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Super Hibachi Buffet 8.12.14

Super Hibachi Buffet to open in Tupelo in October

A few months ago, Biz Buzz told you about a restaurant that would open in the former Barnhill’s on South Gloster Street. That restaurant, Super Hibachi Buffet, will open sometime in October, the owner said today. As its name implies, the restaurant will have a buffet with Chinese and Japanese food. It’ll also have a sushi […]

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Bargain Hunt 08.04.14

Construction on Bargain Hunt superstore moving along

The Bargain Hunt superstore is moving along nicely now, with construction crews putting up the steel framework of the building. The discount retailer, which is putting its store in the Tupelo Commons retail development – home to Best Buy, Ashley Furniture HomeStore, Hancock Fabrics and other stores and restaurants, expects to open this fall. It […]

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Lands Sweet Creations cupcakes

Quick bite: Land’s Sweet Creations in Tupelo

Tupelo’s newest bake shop, Land’s Sweet Creations, had a ribbon cutting last week. The shop, located at 1506 W. Main Street (next to Todd’s Big Star and Tupelo Tint) specializes in custom-designed 3-D cakes and cupcakes. Owner Lionel Land said the bakery is the culmination of a dream he’s had since 9th grade, when he […]

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Metal signs and artwork decorate the walls of the restaurant.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo set to open next week

Construction began in early June of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo, and the interior of the restaurant is all but finished. Today, Biz Buzz dropped by the place in its location in The Shops at Barnes Crossing (the retail center that’s home to Margaritas Mexican Grill, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dollar Tree and David’s Bridal) to […]

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Havoline Xpress

Preview: North Gloster business first to rebuild from ground up

By mid-September, the store that paved the way for Randy Groover’s successful seven-store Havoline Xpress Lube franchise will reopen, nearly five months after it was all but wiped away. On April 28, barely two weeks after celebrating his company’s 20th anniversary in business, Groover saw his flagship store in shambles. The store on North Gloster Street was […]

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Sonic work 7.9.14

Work picks up on Sonic site on South Gloster

Work was supposed to begin in mid-May on the site where Sonic is moving on South Gloster Street, but it got pushed back until recently. It was supposed to open in August, but it looks like it may be October before that happens.  Biz Buzz drove by the site today and there’s been some decent […]

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Dickey's 7.07.14

Dickey’s Barbecue eyes July 24 opening in Tupelo

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Tupelo is shooting to open July 24.  Today, a sign company was installing the outside sign to the restaurant, which is located in the corner of The Shops at Barnes Crossing retail center on North Gloster Street. It’s also home to which is home to Margarita’s Mexican Grill,  Bed Bath and Beyond, David’s Bridal/Men’s […]

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