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3:29 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

West Ashley Books-a-Million closing

Image by Flickr user "joelogon" The West Ashley Books-A-Million location is discounting its items and closing up for good on February 16. The chain has a second Charleston-area location next to the Northwoods Mall.
3:51 am on Thursday May 17, 2012

Yes, yes: Chipotle is now open in Charleston

Image by Twitpic user "Ryan Belk" In Belk's words, "Praise the Lord Chipotle is finally in Charleston!"Haven't you heard? Chipotle has brought it's much beloved burritos and derivative "Mexican grill" items to the Lowcountry. Yes, the chain has...
7:35 am on Tuesday April 24, 2012

Palmetto Moon Helps Fund New Bus for Pattison's Academy

Palmetto Moon and The Bishop Family Foundation helped fund a new bus for Pattison’s Academy, a local organization that serves children with multiple disabilities by providing comprehensive education and rehabilitation programs. The organization...
11:14 pm on Sunday January 15, 2012

Taking a look at a wave of chain restaurant investment in Beaufort

Flickr user @boetter Recent capital investment by chain restaurants have been a large investment for Beaufort. Combining the construction of a Buffalo Wild Wings on Robert Smalls Parkway, Red Lobster/Olive Garden at Beaufort Town Center, and the...
4:30 am on Friday January 13, 2012

Three Charleston Food Lion grocery stores to close

Image by Flickr user rockygirl05The town with no dearth of grocery stores will soon have a mere 16 stores serving the inhabitants of Mount Pleasant. That's after Delhaize America, the parent of the Food Lion chain of grocery stores, follows up on...
3:43 am on Friday January 13, 2012

Beaufort escapes Food Lion closures, but not Hilton Head

Flickr user rockygirl05 Delhaize America, the parent of the Food Lion chain of grocery stores, has announced that it would, "close 113 underperforming Food Lion stores, primarily in markets in which the company has the least store density." The...
7:35 am on Thursday July 8, 2010

From Florida to Virginia: Jack's Cosmic Dogs eyes an expansion

Image by Flickr user JimmyWayne Just months after opening a second location near Folly Beach, the renowned hot dog spot from Mount Pleasant is eyeing a limited string of Jack's Cosmic Dogs from Florida to Virginia. Check out the story at The Post...
5:48 am on Thursday June 25, 2009

BBQ joint eyes an expansion into Charleston

Image by 20090625-bbq.jpg Update June 25: The Post and Courier reports that Willie Jewell's Old School Bar-B-Q will open in August at 8983 University Boulevard in North Charleston. Go get the brief. First reporting: Jacksonville-based Bono's Pit...