Happy Mother’s Day!

Another bit of fun coming to Paddlers Cove on Lake Banook, Clothing store Riot Pixie Boutique is opening in July. They are planning a few pop-ups before that.

Well, this is amazing, from ~1988-1993 there was a sandwich shop that I loved called Kelly’s Deli in the plaza on Farnham Gate Rd. it was like Kaisers but more options. Well fast forward 25 years and the same owners are bringing Kelly’s Deli back to the same exact spot

The area that was Bonne Cuisine in the basement of Spring Garden Place is coming back to life in phases, first  My Dream Cheesecake is opening, then they are opening a milkshake bar, and then an Italian bistro.

3A Restaurant is coming to the Bedford Highway, they will replace Tasty Source Chinese which was only briefly in the longtime House of Mei Mei.


Roxbury Urban Dive Bar RUDBHFX part of what was Cheers (Cheers is still the back part), opens on Tuesday

Coast to Coast: Gifts and Decor has opened a new store in Historic Properties, you can still find them in Dartmouth Crossing as well

The always tasty, Lemon Tree has opened a second location on the Bedford Highway in the converted motel.

This is interesting Appliance Maritimes who have mostly specialized in appliance repair and commercial sales are in the process of setting up a showroom in Burnside (55 MacDonald Ave) and are now selling to the general, but their hook is they will have most of the items in stock!

Shout out to this weeks sponsor Metal Supermarkets in Burnside

The Wicker Emporium in Sunnyside is closing within the next month, the Bedford Common store has already closed as they continue to restructure under creditor protection. They have also closed(ing) stores in Bridgewater, New Glasgow, Sydney, and New Minas

Halifax ReTales Closed

Slow on the draw, but Diala’s Cafe (Belmont Cafe) on the corner of Octerloney and Queen closed a couple weeks ago.

Kings Wharf shuffle, Sidecar Goods has closed up and their stock can now be found at Le Marche a couple buildings over. Chef Mark Gray is now the sole owner of The Watch That Ends the Night and the former Sidecar space will now be a private dining room. In addition, the cafe space is coming back to life with a new operator and should be back up and running this week.

The rooftop of Agricola Street Brasserie will be its own entity this year. It will be serving Southern Barbeque inspired dishes and go by the name Billow Bar.

The First Baptist Church on Octerloney has been sold, and in a few years, it will become a performance arts space. In the meantime, though, it will continue to be home to the church as they finish their new build on Woodland Avenue.

No Frills has launched a clothing line Hauler, they are planning pop up shops across the country but the only East Coast stop is St. John’s