted Brenton St.Free Postcard Writing Event - even the postage is free!
10% Off In-Store Purchases
Durty Nelly's Argyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:
Ribs with house-made whisky BBQ sauce.
$2 per rib or $5 for three.
11am — till we sell out
East Coast LifestyleHalifax Seaport25% off storewide
Feel the Burn Beach VolleyballSands at Salter - Halifax WaterfrontBeach Volleyball Open House from 12:30pm for 14u/16u and 1:30pm for NOVA volley
Foggy GoggleArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:
Back Door Take Out - Meatloaf topped with Mashed Potatoes and Apple Cider Bbq Sauce for $5 (tax included, cash only)
At the bar - $5 Sangria
from 10am.
Foreign AffairSpring Garden Rd. & Barrington St.TAX FREE Saturday and Sunday
Gift with purchase on Eileen Fisher purchases of $250 or more
Gift with purchase on MICHAEL KORS purchases of $250 or more
Garrison BrewingHalifax SeaportCome experience Atlantic Canadian Brewery of the Year. Special food along with brewery demonstrations
Geddes FurnitureAgricola St.Tax Free Sale on all new orders
Hali KidsTrillium Shops - South Park St.Tax Free Shopping - Orb Factory on site
Halifax Citadel National Historic SiteCitadel Hillfirst 10 site visitors (minimum 16 years of age) of the year will be given the rare opportunity to fire a historic Snider-Enfield rifle with a 78th Highlander. (Value: $22/person)
Regular site admission applies.
Halifax Furniture ClinicGottingen St.10-3 Yard Sale/Open House. Fabric Ends 50% off
Halifax PressForum Farmers' Market8:30 - 1:30
EARLY BIRD TREAT: $5 Maple-Bacon French toast pull-aparts
Halifax SeedKane St. Let the kids play in the dirt! Bring the kids to Halifax Seed and have them pot up a flower or start some seeds! 9:00am - 11:30am
Hamachi HouseMorris St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:12 pieces of maki $10 (sweet potato, spicy tuna, spicy salmon and California) 11:30-5
Hamachi KitaHydrostone MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT:12 pieces of maki $10 (sweet potato, spicy tuna, spicy salmon and California) or
$10 Pad Thai, (chicken or vegetarian) 11:30-5
Hamachi SteakhouseBishop's LandingBACK DOOR TAKEOUT:$10 Sumo burger served with French fries 11:30-5
Heartwood RestaurantQueen's Landing kiosk on the BoardwalkBACK DOOR TAKEOUT:
2 for 1 Heartwood Bowls
Heartwood RestaurantQuinpool Rd,BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:Rice Bowls $10
Humani-T CafeYoung St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:
Dark Chocolate Gelato Profiterole Sandwiches $5. 11am, until gone
Humani-T CafeTrillium Shops, South Park St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:
Dark Chocolate Gelato Profiterole Sandwiches $5. 11am, until gone
I Heart BikesSands at SalterRent 2 bikes, get the 3rd one free
Indochine Banh MiSouth Park St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:$5 Cup Bap (Kimchi Rice cup with choice of Bulgogi Tofu or Spicy BBQ Chicken)
Inkwell BoutiqueMarket St.10% off all made in Nova Scotia products. Prize Draw in-store
Java BlendNorth St. & Halifax Seaport Market$2 espresso based drinks
Just Us!King's Wharf8-am5pm / Complimentary mini cupcake with specialty drink purchase
Just Us!Spring Garden Rd.10-am5pm / Complimentary mini cupcake with specialty drink purchase
Krave BurgerSpring Garden Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $5 Mr. Donair Grilled Cheese. Plus Raffle Draws from Krave & Mr. Donair 11am-sold out
La Frasca Cibi & Vini Spring Garden Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Housemade Pork Sausage on Homemade Brioche Bun, $5, Noon until sold out
le French FixPrince St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $2 take out cappuccinos from 10:00-1:00
Liquid GoldHydrostone Market 10am -5pm, handing out treats made with our Ultra Premium Oils and Vinegars
Local Source MarketAgricola St.Fresh market stand outside. Inside 10% off with Local Source bag, Double loyalty points all day, free Local Source bag with $50 purchase
Lole HalifaxSpring Garden Rd.Spend $125.00, receive a free I Glow yoga mat
Lost Cod Clothing Queen's Landing - new location beside Heartwood & Dave's Lobster20% off storewide
Made in the MaritimesHydrostone MarketTax Free Shopping all day
Artist Kimberley Eddy live painting from 11am-12pm
Free Nova Scotia Fisherman samples while supplies last
Manic Marker CaricaturesSugah in Bishop's LandingHalf price Black & White Caricature Portraits $5 From 1:30
Miller's Gourmet Kettle CornArgyle at Grand Paradedemonstrating our Kettle cooking process and handing out free samples
Moksha YogaDresden Row15% off all retail purchases
Intro Month Special: 30 days unlimited yoga for $30 (tax included) *first time clients
Morris EastMorris St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: 12pm-3pm, Mobile Pizza Oven on our Patio, “Margheroni” Wood Fired Margherita Pizza with Spicy Italian Pepperoni
Neptune TheatreArgyle St.ALL DAY RUSH TICKETS TO SHREK THE MUSICAL. Shows at 4:00 & 8:30
Noreast BarberArgyle St.$25 Hot Towel Shaves
NSCAD UniversitySeaport CampusArtist for A Day
Nurtured Products for ParentingAgricola St.Join us & Cyclesmith for a petting zoo, food trucks and fun for the whole family
Obladee Wine BarBarrington St.Rosé, Cheese + Jazz! Glass of 2014 Luckett Vineyards Rosetta Rosé + NS Cheese + Live Jazz with the Willem Paynter Quartet = $10
Ocean OptometryBlower's St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Humble Pie Pop-Up from Noon til Sold Out
$8 pies & $6 rolls
One Block BarbershopGottingen St.Free Buzzzz cuts and NS honey treats
10AM to 3PM
p'LoversTrillium Shops - South Park St.1pm Hope for Wildlife will be in shop with Maxwell the skunk

