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Bi-Lo, 3315 Broad River Road: 15 November 2016   no comments

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Well, here is the second of the three Columbia area Bi-Los recently reflagged as Harveys. This one is in Widewater Square at the corner of Broad and Saint Andrews Roads.

I see Harveys has been "trading" since 1924. Not bad for an intangible rabbit.

Written by ted on November 23rd, 2016

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Cedar Creek Petfood Center, 104 Piney Grove Road: Before 27 June 2015   no comments

Posted at 11:29 pm in closing

This is one of those places that I never did a closing for because I never could tell if it were actually closed. That is to say, it was always closed whenever I would drive by, but it had signage indicating that it was actually open, and there was still stock inside, so maybe it just had odd hours..

Even after the real estate signs went up, there was no definitive indication that the place wasn't being kept open until the building sold.

That said, I don't think there's any question now..

These shots are from 27 June 2015:

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These are from 11 December 2015. Notice that none of the stock has been touched in the intervening six months. If I had compared photosets, this would have convinced me that the actual closing preceded the first set:

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These are from 2 October 2016 and the place has now been completely cleared out:

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Written by ted on October 6th, 2016

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Hardee's / Bush River Bistro / The Wild Hare / Gametime Sports Grub & Catering, 5122 (Old) Bush River Road: July 2016   7 comments

Posted at 12:07 am in closing

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These photos come courtesy of commenter Homer, whose gentle reminder prompts me to finally post them. Looking at them, I can certainly see the former Hardee's that both he and commenter Andrew mention. I am pretty sure I took some photos of my own when the place ceased being The Wild Hare, but apparently I never did a closing on that operation, and don't now have them to hand.

I've often wondered at this intersection where Old Bush River Road branches off from Saint Andrews Road. Given the odd way the main stretch of Bush River turns into Tram and the way the road picks up again here, some major work must have been done once.

Anyway, I'm guessing the Tiki Bar is *not* open.

(Hat tip to commenter Homer)

Aldi, 6075 Saint Andrews Road: 15 August 2016 (temporary)   11 comments

Posted at 11:26 pm in closing

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Well, this has already been mentioned in Have Your Say a number of times, but the Aldi on Saint Andrews Road in Irmo has closed for about a month of remodeling.

Frankly I'm not that big a fan of the chain -- I've only been in one once, and it kind of gave me the willies. I felt like a rat in a maze. Some people swear by it though, and this one should be open again on 22 September.

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Written by ted on August 30th, 2016

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One Hour Kleen Kare, 6179 Saint Andrews Road: 31 May 2016   no comments

Posted at 10:59 pm in closing

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Here's another Saint Andrews Road drycleaner closing from late Spring. I like the Shirts Laundered graphic and the old style rhyming slogan.

(Hat tip to commenter Andrew)

Written by ted on July 17th, 2016

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Elie's Mediterranean Cuisine, 1058 Saint Andrews Road: Spring 2016   8 comments

Posted at 12:56 am in closing

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It's a little unclear exactly when Elie's closed. The offical announcement on their Facebook is 12 June 2016, but comments suggest the place had been closed for some time by then.

I wanted to like this place, in an interesting little converted house on Saint Andrews Road, and in the event stopped by twice some years ago. Both times they were out of what I ordered, and I never got around to seeing if third time was the charm.

The signs announce that a hair salon is coming.

Written by ted on July 12th, 2016

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Kendall's Katering / Hanlee Hall, 6230 Saint Andrews Road: 2014   6 comments

Posted at 12:47 am in closing

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I'm pretty sure this event venue has been mentioned in Have Your Say at some point, but I can't find the reference now. It may be another piece of information lost in this summer's crash.

At any rate, this place is on Saint Andrews Road just North of Seven Oaks Shopping Center and apparently closed in 2014. The real estate writeup says it's still turnkey ready and parks 50. This small image from an old Lake Murray Country promo shows that it lights up well at night too.

UPDATE 18 March 2016: Commenter Andrew notes that Kendall's Catering was co-located here, so I have added it to the post title.

Written by ted on March 17th, 2016

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NAPA Auto Parts, 6166 Saint Andrews Road: January 2016 (moved)   1 comment

Posted at 12:19 am in closing

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Driving down Saint Andrews Road the other day, I noticed that the NAPA parts store formerly across from Seven Oaks Shopping Center has now actually crossed the street and is in Seven Oaks next to Big Lots.

I'm not sure, but the new sign suggests that the machine shop did not make the transition.

Written by ted on February 16th, 2016

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Custom Pizza Co / Little Caesar Pizza, 6903 Saint Andrews Road: Winter 2015 (moved)   4 comments

Posted at 11:44 pm in closing

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Pizza Pizza! -- Little Caesar in Irmo has moved slightly down Saint Andrews Road from this spot at 6903 to the old Blockbuster at 7249:

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Interestingly, when I was googling the address, I turned up a LoopNet listing with a much better picture than I was able to take against the sun -- but with the building clearly marqueed as Custom Pizza Co.

(Hat tip to commenter Homer)

Fabuless Boutique, LLC, 7011 Saint Andrews Rd, Suite 4: Early 2015   no comments

Posted at 11:26 pm in closing

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As best I can tell from their Facebook page, Fabuless Boutique probably closed sometime early in 2015, or at least the last post there is from December 2014.

I noticed the space for lease as I was driving by in late December 2015, so that makes this vacancy about a year in length, though the Murraywood Centre in general seems to be doing fairly well.

Written by ted on January 4th, 2016

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