The American Indian Shop selling jewelry and other items made by American Indians has moved to a new location near Sal’s Mexican Restaurant. Shop owner Bryan Taylor shares the story about the store his parents started decades ago that has been his life’s business.
G’s Creamery is open at Bullard and West serving organic ice cream which can be eaten on a warm glazed doughnut cut in half. River Park now has a Häagen-Dazs shop, which is technically selling local ice cream too since it’s made in a Tulare plant.
While Fig Garden Village prepares to welcome national clothing store, other small shops around Fresno are closing, including a downtown clothing store, a gallery/store and a longtime artificial flower shop.
A day after their second wedding anniversary, a married couple opened their coffee shop, Collect Coffee Bar, at Campus Pointe next to Fresno State. Nearby, a Japanese restaurant with a huge menu and a Mediterranean restaurant with unique cocktails have opened.
Six new beer businesses are either opening or in the works for Fresno and Clovis. They range from breweries like Riley’s and House of Pendragon planning their own brewpubs to Taps & Tacos serving all kinds of beer with Mexican food.
Hobby Lobby, a craft and home decor store with an unusually passionate following, officially opened its doors to the public Monday. Customers have been driving to Hobby Lobby stores in Visalia, Hanford and Merced until the Fresno store opened.
Hobby Lobby opens its first store in Fresno with a grand opening Monday, Aug. 8. The Fresno Bee’s retail reporter and two Hobby Lobby fanatics give the low down on some insider information and just why people are so excited about the store.