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Local Business Roundup

Posted Thursday, October 28, 2010, at 12:29 PM

Here is a collection of things going on this week with local businesses:

Campus Scooters is moving from 832 Broadway a new location twice its current store's size just down the street at 817 Broadway. Campus Scooters will open at the new building Nov. 1. Plans are being made for indoor skate park to open later this year at the new store.

Comfort Keepers, in-home assisted living services, has moved its offices to 615 North Broadview in Cape Girardeau.

Asian Express is now open in the former Blimpie location at 1001 Broadway in Cape Girardeau. The restaurant offers a buffet as well as take out.

Rico's is now open at 205 S. Kingshighway, Suite A, The gourmet eatery features soups, salads, sandwiches and a buffet with home-style favorites like meatloaf, chicken dumpling, and ham and beans.

The Wells Fargo Stagecoach is rolling into town this weekend. The stagecoach will be appearing in the Southeast Missouri State University Homecoming Parade and will be available for photos at Houck Stadium prior to the homecoming game.

Roupp & Roupp Dentistry is collecting Treats for Troops on Monday, Nov. 1 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. People are encouraged to bring in their Halloween candy to receive $1 for each pound donated and a flashing toothbrush. The Candy will be shipped to troops serving overseas by Blue Star Mothers. People may also bring notes with personal messages for the troops. There is a limit of 5 pounds of candy per person.

If you have news tips you'd like to share about what's going on with local businesses, please email them to mmiller@semissourian.com or find me on Twitter @semissourianbiz


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Does anybody know what Rico's is close to? When I pulled that address up on Mapquest - it's showing it on the corner of Kingshighway & William ST?

-- Posted by ShowMeGuy on Thu, Oct 28, 2010, at 1:24 PM

It is in the same building as the detail shop on the corner of kingshighway & independence. In front of Hobby Lobby.

-- Posted by j-lo on Thu, Oct 28, 2010, at 1:40 PM

Hobby Lobby Parking Lot. The former Custard Place and Gas station/Car Wash.

-- Posted by CommonCentsGal on Thu, Oct 28, 2010, at 1:40 PM

Thanks! Have driven by there but guess I never noticed it. Never been inside - but seems like an odd location & bit run down for a "gourmet" eatery? Anybody tried it yet?

-- Posted by ShowMeGuy on Thu, Oct 28, 2010, at 2:46 PM

Anybody know where Ruopp and Ruopp are located? I am sure I will have candy that could use a new home on Nov 1st and I can't think of a better place for it to go!

-- Posted by semogirl on Thu, Oct 28, 2010, at 2:56 PM

Roupp and Roupp is at 1818 Broaday in Cape Girardeau.

-- Posted by MelissaMiller on Thu, Oct 28, 2010, at 2:58 PM

Hey, what about reporting on important stuff, like what is going on with Stevie's Steakburger?

-- Posted by ParkerDaws on Thu, Oct 28, 2010, at 6:12 PM

Hope Rico's does well, but geez...how many businesses have failed in that location? Has one EVER prospered there in the history of the building??

-- Posted by clkv on Fri, Oct 29, 2010, at 11:35 AM

i keep hearing Jackson is going to get a buffalo wild wings -- any truth in that? anyone know? anyone? anyone?

-- Posted by TommyStix on Fri, Oct 29, 2010, at 2:04 PM

TommyStix, I have heard this too and talked to both the restaurant's owner and a property owner in Jackson where the potential BWW could be located. They're not ready to announce anything official at this time. I'll keep you posted!

-- Posted by MelissaMiller on Fri, Oct 29, 2010, at 2:09 PM


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Melissa Miller is business editor at The Southeast Missourian. A graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School, she's worked as a reporter, photographer, editor and as the executive director of two not-for-profit organizations. After living in Michigan and then Indiana, she moved back to her hometown of Jackson, Mo. In addition to writing daily stories for The Southeast Missourian, Melissa coordinates editorial content each month for Business Today. Business Today is a monthly publication for southeast Missouri's business community. Monthly themes include health care, agriculture, women in business, technology and more. Business Today is direct mailed to business owner and managers throughout southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. Follow her updates on local business developments at www.twitter.com/semissourianbiz or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MelissaMillerSoutheastMissourian

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