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Hot Take: 31 Westgate Share Their Preferences & Predictions

Halifax designers Colin Blanchard and Kenneth McRobbie give traditional style fresh appeal.

Decorating & Design

This East Coast Kitchen Exudes Nautical Charm

The owners of this 1920s Dutch Colonial-style home in the south end of Halifax, Nova Scotia, were newly transplanted New Yorkers, so perhaps it wasn’t a complete shock when they asked local designers Colin Blanchard and Kenneth McRobbie of 31 Westgate for a slightly industrial, Brooklyn brownstone-inspired…

Kitchens

Inside A Food Writer’s Light-Filled Historical Kitchen

Food writer Lindsay Cameron Wilson tell us why this is her favorite room.  “Our home dates back to the early 1850s. It survived the Halifax Explosion of 1917 and housed many families and tenants after the Second World War — I didn’t want to be the one to…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Workshop & Co.

After years of collecting antiques while travelling, Halifax designers Colin Blanchard and Kenneth McRobbie decided it was time to move their one-of-a-kind finds out of storage and into a proper home — albeit an unconventional one. “This place was built in 2001 as a body shop, but we wanted it to…

Halifax

Scallop & Smoked Bacon Risotto

A smokey rice dish from Chives Bistro in Halifax.

Halifax

Chipotle Pommery Mustard Dressing Recipe

A tangy dressing perfect for chopped salad.