25 Years Ago We Met Price Club

On November 18, 1992, the Price Club (Costco) opened at 230 Chain Lake Drive, and for better or worse the face of retail in HRM changed forever The opening was not without a whole lot of drama; First off, Price Club had initially signed a deal with Joe Ramia to construct their new warehouse beside the already built [...]

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Pizza, Chinese, Vegetarian, Cocktails and Steak

The second full location of Quinpool's Heartwood Restaurant is now open on Gottingen St. near the Hydrostone  Vandal Doughnuts are up and running inside of Gus's [...]

Asian Grocery, Espresso, Payless and Lego

I have a longer message here, but I can't thank you all enough for voting Halifax ReTales, the Gold winner for Best Blogger and Best Twitterer in The Coast's 2017 Best [...]

Welcome to the Best Blog in Halifax!

When I started this idea in January of 2012, I had no idea what ReTales would become. The genesis came from me recovering from a mental health crisis and trying to connect to [...]

Art, Tea, Cats and More

BOO! The end of October is upon us!! Well the old Tims on Langbrae is going to be children's art centre LittlePicasso.ca  Tartan Tea House looks like it is [...]

Retro, Chicken, Vegan, Coffee and More

This week I'll start with an ask from you, I plan to expand Halifax ReTales and already have some ideas on the board for regular weekly features and columns. But what [...]

Halifax Grocery Comparison, Revisiting Old Posts

OK circling back to a post I first did in 2013 when Walmart entered the grocery game  I then revisited it in 2014  and again in 2015 well now it's 2017 and I want to see [...]