Everyone by now knows target is closing after their failed implementation of stores in Canada. As of last week Target employed 436 folks in Nova Scotia.


Talay Thai has finally finished their new Halifax and are open on the corner of Hollis and Morris moving from their original Barrington St home.

Starbucks removes Tazo from their stores, now it’s all Teavana tea in shop (Starbucks owns both brands) Tazo will still be available at retailers.

Coffee Culture on Larry Uteck is now independent and called Cafe by Michel. Coffee Culture though is planning to open a location on Windmill in the same area as Cheese Curds/ Habaneros.

A waxing spot called WaxON (Halifax to Brazil in 15 minutes) is taking over the Spring Garden spot that was most recently Charm Diamond.


Happy 5th Anniversary to I Love Local


Seven Bays Bouldering the new climbing gym on Gottingen is going to have a license cafe.

Excitement in Clayton Park, Burrito Jax is opening an outlet in the old Glen Eagle bakery spot beside Sobeys on Lacewood.

Lou Lou handbags in Scotia Square is closing up shop.

Halifax’s newest microbrewery Wrought Iron Brewing┬áis going to have a pub at their Robie St home (across the street from Bloomfield)

Relish! is opening a second “Halifax” location but that is all I know so far.

Sugar Shok moved across the street and already a vape shop in to the replace the old spot.