Edmundston, NB,  based Mexican Restaurant ¡Qué Padre! is on aggressive expansion going from one to 10+ locations, including one slated for Bedford West

The last update I mentioned Quinn’s Arms was making the old Athens into Quinn’s Brewery. This time I can tell you they have applied for liquor license for the former ESSO lot on the corner of Quinpool and Harvard, to open The Corner Lot Beer Garden

My friends at Retail Insider had this line in an article this week about the future of a property in Toronto. “We’ve since learned this week from the company’s new CEO that Simons has secured space for a new store in Halifax” Simons is a Quebec-based retailer of clothing and soft home goods since 1840, with stores usually around 100k sq.ft



Cazza Petites has opened a location on the second floor of the Big Mall in Dartmouth,. They also have a location in Sunnyside Mall and had one for a couple of years in Halifax Shopping Centre. Speaking of the Dartmouth mall, Modern Golf is opening a store by the Old Navy entrance, their specialty is simulators and analysis to help you properly fit your clubs.


Johnny K’s has closed at pizza corner “have sold the business to a new owner” Renovation and a new concept coming. I have heard rumblings of poutine, but nothing even close to confirmed.

Little Eden Bakery on Brunswick has closed its doors. “We’ve had to make the difficult decision to close our doors for good. Thank you all for your support. Sorry we couldn’t give more notice, it was a kind of chaotic whirlwind which is par for the course for our little bakery”


Correcting/update on Bedford Commons.
Yes, HomeSense is coming but I had the space wrong. It will be a Winners/HomeSense all in one so they will have all the space between SportChek and PetSmart, but it won’t be open until this time next year. The end unit where Pennington’s was is going to be Marks moving from inside the Canadian Tire

From Saltwire

Where they once served fish cakes and beans they now serve South African street food …
this is Head of Chezzetcook, read more about Eastern Shore’s Gallery on SaltWire