FREE gift w purchase to the first 50ppl. (the perfect Mother's Day gift...thanks to Mother's Bloomers)
Patch HalifaxRobie St.15% off most fabric and patterns
Drop in fabric jewelry making workshop for kids and adults 12 - 4!
Pete'sDresden RowBACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $5 Butcher housemade Italian Sausage, with peppers, onions and garlic
Picnic at DartPortland St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: PB&J ($6)
Sweet and Spicy "Beernut"Butter with Cherry Ale Jelly, Homemade Sourdough

Chicken N' Doughnuts ($7)
Buffalo Style Chicken Thigh on a Blue Cheese Cream Filled Yeast Doughnut.
11am til sold out
Portland St. CreperiePortland St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $7 Triple Chocolate Crepe 8:30am-5pm
Preamble FootwearTrillium Shops - South Park St.20% off store-wide & enter to win a free pair of shoes
Pro SkateboardsQuinpool Rd. Handmade Sale and Live Music
Project 9 FurnitureDresden Row20% off storewide - one day only
Renovator's ResourceMaynard St.In-store demo's/tours. Draws, giveaways, and extra-great "Open City" sale pricing
Ristorante a ManoBishop's LandingBACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Handmade Nutella Gelato & Hazelnut Brittle, $3 a scoop, Offered Noon until sold out
Room 152 Clothing BoutiquePortland St., Dartmouth2nd annual charity $2 yard sale in support of IWK 9am-11am.
25% off storewide from 10am-5pm
Rousseau ChocolatierHollis St.Free Hot Chocolate Samples 10am-6pm
Rum Runners Rum Cake FactoryBishop's Landing20% off Clothing & Glassware
Saint Lou's BarbershopHistoric Properties15% off all of our hair and beard products for the day
Salvatore's Hydrostone MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Breakfast Calzones 7am-2pm
Sattva BoutiqueAgricola St.15% off Clothing and accessories store wide - 1 day only! Surprise sale racks up to 50% off. $5 yoga class @8:30am - yoga space is limited so register on line to secure a spot
Scanway CafeGrafton St.Monte Cristo Doughnut Sandwiches
All our top-selling doughnut flavours
NEW FLAVOUR: Sriracha-peanut butter
10am - till sold out
Segway NSSands at Salter30-minute Halifax Waterfront spin - $20 taxes included (12pm-5pm)
Seven BaysGottingen St.$2 Espresso based drinks
$5 Climbing day passes
Sleeping Dog Studio/GalleryCornwallis St.Step up and Stamp!
demos in stencilling, stamping, print techniques and acrylic painting, calligraphy, combined with an art exhibition of works on paper and encaustic by Suzanne Gauthier Noon-4pm
Souper Douper Soup CompanyOchterloney St. DartmouthBACK DOOR TAKEOUT: donair soup for $5 for a 12oz
Spirit SpaHollis St.15% off all in-store merchandise
St. Mark's ChurchRussell & Gottingen St.150th Anniversary OPEN HOUSE 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. walking tour of the church. Coffee/Tea and a Homemade Muffin for $ 2.00. Bake Sale, Book Sale and Nearly New Sale as well.
Steve-O-Reno'sBrunswick St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:TBD
Stories RestaurantMorris St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Surprise to be revealed on Twitter!
Stubborn Goat GastropubGrafton St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:$4 tacos. Beef chili con carne, fresh pico de gallo, iceberg lettuce, cheddar queso sauce.
