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.
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.