Urban Planet is coming to Barrington; they will be taking up the first two floors of the recently vacated space where Attica was by Blowers St. I also hear that the recently opened Stitches at Mic Mac will be converted to an Urban Planet within the year as well.

The Chickenburger at the Airport is now closed. It will be replaced by Pannizza in Julys. Amos Pewter will also be opening a store before security.

All Superstore (Loblaws) Gas Bar’s have been sold and will become Mobil stations, they will still be issuing PC Points.

RUMOUR: In Burnside just by Dartmouth Crossing (Wright at Wilkinson), I hear there is going to be a large gas station. I was told Shell, Sobeys Express, A&W and Tim Hortons

Ali’s Seafood and Kebabs on Main St at Forest Hills is rebranding to Station 1 Fine Foods

The patio space above Sicilian at Pizza Corner I hear will be Stubborn Goat’s patio this summer.

Juice Press is taking over space in Purdy’s that was most recently Susie’s

Gottingen St icon Kit Kat Pizza, building and business are for sale I guess it’s almost time for retirement If you are a fan like me, get it while you can.

A store called Oz Shoes is opening in Granville Mall, unsure exactly what type of show store but with a name like Oz I’m sure it will have pretty things like ruby slippers.

A country music bar called Ruby Rhinestone I hear will be occupying the ground floor of the new construction where the NFB used to be on Barrington (by Blowers)


Captain Kevin Seafood now open on Cole Harbour Rd. Basic seafood counter haddock, salmon, live lobster. They will add takeout fish chips in the coming weeks (has to do this to get around silly NS fish processing laws)

Inkwell has made it’s move to Brunswick St (at Cogswell) leaving their Market St location. Over the next few weeks there are all kinds of business moving in a great switcharoo.
Sock It To Ya is moving from Spring Garden Place to Doyle joining  Duly Noted who moved a couple of months ago.Wildflower will move from Clyde to Doyle as well.31 Westgate is also moving to Doyle from Agricola.
When 31 Westgate comes out, Makenew will move into their spot on Agricola (at May) a few blocks North of their current home.
The small NSLC in Queens St Sobeys will move to Park Lane, while the full sized NSLC on Clyde will move to the parking lot of Queen St Sobeys.
Kew furniture has closed their Granville Mall location and will be reopening on Gottingen by the Hydrostone(@ Kaye) their Portland St store will also be closing soon as well.

Downtown Dartmouth icon Neiforth Furnishing on Portland St. after 79 years.

RUA Sports Fanatic, will close their Mic Mac store and reopen in Halifax Shopping Centre by this time next week.


The NS Government has decided to build and Outpatient Centre similar in concept to Cobequid but larger in Bayers Lake. IT will be going in behind the land directly behind Staples to Marshalls. Maybe it will look like this?

Best Kept Secret on Portland served a 2-day suspension over Easter weekend for serving minors.