Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The following rankings are from readers of dining review website Urbanspoon. What do you think of the lists?
The top 10 "cheap eats" in Stone Mountain and Lithonia according to Urbanspoon readers include restaurants that serve up Asian, Jamaican and Southern fare. Here are the lists for both Stone Mountain and Lithonia. Do you agree with that these are the top "cheap eats" in town? Tell us in the comments section below. Stone Mountain 1. Cioffi's Pizzeria 2. Weeyums Philly Style 3. Always Fresh Neighborhood Market 4. Stone Mountain Pizza Cafe 5. Sunshine Jamaican Restaurant 6. King's Southern Delight 7. El Torero Mexican 8. Super Wings & Philly 9. Big Joy Chinese Restaurant 10. Original Pancake House Lithonia 1. Summit Deli 2. Chick-fil-A 3. Panera Bread 4. Mable's BBQ 5. Zaxby's 6. Grand China 7. Dudley's Food & Spirits 8. Jazzy Juice Cafe 9…
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Monday, April 8, 2013
Also in business news: the newly-constructed Family Dollar on Panola is now open; Memorial Drive Walmart photos; May deadline for signing petition in support of bringing Taqueria Los Hermanos to Stone Mountain.
Here's what's going on in Stone Mountain and Lithonia business: Oakhurst Medical Center Work Progressing Speaking of construction on Memorial Drive, Patch spotted a crew doing some work in last week's drizzle on the land where the new Oakhurst Medical Center's new facility is going up, not far from the Chick fil-a. In front of Oakhurst's current office building is a for sale/lease sign with contact information (see photo). New Family Dollar Open The new Family Dollar at 2627 Panola Rd. in Lithonia opened April 4. Anyone interested in jobs at Family Dollar should check out its website. Petition Signature Deadline Stone Mountain city councilwoman Nan Nash wrote in her e-mail communication "Nan's News" that the deadline to turn in …
Friday, April 5, 2013
A regular look at business and economic development news in Stone Mountain and LIthonia.
Here's a roundup of some local business and economic development news: Salon in Lithonia for Lease Looking for a salon to lease? Patch on Thursday came across a big sign about that kind of opportunity hanging over 6651-B Covington Highway, next to Jamaican Kitchen, across the street from the Covington Highway Kroger in Lithonia (see attached photo). The sign states that the salon -- we're not sure if its for hair or nails -- is fully furnished. For information, call 404-630-4761. Local CEO Discusses Reports of More Small Business Loans Larry Callahan, CEO of Pattillo Industrial Real Estate, which is headquartered in Stone Mountain, recently spoke with Investor's Business Daily for an article about an uptick in small businesses seeking …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Also in What's New in Business: free entrepreneur classes and former KFC under contract.
Take a look at what's happening in local business: 300 Want Taqueria in Town Stone Mountain city councilwoman Nan Nash tells Patch that she has gathered at least 300 signatures on a petition she started to try getting a Mexican restaurant to the city. Nash said she had no idea that there would be so many people interested in seeing Taqueria Los Hermanos in Stone Mountain Village. She said she's still accepting signatures (come by Stone Mountain Old Post Office Emporium, at 5379 E. Mountain St. to sign) before she contacts the owner about all the local folks eager for their restaurant to set up in town. Stay tuned. Class Series: "The Entrepreneur Endeavor" Want to start a business? The DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) is working with…
Monday, April 1, 2013
A look at what's happening in business in Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
Take a look at some of the latest business news in Stone Mountain and Lithonia: Business for Sale Automotive Business Brokers published a Youtube video March 18 featuring a Stone Mountain auto body business for sale, Mike's Auto Body. The video is attached to this article. Listing price: $50,000. Features: 5 bays, more than 20 parking spaces, around 2,500 square feet. Click on the video to learn more. A little more on the Stonecrest Kia Dealership Last week we wrote about work being done at the former car dealership at 7849 Mall Parkway in Lithonia, where a "Stonecrest Kia Coming Soon" sign had been. The sign is back up, the prominent green on the building is gone, and DeKalb county property records show the owner is DeKalb Auto Property…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A regular look at business news and happenings in our communities.
Here's some recent business news in Stone Mountain: Stone Mountain CID Looking After its Businesses The Stone Mountain Community Improvement District increased its patrols in the area around Vulcan Shoes on Hammermill Road in Tucker after the company alerted the CID to incidents of someone shattering the glass to get into the showroom and a person entering its parking lot, according to the CID's spring newsletter. Later, when a suspicious person was spotted in the employee parking lot, this time an officer was there to register the tag number and tell the person to keep it moving, the newsletter states. Vulcan was pleased with the results. Stone Mountain Bakery's Move On the Way Stone Mountain Bakery hasn't moved into the former Kalonji …
Cici's Pizza is gone. The space it left behind needs a new purpose.
Cici's Pizza on Rockbrige Road sliced its last pie four months ago. The major signage is down. So, what would you like to see take its place? Tell us in the comments section below.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Also: Former Malcolm Cunningham dealership on Mall Parkway is getting some attention.
Here are some recent happenings in the local world of business: RAGS on Main Have you noticed the beautiful new display window on Main Street in Stone Mountain Village? That's "RAGS" -- which stands for Resale Accessories Garments & Shoes. The store is a subsidiary of the not-for-profit Prevention Partners Inc., whose president and CEO, Rose Robins Troupe, has "a passion for prevention," she recently told Patch. Troupe owns the store along with Shirley Caldwell, director of project development Proceeds from RAGS will help with with Prevention Partners' many efforts, including health screenings, awareness about childhood obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and programs such as lunch for the homeless. RAGS is at 945 Main Street. "Coming Soon" …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Some projects are literally changing the landscape in areas of Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
Several developments in Stone Mountain and Lithonia have changed the look of shopping centers, corners, shuttered businesses and vacant land within the last 12-18 months. Some developments are yet to come. Here's a look at a dozen projects, from new stores and gyms to senior housing, that have either put up a new name and look on an existing building, completely started from scratch, or are in the process of doing so. You may also be interested in reading: > Unfinished and Abandoned Projects: Eyesores or Opportunities? > Planet Fitness to Open On Memorial Drive > TGI Friday's Near Stonecrest > Memorial Drive Walmart Construction Underway > Walmart to Build Neighborhood Market in Lithonia