Here is an overview of the evolution of local businesses in the region.
by Molinari at 322 E. Third St. in south Bethlehem reportedly celebrated its 10th anniversary on Friday, but the restaurant was closed due to understaffing. The Italian restaurant said on Facebook that a key staff member was absent. Lack of staff in general has been a problem for the restaurant industry. Molinari hopes to reopen. Customers should check the restaurant’s social media posts for more information.
North of Bethlehem, Vincenza Italian Pizzeria and Trattoria opened at 2980 Linden St., in the small shopping center just across Macada Road. The menu includes pizzas, Sicilian pizzas and variations such as ziti vodka pizza. Other selections include salads, cheese steaks, bruschetta, buffalo wings, stromboli, and pasta.
Mirror beauty workshop opened at 2002 Hanover Ave. in Allentown, making owner Jess Dejesus’ longtime dream come true. The grand opening will take place on December 3 at 1 p.m., a celebration with drinks, food, raffles and music. âI’ve always wanted to open my own salon and I finally got there,â said Dejesus, stylist since 2013. The salon offers hairstyling and eyelash services, as well as hair botox treatments.
Purring Haus, a shop for cats and people who love them, will open on Saturday in Emmaus. The 27 S. Seventh St. store (across from the CVS drive-thru) will sell pet supplies, cat-themed clothing and home decor, including brands that help support the lifeguard community cats. Owner Laurie Mason said she was inspired to start the business after attending a cat convention in 2018.
âThere was a long line outside the convention hall of people eager to enter, and all the vendors were doing booming business,â she said. “I realized there was a market for the small amounts of cat supplies that were sold there.”
Mason said in a statement that she is not trying to compete with the big pet supply chains. Instead, it will provide a mix of items for animals and people, including toys, wine glasses, cat beds, handbags and hats for people, and more.
Forks Township Ice Cream Parlor added Caribbean Ice Cream Parlor and Grill near Park Plaza, 1800 Sullivan Trail. The new restaurant had a smooth opening; check social media posts for hours. Dishes on the menu include jerk and curry chicken, island wontons, jerk skewers, with rice and peas or white rice, cabbage, salad and plantains.
The Restaurant at the Landis Store hotel on Baldy Hill Road in Boyertown has closed, according to its website. A Facebook post and recorded message said the retirement had resulted in the restaurant being closed. The restaurant was known for its fine cuisine in the Berks County countryside.
The Jim Christman team’s real estate office at 362 Delaware Ave. in Palmerton is adding new agents and will be hosting a grand reopening on Wednesday, December 15 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. under its new name: The Jim Christman Team Mega Agent Office. Owner Jim Christman said the agency has experienced “explosive growth” since opening in 2012. The current staff includes six licensed agents and two administrative assistants, and the agency is hiring two buying agents. To attend the open house, register with the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce.
Giant company opens three grocery stores in the Philadelphia area – two in the city and a third at 4377 Swamp Road in Doylestown. The new Bucks County store will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, December 10. The new Doylestown Giant will cover 72,500 square feet and replace the 4357 W. Swamp Rd. Store, which will close permanently at 5 pm on December 9. The new store will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week and will employ approximately 225 full-time and part-time workers. Alan Carcifi will continue as Store Manager in Doylestown.
Giant operates in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia, employing more than 35,000 people in nearly 190 stores, 132 drugstores, 107 gas stations and more than 150 online collection centers and delivery services. ‘grocery store.
Bella’s bistro opened at 123 N. Second St. in Easton, providing small batches of healthy pet food. Bella’s calls their product âfarm to bowl,â preservative-free dog food and treats. âIn our kitchen, we only use whole, human-grade, nutrient-dense superfoods to lovingly prepare small amounts,â according to Bella’s website.
No absurd sterilization will close its Mahanoy City site on November 29 after seven years. The vet clinic locations in Allentown, Reading and Plains remain open. No Nonsense said on Facebook that he lost his lease and was trying to find a new location in Schuylkill County.