11am till sold out
Sugah! ConfectioneryPublic Gardens$3 Hand Paddled Hunky Dory Ice Cream
Sugah! ConfectioneryBishop's Landing $3 Hand Paddled Hunky Dory Ice Cream
Caricature Painting by Manic Marker on site from 1:30pm
Sugar Shok Treat BoutiquePortland St.TAX FREE Ice Cream & Pop up shop D'artifacts all afternoon
Sweet Pea BoutiqueQueen St.BETTER LEFT SAID pop-up. Entire store will be tax free!
Temple BarBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Heritage Pork Mole, Corn Tortilla Chips
Starting at Noon
The VaultSpring Garden Rd.Trunk Show with Designer Dean Davidson
The Brooklyn WarehouseWindsor St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:The Lobster Corndog, 11:30am-3:30pm
The CanteenOchterloney St., DartmouthBACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Porchetta Sandwich with Truffled Cheese Sauce $5+ tax.
The Company HouseGottingen St.Front Door Pimms Cup $5
Iced Tea $1
Derby Party 4pm
The Dart GalleryPortland St.Community art project 11-4pm
The Independent Mercantile Co.Gottingen St.Entire store 20% OFF - One Day Only!
Free tasting for all of our food & cocktail products.
The Old ApothecaryBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $5 Eclair & Vietnamese Coffee
Therapeutic Approach Yoga StudioQuinpool Rd.15% off all retail purchases
Intro Month Special: 30 days unlimited yoga for $30 (tax included) *first time clients
Thinkwell ShiftWest St.Learn how you can save energy and be more environmentally friendly.
Touch of GoldSpring Garden Rd.Re-launch of Frey Wille - With any $500 purchase on Saturday, May 7th customers have a chance to win an $870 Frey Wille bracelet.

Meet local designer Tanya Milne & view her handcrafted collection
Trail ShopQuinpool Rd.Sidewalk Sale & S'mores Station
Uncommon GroundsBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $5 Nutella Banana Panini.
$2 lattes
Uncommon GroundsSouth Park St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $5 Brothers Pepperoni Pizza Panini.
$2 lattes
Uncommon Grounds Public GardensBACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $2 lattes
Live Performance by Andrew MacKelvie from Noon-2pm courtesy of Halifax Jazz Fest
Waterfront Development Halifax WaterfrontFree parking all day Saturday at Waterfront Pay & Display lots!
Wildflower Clothing Clyde St.20% off storewide
WoozlesBirmingham St.Curious George Party! Costumed character, stickers and activities for kids! 10-2
World Tea HouseArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:$2 (taxes incl) teas from our springs collection.

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City Harvest 2015

Announcing, our Fourth Annual City Harvest event will be held on October 24,2015.

Plan ahead – you won’t want to miss this great event showcasing all that Halifax has to offer in the fall season from shopping and splurging, to dining and imbibing.

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Here’s the first glimpse of what’s on tap for Open City on May 9! Keep an eye on this site, as we will continue to add events, specials and more food right up to the 9th. For now though, start planning your day – it’s going to be a full one!

