New cosmetics shop coming to King St. in downtown Charleston
Lush, a new cosmetics store, will open in mid-July at 316-B King St., in the former Olive Oil Shop between George and Calhound streets, the company said.
The 1,180-square-foot space will carry handmade items with vegetarian ingredients primarily. Its products include skin care, hair care, bath and body soaps and lotions as well as gifts. It was originally planned to open in April.
'Tis the Season
Southern Season, a specialty food store based in Chapel Hill. N.C., announced in December it would open on Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant this year. It has now narrowed the date — to later this summer,
The 44,000-square-foot store in the former Food Lion at 730 Coleman will carry more than 70,000 local and international gourmet food and food-related products, cooking equipment and gadgets, wine, beers, cheeses, flowers, candies, coffees and loose teas.
Also, a new bridal registry service will be available as well as a concierge service.
A bakery, deli and restaurant call Southerly Restaurant and Patio will also offer dine-in or take-out food. Catering and cooking classes will be offered as well.
The Charleston team will be comprised of manager Britt Johnson of Mount Pleasant, who has more than 20 years retail experience at Williams Sonoma; Marilyn Markel, who is a James Beard Cookbook judge, will head the cooking school; and executive chef Chad Billings will lead Southerly Restaurant.
The Corner Cafe & Bakery is now open at 323 E. Main St. in Moncks Corner. Owned and operated by Jadon and Heidi Denman, the shop is open 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
The pies have it
Lucky Luciano's Pizzeria is now open at Bohicket Marina next to Seabrook Island. The restaurant at 1881-D Andell Bluff Blvd. is in the same spot vacated a few weeks ago by Danny Boy's Pizza.
Revved up in Ravenel
Advance Auto Parts is now open at 6323 Savannah Highway at Ravenel Towne Centre in Ravenel. The new 7,000-square-foot auto parts store opened two weeks ago, according to Colliers International.
Greenville-based Spinx convenience stores is building a new service station at West Montague Avenue and Banco Road in North Charleston. The station is situated next to the thriving hotel and retail district near North Charleston Coliseum and the Charleston Area Convention Center.
Relic Revival, a new shop in Summerville at 113 W. 2nd South St., will hold a ribbon-cutting 4 p.m. Thursday to mark its new location.
Do you know of a business that is opening, closing or expanding? Reach Warren L. Wise at 937-5524 or twitter.com/warrenlancewise.