Enterprise rent-a-car is taking over the spot, that was Woody’s/Prospectors at Larry Uteck

Japenese style bargain store MiniSo is opening a location in Spring Garden Place next month, they will be taking over the former Kinkos/FedEx website 

Jukai Japanese & Thai, is opening at King’s Wharf in the 3rd Building (The Killick)  Facebook Page

Burrito Jax will be returning to Lacewood beside Sobeys in their former location later this month.

Good Robot Brewing
and Black Sheep are teaming up and will be opening Rumble Fish Food Co. in a couple weeks at the Robie St Brewery


New Downtown Dartmouth hot spot Cafe Good Luck soft opened this weekend  Instagram profile

Jinloong (Chinese) in Sackville is now open where Chefs Menu used to be Facebook Page

Structube has opened their Chain Lake Dr location, the grand opening celebrations are this coming weekend

I like quirky and Lawrencetown Smoothie Shack fits that bill, this little gem is hiding on Conrad’s Rd. on the way to Conrad’s Beach just past Cole Harbour. Offering smoothie bowls.   Instagram Profile

Fresh New You an essential oils store has opened in Sunnyside, down the Shoppers end Facebook Page
and in the same theme Essentially Yours has opened in Tantallon where the Jumbo Video used to be. Facebook Page

Jordan Furnishing is now open in Bayers Lake on Otter Ct, right behind Laz-y-boy. website

Captain Ma Noodles opens today on Brenton just off Spring Garden beside Chatime. Instagram profile

Coffee Matters, has opened their location on Gladstone by Almon. Facebook Page

Halifax ReTales Closed

Traditional Pizza in Highfield Park has closed.

Coburg Coffee had a small reno and has reopened with a new vibe, a liquor licence and later hours.

Local Source on Agricola now has a growler refill station for Shelburne’s Boxing Rock Brewery

The Middle Spoon has started bottling some of their cocktails for sale via the website for delivery, but they can’t sell directly to you in store.

RUMOUR (UNCONFIRMED): I have Simons taking 2 floors, and Marshall’s & Homesense taking one floor of the old Halifax Shopping Centre Sears


and finally this weekend thanks to everyone who nominated me for
2018 The Coast Best of Halifax awards.  Voting runs until September 15.
This year I am one of the 7 finalists for 3 categories.
Best Blogger 
Best Twitterer
and weirdly Best Food Blogger (I’m not convinced I’m a food blogger)