Open City 2015 - ONE INCREDIBLE DAY - MAY 9

Get your plans started - this is going to be a big day!
BusinessLocationSpecial Offering
Ace Burger @ Bearly'sBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Jughead Burgers
Ace Burger @ Gus'sAgricola St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Jughead burgers & get a $1 coupon for a growler fill at North Brewing
Agricola Street BrasserieAgricola St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - Street Tacos 11:30 - til sell out
Alexa Pope The Piazza at Bishop's LandingTax Free shopping at their Bishop's Pop-Up
Alliance Francaise HalifaxHydrostone$1 homemade lemonade and chance to win a 4 week sampler French Course. 9:30am-11:30am
Alteregos CafeGottingen St.NORTH END SAMPLER: $1 Americano
Amos Pewter Cable Wharf- Lr. Water St.Purchase any piece from our beach jewelry collection and get 25% off matching earrings. Hands on pewter sand dollar creations $5.
Apothecary Bakery & CafeBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $4 Fresh chocolate eclairs paired with Vietnamese Coffee. Starting at 10am
Argyle Bar & GrillArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $6 spit fired lamb with tzatziki and pita 12-3pm
Argyle Fine ArtBarrington St.Artists Gary Staple, Craig Baltzer & Kim Danio will be exhibiting and on hand from 1-3pm. Draw & other special events during the day
Art 1274 Hollis Hollis St.Live Art Painting of spring flowers inside and outside the gallery.
10% discount if you're wearing summery clothes!
Atlantic NewsQueen St.Free 100% Fruit Slushies from 2-4pm or til gone
Attica FurnishingsBarrington St.20% off storewide
Bell AliantSpring Garden Rd.Stop by for free giveaways and explore new apps for summer vacation
Biscuit General StoreQueen St.Post a picture of your purchase to social media & get 20% off.
Pop-UP Henna Party 1-4
Bishop's CellarPiazza at Bishop's LandingBenjamin Bridge Tastings with Urban Blue Cheese 10:30-3:30
Bistro le CoqArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $7 Celery Root Taco with duck confit. 11:30-am-4pm
Board Room Game CafeBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $1 hot or iced Americanos
Bobby Grace FurnitureHistoric Brewery Market20% off wood work including spoons, cutting boards, lazy Susan and sandwich boards
Bodega BoutiqueWentworth St., DartmouthTax Free shopping & treats by Frosting.
Bogside GalleryHydrostone Market15% off any beach themed item. Free Soapworks mini slice to first 100 customers
Boneheads BBQBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT -
BPT Sandwich - Grilled Pimento cheese sandwich with sweet and spicy bacon and grilled tomato.
Starting at 11am
Bookmark IISpring Garden Rd.Tax Free Shopping - literary themed treats and prizes.
Bradshaw Pure EstheticsQueen St.20% off Dr. Hauschka products. Stella & Dot pop-up with Christina Bradshaw.
Emily Lutz with Curative Massage offering discounts on same day bookings.
Cafe Istanbul & Benny's Ice Cream TruckSpring Garden Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $4 Lamb Kofte Wraps.
$3.50 Ice Cream in Waffle Cone
$7.00 for both
Canvas Resto LoungeBrunswick St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Smoked Mackerel & Bacon Fritters 12pm til sold out
Carlson Family FarmHistoric Brewery MarketFree local greenhouse tomatoes with purchase of Hand painted Mother's Day cards by Sophie Carlson
Carrot Co-OpGottingen St.Membership sale and in-store specials, sampling of handmade lemonade.
Chives & 2 Doors Down Barrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Smokey Bacon Macaroni & Cheese.
$5 Korean Chilli Cheese Dog
$2 Lemon Iced Tea
Noon - til sold out
Cocoa & Honey ChocolatesHistoric Brewery Market $20 Mother's Day Gift Sets & Sea Salt Caramel Brownies
Common Roots Urban FarmRobie St.Tours of the Farm from 3-6 and CSA membership drive
Coombes & DarkHistoric Brewery MarketFree jar of homemade lemon curd with Mother's Day art print purchase
Credit Union AtlanticSpring Garden Rd.Free lemonade, sunglasses to first 50 people & pop-up shops from 1-4pm
CyclesmithAgricola St.Food Trucks and Hatfield Farms Petting zoo
D's Pad Thai at DragonHistoric Brewery MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $10 D's Pad Thai Shrimp, Vegetarian or Pork Belly
Dalhousie University ClubAlumni Crescent - Dal CampusBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - Housemade Lemonade and St. Andrews heart shaped shortbread cookies - FREE from noon - 2pm
Dartmouth YarnsPortland St., DartmouthYarn & gift specials, free treats and make & take friendship bracelets
