Here's an eclectic mix of new businesses opening, according to business licenses filed at Cape Girardeau city hall.
Eustis Studios will open Aug 24 at 1606 Independence Street. It is owned by K. Eustis, a New Orleans artist and sculptor. The studio will offer fine art and custom framing. John Buckner will serve as manager. Look for more about this new business on tomorrow's SE Live page in The Southeast Missourian or online at http://www.semissourian.com/features/
Fumatore di Sigaro will open at 1730 Kingsway Drive, Suite 101 on Sept. 1. The store, owned by Scott Pietreface of Jackson, will feature hand rolled cigars, accessories and a smoking lounge.
Stephanie's Celebrations & Memories will also open Sept. 1 at 1200 N. Kingshighway Suite 3. The store will sell balloons, candy bouquets, pageant items, clothes, jewelry, hair bows, and custom embroidered items as well as offer party and wedding planning services. It is owned by Stephanie Rose of Sikeston, Mo.
Goly Entertainment, recording studio and artist development business recently opened at 57 S. Plaza Way. Owner Morris Boyd of Cape Girardeau will also offer photo, video and CD duplication as well as printing and design. Rodney Stolles of Cape Girardeau will manage the business.
Still no word on what may become of the former Ponderosa building at the corner of Kingshighway and William Streets. There are lots of rumors circulating...I've heard Chuck E Cheese and IHOP, even Chili's. As of yet, no one has submitted any plans to city hall for this location. Stay tuned.