New spaghetti house open
Tony’s Spaghetti House is scheduled to open in the former Mexicali space in Brook Highland Plaza in early November.
The new restaurant is owned by Tony Falletta and his son, who owned and ran Leonardo’s in Vestavia Hills until recently.
Falletta said Tony’s menu would, of course, feature spaghetti as well as thin crust pizzas among other items.
Tony’s is located at 5287 Highway 280, Suite 219.
Alabama Outdoors now open
Alabama Outdoors has opened in the former Blockbuster location in Inverness Plaza.
The outdoors store offers the same outdoor products and services as their Homewood and Trussville locations. They sell clothing, footwear and equipment for hiking, backpacking, climbing, skiing or just walking to class or school.
Alabama Outdoors specializes in product from Patagonia, The North Face, Chaco, Merrell, TOMS, Mountain Khaki’s, Salomon and other brands.
Their hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
The store is located at 108 Inverness Plaza and can be reached at 980-3303. For more information, visit alabamaoutdoors.com.
Lakes at Inverness Apartments renovated
Lakes at Inverness, an apartment community off Cahaba Beach Road behind the Home Depot on Highway 280, completed $4 million in renovations last month. The complex now features a new state-of-the-art fitness center.
Miss Shelby County 2013 Jamie Brooks was in attendance for a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting at the complex on Oct. 11.
Lakes at Inverness is located at 1000 Hunt Cliff Road. For more information, visit lakesatinverness.com.
Sabina’s brings furnishings and gifts to Mt Laurel
New Mt Laurel shop Sabina’s sells furniture, gift items, jewelry and diamonds.
The store carries Crabtree and Evelyn products, Ravens Original Spices, Lux Candles, European style and casual furniture, Architelago Botanicals Products, Lighting & Lamps, wrought iron pierces, oil paintings, Dream Fit Sheets and more. They will also buy diamonds, gold and silver.
Owners Michael and Sabina Mann celebrated their grand opening with friends and family on Oct. 4.
Store hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sabina’s is located as 102-B Croft Street and can be reached at 980-3346.
Mooyah Burgers comes to town
Mooyah Burgers is scheduled to open in the Colonnade around the first of November. The chain is known for its burgers, fries and shakes.
Franchisee Denny Barrow and sons Joshua and Jordan hope to eventually open five or six restaurants in metro Birmingham.
Dallas-based Mooyah has about 32 restaurants and 220 more in development.
The restaurant will be located at 3439 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 1000. For more information, visit mooyah.com.
World Celluar to open
World Cellular, a Verizon Wireless retailer owned by David Fievet, will hold a grand opening for its new store in Chelsea. The ribbon cutting is slated for Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at 16618 Highway 280.
World Cellular has been in business for 17 years with locations in Birmingham, Oneonta, Moody, Northport and Tuscaloosa. These locations are full-service stores that offer cellular phones and accessories, home phone and Internet service and DirecTV.
For more, call 618-9441.
Snider’s adds coffee shop
In October, Snider’s Discount Pharmacy in Chelsea added a coffee shop to its business. Ground Up Coffee and Smoothies is now located inside the Snider’s building at 15582 Highway 280. The coffee shop is being managed by Casey Morris, former owner of Ekklesia Coffe Shop in Chelsea. For more, call 678-3899 or visit facebook.com/GroundUpCoffeeAndSmoothies.