The Halifax Common is Canada's oldest public park. It is centrally located with wide fields which make it a popular location for sports. Some of Halifax's most popular attractions are the Halifax Pop Explosion, Symphony Nova Scotia, and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. The downtown area has a great music and nightlife scene.
The city of Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia. The city is made up of a downtown core, with rural areas to the east west and north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Many residents from the rural areas commute to Halifax to work in the downtown core.
Halifax has a population of 403,131 with 316,701 residing in the urban area centered on the Halifax Harbour. The urban area is the most populous on Canada's Atlantic Coast and the second largest coastal population centre in Canada. Halifax is a major economic centre in Atlantic Canada with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies. Major employers in the city include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University and the Port of Halifax. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry and natural gas extraction are the major industries in the rural areas of the city.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakeries Sugar Bakery and Steve-O-Reno's Cappuccino. There are some great cafes near 602 1454 DRESDEN Row, Halifax, B3J3T5, Nova Scotia such as Starbucks, Treats cafe, and McDonald's. Groceries are close-at-hand with supermarkets LOONG 7 MART, Pete's Fine Foods, and Taishan Asian Grocery (Downtown) close to 602 1454 DRESDEN Row, Halifax, B3J3T5, Nova Scotia. Locals recommend eating at Le Bistro By Liz, Your Father's Moustache and Oasis Pub in South End - they have great food! There is a surprising amount of green space with Victoria Park nearby 602 1454 DRESDEN Row, Halifax, B3J3T5, Nova Scotia. You can find pharmacies Lawtons Drugs Lord Nelson, Fertility Pharmacy Services Ltd, Shoppers Simply Pharmacy within walking distance. From clothes to electronics and everything in between, From Mild to Wild Hot Sauce Shop, is the perfect place to pick up the items on your list. There are a number of museums and art galleries in Halifax including ViewPoint Gallery and Gathering of Artists. YOGASSAGE & SPINCO HALIFAX are the local gyms. Take your pets to Pet Valu. Entertainment in South End is easy to come by with Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane near 602 1454 DRESDEN Row, Halifax, B3J3T5, Nova Scotia. If you enjoy reading you will be happy Spring Garden Road Memorial Library (Closed Permanently) is in South End. There are many students in this neighbourhood as SuperNOVA at Dalhousie University is located within it.