Slow week…


Olsen Europe is opening a second local location this time in Halifax Shopping Centre.

Unnamed restaurant going in The Maple (Sackville@Hollis) from a group in St.John’s that operates their Keg, Jack Astors and behind St.John’s Fish Exchange

Sweet and Tears Tea House and Desserts” is opening on Spring Garden near the corner of Queen where Charm Diamond was and most recently Vica.They will be serving Asian deserts and Ramen.

Backoos Korean and the corner on Birmingham @ Clyde have received notices to vacate, by April 30. It has now been extended to May 31 but they are looking for a new Penninsula home.


For those asking what is going with the house King@Queen, DT Dartmouth. It will be the new home of RHA+D architects.

Propeller has applied to a full liquor license for the Gottingen St store so they aren’t limited to 4oz samples. They will also be able to use their space for events.

The Italian Market on Young closes tonight for a couple weeks as they renovate the inside


Sears has launched a small format (like the size of Gap) Winners inspired store in Toronto. Sears as well is dropping all of its brand names except Kenmore.Bye to things like Nevada, Jessica, Arnold Palmer, etc. They sold Craftsman to Black& Decker last year. They will replace with “Sears” brand

Cheesecake Factory is opening their first location in Canada later this year in Toronto.