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Need2Know: Prescott Junction restaurant mulls sale; the Event Spot now open; and Edelweiss Boutique in new location with new owner

The Edelweiss Boutique has re-opened at 826 W. Gurley St., under new ownership. (Courtesy)

The Edelweiss Boutique has re-opened at 826 W. Gurley St., under new ownership. (Courtesy)

Rumor patrol: Owner of Prescott Junction restaurant mulls sale

Answering the rumor that his restaurant is up for sale, Don Burton said, “We’re contemplating (a sale). I’m thinking about it. I’m going to be 72 this year. But we have not listed it yet. We’re in pre-discussion.”

Located at 1121 E. Sheldon St., Don and his wife, Nancy, shifted it from a JB’s Restaurant franchise to an independent local business in 2014. They’ve owned the restaurant for nearly a quarter-century, and Don worked with JB’s for more than 50 years.

Prescott Junction restaurant sits near the intersection of highways 69 and 89, and is often one of the first businesses travelers see when entering Prescott.

The Event Spot now open in Prescott Valley

The Event Spot, a new meeting and event venue, is now open at 6520 E. 1st Street, Suite B, in Prescott Valley.

The facility is a 4,000-square-foot space, with a 3,000-square-foot main room, and a 250-square-foot breakout room, large patios and a catering kitchen. The space includes live conferencing on the five 75-inch flat monitors and sound system. Owned by area businessman Ken Foote, the space is intended to meet a need for medium-size venues. For more information, call 928-772-1982.

Edelweiss Boutique keeps going in new location with new owner

The Edelweiss Boutique, which closed at its long-time location at 113 Goodwin St. when owner DeLaine Noe retired, then re-opened at 826 W. Gurley St., when Noe came out of retirement a year later, has a new owner. Je Ni McKay offers a selection of handmade jewelry, clothing and home décor. The shop specializes in various brands, including Prairie Cotton, Habitat, Caite, Jack Black and Thymes. For more information, call 928-776-0156.

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