A decent size Asian grocer called e-joy is going the Margaretta on Clyde St

The old Esquire Motel

A few more things at 771 Bedford Highway,
Korean grocer Hanin Market, a sign for Tandoor Restaurant and a cafe called Beanville Coffee Roastery are all part of the motel conversion.


The Burrito Jax in Cole Harbour has closed


Chatime is now open on Portland by McDonald’s

The Greco on Gottingen is now open


Nigerian restaurant Efty Dishes has moved from Bedford Hwy to 70 Lacewood (where Greco is)

This plaza is also going to be home to Fitness FX moving from Quinpool

Renegade Records is on the move from Dartmouth Shopping Centre to 30 Portland St. (No Frills, Shoppers and Dollarama are staying but the rest of the mall is slated for demo) 

From Saltwire

The Ville Caffeine Bar on Sackville at Hollis has changed and is now a Java Blend !

“we’ve already done quite a significant overhaul to the menu, with plans for new additions you’ll see soon. The bagel bar we’ve launched has proved popular.”  (Full Article)

The North Brewing in Timberlea is now fully open as a taprrom and eatery.
Asked if there was any parting thoughts, co-owner JoshHerbin said: “Just gratitude for the past and excitement for the future. I’m pretty excited to be done with construction (for now!) and back in the brewery tinkering and think-ering about what to brew up next.”North Brewing turns 10 in January. You can find them at their suburban Dartmouth headquarters at 899 Portland St., inside Battery Park at 62 Ochterloney St. in Downtown Dartmouth and now, complete with a taproom, at 501 Timberlea Village Parkway. (Full Article)

Me Things 

Hey you , yes you !
Thanks, I took home The Coast’s Best of Halifax Gold for Twitter again this year (lol who knows if twitter will even exist next year)

And the Local Love Shop is back for the holidays, no restocks , proceeds are going to support The North Grove and Dartmouth Community Fridge