Patty Cakes in Lower Sackville has closed, they had just opened in September.

Nutrition shop GNC has opened in Colby Village Plaza beside Alexandra’s

Tony’s Variety on the corner of Robie and Cunard has closed, I’m going to miss the Benjamin Button movie rental poster to make way for this proposal

Mind Hack Room Escape is now open on Hammonds Plains Rd across from Bloom/Sweet Brier

Payless will be returning to Halifax Shopping Centre later this year in a space beside The Gap.

Thai Ivory on Quinpool has “closed for renovations” but a couple of years ago the Dartmouth one “closed for renovations” and never reopened. There does not appear to be any activity inside so, we will put this on the watchlist.

Schnitzel is coming to Downtown Dartmouth, a sign popped on King St (between Queen/Ochterloney) this week. Though I’m concerned they don’t think people know what schnitzel is. 

The Airport Burger King has closed, there is going to be a renovation of the whole pre-security departures area, and new vendors will be coming in, and others may leave. I hear there may be some new food services coming upstairs as well.


Signage is up on the Park Lane Dollarama, no idea of open date but it’s being built quickly.

Cucina Moderna who had announced their City Centre store off Spring Garden was closing, announced that Mic Mac was closing as well when both stores closed for good.


Podcamp is coming up in 3 weeks; it is a free event that has a series of sessions that talk about the digital world we live in from a Halifax slant all are welcome, but you need to pre-register
I’m looking forward to the History of Halifax ReTales session 🙂


Longtime Halifax fine dining da Maurizio is now going to be opening for lunch service.

While The Stubborn Goat is rolling out an all week Brunch Menu starting this week. Benny’s on Wednesday, crazy!

Indochine has introduced a Phorrito all the solids of Pho but wrapped in a tortilla

and this was pretty funny when I googled Halifax retail