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Casa Linda, 7546 Garners Ferry Road Suite 100-A: Mid March 2014   5 comments

Posted at 11:53 pm in restaurants

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Originally, I had a section on CatMan Dew's here, but as commenter badger pointed out, that was a different storefront.

You can see in this long-shot that this wing of the strip mall does have some similar locations, and I let the red awning and placement of lights to either side of the entranceway fool me:

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Anyway, I have moved CatMan Dew's to its own post.

The Casa Linda location here was operating until quite recently, and seems to have closed at about the same time as their Lexington location. Currently the place is still a Mexican restaurant, Taco Time.

Written by ted on March 12th, 2014

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Fashion Cents / Simply Fashion, 6860 Garners Ferry Road: 2006   3 comments

Posted at 12:02 am in stores

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This clothing storefront in Landmark Square has apparently been vacant since circa 2006. There is currently a Simply Fashion in Edens Plaza on Beltline (the Piggly Wiggly plaza), but it looks to have shown up a few years after this one closed, so I don't think it counts as a move.

Currently Landmark Square does have a fashion shop, It's Fashion Metro which moved into the old Jo-Ann Fabrics location.

I don't know anything about Fashion Cents other than a google search on 6860 Garners Ferry brings it up. If it really was here, it must have been prior to the February 2005 phonebook.

Written by ted on March 12th, 2014

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Prudential Midlands Real Estate, 7011 Garners Ferry Road: March 2014 (moved)   1 comment

Posted at 11:51 pm in business

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Clearly, I really like that sign.

This building sits at the corner of Garners Ferry and Old Veterans Roads. It's actually a little hard to get in and out of, though you can cut down Old Veterans to Veterans and then come out at the light. As of now, Prudential has moved to 3200 Devine Street. I don't yet have a picture, but it is the building adjoining the old Rice Music House location.

Pepper's House Of Pizza, 7490 Garners Ferry Road: Mid January 2014   1 comment

Posted at 11:46 pm in restaurants

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I first became aware of this strip-mall storefront on Garners Ferry when it was Ye Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Sandwich Cafe.

Next it became Anthony's Old Fashioned Burger & Fry Co.. When that closed, there was a sign for a time that it would be re-opening as Ma's House Of Pizza, but in the event the new concept was actually Pepper's Pizza, Burgers, Pasta & More aka Pepper's House Of Pizza.

As reported by MrBO, that seems to have closed sometime around mid-January 2014.

Through all the incarnations, a lot of the physical plant remained the same, including the neon sign for Fresh Salads. In fact, walking around the side of the building, I found the remains of the Ye Old Fashioned sign:

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(Hat tip to commenter MrBO)
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Written by ted on February 17th, 2014

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Biscuit House, 9001 Garners Ferry Road: September 2013   23 comments

Posted at 11:47 pm in restaurants

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When the original Biscuit House on Bluff road closed, there was an announcement that someone had bought the brand rights so as to open new Biscuit House locations inside convenience stores, much as Subway and Blimpie do. I believe that this one, in a Corner Pantry at the corner of Garners Ferry Road and Lower Richland Boulevard was the first such, and it opened sometime after March 2012. Somewhere, I have a picture of this location in operation, but can't put my hands on it right now. At any rate, as far as I know, this just leaves one other, in Irmo, from this initial roll-out.

(Hat tip to commenter Midnight Rambler)

UPDDATE 8 October 2013: As promised, I have found and added the pix of the place in operation.

Capital Spirit Liquors, 7523 Garners Ferry Road Suite B: September 2013   1 comment

Posted at 11:27 pm in stores

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I noticed earlier this month that the little liquor store next to the Subway in the old Sears Plaza on Garners Ferry Road was going out of business. At the time of the first shot, they were doing fairly deep discounts, and by the time I got by there again at mid-month, they were already gone.

Written by ted on September 26th, 2013

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Piggly Wiggly #97, 7451 Garners Ferry Road: 20 July 2013   14 comments

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Written by ted on July 16th, 2013

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Drainage Issues? Why do you ask?   3 comments

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Hibachi Grill P&G Buffet, 7550 Garners Ferry Road: May 2013   12 comments

Posted at 12:59 am in restaurants

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I first wrote about this location doing a closing on the Ryan's that previously occupied the spot. That closed in early 2009, and by early 2010 (if not before) Hibachi Grill P&G Buffett was open in its old spot.

I don't know what the issues with the building are -- it's not that old, but apparently P&G are doing major work on it, and the restaurant is closed during the construction. (And this is not one of those hopeful "closed for remodeling" deals where you know it's never coming back -- the work has actually started and is ongoing).

(Hat tip to commenter badger)

UPDATE 16 July 2013 -- Took the "temporary" tag off the subject line as the location has opened as a new business, Ichiban Hibachi & Sushi Buffett:

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UPDATE -- Ichiban has been doing some billboard advertising:

Written by ted on May 23rd, 2013

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Cactus Inn, 7349 Garners Ferry Road: 2013   7 comments

Posted at 11:05 pm in nightclub

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I remember thinking half-heartedly at one time that I needed to get a picture of neighboorhood bar Cactus Inn on Garners Ferry, but of course I didn't, and now the original sign is down and the place is half-remodeled into a title loan operation.

However you can still see the original look on google streetview for at least a while longer.

(Hat tip to commenter Frank)

Written by ted on May 14th, 2013

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