Food trucks revving up appetites all over town

A recent sight on the Halifax dining scene, these purveyors of tasty treats from doughnuts to Korean fare are popping up everywherePeople crowd the Museum of Natural History parking lot for a food truck party held last month. (TED PRITCHARD / Staff)FOOD TRENDS might not...

Canadian Journalism Foundation CJF 2015 Awards

TORONTO, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) celebrated its 25th anniversary and excellence in journalism at its largest-ever CJF Awards event, with more than 600 journalists, media executives and business leaders at the sold-out gala on June 3 at The Fairmont...

Halifax gears up for 3rd annual Burger Week

Thu, Feb 19 – We ‘meat’ Again! The popular Halifax Burger Week is back March 19 – 25 with even more new features including a Burger Bus! Morgan Sheppard from The Coast and official Burger Fairy Codey LeBlanc explain how you can become a 2015...

Food truck party drive popularity of mobile eateries

To paraphrase the long-forgotten musical group of the 90s, S Club 7, there ain’t no party like a food truck party.The food truck industry in Halifax has boomed over the last few years, with local favourites like Nomad Gourmet, Halifax Press, and Ol’ School Donuts,...

ALT-WEEKLIES’ ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS

FINDING NEW WAYS TO DRIVE REVENUE WHILE STAYING TRUE TO LOCAL ROOTS On the Friday evening of a long weekend last June, the editors of the Montreal Mirror congregated at a local pub to drown their sorrows.Earlier that day, the 27-year-old alternative weekly newspaper’s staff had...

The Coast takes CAJ’s top investigative award

The Coast's investigation into then Halifax mayor’s role as executor of a family friend’s estate took the Canadian Association of Journalists’ top prize for investigative journalism.Read more here....

The Coast Nominated for Prestigious Michener Award

The Coast out of Halifax, Nova Scotia has been nominated as a finalist for the 2012 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism for their story, "A Trust Betrayed: Peter Kelly and the estate of Mary Thibeault" by Tim Bousquet.The Michener Award is one of...