What as soon as changed into the web site of Joplin’s oldest furniture shop will now turn out to be the workplace of Visiting Angels, an issuer of in-home care offerings in Carthage, Springfield, and Joplin that facilitates seniors stay independently in their very own homes.
Bob’s Furniture Gallery, 1736 S. Main St., closed its doorways in approximately 2012. The belongings take up almost 1/2 of the west aspect of the 1700 block of Main Street. Several systems were blended behind an unmarried facade that makes it seem like it’s miles one shape. Some of those systems dates returned to the 1930s. The assets are so massive that only half of it, the southern component, might be utilized by Visiting Angels.
The northern part of its miles for sale, in keeping with Nate Stokes, with Visiting Angels.
The property includes a parking zone and every other constructing on the northeast nook of 18th Street and Joplin Avenue. Stokes stated get entry to to the car parking zone is what made the deal show up because “there could not be enough parking for us on Main Street.”
The building is being renovated and must be geared up for occupation sometime in October.
“Other matters are coming to the building,” he said. “There might be some options for specific varieties of fitness.”
Bob’s Furniture Gallery was remaining owned via Mark Parrish. It changed into commenced using his grandmother and splendid-grandfather as Church Furniture in 1947. It turned into all used furniture then. When Parrish’s father, Bob, again to Joplin in 1962 after being within the service, he opened Bob’s Discount Furniture. It offered new and used furnishings. From that developed Bob’s Furniture Gallery, which offered main manufacturers of furniture.
No word on Braum’s
It appears that we’ll have a brand new Taco Gringo eating place long before we have a brand new Braum’s eating place in south Joplin.
With the development of the Taco Gringo beneath way on West twenty-sixth Street between Wall and Pearl avenues, it made me marvel approximately the fame of the Braum’s this is proposed a couple of blocks away at the northwest nook of 26th and Main.
Braum’s purchased the previous Safeway/J-Town assets multiple years in the past with the cause of building a brand new restaurant. The constructing plans are on record and ready to move.
I checked in with Harris Wilson, web site development manager for Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores, based in Oklahoma City. He stated, “Regarding the development of the site, it isn’t always on the development time table but. Keep checking with us because the time table is difficult to change.”
A zoning trade on land inside the twister quarter for a quick-meals eating place has acquired first-spherical approval via the Joplin City Council.
Chris Parrish, the owner of Taco Gringo, 1401 S. Madison St., Webb City, received a zoning exchange from the Joplin City Council to build the new eating place, to appoint seventy-five to 80 people. Part of the assets will be used for a warehouse and office. The region is wherein Irving Elementary stood earlier than the tornado.
The annual sidewalk sale in downtown Joplin may be held from 7 a.M. To 2 p.M. This Saturday.
Main Street businesses from Fourth Street to Seventh Street may be supplying special deals and deals to make room for brand spanking new inventory.
This year, the JACC Young Professionals Network will join the Downtown Joplin Alliance to deliver an all-a while cycling occasion on Main Street.
You can expect offers at Runaround Fitness & Lifestyle Co., Pearl Brothers, Blue Moon Boutique and Urban Art Gallery. Infusion Kitchen + Cocktails and Club 609 will be providing outside dining. All other Main Street restaurants additionally can be open for commercial enterprise.