Dee Dee's Ice CreamCornwallis St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 ice cream sundaes 10am - 8pm
Discovery CentreBarrington St.20% off storewide at the Discovery Shop.
Mom's get in for free all Mother's Day weekend
Duly NotedBrenton St.Free Lemonade & free Illustrated Halifax Post Card
EDNAGottingen St.NORTH END SAMPLER: $1 6oz Homemade Iced Tea 12-6
enVie - A Vegan KitchenAgricola St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $5 JackFruit Tacos with housemade salsa.
$4 Tropi-Kale fresh squeezed juice
Equilibria NaturalsHistoric Brewery MarketFree sample with purchase & enter to win a $50 Sample-Palooza gift set
Field Guide Gottingen St.NORTH END SAMPLER: $ Cured Fish Pintxos 12-4
Fireworks GalleryBarrington St.Free Crystal Pen with purchase to the first 20 customers
Flip BurgerArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT:
$5 Nutella & Oulton's Bacon Milkshake
$6 Flip Dog with Cranberry Apple Relish & Jalapeno Havarti
Foggy Goggle Argyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Sampler crepe with scrambled egg, bacon, avocado & arugala from 9am-3pm.
$5 Sangria or Propeller Pints 10am-5pm.
Cash only
Food NoiseDartmouthBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 pulled pork tacos starting at noon
Foreign AffairSpring Garden Rd. & Barrington St.Tax Free Shopping all day & complimentary tropical themed drinks & snacks
Fox Hill Cheese HouseHalifax SeaportBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - Chocolate Brownie Sundae
Frosting Cake & Event Design Ochterloney St., DartmouthSidewalk service for takeaway treats 10am-6pm
Garrison BrewingHalifax SeaportOpen Brewery Day with live brewing, Mobile pizza by Morris East and brewery tours from 10am-4pm
Geddes FurnitureAgricola St.Tax Free on all sales including custom orders 10-5
Hali KidsShops at the Trillium - South Park St.Tax Free on outdoor toys. Take part in our giant cave painting with sidewalk chalk & paint
Halifax SeedKaye St.FREE! - Plant a Pansy for Mom from 10am-12pm
Hamachi KitaHydrostone MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $10 Mixed Maki or Pad Thai
Hamachi SteakhousePiazza at Bishop's LandingBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $10 Sumo Gone Blue Burger - Sumo burger with mushrooms, tempura onions, blue cheese & hand cut fries
Hamachi SushiMorris St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT- $10 Mixed Maki Combo or $10 Tuna & Salmon Taquitos with 6 piece Maki
Harbourstone Sea Grill & Pour HouseUpper Water St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Guajillo Spiced Ribs 12-3pm
Heartwood RestaurantQuinpool Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $10 Heartwood Bowls
Honeybee Vintage Bridal Gottingen St.Vintage Selfie Photo Booth
Humani-T Cafe Young St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - BOGO Gelato
Humani-T Cafe Shops at the Trillium - South Park St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - BOGO Gelato
Humble Burdock FarmsHistoric Brewery MarketBuy a $25 Mother's Day Bouquet and get a free card
Hutten Family FarmsHistoric Brewery MarketFresh Spinach 2 bags for $5
I Heart BikesSands at SalterFree 1 hr guided tour of Halifax departing at 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00 - Bring your own Bike or $5 one hour rentals when you post to social media.
Independent Mercantile Co.Gottingen St.Post a picture of your purchase to social media & get 20% off.
IndochineSouth Park & Barrington locationsBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Spicy BBQ Pork or BBQ Jackfruit Banh Mi.
$3 Matcha Banana Smoothies & bubble tea
Inkwell Modern Handmade Boutique & Letterpress StudioMarket St.10% off made in Nova Scotia items and prize draw in store
Janina's CafeHistoric Brewery MarketBuy 2 soups, get 1 free
Java Blend CoffeeNorth St. & Halifax Seaport MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $2 lattes
Jennifer's of Nova Scotia Spring Garden Rd,.Pick a flower to win a prize - gift certificates, coupons & surprise gifts!
Just Us! King's Wharf, Dartmouth & Spring Garden Rd.Iced Loose Tea Sodas 9am-5pm
Kept Gift & HousewaresPortland St., DartmouthMake your own Hand Stamped Mother's Day Card Station. 10-5
Krave BurgerSpring Garden Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Pulled Pork grilled cheese. $2 soft serve ice cream cones.
La Frasca Cibi & ViniSpring Garden Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT- Italian BBQ Salsiccia $5 - Noon, til sold out
Laughing Whale CoffeeHistoric Brewery Market$2 Lattes
Liquid GoldHydrostone MarketBuy a 375ml EVOO and get a 60ml vinegar free.
