Liked I suspected a slow week,
I did publish The Year in Review on New Years Day
According to my records, 169 locations of things opened down 15 from 2019. While 139 locations closed, up 17. So opens outweighed closes again this year.
60 of the 139 closes were part of or entire chains.
Fewer local businesses that I track actually closed in 2020 than did in 2019.

now onto the week that was

The A&W in Woodside officially closed this week.

After a fire earlier this year in Bedford, Sydelle’s Fish & Chips reopened in their new home across the highway on the corner of Cobequid and Glendale in Lower Sackville.

Sidekick Cafe is set to open soon at the corner of Agricola and Bilby Streets

The Needs/Fast Fuel has opened in Fall River where RaceTrac (Burgess) used to be