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Good As New Consignments, 4884 Sunset Boulevard: July 2014 (consolidated)   1 comment

Posted at 12:13 am in stores

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Commenter James notes that the larger part of this Sunset Boulevard building is now for lease.

It appears that this is the result of Good As New Consignments vacating the left suite of the building and consolidating with Good As New Furniture in the right suite.

(Hat tip to commenter James)

Written by ted on August 28th, 2014

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Casa Linda, 5147 Sunset Boulevard: 8 March 2014   4 comments

Posted at 11:12 pm in Uncategorized

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It appears from their facebook page that a commenter saw this location as Pancho's on 8 March, so I'm using that as a date, though it would have been a bit earlier.

I never ate at this location, but in general do like the one on Beltline. From the name, I suppose this is now a second location for Pancho's on Forest Drive in the old Redbone Alley building.

(Hat tip to commenter TahoeChic)

Written by ted on March 10th, 2014

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Miss Mattie's Heirloom Cakes & More: 5076 Sunset Boulevard: 2013 (temporary?)   2 comments

Posted at 12:49 am in Uncategorized

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Commenter Brian says of Miss Mattie's in Lexington, Her red velvet cupcakes were the best I ever had.

The shop is in McCauley Square on Sunset Boulevard, north of Hudson's. This is the same strip mall that housed Yumilicious.

Commenter Brian also notes that the closing was originally flagged as temporary, but that was some time ago. All the furnishings are still intact, so that could still be the intention, but the flat Closed on the sign doesn't offer much hope.

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Written by ted on March 5th, 2014

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Bojangles, 2737 Sunset Boulevard: Late November 2013 (moved)   7 comments

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Written by ted on January 21st, 2014

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Yumilicious, 5086 Sunset Boulevard: 22 Decmeber 2013   2 comments

Posted at 11:53 pm in restaurants

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After the Forest Acres location closed in the fall of 2012, this Sunset Boulevard location was the chain's only remaining Midlands (or indeed South Carolina) location. In fact, looking at the Yumilicious website, it appears that all the remaining locations are in Texas.

I'm afraid I never stopped at either location, having more or less given up on anything yogurt related years ago since it all seems to be non-fat, or low-fat today. If I'm going to have a frozen treat, it's going to be full-fat..

(Hat tip to commenter mike)

UPDATE 6 March 2014 -- Some daylight pix:

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Written by ted on January 5th, 2014

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Bi-Lo, 483 Sunset Boulevard: 2006   6 comments

Posted at 12:07 am in stores

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As nearly as I can tell, this Bi-Lo closed in 2006, leaving Capitol Square without an anchor store.

The space is now Habitat For Humanity's ReStore. I believe the closest Bi-Lo to this spot is now the one on US-1 near the Wal-Mart.

Written by ted on December 18th, 2013

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Decor & More, 497 Sunset Boulevard: 2010   2 comments

Posted at 12:31 am in stores

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Capitol Square is across Sunset Boulevard from the Chicken Plant, and more or less adjacent to the old Dairy Queen.

I don't know much about Decor & More other than it presumably sold decorative home accessories and closed around 2006.

Written by ted on December 13th, 2013

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A-1 Auto Sales, 800 Sunset Boulevard: 2012   6 comments

Posted at 12:59 am in business

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If this auto lot, just south of the New Brookland Baptist Church, had an office, it must have been in a trailer.

Seems like it would be a good place to sell Christmas trees, but it's too late for this year, I guess.

(Hat tip to commenter James)

Written by ted on December 10th, 2013

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Columbia Screen & Awning, 935 Sunset Boulevard: 2011   1 comment

Posted at 1:20 am in business

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I was surprised when I went looking in old phonebooks and found that 2011 was the last listing for Columbia Screen & Awning -- This is a place I remember being advertised on the radio when I was growing up, so I figured somehow that I would hear when it closed. The marquee on this little West Columbia storefront (next door to Maunz Electronics) says they had been in business since 1959, which is a pretty good run. Archive.org has some of their old site snapshots archived here.

I hate this time of year -- not only do I really dislike cold weather, but it gets dark so early that I really can only get daytime pictures on weekends. And even here, I missed my window for getting over there and ended up having to crank up the ISO or use flash.

(Hat tip to commenter James)

Written by ted on November 27th, 2013

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Cartridge World, 5343 Sunset Boulevard Suite J: 24 June 2013   6 comments

Posted at 10:02 pm in stores

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I mentioned a few days ago that the Forest Drive Cartridge World had moved.

I'm not sure which happened first, but in the same general time frame, the one on Sunset Boulevard in Topspin Plaza closed, although it is still listed on the plaza marquee. (Interestingly, everything on that marquee is a store, except Eggs Benedict..)

(Hat tip to commenter James)

Written by ted on October 16th, 2013

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