For the second time this year Joe and Jackie Fowler are preparing to open an Electric Pizzeria. The two opened their first one in Derby in January. The new one will be at the northeast corner of Maple and West.
Tousled owner Kalene Smith has branched out with another salon. The Hue is a full-service salon in the Petroleum Building on Broadway just south of Douglas where another salon was going to open and didn’t.
Phil Ruffin has purchased another casino, this time in Florida. “We’re going to bring Las Vegas to Miami,” says the owner of Treasure Island in Las Vegas. He closed on his purchase of Casino Miami in Miami this week.
McCownGordon Construction, a Kansas City, Mo.-based construction firm that’s been working in Wichita, is establishing its first office here. It’s taking the former Associated space by Old Chicago in Old Town.
A panel of glass slid down in the frame of the popular former air traffic control tower at the Kansas Aviation Museum, which prompted the city to close the 1935 tower until it is fixed sometime next year.
There’s a chance a longtime favorite west-Wichita haunt could reopen. Matt Hiatt and Darren Greiving have the former Jerry’s Bar & Grill under contract and expect to close on their purchase in January.
Greg Paul has a plan to make sure his already more than half-century-old Ace Hardware will be around “for a long, long time.” It’s moving to expanded space that Paul and his wife will own instead of lease.
Market Advisory Group is expanding again. The investment firm is expanding from its 2,500 square feet there to 4,000 square feet to accommodate new staff and services, including tax advice and preparation.
A tired Steve Jahn is less than 16 hours away from the 8 a.m. Monday opening of the new Nifty Nut House, which is in 10,000 square feet next to the 8,500-square-foot former Nifty site at St. Francis and Elm.