I did the walk yesterday in beautiful bright sunshine. For a mid-week mid-morning, the Drive was pleasantly lively. There were few changes in the storefronts this month.
JamJar Restaurant has moved into the space at 2290 Commercial. I believe it is officially opening today. The new tenants at JamJar’s previous address, 2280, have not yet moved in.
My Sister’s Closet is due to open today at 1830 Commercial, having moved from 1151 Commercial.
It is wonderful indeed to see the old Crystal Dairy/Wonderbucks space at 1801 Commercial filled with activity again after a closure of more than 2 years. Blaine McNamee and his Rufus Guitar and Drums got a good write-up at the CBC.
Sake Mako at 1414 Commercial has a new awning, I believe.
Meanwhile next door, at 1408, the new Harbour Oyster Bar, seems to be having a soft opening, even though I am sure I read it was not opening until next week. Either way, I welcome them to the the Drive and wish them good fortune.
The Daily Hive has a fine feature on Rosemary Rocksalt bagels at 1350 Commercial.
The space at 1151 in the REACH building is now vacant; My Sister’s Closet has moved to 1830 Commercial. I wonder if REACH will rent it out again or whether it will become part of the clinic?
As I mentioned at the beginning, there were few changes this month.
Vacancies on the Drive this month: 2223 Commercial (2 months vacant), 2086 (16 months), 2088 (16 months), 1840 (3 months), 1812 (14 months), 1810 (14 months), 1735 (7 months), 1706 (3 months), 1409 (8 months), 952 (7 months).
Previous Changes on The Drive editions.