“THE HOG IS A MODEL FOR HOW CITIES CAN TURN URBAN DECAY INTO A TOURIST MAGNET.”
I meant to address this a bit in my last post but it got lost in my thoughts as I raced to finish it up. With all of the new development in Downtown Halifax and the North End, we as a community need to try to ensure that residents are not displaced. When you replace […]Read more "Thoughts on Development in #Halifax"
I thought I would end off my Then and Now series with a look at the past and a hopeful glimpse into the future of change and development in Halifax. I have probably mentioned this before but the growth and change within cities reminds me of the changes that happen in every person, and each […]Read more "Halifax Then and Now – Today and Tomorrow #Development #Halifax"
Over the last few days I have done quite a bit of walking across the North End of Halifax, taking in the sights and reflecting on myself and the city around me. I have always been fascinated with Gottingen Street and the area that surrounds it ever since I was a young child. It was […]Read more "Then and Now Post 3. The Old North End, Past and Present #change #UrbanRenewal #Hopeful"
Seem like every time I start a new post it begins with “It has been such a long time since my last post and I am overdue”. Well this blog post begins in a similar fashion. The last week has been a bit of a whirlwind of life events, but last night began with a […]Read more "Then and Now Post 1. Buildings and Memories"
One of my favourite things to do during the Summer months is to hop on my mountain bike and drive along the Halifax/Dartmouth waterfront. It is a time for me to put on my headphones and listen to great music. See beautiful scenery, get in shape and take pictures of scenery and find new graffiti. […]Read more "First Bike Trip of the Year through Downtown Dartmouth"