With our gorgeous sunny weather lately, you may have noticed patios around the city are still open; most bars close up patios by about this time every year, and the by-law allows patios to be open until November 15th. Golf courses are still seeing a steady stream of visitors too with our double-digit fall temperatures putting their earnings “above par” from previous years. (Dad joke!)
Amazon received 238 proposals from cities and regions across North America and Mexico vying to host the company’s second headquarters. So do you think Halifax has a chance now? The company will invest more than $5 billion and create up to 50,000 jobs for “Amazon HQ2.”
Following yesterday’s announcement that Justin Timberlake will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show, people are questioning how he can be invited back on the stage after the 2004 wardrobe malfunction performance – but Janet Jackson cannot. The NFL denied reports that Janet is banned from the event but there’s been rumors she was blacklisted by them after “nipplegate.” One Twitter user posted:
remember when janet jackson got banned from performing at the super bowl for something justin timberlake did but he gets to perform @ SB52
— kelly cohen (@politiCOHEN_) October 23, 2017
Alright if Justin Timberlake gets to come back and get a second chance at the Super Bowl so should Janet Jackson.
— Alyssa Fisher (@alyssabfisher) October 23, 2017
Billy Joel and his wife Alexis welcomed a baby girl Sunday night. The couple named her Remy Anne Joel and his rep says mom and baby are doing well and everyone is thrilled. Remy is 68-year-old Joel’s third child and his second with wife Alexis.
Police are looking for a 90-year-old Tommy gun stolen from the downtown Dartmouth legion last week. Don’t worry – the gun and magazine are not operational and the gun was just for display purposes only. Anyone with info can contact police or Crime Stoppers.
And that’s your Fast Five!