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What’s new on Henderson
A new salon has opened on the corner of Henderson and Bonita in the pink house built in 1923. “There were so many challenges, but we overcame them,” says Glitz Salon owner Debi Gidner. “We have converted the pink house into a glamorous hair salon.” The salon specializes in the Organic Color, Curl and Control systems line, which does not use ammonia and is preferred by those who suffer from allergies.
Boutique catering company The Hospitality Sweet will provide sweets for London Cafe inside the new Timothy Oulton design store at Central and Henderson. Sisters Kristen Adams Scott and Meghan Adams, who own Hospitality Sweet, specialize in sweets and party food, plus wedding cakes, full catering and boxed lunches for meetings. Timothy Oulton opened in the former Potter Art Metal Studios building last month. It is the London-based designer’s first Texas store.
Art is Art offers design consultation with purchase
Art consignment store Art is Art now offers free in-home, professional design advice with the purchase of artwork valued at $500 or more. “We’re hoping to reach out to local people that definitely want local, modern, original art from our store but need a little help with placement,” says co-owner Carrie Jepsen. Co-owner and professional designer Renata Holder performs the design consultations.
Good 2 Go Taco/Barcadia owners open Acme F&B
A dream team of owners — Colleen O’Hare and Jeana Johnson of Good 2 Go Taco and Brooke Humphries and Brianna Larson of Barcadia — have opened a casual, fine dining restaurant at McKinney and Monticello. Described as “come-as-you-are fine dining,” Acme F&B features New American cuisine with a focus on seasonal, sustainable and local ingredients. The bar features 24 beers on tap, 26 wines by the glass and a specialty cocktail list.
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The Hospitality Sweet
4500 N. Central
4500 N. Central
Art is Art
2811 N. Henderson
Sunflower Farmers Market
1800 N. Henderson
6434 E. Mockingbird
Whole Earth Provision Co.
5400 E. Mockingbird
More business bits
1. The Sunflower store on North Henderson will become Sprouts Farmers Market in August, as Sprouts acquired the grocery chain in May.
2. Lakewood residents Masoom and Suraiya Khan recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of their coffeehouse, Café Silva, located at Greenville and Royal.
3. Taco Joint has opened its second location at Mockingbird and Abrams.
4. Whole Earth Provision Company recently presented a check for $30,000 to benefit Texas State Parks at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission meeting. The donation came from a statewide, in-store promotion in April as well as proceeds from the Banff Mountain Film Festival.
5. The Bicycle Café at West Lawther and Northwest Highway, which opened only a few months ago, is up for sale.
6. Medallion Center at Northwest Highway and Abrams recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.