Cedar's Grille, 1870 Chase Lake Drive, is now open. The restaurant offers a blend of Greek, Mediterranean and Lebanese foods.
Palm Beach Tan, 2539 John Hawkins Parkway, Suite 133, is now open. The salon is located the Publix shopping center at the intersection of Highway 150 and Preserve Parkway.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has opened a pre-check application center at 2500 Southlake Park in Hoover. After completing the pre-enrollment process on tsa.gov, travelers may make appointments at the application center to complete their application. The pre-check system gives fliers access to expedited security measures at airports.
Flippin’ Furnishings, 3659 Lorna Road, is now open. It specializes in furniture and décor consignments.
L.A. Bikini will open a second store in Hoover this summer at 441 Creekside Ave., Suite 129, in the Patton Creek Shopping Center. Its first store is off U.S. 280 in Cahaba Village Mountain Brook.
Expedia CruiseShipCenters will open its first Birmingham location in Lee Branch at 270 Doug Baker Blvd., Suite 500.
Relocations and Renovations
Total Care 280, 2800 Greystone Commercial Blvd., Suite 2B, has purchased the former Don’s Carpet One building located at 2827 Greystone Commercial Blvd. The medical practice, owned by Dr. Amy Bentley-Illescas, will renovate the building and relocate there by mid-summer.
Surgical Care Affiliates, 3000 Riverchase Galleria, Suite 500, is moving to the Brookwood Center tower on Lakeshore Drive in Homewood.
News and Accomplishments
Tyler McGuire, an associate advisor with Marca Life Planning, 22 Inverness Center Parkway, Suite 140, has earned the designation as a Certified Financial Planner. The CFP designation is earned following rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board, completed financial coursework and passage of the CFP exam.
Hoover Toyota, 2686 John Hawkins Parkway, has announced new hours for its service department. The hours are Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday, 6 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Model Box, 1921 Hoover Court, suffered a fire in early June and lost most of the store’s inventory in the process. The family business, started in 1988, specializes in radio-controlled hobby machines including cars, boats and airplanes. Plans are being made to reopen in a nearby space soon.
Embassy Suites, 2960 John Hawkins Parkway, has added a floor of premium suites. These rooms include in-suite Wi-Fi, Keurig coffee machines with assorted coffee flavors, and 24-hour access to an exclusive refreshment center for guests in those suites.
Hirings and Promotions
InSite Engineering, 5800 Feldspar Way, has hired Jackie Harris to join its staff. He will help current customers improve the efficiency of the business’ utility operations and standardize its construction materials and methods.
Hunter Street Baptist Church, 2600 John Hawkins Parkway, has hired Collin McNiel as the recreation ministry assistant. His main duty within the recreation ministry will be coordinating the Upward sports leagues throughout the year.
Rittenhouse Senior Living, 570 Southland Drive, celebrated its sixth anniversary in May. Rittenhouse is a specialized provider for patients with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory-related impairments.
Sola Salon, 3780 Riverchase Village, Suite 500, is celebrating its first anniversary.
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Don’s Carpet One, 2827 Greystone Commercial Blvd., has closed. It has consolidated its operations with their other two locations in Vestavia Hills and Trussville.