Monk's and Brook's Kitchen has opened at 435 Morgan Oak St. in Cape Girardeau. The restaurant specializes in barbecue and offers dine in, carry out and catering services. It is managed by Brook Patterson of Cape Girardeau. Hours of operation are Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Calix Coffee is now open at 818 Broadway in Cape Girardeau at the former Grace Cafe location. Owner Andrew Whaley of Jackson previously worked at Grace Cafe as a barista. In addition to coffees and fresh baked pastries, Whaley hopes to add sandwiches and salads in the future. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
HD Media Systems of Jackson will be relocating in May to the former Sonic site at 2126 Broadway in Cape Girardeau. The company, in its fifth year in business offers home theater systems, audio video installation, home security lighting control, smart home design and integration, computer sales and networking as phone systems. It is owned by Scott Starzinger and Drew Balsman.
Schultz Senior Apartments in Cape Girardeau, developed by Chad Hartle, received a 2011 Preserve Missouri award earlier this month during the Missouri Preservation's annual awards ceremony. The development was one of seven recognized by the organization. The project was nominated for the award by Old Town Cape, Inc. Hartle renovated the historic school building into 45 units of affordable senior housing.