Wednesday, January 23, 2013
After almost six years of sitting vacant, suddenly the Carmichael Crossroads strip mall is bustling with activity with a restaurant and a martial arts studio sharing a parking lot with Aldi grocery store.
The Carmichael Crossroads strip mall at the corner of Hanley Road and Carmichael Road alongside Aldi has sat empty for nearly six years since it was built in 2007, but within the span of just one month it has seen its first two tenants open for business. Azul Tequila Bar & Grill opened on Dec. 26, and Ignite Martial Arts opened in its new space on Jan. 21. About Azul Tequila Bar & Grill The new Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican restaurant has room for about 200 diners, including a bar area, and when the weather warms up, an outdoor patio. The eatery's decor is described as "pre-revolution Mexican" with a hacienda feel More info: Azul Tequila Mexican Restaurant serves up both atmosphere and food (Star-Observer) About Ignite Martial Arts The …
Monday, December 24, 2012
Russ Evenson, owner of the Village Pizzeria in Amery, is opening a new Italian-American restaurant in downtown Hudson's former post office building. His children Derek and Erica will manage the new eatery.
Russ Evenson, owner of the Village Pizzeria in Amery, is opening a new Italian-American restaurant in downtown Hudson's former post office building. His children Derek Evenson and Erica Schletty will manage the new eatery. It is located at 225 Locust Street and the managers are currently offering limited hours and limited seating while staff members are properly trained. They hope to fully open sometime between Christmas and New Year's Day. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
No one was injured and only minor damage was reported after a small fire smoldered between an outer roof and sub-roof at Pier Five Hundred on Wednesday night.
Walnut Street was blocked off between First Street and Second Street for about a half hour Wednesday night as Hudson Fire crews quickly extinguished a small fire on the roof of Pier Five Hundred. It was business as usual inside the restaurant as the fire slowly burned through a layer of insulation between a metal outer roof and sub-roof underneath. There was no fire or smoke inside. "We're replacing all our heating and air conditioning so we're prepping the roof for all the new penetrations for all the new duct work that's going into the restaurant," said Pier Five Hundred Owner Andy Kron. "Earlier today the guys were grinding some metal on the roof and saw a small flame shoot down and start the insulation on fire." Kron said the workers …
Have you been to Specialty Meats & Gourmet? How was your experience?
This week's You Review business is Specialty Meats & Gourmet. Have you been there? What did you buy? How was the meat? How was the cheese? How was the selection? How are the prices? Would you recommend Specialty Meats & Gourmet to your friends? Share your experience in a Patch directory review. REVIEW YOUR SPECIALTY MEATS & GOURMET EXPERIENCE From the Hudson Patch directory: Owned by Steve Loppnow and Kent Phillips, Specialty Meats and Gourmet is a division of Venison America located on Webster Street in Hudson. The store offers a variety of fresh pork, beef, veal, venison, chicken, lamb and rabbit, in addition to selling exotic meats including, alligator, crocodile, kangaroo and turtle. Visit the Specialty Meats and Gourmet website for a …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
According to police reports, a man used shovel to smash a truck window and try to break into a cigar shop where a St. Croix County Sheriff's deputy was inside watching TV and smoking a cigar.
UPDATE (5:45 a.m., Dec. 5, 2012): An intoxicated man was taken into custody early Tuesday morning after witnesses inside the shop, including a St. Croix County Sheriff's deputy, say he used a shovel to smash a truck window and try to pry his way into the back door of St. Croix Cigar Co. for a pack of cigarettes. Goldyray D. Yeazle, 31, of New Richmond, was arrested and faces felony charges of burglary and possession of burglarious tools, and a misdemeanor charge of criminal damage to property, according to court records. According to the criminal complaint, Yeazle smashed a truck window in the alley behind the shop and was using the shovel on the back door just after 4 a.m., but he didn't know anyone was inside the shop at the time. "…
Friday, November 16, 2012
A year after Vine Street Florist closed its doors, Vine Street Studio has opened in its place. The owner promises "a unique shopping experience" at Hudson's newest art shop.
The building once known as Vine Street Florist has now become Vine Street Studio. Shop owner Lisa Townsend opened for business for the first time on Friday and said several people have stopped by to take a look around, purchase items and most of all offer support for the new business. Townsend, who does mosaic art, owns the shop and creates her wares in the back along with three other artists: Vine Street Florist closed last year following the death of owner Anita Penman, and Townsend said that many people have stopped by to say, "Anita would be happy." Townsend will be open this weekend to serve people in town for the Christmas Tour of Homes events put on by the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau and work out the kinks …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Eric Romanowicz, a technician at Mondus Motorsports in Hudson, earned third place at the Yamaha World Technician Grand Prix held in Japan last month.