The Rinaldo brothers who first brought us T-Dogs and then Rinaldo’s will be taking over the Gus’ Pub kitchen late this month and opening Taco Lina.

Recently opened formal kids clothing store Baby Chic is opening a second children’s store beside them that will be carrying Spanish clothing company Mayoral (1159 Bedford Hwy) on the 15th

Old Navy Outlet has opened Village Shops of Dartmouth Crossing. How is an outlet version different? I hear they sometimes have different prints and colours and they tend to offer larger “percentage off” sales

The Firkin and Flyer pub is now open at Halifax Stanfield.

CUA has opened a new outlet at 349 Herring Cove Rd.

Zero waste shop and cafe The Tare Shop is now open on the corner of Cornwallis and Creighton. Their model is to be packaging free and avoid single-use waste.

Coffee Matters has opened on the corner of Alderney and Ochterloney.

Cafe L’Acadie on the corner of Bedford Highway and Larry Uteck is closing on the 21st. in there interim, they are closing at 3 pm daily

Halifax ReTales Closed

Plan B Merchants Co-op on Gottingen Street has closed, citing the proposed changes to Gottingen as a transit corridor as the reason

It appears that Dresden Row’s Suzuki is done, it has been closed for days and the phone number is disconnected.

Halifax Cycles has peddled its way from it’s home on Almon St to their new home at 3600 Kempt Rd (beside Wendys)

Beaver Bank Convenience (formerly Hartlen’s) is now an NSLC agency store.

The signs say spring, the press release said spring but I hear the Grand Opening on the new Princess Auto (Wright @ Burnside Drive) will be Black Friday, Nov 23 and they will be likely soft open there a couple weeks before.

Gentle Touch Spa has moved their Dartmouth location from Mic Mac to Dartmouth Crossing by Ela

I have been lucky to help Eat This Town as they try and get to the bottom of who has the best nachos on the Halifax peninsula, After 5 years of trying, a Top 10 list is ready, check it out here.

It was just a mere 12 years ago this weekend that NS finally started to allow regular Sunday shopping

In the continual change to offering vegetarian fast food, IKEA this week introduced a veggie dog at the canteen and it is only 75¢ like the regular hot dog.