Last week, Halifax submitted a bid to be home to Amazon’s second headquarters but only now we’re learning more from the confidential proposal – like locations: either what used to be Shannon Park or whatever happens to the Cogswell interchange. Critics of the Amazon proposal worry it could dilute the quality of life Haligonians boast about so much.
A rogue firework set off at Citadel Hill Saturday night caused a grass fire; it was put out in just 10 minutes and caused no damage but called “significant.” Halifax Fire division commander Mike Blackburn says he can’t remember the last time crews had to put out a blaze because of a firework.
Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween debuted at #1 spot at the box office this weekend, debuting to $21.6 million. Meanwhile, Geostorm landed in a distant second place by earning $13.3 million and horror flick Happy Death Day came in third place.
It’s official: Justin Timberlake will headline the halftime of Super Bowl LII (or 52 if you can’t do Roman Numerals.) JT made the announcement last night via a video posted on Twitter, which also features his BFF Jimmy Fallon. Timberlake last performed during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004, when he made headlines for ripping off part of Janet Jackson’s outfit to reveal her nipple.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) October 23, 2017
The Backsteeet Boys have been working on a new album! But expect less ‘oh yeah’ and more ‘yee haw.’ The band revealed to Rolling Stone that they’ve been working on a new album in Nashville that’s scheduled to arrive next year with a new country sound.
And that’s your Fast Five!