Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Nine new business open or opening soon

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Small retail has begun to “bloom” in Huntington County this summer with nine new businesses that have either already opened, or will be opening soon in Huntington and Warren. The new businesses are The Hangar 59, Mighty Dawgs, The Berg Ale Haus and a Mexican restaurant to be located in downtown Huntington, all restaurants. Also new are two hair salons that are have already opened in downtown Huntington: Any Shape of Hair and The 5th Parlour. June saw Champs, a local gym, open and in July Genbu-Kai opened their doors. Professional Hearing Care will be opening in the beginning of August in downtown Warren.

The new restaurants that will be opening in Huntington soon will include The Hangar 59 which will be located in the former Myers Ice Cream Parlor at 2809 Theater Avenue. The restaurant will be a Pizza King franchise with an aeronautical theme. It will specialize in Pizza King Pizza, gourmet sandwiches, soups, gourmet salads, desserts and ice cream. Mighty Dawgs will be located in the former Long John Silver’s restaurant located on Frontage Road. This restaurant will specialize in hot dogs with all the toppings. The Berg Ale Haus is located downtown in the former Heidelberg on Cherry Street. The Berg Ale Haus will have a pub with a family side and an outdoor beer garden. Also a Mexican restaurant will be opening in the near future at the former George’s Dog House in downtown Huntington.

New to downtown and already open for business is Any Shape of Hair and The 5th Parlour. Any Shape of Hair is owned and operated by Shelly Holley and is located in the former Bilyew’s Corner building at the corner of Jefferson and Washington Streets. The 5th Parlour is owned by Andrea Kloer and is located on Market Street just east of Jefferson Street.

Champs offers performance training for middle and high school athletes, showcases and camps. Cross-training is available for adults with adult-focused training. The facility features baseball and softball batting cages, rentals, baseball camps and turf for practice. Genbu-Kai is a karate and kobudo dojo where classes will begin on July 15. The head instructor of Genbu-Kai Indiana is Sensei Dawn Anderson. Professional Hearing Care will be opening in August in downtown Warren. The business is operated by Dr. Andrea Stout. The facility will offer all types of help with hearing aids from fitting, adjustments, repair as well as ear care for the patient. Triniti Perkins will be the office manager at their 119 W. Wayne location in downtown Warren.