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The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

P.E.I. busi­nesses that have made the ex­pan­sion into Hal­i­fax.

Mur­phy Hos­pi­tal­ity Group opened The Bar­ring­ton Steak­house and Oys­ter Bar last year af­ter hav­ing suc­cess with The Gahan House on the Hal­i­fax wa­ter­front dur­ing the past three years. The com­pany’s lat­est ven­tures are Grounded Cof­fee Bar, which is lo­cated next to the Gahan House, as well as Two Men and a Truck mov­ing fran­chise.

Cows Ice Cream has been lo­cated on the Hal­i­fax wa­ter­front for more than 15 years. With the lo­ca­tion re­li­ably be­ing one of its busiest venues in the sum­mer, the com­pany opened a new kiosk on the wa­ter­front ear­lier this sum­mer.

P.E.I. en­trepreneur Dave Hyn­d­man opened his Dave’s Lob­ster kiosk on the wa­ter­front three years ago af­ter find­ing suc­cess in Char­lot­te­town the year be­fore. He has also opened a new kiosk this year called Deep­Sea Donuts, a con­cept he hopes to even­tu­ally bring back to P.E.I.

How Bazaar, which has six lo­ca­tions through­out P.E.I., opened its first store out­side of the prov­ince ear­lier this spring on Bar­ring­ton Street.

Boom Burger, which spe­cial­izes in fast and fresh din­ing, opened its Bed­ford lo­ca­tion in the Hal­i­fax Re­gional Mu­nic­i­pal­ity just over three years ago. The restau­rant be­gan in 2011 on the North River cause­way and re­mains pop­u­lar.

While D.P. Mur­phy Inc. may be more well-known to Is­lan­ders through its nu­mer­ous Wendy’s and Tim Hor­ton’s lo­ca­tions in P.E.I., the com­pany also op­er­ates the Fu­ture Inns Hal­i­fax Ho­tel & Con­fer­ence Cen­tre.

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