One way to get out of a failing business is to slip out in the middle of the night without telling the landlord.
That is how the tenant who planned to open a bicycle repair shop in the tiny space at 25th and Aspen Sts., across from toddler Lemon Hill in Fairmount, left his two-year lease behind before the shop ever opened, according to Roland Reed, the owner of the property at 2441 Aspen St.
Tiny corner shop
Now, The Fairmount Consignment Shop, a project from former 25-year Rembrandt’s owner Jan Zarkin, who bowed out of Rembrandt’s in 2009, is set to open in early March at that corner retail location.
“We will sell whatever we can get our hands on,” says Zarkin. (Cool. We’re looking for a hovercraft, my good merchant.) He added he plans for the shop…
While protestors are “occupying” Dilworth Plaza, new tenants are occupying the corner retail locations at 25th and Aspen Sts. in Fairmount. Here, folks are also looking for a change in their favor. They want a little more business.
Lucky 7, the pub-food tavern is out and the as-yet named classic regional seasonal Americana cuisine locale with an elevated noveau twist is to come mid-December. Across the street, at a former flower shop, a new bicycle repair ditty is opening soon, when, still remains to be seen.
Future bike shop
Brought to us by Mike Welsh, one of the minds behind the Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co., and chef Mitch Prensky of Supper and Global Dish Catering, who’s had a longstanding relationship with the Franklin, the new eatery will offer recognizable American dishes on a higher level.…