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Renovated O’Charley’s in Tupelo to reopen on Friday

You may have noticed that the O’Charley’s in Tupelo has been closed this week. Well, that’s because it’s being renovated, a project Biz Buzz first told you about back in June 2013. It’s taken a while, but here we are.  According to O’Charley’s corporate office, the Tupelo location  is among several restaurants nationwide to undergo “a […]

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The view into Mugshots from the main entrance.

Opening dates set for Bim Bam Burgers, Mugshots in Tupelo

We’ve got the latest news on a couple of restaurants folks are keenly interested in in the All-America City. • First, there’s Bim Bam Burgers, which had hoped to open by Saturday. Alas, that won’t be the case, but manager Barry Carroll tells us that it will have a soft opening on May 11. The […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Drive-by Photos, Fairpark District, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo1 Comment

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Academy Sports confirms what we knew – Tupelo store opening this year

The company officially announced today – no surprise to Biz Buzz readers – that it is indeed opening a store this year. We told you back in September that Academy Sports was looking to build in Tupelo, and in December, dirt work began on the site.  Now, two months later, the foundation has been laid […]

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Panda Express looks to build restaurant in Tupelo

Another new restaurant is coming to Tupelo, and it’s Panda Express, the fast-casual Chinese food chain with some 1,800 locations int the U.S. Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada, Mexico, Dubai and South Korea. Plans show the restaurant will be on the lot south of the entrance to The Shops at Barnes Crossing (which houses Bed Bath & Beyond, Dickey’s Barbecue, Dollar Tree, […]

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Photo taken from the parking lot of Wesson and Mothershed, with a couple landmarks noted on photo.

One mystery work site in Tupelo solved, the other still a mystery

There’s been some speculation on a couple of sites in Tupelo recently, where crews have been bringing in lots of dirt, leveling the sites, etc. Biz Buzz can tell you what one of them is. On South Gloster Street, next to Advance Auto Parts – which is adjacent to an O’Reilly Auto Parts – will […]

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Construction crews move dirt on the Academy Sports site  in Tupelo on Wednesday

Site work begins on Academy Sports location in Tupelo

We told you back in September that Academy Sports was eyeing a location in Tupelo, and now we have at least visual confirmation that the project is a go. Dirt is being moved on the site north of Walgreens at the corner of Barnes Crossing Road and North Gloster Street. The Academy Sports store will […]

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More restaurant news: Taziki’s eyeing Tupelo location

Well, it seems your truly has been uncovering a lot of new restaurants opening or planning to open in Tupelo, and I’ve got another one:  Taziki’s Cafe. It’s a Mediterranean restaurant based out of Birmingham, and the company has said at the start of this year it planned to open 20 locations. Not sure when […]

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