Little Dorset FarmsHistoric Brewery Market10% off free range chickens
Local Tasting Tours1:30pm at Charcuterie Ratinaud
7:00pm at Oxford Theatre
Half Price HFX North Craft Beer Tour & Night out on Quinpool Food Tours. Use code OPENCITY for online bookings
Lost Cod Clothing Queen's Landing MarketHalifax Likes Company & I Love Local prints just $10 on standard tees. 20% off storewide on others
Lot Six Restaurant & BarArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - Buck-A-Shuck Oysters 11am-4pm
McKelvie's RestaurantLr. Water St. entranceBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - BBQ Pork belly steam buns $3 each, or 2/$5. Noon-4pm
Meatball MerchantHistoric Brewery MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $6 Meatball slider with Bacon Jam
MillsSpring Garden Rd.Tax Free shopping + an additional 25% off fall/winter sale items. Complimentary David's Tea
Moksha Yoga HalifaxDresden Row$30 for 30 days - unlimited intro to hot yoga. Tax Free on retail items
Morris EastMorris St.Happy Hour Kite Tail Cocktail $7.
Dip & Wood Fired Flatbread $6.
Morris EastAT GARRISON BREWERY!BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: $4 Margeroni Pizza Slice on a beer crust
10am - 4 pm
Murphy's the Cable WharfLr. Water St.20% off tours
Nature & whale watch at 1pm
Harbour Hopper at 10:15, 11:30, 12:45 & 2:00
Murphy's the Cable WharfLr. Water St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT: Murphy's Takeaway Chowder & Roll, $5
Neptune TheaterArgyle St.Buy 2 tickets to any show next season or to the season finale Adams Family for $99,
North Brewing CoAgricola St.$2 off growler fills & $1 off 750ml. Plus an additional $1 off with a receipt from Ace Burger
NS Waterfront Visitor Information CentreSackville Landing BoardwalkFree Sno Cones 1-3:30
+ enter to win a Nova Scotia gift basket
NSCADPort Campus, Halifax SeaportArtist for a day celebration
Nurtured Products for ParentingAgricola St.Sidewalk Sale
Hatfield Farms Petting zoo from 11-3
Food Trucks on site
& Sunflower Seed Planting
Obladee Wine BarBarrington St.Bossa Nova Bash 4-7pm.
$12 NS wine and selection of snack from the new spring menu while listening to live jazz.
Ocean OptometryBlowers St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 New Zealand style Meat Pies by Humble Pie 10am- sell out
Onyx ion ArgyleArgyle St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $10 Korean BBQ Pork Belly Buns. Noon-4pm
P'loversShops at the Trillium - South Park St.Tax Free Shopping & Free gift with purchase while supplies last.
Meet the Maker: Double Dare Studios & Jan Foley
p'LoversDartmouthTax Free shopping & free gift with purchase while supplies last.
Patch HalifaxRobie St.Spend $50 in store adn get a coupon for a box of donuts from Old School Donuts who will be at Cyclesmith on Agricola
Pete'sDresden RowBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $4 Asian Noodle Salad with Salmon 11am-3pm
Piazza at Bishop's Landing Bishop's LandingSign up for the Bishop's Landing newsletter at any Bishop's Landing shop for a chance to win a $2,500 pair of Diamond & Sapphire earrings by Frida
Pier 21 Gift ShopHalifax SeaportShop in the gift shop and receive a mystery discount at check-out!
Pink Mascara AccessoriesSpring Garden Rd.30% off storewide
Poppa SmokesArgyle St./Parade SquareBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $3 Mini Hip Hot Hoagie
Pro SkatesQuinpool Rd.Oddfellows BBQ & Handmade Sale
Props Floral DesignHydrostone MarketIn-store specials from 10-5
RatinaudGottingen St.NORTH END SAMPLER: $1 Coppa Taster 12-6
RIO HFXCreative Crossing - Agricola St.Mother's Day Flower Pop-up with Chelsea Lee Flowers 1:30 til sold out
Ristorante a ManoBishop's LandingBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - Sicilian Lemon Sorbetti with candy lemon zest $3
RockalillieCunard St.Tax Free Shopping all day from 11am-5pm
Rockhead Beer & Wine Market Windsor St.Wine & beer Tastings starting at 11am with BBQ pairings by Sobeys
Room 152 Clothing BoutiquePortland St., DartmouthCharity Yard sale for SPCA. All items $2, 9am-11am
Rousseau ChocolatierHollis St.1yr Anniversary Celebration - live Parisian accordion by Jadis at 1pm. Enter to win 1 of 2, $75 decadent gift baskets
Rum Runners Rum Cake FactoryPiazza at Bishop's Landing$5 off large rum cakes. 20% off all Rum Runners clothing & glassware. Free coasters with purchase
Saint Lou's Gentleman BarbershopHistoric PropertiesPop-Up shop featuring local artists & makers from 9am-2pm
SalvatoresHydrostone MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - Breakfast Calzones 7:30am - 11:30am.
