“We are taking over the Scotia Speedworld racetrack every evening all summer long.

Get ready to enjoy new movie releases from your car with our unique drive-in experience.” Speedway Drive-In opens June 14

Harvest will be opening a new location, this time in Bayers lake at 120 Susie Lake (unit 14) where Jaggers was

The former East Side Marios/Bubbles Mansion/Brandy’s, Club Soda, Pitchmans on Prince Street is going to become something called Buck Ugly’s – Kitchen & Bar

 Ragazzi Resto Bar will be opening next month 5187 Salter Street (corner of Barrington), the space was most recently Hokkai.

The former Buy The Book on Windsor St will soon open as a diner.

The Bread Lounge is opening a second location at 26 Akerley in Burnside

Half the building at 175 Wyse Rd. facing Boland is going to be a Caribbean Grocer the other half is going to be Black beauty supplies.

From Saltwire

Last week I briefly mentioned the evolution of The Other Bean. This week for Saltwire I got into more details about The 5k Cafe

“We are really aiming for a place that adds to your experience on the trail, or somewhere to take your break in Bayers Lake. Baked treats from Aly Mae’s and 24 Carrots, paninis, made-to-order salads and sandwiches, and specialty coffee. We are planning to have some over-the-top grilled cheeses; with so many local cheeses and bakeries this will be a real focus.”

Read the whole article here

The 5k Cafe is now open.


The Prescott Group which helps adults with IDDs has opened a Pinkies Thrift (a thrift store ) at 3486 Prescott Street. open Monday to Friday 9-3. Last year they also opened a gluten-free bakery North End Baking Co. which is open Tues-Friday 8:30-2:30 in the same building


The now-former Alexandrias in Fairview and Lakeside are now Bella Vita Pizzeria, the same operators as before.

The Coastal which announced their closure at the end of last year is back open on weekends where they have always been on Robie

The old location of Taz at 1270 Bedford Hwy. is now home to DeMone Monuments new show room, moving from beside Izzy’s just up the road.

The 2nd location of Local Source Market opens on Friday on the corner of Windsor and Almon

 Allstar Vacuum who has spent the last 25+ years on Bayer’s Road (by Oxford) has relocated to 3600 Kempt Rd. They sell new and used vacuums, as well as repair them and sell accessories