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Feature International, 1807 Decker Boulevard Suite 7: January 2014   no comments

Posted at 12:03 am in stores

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Here's a wholsale fashion costume jewelry outlet on Decker in the process of closing out. It's just a few units up from the old Columbia Import / Passion location.

Written by ted on January 9th, 2014

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Piper's Hair Care & Nails, 2210 Decker Boulevard Suite 3: 2010   1 comment

Posted at 12:39 am in business

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This little Barber & hair and nail salon sits in a strip mall almost at the intersection Decker and Faraway.

I like those old style spinning barber poles, though you never actually seem them spin anymore.

Written by ted on November 9th, 2013

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Not Reassured   2 comments

Posted at 12:55 am in commentary

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Written by ted on November 4th, 2013

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Boss Desiynz, 2205-E Decker Boulevard: late 2000s   no comments

Posted at 11:03 pm in stores

Here's another "rainy day, don't get out of the car" posting -- it's been that kind of month!

I don't really know anything about this little storefront on Decker. From the sign and spelling, I'm guessing it was an urban fashion store. Also obviously (again from the sign) they had a telephone, but I'm unable to find them in any recent phonebook, to make a good guess as to when they closed.

Written by ted on June 27th, 2013

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Mexico Transfers, Inc., 1945 Decker Boulevard Suite 8: 2012   1 comment

Posted at 11:32 pm in business

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How can you go under when your product is money? If you look through the Alphabetical Closings, you'll find it's easier than you might think.

Written by ted on May 8th, 2013

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Decker Chiropractic Clinic, 1945 Decker Boulevard Suite 12: 2013   no comments

Posted at 1:07 am in business

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This little strip mall chiropractic storefront on the west side of Decker is now empty and fairly recently I think, or at least I believe I would have noticed a banner such as the one out now.

Written by ted on April 25th, 2013

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AAMCO Transmission, 2428 Decker Boulevard: 2012   2 comments

Posted at 1:06 am in business

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About all I can say about AAMCO is that growing up, they had a very memorable radio commercial. Well, perhaps that overstates it, as the commercial per se wasn't all that memorable, but the tagline made up for it. The announcer would advise the listener to bring his car to AAMCO with the hook:

That's Double-Ay-*beep*-*beep*-Em-See-Oh!

That little car horn beep in the middle of the business name would get my attention every time.

When commenter John mentioned that this place might be closed, I went to take some pictures and wasn't sure myself. The lot was certainly for sale, but all the signage and fixtures were still in place, and I thought they might be carrying the business on until they actually had a buyer. In the event that was not the case, and they closed shop sometime in 2012, early on enough that they are not listed in the February 2013 phonebook.

(Hat tip to commenter John)

UPDATE 5 March 2014 --It's now D's Automotive:

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Written by ted on January 17th, 2013

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Olde Style Barber Shop & School, 7304-C Two Notch Road: late 2000s   1 comment

Posted at 10:54 pm in business

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There is an interesting little strip mall on Two Notch Road in Dentsville just east of the intersection with Decker Boulevard.

Somewhat like the old Boardwalk Plaza on Bush River Road, this strip is made up of trailers and prefab utility buildings rather than permanent structures. In the case of Boardwalk it was because they always thought new I-26 construction would interfere with the space. In this case, I don't know the reason, but I've always assumed that building codes (and perhaps good construction methods in themselves) don't allow permanent buildings to be built so close to the elevated railbed which carries trains up to the trestle over Decker Boulevard.

At any rate, for whatever the reason, this trailer housed a barber shop for many years. I actually went there three or four times over the years when I would really need a cut, and missed the hours at my regular barbers'.

Although the sign doesn't mention it, the old phonebook listings make clear that you could learn your trade there as well as getting your hair cut.

Written by ted on October 25th, 2012

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Funeral Arrangements by Kims / MO Money Tax Service / MoneyCo USA, 2207-A Decker Boulevard: 2012   no comments

Posted at 11:52 pm in business

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This little four unit storefront on Decker just on the South side of Faraway has seen a good bit of turnover recently.

I'm sure there were other businesses here in Suite A, but all I see in google right now are an undertaker, and two names for the same income tax service. MO Money is in this year's (February 2012) phonebook, so both the name change and the departure seem to have taken place this year.

Written by ted on September 24th, 2012

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McDonalds, 2230 Decker Boulevard: June 2012 (almost open again)   6 comments

Posted at 2:11 am in restaurants

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I almost forgot to get pictures of this McDonalds at High Point On Decker which has been closed the last month or so for a complete remodel/rebuild. In fact, I did forget until it is already open again for drive-through traffic. The dining room should be re-opened in the next few weeks.

I notice that the Chick-Fil-A down the street by Decker Mall is being remodeled as well.

Written by ted on July 13th, 2012

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