Thursday, January 10, 2013
Jana's Hair Studio will open this month on Pennell Road in Middletown Township.
A new hair studio will soon open its doors in Middletown Township. Jana's Hair Studio is on N. Pennell Road near the intersection of Route 1, across from Weathers Motors. We got an inside look of the new studio, which is expected to open in mid-January, as finish touches and details were nearing completion.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Upper Providence Township hair salon was voted Media Patch's best new business in 2012.
Media Patch polled readers to find the best new business in 2012 and after five days of voting, the winner is clear (or should we say silver). Chrome Hair Salon in Upper Providence pulled ahead and is Media Patch's Best New Business of 2012. Chrome owners and Penncrest graduates Becky and Johnny Chambers took the next step in salon hair care and opened their own place in November after more than 15 years in the business. The idea of owning and operating their own hair salon had been in the works for about five years, the husband and wife team say, but once plans were put in place the idea turned into a reality pretty quickly. They signed a lease on their Providence Road location, did a full renovation and a month later, Chrome was open for…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
What is Media Patch's best new business that opened in 2012?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Check out Media Patch's Top 10 business stories from 2012.
Media Patch's 2012 business stories had more highs than lows. Several new businesses opened in the Media Patch area and had folks excited, My Three Sons Hot Dogs, Spasso and Diego's topped the charts and each made the list twice. We had some closures too, including Zac's Hamburgers on State Street. Below is a list of Media Patch's Top 10 most-read business stories from 2012. Don't forget to cast your vote for the best new business of 2012, too. Which is your new favorite? Check out the Year in Photos here. And if you want a look back at 2011's Top Business stories, click here.
Monday, December 31, 2012
What is Media Patch's best new business that opened in 2012?
Voting has closed. The Media Patch winner is Chrome Hair Salon. Thanks for voting. Media Patch wants to know what was the best new business that opened this year? What's your favorite, Spasso, Diego's Cantina and Tequila Bar, Azie Southeast, Zen Nail Salon, Chick-fil-A in Middletown, Chrome Hair Salon, Viso's Bakery, Desert Rose, Sassy Girl Boutique, My Three Sons Hot Dogs, La Porta, Mango's Frozen Yogurt, Double Edge Sports Grille, Yogo Factory, or Kaze Shotokan Karate Club? Vote for your favorite in the survey below and don't forget to click on the links above and rate the new business on its Patch Directory Listing. You can even leave a review. Is there another local spot that we missed? Tell us in the comments section below. Poll …
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Media Borough's newest hot dog joint officially opened for business on Saturday.
The hot dogs are on their buns and My Three Sons Hot Dogs and Beer Emporium in Media Borough is officially open for business. The doors to State Street's newest eatery opened Saturday afternoon and there was a steady stream of hungry people walking through the doors immediately. Cindy and Carl Vairo, of Middletown, enjoyed the Jayhawker Dog and the vegan dog and both were delicious, the couple said. My Three Sons Manager Mike Joslin said before noon on Saturday more than a dozen people had ordered the first dogs of the day. Joslin said when Owner Steven Gariffo approached him with the concept for My Three Sons, he was immediately onboard. "It's been a lot of hard work but I think it's going to be really successful," Joslin said. "It's …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The hot dog and beer emporium on West State Street will officially open for business on Dec. 15.
UPDATE: The opening of My Three Sons has been pushed back to next Saturday, Dec. 22. The owner apologizes for the postponement but it will be worth the wait for a tasty dog. As details, decor, inspections and menus are finalized at My Three Sons Hot Dogs and Beer Emporium, owner Steven Gariffo could not be more excited to open Media Borough's newest restaurant. Gariffo's enthusiasm for hot dogs, beer, family, customer service and his new business venture is electric and will surely make My Three Sons a success. This is Gariffo's first food service venture but he grew up working in his parent's Southwest Philadelphia deli. Gariffo says he and his wife, Roxann wanted to pass a legacy down to their sons but being a doctor of physical …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The new restaurant will host a grand opening on Jan. 12.
Double Edge Sports Grille, located at the former Winner's Circle in Marville Shopping Center in Edgmont Township, is open for business. The new restaurant opened the Wednesday before Thanksgiving but will host its grand opening celebration on Jan. 12. Owner and Manager Chris Knight says they wanted to wait until after the holidays to truly celebrate the opening. Four new owners, from both Delaware and Chester counties, took over the sports-themed bar and grille and took about three weeks to renovate and upgrade the facility. There is new flooring and paint throughout the restaurant, the bathrooms were completely renovated, new booth seating was added but the sport's decor remains a staple with walls of flat screen TVs, sports memorabilia …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Upper Providence Township's newest hair salon officially opens for business on Tuesday.
After about 15 years in the hair salon business, Upper Providence Township residents Becky and Johnny Chambers, decided it was time to take the next step and open their own salon. Chrome Salon will host an Open House for anyone to stop in and say hello on Monday, Nov. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Then on Tuesday, they are officially open for business and ready to cut hair. The idea of owning and operating their own hair salon had been in the works for about five years, the Chambers say, but once plans were put in place the idea turned into a reality pretty quickly. "We wanted to take the next step and do our own thing," Becky Chambers says. "So we made the jump." The husband and wife team wanted to open a Paul Mitchell signature salon, meaning they…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The newest dessert shop in Media Borough held its grand opening Saturday with a ribbon cutting and $1 cannoli special.
Viso's Authentic Italian Desserts, located 23 S. Jackson Street, officially opened for business and held its grand opening on Saturday. Media Borough Bob McMahon assisted the Viso Family in cutting the ribbon on their new Media location, along with members of the Media Business Authority and extended Viso family members and friends. To the sound of Italian music and the smell of baked goods in the air, customers quickly filed in, seeking their sweet treats. Welcome to Media, Viso's! Read more about the Viso family and the newest Media dessert shop here.