$5 Hawaiian Pizza Cones from 12:30 until sold out
Saronn's KitchenHistoric Brewery MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - Asian Pork Belly Buns - Fresh Salad Rolls - Cambodian Curry Stew - Vegan Peanut Dressing & Homemade Fermented Kimchi
Scanway Bakery & CafeGrafton St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Mac & Cheese Burger & boozy milkshakes on the Rooftop Patio!
$1 doughnuts in the bakery if you're wearing your beach gear!
Sleep Country Spring Garden Rd.Free pillow fitting consultations and buy one Pillow get one half price.
Steve-O-Reno'sHalifax Seaport MarketBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $2 Nutella Tea Cookies
Steve-O-Reno'sBrunswick St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $3 Chicken Waldorf Sandwich
$2 Bella Coola Iced Teas
Pop-up art show by Steve-O's staff.
Free North Mountain Coffee Tasting 3:00pm
Steve-O-Reno'sRobie St. Drive ThruBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $3 Waldorf Chicken Sandwich & $2.50 Iced Drinks
Stories RestaurantMorris St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Pan seared, rice paper wrapped sea scallop 2-5pm
Stubborn Goat GastropubGrafton St.BACKDOOR TAKEOUT - $3, 2/$5 Smoked Chicken Tacos & $2 cask samples - 11:30 - 4:00
Sugah!Public GardensBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $2 Hand Paddled Ice Cream, 20% off all Public Gardens merchandise
Sugah!Bishop's LandingBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $2 Hand Paddled Ice Cream & $2 Hot Chocolate
Sugar Shok Treat BoutiquePortland St., Dartmouth25% off our ice cream parlour. 10-7
Sweet Pea BoutiqueQueen St.Instagram a picture of your purchase and get 25% off! & Spring Time lemonade
Sweet Williams Country SausageHalifax Seaport Market & Historic Brewery Market$5 Mother's Day Brunch bundle (half pound each of breakfast sausage and bacon)
Taco del MarDresden RowBACK DOOR TAKEOUT -
Breakfast Burritos from 9am-11am.
Bullet Burritos from 12:30-2:30
TDK Mobile Device RepairSpring Garden Rd. - Pop-up in front of Credit Union AtlanticFree screen protectors while supplies last & enter to win a $50 giftcard
Tempo Food & DrinkBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $5 Jerk Chicken Pogo with Smoked Pineapple. Noon - til sold out
the CanteenOchterloney St., DartmouthBACK DOOR TAKEOUT -
$5 Big Daddy Sandwich & $3 House made lemonade from the Wentworth St. entrance 11am-2pm
Pop-Up Shop with Dewdrop crafts, Jack & Jill paper, & more
The DarksideWindmill Rd.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $1 brewed coffee
The Dart GalleryPortland St., DartmouthComfort Item Exhibit: New works by Amy Corbett with comfort food snacks.
the General CafeHistoric Brewery Market$2 Iced tea & $2 Cold Brewed Coffee
The Grill at CUT Steakhouse Lr. Water St. at SalterBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $10 House Smoked Meat Sandwich. Noon - 7pm
The NookGottingen St.NORTH END SAMPLER: $1 mini rum baba or gluten free brownie
The SpicemanHistoric Brewery MarketFree spicy snacks made with classic spice blends such as Zaatar & Dukha
ThornbloomShops at the Trillium - South Park St.20% off all outdoor entertaining essentials
Trail ShopQuinpool Rd.Back country Iron Chef Competition.
Annual Gear Yard Sale for Brigadoon & in-store specials
Twigs Handmade Soap & TextilesHistoric Brewery Market20% off rosebud soaps & handwoven lavender sachets
Uncommon GroundsBarrington St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $2 lattes
Uncommon GroundsSouth Park St.BACK DOOR TAKEOUT -
$2 lattes & $3 Nutella & Banana Paninis
Uncommon GroundsPublic GardensBACK DOOR TAKEOUT - $2 lattes
Urban 30 Blowdry BarBarrington St.
Vivacious Vixen ApparelDartmouthGet 15% off if you're wearing a floral print 🙂
Waterfront DevelopmentAll Waterfront Development Pay & Display lots FREE PARKING
Waterfront DevelopmentHalifax BoardwalkLive performance by Samba Nova on the boardwalk from 1-2:30
Waterfront Development Tall Ships Quay, Halifax WaterfrontFree Argentine style tango dance demonstration with Tangonova Dancers at 1:00 pm
Weber's Foods Historic Brewery MarketCome by and try our smoked sausage, salami and BBQ sausages
Wildflower ClothingClyde St.20% off storewide + free lemonade & treats
WoozlesBirmingham St.Sing a summery song & get 10% off your purchase. Free sidewalk chalk for our young artists while supplies last
World Tea HouseArgyle St.Toonie Teas from our newly released spring collection
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Open City 2015

