Bras, BBQ, Bakery and 5¢ Bags

La Vie En Rose is opening in part of the old Food Court in Halifax Shopping Centre. There is a new indoor playground place going in Portland Hills. The space beside Subway on Baker Dr. is going to be "Honey & Ginger" I think it's a health food store, and the guys working there said it they saw a smoothie bar on the blueprints. It [...]

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The End of the “Sobeys Bag”?

The plastic shopping bag, or as we call it in the Maritimes the "Sobeys Bag," may have seen it's day.   In 2009 Loblaws introduced the 5¢ to Superstore's [...]

Beer, Coffee, Bears, and Calorie Counts

Tide House Brewing is setting up a small brewery on Salter St. In the same building as 2 Doors Down and Reflections. Alex Oh Sushi appears to be done, closed [...]

Spryfield Family Style Pub and Brunswick St. Sushi

The former Med Cafe on Herring Cove Rd. will be opening next month as a family style pub, tentatively called "Station 6." Christmas Discounters has opened in the [...]

Bedford Board Games and Barrington Dumplings

An interesting week, I had a little bit of media attention with radio spots on C100 and News957. I gave the website a bit of makeover and had a post about how Winners has [...]

Compare Where? Winners Brands

Recently I have realized that TJX is putting its own product in its stores. TJX who operates as Winners, HomeSense and Marshall's in Canada also own quite a few product [...]

Changes for North and Agricola, More Coffee

A new espresso bar, Weird Harbour,  is opening in the small space between Urban Outfitters and Barrington Street Steakhouse. FRED has moved a few blocks [...]