2017 July

HOV Lanes?

Q. Short HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lanes are marked on each side of Glen Ave. Are they actively enforced?A. HOV lanes are created to promote carpooling. Those on Glen and nearby Fuller Rd. are a remnant of a federal grant...

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Changes at Stadium and Winewood

Eyemedia Sound & Vision has left its former spot at Stadium and Winewood. The store specialized in home theater equipment, and had been sharing the building with Stadium Opticians. The opticians entered into their fiftieth...

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From Shawarma to Meatloaf Cupcakes

After three years of three different shawarma joints, the takeout spot at the back of the Main and William BP gas station is headed in a new direction: American comfort food. Aaron Carmichael and Christina Fensom quietly opened...

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Over the Border

A smoke shop’s inventory can cater to different audiences. Smoker’s World, on Carpenter Rd., sells tobacco products and cigars for the traditional crowd, e-cigarettes and accessories for on-trend nicotine fiends, and...

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Sofia’s Is Not a Brixmor Fan

“We didn’t fit their ‘profile,'” says Maria Georgiadis, whose mother, Sofia Georgiadis, opened Sofia’s Tailoring nearly forty years ago in Maple Village. Maple Village’s profile used to be an...

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Gourmet Garden Is Now Hot Pot Chen

Gourmet Garden on Stadium has new owners and a new name, Hot Pot Chen. Employees didn’t want to share too much, but we were told that renovations would be taking place this winter. So far their large menu of Chinese...

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