WISE COLUMN: Juice vendor adding second site on Folly Beach over summer
A mobile vendor that got its start at the Charleston Farmers Market is setting up another shop over the summer on Folly Beach.
The Juice Joint will be open by Memorial Day weekend at 108 East Ashley Ave., operating from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day. It will continue to operate at the market on Marion Square 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
The Juice Joint offers made-to-order juices, whole fruit smoothies, acai brain buckets and hand-pressed lemonade and limeades. The Folly location will include quick and healthy breakfast options, fresh salads and refreshing summer drinks like house-made sparkling watermelon aqua fresca. The orange mobile Folly trailer will stay put during the summer season but be available for off-site functions in the off-season. The owners are Wendy and Mike Ezelle of Folly Beach.
Food for the soul
Shug's Southern Soul Cafe will open its new restaurant in St. George at 5792 Memorial Blvd. on May 27.
Owner and chef, Noah Coleman, recently closed Shug's in Ridgeville to concentrate on opening the new location. He runs the restaurant with his wife, Blanche. Lunch will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Breakfast could be added soon.
Construction is under way at 526 King St. for Indigo Road Restaurant Group's latest venture, Indaco. The Italian restaurant beside Super Bad clothing store is set to open by summer's end. Carolina Business Interiors, currently at 416 King St., will occupy the second floor, according to Patrick Price with PrimeSouth Group.
Charleston Furniture will cut the ribbon on its new location at 10150 Dorchester Road, Suite 231, in Summerville at 5 p.m. Monday.
Also, The Azalea Room, an event space, will cut the ribbon for its grand opening at 5 p.m. Wednesday at 4340 Ladson Road in Summerville.
A Simple Tree Custom Picture Framing for artists and interior designers recently expanded its operations and moved to 875 Walt Miller St. in Mount Pleasant. The 1,000-square-foot shop is owned by Carol Williams and her son Chris.
Do you know of a business that is opening, closing or expanding? Reach Warren L. Wise at 937-5524 or twitter.com/warrenlancewise.