Hallowe’en time, that means the returning pop-up stores; Spirit opens September 15 in the old VW dealership on Robie near Young. While Glow will be opening their stores on September 9, one in the former Sears Outlet behind Walmart on Mumford and beside Chapters in Dartmouth.

Bake Away (Mediterranean ) has opened where The Submarine was for decades on Inglis

Tusket Brewing tap house opens tomorrow in the corner of Gottingen and Cunard

Halifax ReTales Closed

The Miniso in Halifax Shopping Centre has been closed for arrears in rent.

The expected open date for women’s plus-size clothing store Torrid is September 14 or 15 on the upper level of Halifax Shopping Centre

After 43 years the Fong family is retiring on Monday. The next day new owners will take over and Fongs Restaurant will remain open on Cole Harbour Rd.

Only a few months after opening Afghan/Pizza shop Kite Runner at 384 Portland St has packed it in and it will be replaced by a new location of PZZA.CO

This week I went a little stray and talked about the North End Animal Hospital which opened yesterday on Isleville
This part struck me
“In terms of team culture, our industry is sadly plagued with extreme levels of mental health issues. The veterinary community has four times higher suicide rates than other industries. This means having a happy, welcoming and open work environment is essential.”
read full article here

The Big Mall in Dartmouth has been sold to local developers RANK Inc who have put Cushman Wakefield Assets Services in charge of the day-to-day. CW also manages Halifax Shopping Centre. Long-term plans for the property include residential.