Hey, North End Halifax do you want a Korean takeout? Young Pocha is opening soon in the basement of the Commons Inn (Agricola @ West). On one of the windows, it says Chicken and beer!

Future Impressions an awards and gifts engraving shop opening in Sackville beside Royal Diaperer

Pizza Girls and Katch are opening in place of the closed Pannizza in Scotia Square. As well, their Pizza Corner location is adding beer taps and a patio.

Thai Express and Softmoc Shoe Rack are coming to Dartmouth Crossing

I hear Newfoundland based chain Wing’n It is taking over the old Smitty’s in Tantallon


Roots opened their new Cabin Store in Halifax Shopping Centre this week; It is the 2nd largest store in Canada now. They have kids, footwear, a customization shop and their full complement of Men and Women’s.

HFX Games is now open in Woodside, specializing in trading card and board games,

Mind Hack Room Escape has opened a second location in Woodlawn Plaza near the Valleyfield Dr end of the plaza

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So first, they decided to make the Cabelas the first Bass Pro Cabelas store so it was delayed. Now they decided they need a bigger store so they are adding on to their brand new store. I hear target is October.

Aqua Naturals who sell jewelry, crystals, bath and body things, etc.
and who have events like foot soaks with tea, and jewelry making workshops have made the move from Main St by Big Rays/Smittys to 116 Portland St Downtown.

Way 2 Roll has closed on Brenton and is moving to Barrington as part of Ju Kitchen across from Grand Parade.

Bulk Barn on Joe Howe has closed for a few weeks for a reno.

Above is a rendering for what they are building at Penhorn, the office space will be new HQ for Lawtons, and Sobeys Pharmacy as well as serves as space for some Sobeys district offices. No confirmed retail tenants at this point.

If you would like to support Halifax ReTales with you very own 1″ enamel pin you can find them here for $10

Rona/Lowes now the home of Craftsman tools

Niche will have their patio setup this year just in time for the World Cup in 2 weeks