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The Rankins celebrate 10th season with The Red Shoe Pub

The Inverness Oran

10 years of business in the rapidly changing food, beverage and music business is no small feat, but that’s just what The Red Shoe Pub is doing this year under the ownership of the Rankin sisters. Genevieve Rankin Fakoory told The Oran this week that she...

May 22, 2015

We had a ton of fun with the old Live at 5 gang, as they joined in a little KitchenFest! ceilidh at the Red Shoe ...

A QUICK COFFEE: The Red Shoe Pub fits Heather Rankin fine 9, 2014

Taking over the iconic Red Shoe Pub would be a snap … wouldn't it? ... to make it work,” Rankin says ruefully of the early days at the Shoe.

Cape Breton Post-Oct 11, 2013

MABOU — In appreciation of the good times they've had there, a group of rug hookers has created a special piece for the Red Shoe Pub.

The National Post- Sep 5, 2012

Cape Breton's famous Red Shoe Pub mulling what to do after titular shoe stolen ... The Red Shoe Pub in Mabou, N.S., was full of locals, tourists and fiddle players — potential .... Get the latest news in your inbox as it happens.

The Globe and Mail-Jun 4, 2011

So are the parish halls, the pubs, even several barns. ... Say you find yourself at the Red Shoe Pub a Mabou landmark.....

Cape Breton's fiddle music hot spots

Globe and Mail-Jun 3, 2011

You can listen to Cape Breton's signature sound island-wide. The richest choices, however, are along this driving route, which extends up the ...

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The Haligonia- Sep 8, 2009

A month ago, my sister had her vacation and had every intention of going to The Red Shoe Pub but didn't get there. I did the perfect “naa, naa” ...