Elizabeth Fry Society has opened Abundance Thrift Store which is a

little hidden on Queen Street in Downtown Dartmouth between Victoria and Irishtown Roads in support of

Abundance is a comprehensive, supportive initiative that provides participants with the information and tools needed to build confidence to prepare for the next steps in their employment and educational journeys. The Abundance Program is designed to meet the needs of marginalized and vulnerable individuals as they move towards economic well-being. The program provides 14 modules. Seven sessions focus on personal development and seven on pre-employment skill development”

Home’s Pro (Flooring, plumbing, cabinetry) opened at 65 John Savage in Burnside

catching up on missed things…
Living up to their name, Sweet Secret Cake & Bakery opened in February 2021 on Fenwick Street  in the base of The Vuze
Also last year Yong He Noodle House, with an attached grocery store opened as well in the Fenwick Professional Centre next door


Bay of Bengal grocery is opening at Woodlawn Plaza

“Bangladeshi Fish & Halal Meat, Bangladeshi & South East Asian Groceries & Spices,”


After a dozen years on the Bedford Highway Sakura Sushi House has closed Its doors.

The Sprout Therapy on Spring Garden has closed their main location on  Portland Street is  still open

Meanwhile in juice news , Lovly on Bedford Highway has been “closed for renovations” since December (no signs of any renovations)


It closed in December but it appears that the Pizza Delight in Bayers Lake is once again going to rise from the dead and reopen soon.