Walter’s Snack Bar is now open on Barrington from and beside 2 Doors Down


The former Pizza Town on Washmill will reopen as Virani’s Pizza not sure if they are going to use the same model of build your pizza

Daily Grind opening a second location at 2155 Gottingen beside Ratinaud. And their ice cream shop Sugar Fix is also returning to Spring Garden between Jennifer’s and Foreign Affair

After almost 70 years, Digby famous Ed’s Take Out is confirmed to be expanding to HRM. I had heard this was happening 18 months ago and at that time it was planned for Wyse Road.


Children’s shop Flower Child has closed their physical store front on Prince Street but remain online

Budapest Bisztro has closed, this time I don’t think it’s coming back.

The former Halifax Bed Bath & Beyond in Chain Lake will become a Toys R Us/Babies R Us later this summer


The Cows at the former Murphy’s Warehouse beside the ferry terminal is now open with all its udderly irrestable pun tshirts in the entire area that was the gift shop. The one over by the Marriot will not return, but the one at the Salt Yard shacks will.

They are already on the menu at Muncheez Pizza Mart on Montebello, but looks like they are going to co-brand as Burrito Express


Canada’s 100 Best lists are out, here is how locals fared
Top 100 Restaurants
12. Bar Kismet
57. Drift
64. Bicycle Thief
74. Cafe Lunette
Top 10 New Restaurants
5. Cafe Lunette
7. Fawn
9. Peacock Wine Bar
Top 50 Bars
16. Dear Friend
38. Stillwell (original)
49. The Narrows