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The proprietors of a former restaurant on James Island are bringing a new venue to the previous location.
The owners of British pub and eatery My Father’s Moustache in Mount Pleasant plan to open a second location at the former site of J. Paul’z, which they once operated, at 1739 Maybank Highway.
A sign announcing the new establishment is beside the door at the property, which is under renovation. The owners also recently applied for an on-site alcohol license through Premier Pubs LLC.
The 3,200-square-foot outparcel property is in the Harris Teeter-anchored James Island Center. J. Paul’z closed about a decade ago, and a restaurant called Cure operated there for a few years after opening in 2015. The site has been vacant for a couple of years.
An opening date for the new My Father’s Moustache has not been announced. The East Cooper venue’s website says it’s the Charleston-area headquarters of English Premier League football. It’s at 1405 Ben Sawyer Blvd.
The owners did not immediately respond for comment about the James Island location.
A new women’s clothing and accessories shop is now open in downtown Charleston.
Ala von Auersperg opened May 6 at 102 Church St., offering what it calls “fluid, supple, travel-friendly fabrics,” in a 950-square-foot shop with a side courtyard.
The brick-and-mortar store follows a pop-up appearance in 2021. The new shop is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Target‘s new compact Charleston store opens May 15 at 211 King St.
It includes a pharmacy, drive-up order pickup, grab-and-go food and beverage options, travel essentials, school supplies and other items usually found in its small-format locations near schools and within dense urban and suburban neighborhoods.
The 30,000-square-foot store near the College of Charleston will employ about 60 people and be the fifth location in the Lowcountry for the Minneapolis-based big-box retailer.
Altogether, the company employs 850 workers in the Charleston area at its new downtown site and its four standard-size stores in Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Summerville and West Ashley.
Last year in the Charleston area, Target donated nearly $510,000 in cash grants and products to area nonprofits and provided more than 2,000 volunteer hours in community service, according to a spokeswoman.
Store hours for the new location in Majestic Square at King and Market streets will be 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday.
A roadside fresh vegetable and fruit stand along a well-traveled Mount Pleasant thoroughfare is ready for its seasonal debut.
Ruke’s, owned by Arthur Brown, will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday starting May 18 at 378 Mathis Ferry Road near Holy Trinity AME Church.
A European day spa has launched a second Lowcountry location and will host a grand opening event soon.
Spa Azure owner Christine Ingram opened the new place to be pampered in The Jasper mixed-use project at 320 Broad St. on May 3.
The spa offers facial and body treatments, anti-aging methods, skincare consultations as well as an array of beauty services such as waxing and tinting.
The new location features four private treatment rooms, a relaxation lounge and retail beauty products. It’s open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Spa Azure will host a grand opening party at the new location from 5-8 p.m. May 19. The free event is open to the public and will offer special discounts and a giveaway.
The other Spa Azure is at 1055 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. in Mount Pleasant.
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