Chimney’s Cafe is opening in a couple weeks in the former Smiling Goat across from the Halifax Central Library, and yes they will have chimney cakes in compliment to a coffee shop

Morris East has opened their third location on Vernon St (@ Quinpool) it has a more casual feel, like a quick serve area with slices, soft serve gelato (pictured above)  and beer taps.

Syrian Meat Shop and grocery has opened on Gladstone Street tucked in just behind the Almon Street Legion

Charlottetown’s Hopyard has brought the beer bar and record shop concept to Gottingen Street. The menu is full of street food style goodies like burgers, sugar shack fries, tater tot poutine and more. You can find them across from Global TV

Elwood Pens
, a handmade wooden pen shop is now open on Argyle Street above Dharma Sushi

The highly anticipated fourth location of Cha Baa Thai has open on Demone Street across from Lion’s Head Tavern

Connected Coffee has opened in the departures area of the airport, this cafe will have a focus on Nova Scotia product

Goodies will be closing their Burnside thrift shop and two Bedford books shops at the end of the month.

Halifax ReTales Closed
MaryAnn’s Gifts on Cole Harbour Rd have now closed

Discount Hub in Bayer’s Lake is closed, but their original John Savage Drive location in Burnside is still open.

Gingergrass who moved out their longtime Barrington @ Morris home last year has found a new home, but local fans won’t be pleased when they reopen their restaurant in St. John’s Newfoundland.

Tattletales has completed their move from Penhorn to Woodlawn Plaza

Roll on Two
has closed their hidden Granville Street location, but don’t worry they say they will have a new home soon, and you can find them on Saturdays at the Brewery Market

The Battered Fish in Halifax Shopping Centre has rebranded as Katch Seafood, this was the last location branded as Battered Fish

The Dartmouth Crossing, Thai Express will be taking the space between DQ and Starbucks

WalMart looks they are getting ready locally to ramp up their click and collect offering to include all groceries.