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Esoji restaurant, Maison, Christmas in Prescott, Ability Remodeling, Gospel Rescue Mission, and BramaSolé Tanning report news, updates

Expansions are continuing in the Prescott-area business community, with the latest being Esoji Japanese Restaurant. Located at 220 W. Gurley St., Esoji will be opening a second location in late July or early August, owner and manager Eriko Horikawa said. The new, second location will be at 1355 Iron Springs Road and, according to Horikawa, the Gurley Street location will continue. Its hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9:30 p.m. Esoji's menu focuses on authentic cuisine of Japan, including sushi and Soba noodle soup. For more information, call 928-445-4787.


Unfortunately, Restaurant Maison, 436 W. Goodwin St., has closed. Its last day was Saturday. The restaurant focused on "European Riviera-inspired cuisine," and opened in early October. Foodies said it had excellent service and amazing food.


Christmas in Prescott, 1235 Willow Creek Road, with seasonal gifts and collectibles, has reopened for the year, owner Donna Albus said. The Albus family

store has more than 1,000 specialty ornaments, nativities, theme trees and gifts for all ages. "Bring your out-of-town guests to enjoy Prescott's Christmas atmosphere and the latest in holiday decorating ideas," a news release states. For more information, visit them online at, or call 928-776-1669. They ship worldwide. Their hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; they are closed on Sundays and Mondays.


Ability Remodeling & Home Services, 2957 N. Highway 89, is offering opportunities to people with developmental disabilities to be able to work in the community, owner Mike Daniel said. Ability is a full-service residential remodeling company, which helps homeowners with the smallest of handyman jobs to the largest remodeling projects. Call them at 928-458-6044.


Gospel Rescue Missionprovides help, hope and healing for women and children - offering shelter and assistance for those who need it most, owners Dave and Yvonne Barreras said. For more information, call 928-443-8779.


BramaSolé Tanning Salon, open since 2008, has been through many changes, transformations and growth, said Shelly Michelbrink, owner.

"We are excited to share our newest developments with the community," she said. "We have expanded our vision by adding a clothing boutique offering quality, fashionable and unique women's apparel."

And, of course, they still offer tanning - the Norvell Auto Revolution, a state-of-the-art spray tanning booth. "We are one of only two salons in the whole state of Arizona to offer this amazing service," she said.

The benefits of a spray tans include boosting confidence; maintaining a healthy, natural golden glow anytime in a matter of minutes; accentuating features; appearing slimmer; and evening out skin imperfections, and they are perfect for special occasions, weddings, vacations or last-minute tanning, Michelbrink reported.

BramaSolé Tanning Salon & Boutique, 1228 Willow Creek Road, is open seven days a week, with no appointments necessary. For more information, call 928-541-9190 or visit them online at

To have your business progress, new-starts or company's growth - such as new hires, changes in hours or location, even a new product line or trend - in The Daily Courier, call 445-3333 ext. 1095, or email

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