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Eggs Up Grill open on W. Catawba

July 5. Eggs Up Grill has opened in Turnberry Place, in the former Matt’s Chicago Dogs space. The 2,500-square-foot restaurant is owned by husband-and-wife team Chris and Sofia Mendoza and business partner Alfonso Segura. It’s a half-block from the old Waffle House which closed two years ago; a month later, Cook House closed. As far […]

Madalyn Ziongas and her pop-up flower and tap truck \ Photos courtesy Madalyn Ziongas

Entrepreneurs: Beverages, flowers and a budding business

April 24. By TL Bernthal. Madalyn Ziongas wanted to open up a winery and name it after her beloved dog when she and her husband lived in Virginia. That desire morphed into Bentley’s Buds and Brews—a pop-up flower and tap truck—two moves, a death in the family and three children later. The business is named […]

Carolina Springs Auto Spa

It’s all in the detail: Carolina Springs hopes to expand

Dec. 5. By Dave Vieser. A public hearing on a site plan amendment requested by Carolina Springs Auto Spa will be held this evening, Dec. 5, by the Town Board. The proposed amendment would permit the car wash business to move their detail building to the rear of the property while adding express detail and […]

Town board signs off on continuing relaxed sign rules

Nov. 29. By Dave Vieser. Small temporary signs, which have been permitted in Cornelius since the onset of the pandemic, will continue to be allowed for at least another six months. The unanimous decision by town commissioners came after some residents complained about the signs detracting from the appearance of the town. “I understand the […]

UPDATED: Costly food trailer stolen from Bruster’s

June 20. [Update June 22] A distinctive enclosed trailer wrapped with the Bruster’s Ice Cream and Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs logos has been stolen from a parking spot in Kenton Place. Stuart Modeen, owner of the franchise at 17029 Kenton Drive, said the 14-foot trailer was stolen sometime early Sunday morning. UPDATE: Cornelius Police say […]


Davidson start-up dives into delivery of craft water in glass bottles

Sept. 25. Boomerang Water, a craft water subscription service based in Davidson, will launch in early October in 5,000 square feet with six employees. And $3 million invested so far, according to founder Jason Dibble. Eliminating single-use plastic The company’s mission is to eliminate the need for single-use plastic water bottles. Starting Oct. 1, subscribers […]