Sourwood Cider will be opening on Cornwallis, between Maynard and Creighton with a taproom.

Salamander & Dragonfly Eclectic Mercantile is opening on Queen St in Dartmouth between Dundas and Wentworth, offering fair trade crafts and metaphysical goods.


Portland Street Spa has opened in what at first seems like an unusual place — inside of an automotive dealership. The full-service spa, which recently opened inside Portland Street Honda. It offers hairstyling, manicure. pedicures, waxing, dermaplaning and facials for all genders. It also carries products from Kevin Murphy, Hydropeptide, Footlogix and Halifax-made Bend Beauty.

Tis’ the season for local pop-ups;
Made in the Maritimes has a kiosk in Scotia Square
•Truro based My Home Apparel has a shop in Mic Mac Mall
Home Comforts also has opened their shop in Mic Mac
•Falmouth based designer Lisa Drader-Murphy who has shops locally in Historic Properties and Sunnyside is opening a seasonal store this week in Halifax Shopping Centre

Shivani’s Kitchen is now open seven days a week in the Seaport Market next to Getaway Butcher serving up takeout Indian, spices and more.

The Spring Garden location of Le Chateau is closing.

Vandal Doughnuts will NOT be going in the Velo on Gottingen Street. Getting mixed information on their future plans.

Vinyl Retro Dance Lounge has reopened under The Pint on Argyle Street.

Sunrise Records is now open in their new permanent home on the 3rd floor of Mic Mac Mall.

The new Niche Lounge is now open on the Salter Street side the Maritime Centre. The move is to facilitate the upcoming renovations of the building.

Springhouse is taking their plant-based goodies and moving from the Seaport to the Velo on Gottingen St across from the library, last day at the Seaport is Dec 23 and will reopen in January in their new home.

WalMart is now offering online ordering and curbside delivery at their HRM Supercentres no charge.
No Frills in Spryfiled as well is close to rolling out the same (other No Frills it is a $3 fee so expect the fee)