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Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:56 pm
A look at the businesses that have opened and closed in the Decatur region.
Closed: Dog Haus, a Pasadena, California-based restaurant chain
Where: 4405 East U.S. 36
Details: Owners cite "unsustainable rent costs" as part of decision to close after just one year in operation. Read more here.
Crazy Ladies Cafe, 502 N. Main St., Moweaqua. The restaurant serves homestyle meals 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Management of the restaurant at 927 S. U.S. 51 announced it will close Jan. 13.
McAlister's Deli in Forsyth. Read more here.
The Wagon, 1987 N. Jasper St., is relocating to 3190 N. Woodford St. at the start of 2019. Owner Dave Jordan says the new location will have more space and offer the same menu, including its popular fried chicken, when it opens in early 2019. Read more here.
The new Striglos Business Solutions Center at 150 E. William St. provides shoppers the opportunity to see and touch some of the more popular chairs, desks and other office equipment.
Del Carmen’s Pizza will be opening at 2855 N. Water St., Decatur, in mid-November. Read more here.
The Mustard Seed, Moweaqua's new downtown coffee shop, is at 117 N. Main St. The restaurant's morning hours are 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Read more here.
Chris Harrison and Zane Peterson have teamed with Main Place Properties to develop a full-service residential brokerage firm, Main Place Real Estate at 101 S. Main St., Suite 103. Read more here.
Eldo Auto, 770 E. Eldorado St., is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Read more here.
Planet Fitness' 20,000-square-foot gym is open for business in Brettwood Village on North Water Street in Decatur. The gym will be open 24/7. Read more here.
Thor's Alignment and Brakes, 1603 E. Cantrell St., Decatur, closed its doors for the last time on Sept. 28. The business had been at the same location for 19 years. Read more.
Giggles' new store will be located at 112 Merchant St. The new shop will have a small bakery, and is set to open in mid-October. Read more.
Kansas City Barbecue Pit opened this summer at 2645 N. Oakland Ave. in Decatur. Read more.
The Subway in Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth closed in 2018.
The Laurel and the Linden is at 2938 Mount Zion Road in Decatur.
It opened in August 2018.
Convey Health Solutions, 1505 W. King St., announced in late July that it would close in September, affecting 150 employees. READ THE STORY
BC Wings is opened in June on Grand Avenue in Decatur. READ THE STORY
Castro's Tex-Mex Grill is set to open this fall at 130 S. Oakland Ave. READ THE STORY
The Kroger in Decatur's Fairview Plaza is closing at the end of August. READ THE STORY
PNC Bank in Decatur closed its South Shores branch, 500 W. Southland Drive, effective July 20.
Coronas Mexican Bar and Grill, 2350 S. Mount Zion Rd., closed in July, and the building is for sale.
The new Aldi grocery at 450 E. Pershing Road opened July 26.
Waterfront Cafe opened July 21 at 799 S. 22nd St., Decatur. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call (217) 330-7608.
Opening in the spring, GrassRoots Gro Center, located 5655 E. US-36, Suite A, is the area's newest indoor garden, farm and hydroponics store. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Go to grassrootsgro.com, check them out on Facebook or call (217) 864-1820.
Apollo Cafe opened June 1 at 1104 N. Main St. in Decatur. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, and closed on Sundays. Call 217-330-6562.
The Fence Post Cafe opened July 9, at 119 W. Main St., in downtown Maroa. Hours are 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Full House, a gaming lounge and bar specializing in craft beer, opened in November at 103 W. Main St. in Maroa. Hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 8 p.m. Sundays.
Paco's Sol Bistro is now simply Sol Bistro, following a change in ownerhsip. New owners are Paul Maisel, Cody Flanders and Mike Wilhoit. To stay on top of what is happening at Sol Bistro, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.
The Lucy Loft and Co. offers a place that can be rented by the public for meetings, events and parties. It is located at 1165 N. University Ave., inside the new home of Sista Girls and Friends. Those wanting to use the facility can reserve it by going to tllac.com. For more information, call (217) 791-5177 or (217) 330-9775.
Door 4 Brewing Co., 1214 W. Cerro Gordo St., opened in 2017.
Tuscany reopened at the former site of Rusty’s Bar & Grill, 3010 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Decatur.
R:din Studios opened in January at 526 N. Water St.
Red Barn Kitchen opened Jan. 2 at Decatur Airport.
R Bar & Grille, 157 W. Main St., will officially open for business on Dec. 1.
Wisconsin-based Book World on Nov. 1 said it was closing all of its stores, including the one in the Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth. It opened there in 2012, filling the space vacated by Waldenbooks.
Decatur's newest full-service restaurant, Burger Theory, opened in the Holiday Inn & Suites, at 5150 N. Wingate Drive, in October.
Mister Softee ice cream moved into a space at Overlook Adventure Mini Golf in spring 2018.
Where: 130 S. Oakland St.
When: Closing October 2017
Opening: Penelope Boutique
Location: 135 E. Prairie St., Decatur
Details: Boutique/gift shop selling clothing, jewelry and other wares that opened in September
Opening: Brass Horn Too
Location 112 E. Prairie St., Decatur
Details: The space that formerly housed Bell's Jewelry sells women's clothing, gifts, cards and stationary, home décor and gourmet foods.
Location: 2509 E. Nelson Park Road
Details: Scheduled to close Oct. 7
Opening: Spirit Halloween
Location: 1146 Hickory Point Mall, Forsyth
Details: The Spirit Halloween store is a seasonal costume shop that opened in Hickory Point Mall in September. In prior years, it had operated out of spaces in the Northgate Shopping Center at Pershing Road and U.S. 51.
Opening: T.J. Maxx at Hickory Point Mall
Location:1146 Hickory Point Mall, Forsyth
Details: The T.J. Maxx in Brettwood Village Mall closed, re-opening Sept. 21 at its new location at Hickory Point Mall.
Opening: Comcast XFINITY
Where: 108 Barnett Ave., Forsyth
Details: Announced in May, but not a specific date
Closed: Locals 101
Where: One Main Place at 101 S. Main St., Decatur
Details: Ceased business in August
Opening: Burrito Express, offering customized burritos
Where: Hickory Point Mall
When: End of August 2017
Opening: Birmingham, Alabama-based Hibbett Sports, a full-line sporting goods store
Where: Hickory Point Mall
When: Fall 2017
Proposed: Hickory Point Bank branch
Where: 398 W. First Drive, South Shores, Decatur
Details: Scheduled to open in February 2018
Proposed: Casey's General Store
Where: 111 E. Cox St., Forsyth
Details: Currently an empty lot; opening date not announced.
Where: 3094 N. Water St., in Brettwood Village shopping center, Decatur
Details: Ceased business in July
Opening: Solsa American Burrito Co.
Where: 910 N. State Route 121, Mount Zion
When: September 2017
Opened: Las Margaritas
Where: 1745 Village Parkway in Mount Zion
Details: Mexican eatery opened in July. Arturo Reyes, Pachi Mortero and Julio Garcia previously worked for Reyes’ uncle at Coronas Mexican Bar and Grill at 2350 S. Mount Zion Road.
Opening: Knockerball Max, a game involving a single-chamber inflatable sphere with inner handles and adjustable shoulder straps
Where: Hickory Point Mall
Closed: Payless Shoe Source
Where: 3190 N. Water St., Decatur
When: June 2017
Closing: Ted's Taters
Location: Overlook Adventure Mini Golf complex in Nelson Park
Details: Owner Kendall Peterson said the restaurant will close Sept. 30. The adjacent CherryBerry restaurant will remain operational, although it is seasonal and closes in the winter.
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