It’s coming…… stay tuned for details

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#SpringForLocal #SpringForLunch


OK – enough winter already. Enough of the real winter & just as importantly, enough talking about winter and letting it dictate how we live!

This April, we’re inviting everyone in Halifax to leave their desk at lunch – go for a walk on the boardwalk, grab a coffee or lunch with your friends that you haven’t seen since Christmas and ignore the mighty mounds of snow & ice that are trying to hide our beautiful city. We want you to take that yoga class you’ve always been thinking about. We want you to go buy yourself a new spring dress and wear it – regardless of what Mother Nature is saying. We want you to smile, be adventurous and show our resilience to weather of any sort.

There will be deals, there will be prizes, there will be sun & some days, there will also be weather above the freezing point.

Check out the home page for full listing of deals and promos

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Win a Skybox for 12 to the AUS Basketball Championships Sunday May 1


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Courtesy Umbrellas


How many times do you get caught in the rain without your umbrella? We thought we’d make life a little easier for you by deploying a stock of umbrellas all over town for you to borrow should you need one.

We think it’s just a nice bit of common courtesy – and we’re relying on your common courtesy to bring them back.

So, look for these lovely umbrellas all over town – if you see one, smile and wish the person a good day. If you need one, grab one – just remember to bring it back 🙂

You can find these umbrellas at:
Biscuit General Store – 1661 Argyle
Brooklyn Warehouse – 2795 Windsor
Credit Union Atlantic – 5670 Spring Garden
Downtown Halifax Business Commission – 1546 Barrington
Duly Noted – 1459 Brenton
Halifax City Hall – Parade Square
Halifax Seed – 5860 Kane St.
le Bistro by Liz – 1333 South Park St.
Lost Cod Clothing – Queen’s Landing
Ocean Optometry – 5240 Blowers St.
Spring Garden Area Business Association -610-5670 Spring Garden Rd.
Sugah! – 1479 Lr. Water St.
Uncommon Grounds – 1237 Barrington St.
Uncommon Grounds – 1030 South Park St.
Uncommon Grounds – Public Gardens
Waterfront Development – 1751 Lr. Water St.

If you simply can’t live without owning one of these beauties, well you can simply buy one at Uncommon Grounds, 1030 South Park St., or at Lost Cod Clothing – no need to “borrow” one forever.

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City Harvest 3.0

OK- time to get your notebook out and start planning! This Saturday’s lineup is looking pretty awesome – just take a look here to see what’s up.

If you’re a visual kind of person, then this handy dandy map put together by Halifax ReTales is just what you need.

Above all though, all you really need to know is that Saturday October 4 is a day to park the car, grab some friends and head out to Eat, Shop & Enjoy your way through all the best unique independent businesses that make Halifax awesome. We all work hard everyday to bring you a great experience, but this weekend we’re working even harder to show you what we’re made of.

Be sure to share your finds on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, #CityHarvest – and show everyone how awesome Halifax can be.

If the lineup is too long for food, head into a neighbouring shop.

Sold out of a special? Why not sit down and enjoy something off the regular menu.

Have a bounty of meat & produce from the market? Invite that new neighbour over for a dinner party and crack open some NS craft beer or fabulous NS wines.

Always rushed to do your Christmas shopping? Get a jump on it now with some great deals and while every size & colour is still in stock!

It’s a wonderful time of year in Halifax, come on out & enjoy it with us.

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