Well we finally have an official open date. On December 15th, the long-awaited, highly-touted, brand-spankin’ new, shiny building smack-dab in the middle of Downtown Halifax will open its doors. Yes, Halifax, the seemingly endless wait is finally over. The Nova Centre is here.
If you’re thinking of converting your basement into a rental unit, there is a lot to consider. As much as you want to focus on matching kitchen cabinets to hardwood floors and playing with paint colors, it isn’t that easy. If changing your basement into an income-generating unit is a top priority, you’re going to dive into the rules and regulations. With the HRM in particular, you’ll need to be fastidious when considering this project.
Over the past 18 months, the city has started to explore ways to crack down on illegal apartments through landlord licensing. Now more than ever, it is important to understand the rules and regulations when converting spare space in your home.
Let’s dive in.
Anyone who has lived west of the Maritimes, they most certainly have experienced the joy of cooking raw meat from the comfort of your own table in a Korean restaurant. For those who have yet to experience the magic that is Korean Barbeque, get ready because you’re in for a treat. This unique style of cooking features thinly-sliced marinated beef, chicken, and fresh veggies, all cooked at your table. This delicious and unique style cuisine has alluded Halifax until now.
Arisu is a Korean/Japanese style restaurant that includes a sushi bar, table hot pot, Korean BBQ done at the table, and hot pots. The different cuisines offered compliment each other well which provides a variety of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian and different flavors from Southeast Asia. The other Arisu location is in Toronto, which makes it extra special that the second location will open in Halifax.
Arisu will take over the former Mongolie Grill’s location at the corner of Sackville and Granville.
Back for its 25th year, Halifax Pop Explosion has announced over 150 artists for the four-day festival. The festival starts on October 18th and we have you covered with everything you need to know.
Planning a trip to Halifax or maybe just looking for a staycation? About Halifax has you covered! We combed through hundreds of Airbnb properties and found the coolest five within the HRM. Sure, you may find ones that are cheaper, closer to downtown, or in newer buildings, but they won’t have the charm, style, or a level coolness that these do. Before you book your next Halifax Airbnb, make sure you have seen the five properties below.
Many geographic factors need consideration when purchasing a home. Does the neighborhood have real estate covenants? How close is it to work? What’s the walk score like? For families purchasing a home, the biggest thing to consider should be proximity to desirable schools.
Autumn is here! Kids are back in school, parents are back at work, and the world is back in balance. Though the days are getting shorter, there is still nature for exploring! Arguably, the best time to explore the forests, beaches, and hills of Nova Scotia, is now. Smaller crowds, warm-ish weather, and beautiful leaves all contribute to what can be a spectacular visit to a provincial park. We at AboutHalifax.com poured over 121 different provincial parks and found the 7 fit for a fall visit.