Happy Sunday!

Casino Nova Scotia has replaced Trapeze with 3Sixty, that’s right a buffet is back. $9.99 Weekdays and Brunch, $13.99 Fr-Sa evening. Wednesday night is Italian, where Thursday is Southern BBQ.

Geebo (phone repair) is now on Farnham Gate.

Dartmouth is getting two new Starbucks in the coming weeks. One is going in the DoubleTree beside the tolls of the MacDonald Bridge in Dartmouth. The Other is the newly renovated Delta in Burnside (was Ramada). These will have Lattes, tea and macchiatos but they will be operated by the hotels and not corporate Starbucks stores.

Sushi Nami on Queen St. (Halifax) is now open.

Fredericton’s Hotchkiss Home Furnishings is opening in the next week or so in Burnside in the same plaza as Burger King on Illsley.

Rumour: Another brewery is coming to Downtown Dartmouth, the recently vacated KEW space on Portland at Wentworth I hear will be it’s home.

Lindt is opening a Dartmouth Crossing store between Party City and the recently opened Mastermind Toys.

A new Filipino grocery store Bahay Kubo has opened above MAry Brown’s in Fairview (Alma at Titus). Meanwhile across the street beside Alexandra’s,  Big Ray’s is relocating their Filipino grocery. Combined with Silong Express right there that is three Filipino food places to open with 150m of each other. Can we call it Little Manila?

Mongolie Grill has now closed

Pizzatown on Main St has closed, last week the one on Joe Howe changed to a different company PZZA CO. Pizza town is in the process of change they are expanding some locations like Sackville and adding a dining room, a patio, and draught. They also plan to have new Fairview/Clayton Park location and are introducing a Quick Service Model when they open a new spot in Cole Harbour.

Dartmouth Jack Astor’s will have 10-day renovation starting today when it reopens; it will have the new menu like Halifax and more taps.

Halifax Shopping Centre turned 55 this week. It is old enough to qualify for Lawton’s senior’s appreciation days now 🙂

A pic from Elizabeth Rafuse taken from Duke Tower, showing the Nova Centre, Maple and Alexander’s impact on the skyline

and a shout out to James Dwyer at Press Realty who is sponsoring this post