COLUMBIA — A vacant area on the in style Shoppes at Woodhill heart on Devine Avenue is about to turn into a Social gathering Metropolis location.
A metropolis constructing allow identifies the brand new tenant on the massive retail area. It previously was a location for Pier 1 Imports, which closed its retail areas in 2020.
Final fall, the area briefly turned a Spirit Halloween location for the spooky season.
Social gathering Metropolis is the most important nationwide model for decorations. It presents its personal line of Halloween merchandise plus plates, balloons and different objects for birthday, holidays and different events.
Shoppes at Woodhill, anchored by Goal, is among the many highest-traffic in-town purchasing facilities in Columbia.
No opening date has been introduced for Social gathering Metropolis.
Interest Foyer almost prepared
Interest Foyer is placing the ultimate touches on its new location at Harbison Courtroom purchasing heart on Harbison Boulevard, together with a push to rent employees.
The shop is holding a tender opening Feb. 4 and absolutely open Feb. 7, in response to a Interest Foyer spokesman.
To assist with hiring, the nationwide crafts chain introduced in December that it could elevate its minimal wage to $18.50 per hour, starting Jan. 1.
Interest Foyer raised its minimal wage to $15 in 2014, in response to an organization assertion.
Interest Foyer at present has areas on Sundown Boulevard in Lexington, U.S. 1 in West Columbia and on Two Notch Highway within the Northeast.
The chain closed its retailer off Forest Drive in 2019, directing prospects on the east aspect of Columbia to go to the situation in Camden.
Viva Rooster to Harbison
One other change on Harbison: Viva Rooster has introduced plans to open its first Columbia-area restaurant at 275 Harbison Blvd., in Irmo.
The restaurant chain focuses on Pollo a la Brasa, a mode of avenue rooster in style in Peru that’s roasted over charcoal.
“Columbia is a market we’ve had our eye on for a while, and we’re excited so as to add it to our roster of South Carolina areas,” Gerald Pulsinelli, Viva Rooster CEO, stated in an announcement.
“We see a lot of friends at our different eating places who’re visiting from the Columbia space and we’re thrilled to convey a Viva location nearer to them,” Pulsinelli stated.
Viva Rooster opened a Summerville location in December and is opening a second Upstate location in Greenville.
Holistic spa on Foremost
A brand new spa that includes salt remedy has opened downtown at 1716 Foremost St.
Shvaas Spa incorporates a salt cave that recreates the environment of a salt mine with pink Himalayan salt.
That is used for halotherapy to cleanse and detox, in response to the spa. Advocates see halotherapy as a great way to deal with respiratory, sinus and irritation points.
Different companies at Shvaas embrace a hydro therapeutic massage mattress that can be utilized for a lunchtime therapeutic massage, an infrared sauna and a zen meditation backyard.
The spa opened its doorways on Jan. 22 and is seeing prospects Monday by means of Saturday.
New tavern in Ballentine
Tavern on 6, a brand new restaurant and cocktail bar, is coming to Ballentine.
The enterprise is trying to rent employees earlier than opening on the finish of February, in response to a social media publish.
The brand new enterprise is coming to S.C. 6 south of the city of Ballentine.
It is from the identical of us who previously ran D.W.’s Lakeside, a restaurant within the Timberlake Nation Membership in Chapin that closed on the finish of October 2021.
Peebles able to open
Peebles Wings, lengthy a mainstay on Rosewood, seems to be lastly able to open its new location within the Vista.
Peebles Wings Vista has set Feb. 8 as a date to start meals service and drinks, in response to its Fb web page. It will likely be at 902 Gervais St., in the identical row with Longhorn Steakhouse.
The Vista location has been a mission within the works for months, with inside redesigns to the area taking time, in response to its Fb web page.
The Wings & Ale on the Dam restaurant close to the Lake Murray dam has closed, and the property is now being marketed on the market.
The restaurant at 1605 N. Lake Drive apparently closed initially of January.
A individually owned enterprise, Wings & Ale of Lexington, continues to function at 145 Ellis Ave. within the city of Lexington.
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