Open City 2015 & Chance to WIN the Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift

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On May 9th, Halifax is gearing up to celebrate all things local with I Love Local HFX’s Open City 2015. The Piazza at Bishop’s Landing is proud once again to be sponsoring this fantastic event that brings together local merchants from all across the HRM. There’s something for everyone at Open City, and lots of exciting things taking place right here at 1475 Lower Water Street—including a Mother’s Day draw for a pair of earrings from Frida valued at $2500!

Mother’s Day Draw—Earrings from Frida Valued at $2500

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Bishop’s Landing will be drawing for the ultimate Mother’s Day prize during Open City when you sign up for our Piazza Picks newsletter—a pair of diamond and pink sapphire earrings set in 18kt white gold from Frida, valued at $2500. What better way to show mom just how much you love her?

Visit participating Bishop’s Landing retailers during Open City to fill out a ballot in-store. In the lead up to and during Open City, you can also enter online:

We’ll be drawing for the Mother’s Day prize and announcing the winner at the end of Open City on Twitter and Facebook, so be sure to sign up and enter today!

Pop Up Shopping With Alexa Pope

Alexa Pope offers fashions for “It Girls” everywhere. Normally an exclusively online retailer, Alexa Pope is celebrating 2 years in business with a special pop up shop here at Bishop’s Landing. Stop by Saturday, May 9th from 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday, May 10th from 11 am – 5 pm to check out Alexa Pope’s stylish collection of fashions!

Mother’s Day Tax-Free Promotion at The Unicorn

For more amazing fashion opportunities in the lead up to Mother’s Day and Open City, The Unicorn will be offering TAX FREE Thursday, Friday and Saturday on some of your favourite designers including Sandwich, Blacky Dress, Periphery, Komarov and all jewelry!

Tastings at Bishop’s Cellar

Bishop’s Cellar will be offering FREE tastings of Benjamin Bridge, Nova Scotia’s ultra premium sparkling wine, alongside local food pairings to give you some delicious ideas for your next dinner party.

Coffee Specials at Smiling Goat

For that extra boost of energy between stops, be sure to drop by Smiling Goat to take advantage of $2 drinks—your choice of either a Cortado with Fog City Espresso or a Guatemala Huehuetenango to stay or to go!

Special’s at Rum Runners Rum Cake Factory

When you stop into Rum Runners during Open City, you’ll receive $5 off large rum cakes, as well as 20% off all Rum Runners’ clothing and glassware. If that wasn’t enough, you’ll also receive free coasters with any purchase.

The Return of Back Door Takeout!

Back door takeout is one of the most popular attractions at Open City, and this year two of Bishop’s Landing’s finest are dishing out delicious treats. Ristorante a Mano will be offering Sicilian Lemon Sorbetti with candy lemon zest for $3, while over at Sugah! you’ll be able to grab Hand Paddled Ice Cream and tasty Hot Chocolate for $2 each.

A City Wide Showcase

The events at The Piazza at Bishop’s Landing are only a few of the dozens of events happening all over the city on May 9th. For a complete list of events taking place during Open City, check out I Love Local HFX, and for more information of what’s happening around Bishop’s Landing in real time, be sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Like us on Facebook.

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