July 28, 2014 12:10 pm

Tuesday July 29th on The Morning News


The future of the Halifax Forum will be decided Tuesday afternoon. City councillor Jennifer Watts says she hopes council gives clear direction to staff by the end of the meeting: either study plans for the Forum’s renovation, or begin the process to put it up for sale. The debate about what to do with the historic multi-use facility has many different viewpoints — we’ll discuss a few of them with Councillor Watts Tuesday at 6:45 on The Morning News.

Do you have a gently used bike gathering dust in the shed?  Well, some great kids in Mulgrave Park can put that bike to good use.  At 7:15 Erica Phillips and Paige Farah will drop by the red table to tell us more about the Progress in the Park bike drive.

Halifax could soon be home to a new comic book store and community space, but first, the owners need the community’s help. “Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles” hopes to raise funds for open the shop in the Bedford/Sackville area later this year. They’re hosting an event this weekend at Grand Parade, featuring Hal-Con participants, a flash mob and prizes. We’ll speak with organizer Jay Aaron Roy at 7:45 Tuesday on the Morning News.

Halifax’s latest dining experience may be popping up where you least expect it. Picnic is a roving restaurant that changes locations and menus every six weeks. Find out how Chef Allan McPherson is rethinking the way we dine out tomorrow at 8:15!

Did you know that the Halifax International Busker Festival is the oldest and largest of its kind in the country?  Tune into the Morning News at 8:45 to find out more about the mind-blowing entertainment you can expect for 2014.


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