1. ACE BURGER AT GUS’ PUB
Voted by The Coast reader’s as the best handcrafted burger in the city. Settled in to Gus' Pub a live music staple for the local punk, rock, metal scenes.
2605 Agricola Street, aceburger.ca
2. BIG PONY
photo by Tony Salloum and Jesse Ingalls
Big Pony is big fun on Gottingen Street
New to the street, Big Pony is the purveyor of new and vintage men's and women's clothing, art, pins and dance parties. Clothes and art are curated by co-owners Emily Ross and Lindsay Stewart.
2168 Gottingen Street, facebook.com/Bigponyhfx
3. DEE DEE'S ICE CREAM
Every day is a good day for ice cream at Dee Dee's
Gourmet local ice cream with flavours like banana cardamom and Mexican chocolate. Dee Dee's got their start selling in Peggy's Cove, now they are part of the North End neighbourhood lunch scene. If you’re really hungry grab a loaded burrito or homemade lemonade, it will become your new best friend.
2015 Gottingen Street,
4. LION AND BRIGHT CAFE AND WINE BAR
Oyster Nights are popping at Lion and Bright Cafe
The cocktails and latte’s are just as pretty as the people who fill the seats here day and night. If you are a fan of oysters, choose Friday night for the Aficionado oyster bar popup.
2534 Agricola Street,
5. SEVEN BAYS BOULDERING
Scale, climb and grapple around the 120 foot long bouldering wall in the newly renovated space, formerly an auto-body shop. Outdoor seating for taking a break and soaking in the neighbourhood.
2019 Gottingen Street, sevenbaysbouldering.com