Originally Published: April 6, 2014 6 a.m.
While you are digesting the news that the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe plans to build a new casino at Highway 69 and the Yavpé Connector, things also are happening across the street at the Frontier Village Shopping Center.
Marketing Manager Amber Hudson reports that two Prescott residents are bringing Prescott Crush Wine Café to the center, which will be opening soon next door to Frontier Village Dental.
Prescott Crush will offer many wine and beer selections, as well as café menu items that pair well with wine, such as bruschetta, paninis, salads and cheese plates, Hudson said.
The space is currently undergoing renovations and should be complete in late May.
Out closer to the highway, Red Lobster has demonstrated its commitment to Frontier Village by investing in a complete remodel project, which began last week, Hudson said. Red Lobster is open for business during the remodel and the redesign should be final the first week of May.
The news does not stop there. Sally Beauty Supply has relocated to a larger space at the east end of Frontier Village, next door to Ross. The transition into the larger suite was very smooth and the beauty supply store is open for business.
And an update on Einstein Bros. Bagels: It is opening in the former Taco Bell space in Frontier Village, Hudson said. It will be the first Einstein Bros. to serve the quad-city area and should be open by June 1. For job enquiries, apply online at www.einsteinnoah.com/about/careers.
The Frontier Village Shopping Center event season is kicking into high gear this month:
Zeke's Cruz Nite Car Show will be on Friday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m. This cruise-in will take place on the third Friday of each month through October.
The Easter Bunny will visit Peter Piper Pizza on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pictures with the Easter Bunny are free and the first 200 children will receive a special surprise.
The second annual Cruise-In for the USA Veterans takes place Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of Harbor Freight Tools. This event benefits Northern Arizona Veterans Administration volunteer services.
For more updates, visit frontier-village.com.
Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing natural food retailers in the country and recently named as a top five grocery store chain by Consumer Reports, has confirmed that it will soon finish construction on its store in Prescott Valley. It will be the first Sprouts in the Prescott area.
In addition to the retailer's normal product offerings, the store also will include an expanded deli section with a variety of Boar's Head meats and cheeses; made-to-order handmade sandwiches; gourmet cheese; and fresh, hand-rolled sushi, according to a news release. New soup and olive bars round out the innovations.
And the even-better news: the Prescott Valley Sprouts, 5645 E. Highway 69, is scheduled to open Wednesday, June 4, at 7 a.m.
Also at the Crossroads Shopping Center, which is on the west end of Prescott Valley, the Town of Prescott Valley has issued a commercial building permit for a new 10,000-square-foot Ulta Beauty Store.
Happy Trails ATV Rentals & Fun2Rent has opened a second location at 457 Main St. in Crown King. The first, according to owner Shawn Clark, is in Wickenburg and the pair have positioned Happy Trails as one of the largest ATV rental companies in Arizona.
Their phone number is 602-577-5167 and the hours of operation are "daylight hours."
"I was between jobs in Singapore and Hong Kong when I decided to start an ATV rental business so that I could enjoy work and life balance," Clark said, adding that Happy Trails ATV "creates fun adventures on trails and dirt roads to historic ghost towns, mines and fire tower high points."
For more information, visit happytrailsaz.com or Fun2Rent.com.
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