Monthly Archives: May 2017

First Street Napa to Debut Lifestyle Fashion Boutique by Maris Collective in Fall 2017

First Street Napa to Debut Lifestyle Fashion Boutique by Maris Collective in Fall 2017 NAPA, Calif. (May 22, 2017) – Napa is famously known around the world for offering the best in wine, food, wellness, and art. First Street Napa, a 325,000-square-foot mixed-use development in the heart of Downtown Napa that will incorporate 45 retail shops and restaurants, new creative office space, and a 183-room Archer... read more

A vision for growth: Glasses retailer Warby Parker eyeing two more DFW stores

Dallas Business Journal Written by: Korri Kezar Since first visiting North Texas in 2013, glasses and sunglasses retailer Warby Parker has been working on a vision for growth in the region. The New York City-­based company first swung through Dallas­Fort Worth nearly four years ago on a Warby Parker Class Trip, selling frames out of a hollowed ­out school bus. The response was so strong, the company decided... read more

Five Questions with Stix & Stones’ Jeremy Samatas

Stix & Stones in Burr Ridge Village Center isn’t just another pizza place. Inspired by the booming Chicago food scene, local ingredients, and the history behind traditional Neapolitan pizza, owner Jeremy Samatas’ restaurant is as much heart and soul as it is pizza and craft beer. What was the inspiration behind Stix and Stone’s focus on Neapolitan pizza? Our inspiration was simple…we are Chicago... read more

Rice Village Is Getting an Artful, Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover (Again)

Goodbye, pink brick; hello, stylish storefronts. Houstonia Magazine Written by: Sarah Rufca Nielsen MENTION RICE VILLAGE TO ANY LIFELONG HOUSTONIAN and it won’t be long before they reminisce about when the shopping center was an eclectic collection of shops and not a corporate-looking outdoor mall. But a new redesign underway should help bring back that individual feel, while adding the kind of amenities... read more

Five Questions with Peak Running with a Twist owner Tiffany Cruickshank

For owner Tiffany Cruickshank, Peak Running in Downers Grove, IL is more than a specialty running store; it’s a source of inspiration for new and seasoned runners alike. Cruickshank’s second store, Peak Running with a Twist will open soon at Burr Ridge Village Center. What’s the twist? Craft beer and wine, of course! What was the inspiration behind Peak Running with a Twist? Well, we love what we do at... read more

Parker Restaurant Group Expands Popular Concept, The Hampton Social, to the Western Suburbs

MEDIA CONTACT: Henson Consulting Olivia Robin / (312) 374-8575 New Location at Burr Ridge Village Center Set to Open Late Summer CHICAGO (April 28, 2017) – Parker Restaurant Group, the Chicago-based hospitality brand behind innovative concepts The Hampton Social, Bassment and Mahalo, is excited to announce the opening of a second location of The Hampton Social at Burr Ridge Village Center... read more

Five Questions with Frank Santos, General Manager of Jasper’s at Market Street – The Woodlands

For more than a decade, Jasper’s has served gourmet backyard cuisine to The Woodlands community from their dining room in the heart of Market Street – The Woodlands. General Manager Frank Santos shares with us Jasper’s secret to keeping customers coming back for more and how the community plays a role in menu development. What is Jasper’s philosophy when it comes to dining? Jasper’s offers casual... read more

First Street Napa announces first new tenants in downtown

Napa Valley Register Written by: Jennifer Huffman After almost five years of planning and development of First Street Napa, the first national retailer has been announced. Lush, the U.K.-based company that sells “fresh, handmade cosmetics,” will open a store in the revamped downtown shopping center, according to Todd Zapolski, principal of Zapolski Real Estate, LLC. A second new First... read more