Marnie and I had a great night out at Nocturne in Halifax October 16, 2010. These are some pictures I took with our $79 HP camera, ISO 400, no flash, usually balanced on a stable fixed object as the shutter would hang open for 2-3-4 seconds.
So Carsand is closing, and the owner blamed “no one shopping dowtown.” A thread started on Halifax locals, I posted a response, which I am going to modify slightly and post here. Well, to me Carsand’s closing demonstrates four things about the state of downtown Halifax right now:
Don Mills kills me. Don is a pollster, so you would think that he would live by facts and figures. Two days ago he was speaking on CBC Mainstreet (Halifax edition) and his thesis was that Halifax lagged far behind every other city of size in Canada in growth in the 2000s because we didn’t approve new buildings fast enough. –more–
I gave this speech at the Lockeport Fire Hall this past summer, on Saturday, July 25 2009 to be precise. I called it “The Music Is So Damn Beautiful.” I think it went okay, I wish I had had time to practice it more, but I had a couple people moved to tears at the end, so what else can –more–