What as soon as become the website online of Joplin’s oldest fixtures store will now turn out to be the workplace of Visiting Angels, a provider of in-domestic care services in Carthage, Springfield and Joplin that allows seniors stay independently of their own houses.
Bob’s Furniture Gallery, 1736 S. Main St., closed its doors in about 2012. The assets takes up almost 1/2 of the west side of the 1700 block of Main Street. Several structures have been mixed at the back of a unmarried facade that makes it look like it’s miles one structure. Some of these structures date returned to the 1930s. The assets is so huge that only half of it, the southern element, might be utilized by Visiting Angels. The northern a part of it is on the market, in keeping with Nate Stokes, with Visiting Angels.
The belongings consists of a automobile parking space and another constructing at the northeast corner of 18th Street and Joplin Avenue. Stokes said get entry to to the parking lot is what made the deal manifest because “there could no longer be enough parking for us on Main Street.”
The constructing is being renovated and should be ready for profession sometime in October.
“Other things are coming to the constructing,” he said. “There will be a few options for extraordinary kinds of health.”
Bob’s Furniture Gallery turned into last owned with the aid of Mark Parrish. It turned into began by means of his grandmother and wonderful-grandfather as Church Furniture in 1947. It became all used furniture then. When Parrish’s father, Bob, back to Joplin in 1962 after being within the service, he opened Bob’s Discount Furniture. It provided new and used furnishings. From that advanced Bob’s Furniture Gallery, which supplied leading manufacturers of furnishings.
No phrase on Braum’s
It seems that we’ll have a new Taco Gringo restaurant lengthy before we have a new Braum’s restaurant in south Joplin.
With the construction of the Taco Gringo underneath way on West twenty sixth Street between Wall and Pearl avenues, it made me surprise approximately the popularity of the Braum’s that is proposed a couple blocks away on the northwest corner of 26th and Main.
Braum’s bought the previous Safeway/J-Town belongings more than one years ago with the cause of constructing a brand new eating place. The building plans are on document and prepared to move.
I checked in with Harris Wilson, web site improvement manager for Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores, primarily based in Oklahoma City. He stated, “Regarding development of the site, it is not on the construction time table but. Keep checking with us because the schedule is challenge to alternate.”
A zoning exchange on land inside the tornado quarter for a fast-food eating place has received first-round approval by way of the Joplin City Council.
Chris Parrish, the proprietor of Taco Gringo, 1401 S. Madison St., Webb City, obtained a zoning trade from the Joplin City Council to construct the brand new eating place, in order to rent seventy five to 80 humans. Part of the assets might 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 companies from Fourth Street to Seventh Street might be supplying special deals and deals to make room for brand new inventory.
This yr, the JACC Young Professionals Network will be part of the Downtown Joplin Alliance to bring an all-a long time cycling occasion on Main Street.
You can expect deals at Runaround Fitness & Lifestyle Co., Pearl Brothers, Blue Moon Boutique and Urban Art Gallery. Infuxn Kitchen + Cocktails and Club 609 will be imparting out of doors eating. All other Main Street eating places additionally could be open for enterprise.