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February 19, 2013

Businesses burgeoning in Tahlequah

TAHLEQUAH — Patrons in the Tahlequah area will soon have new options when seeking health-related products, climate-controlled storage or beauty care needs.

Trail’s End Kuntry Market, 15188 State Highway 82 North, has been under development and construction since May 2012, and will be open in the near future. The grocery business, which is located north of Tahlequah near the intersection of West Woodard Road and East Beaverson Road, will offer bulk food items produced in the Amish country of Pennsylvania and Ohio, said owner/operator Edward Byler.

“We’re going to try to have some staple [items], too, like milk and eggs,” he said. “There’s a lot of spices to cook with. We’re kind of a specialty store. We’ll have meats and cheeses and all of that kind of stuff.”

Byler’s store is in the final developing stages and customers can expect to peruse the isles in the coming days. Byler said Trail’s End Kuntry Market will also offer a dine-in experience, presenting breakfast and a lunch deli. The store hours will be 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

“It’s not a full-scale breakfast, just biscuits and gravy and some egg scrambles,” he said. “[Of] course, we’ll have our baked goods - pies, cakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls and coffee. For lunch, we’ll have the deli and offer soup and salad and sandwiches. And we’re going to do call-in [orders] for lunch.”

Byler said the goal is to serve healthy food.

“We’re going to continue to look at more healthy type things,” said Byler. “We’re not into a lot corn syrup types of things, high-fructose syrup [products],” he said. “We’re trying to stay away from that stuff. Most of our food items come from Pennsylvania or Ohio. All Amish fresh food that’s made by the Amish people.”

For more information on Byler’s Amish market and deli, call (918) 506-4030, or search Trail’s End Kuntry Market on Facebook.

Sally Beauty Supply, 407 Daisy Drive, Suite G, has been open since late December 2012, providing needed items for licensed beauticians and customers, and business continues to improve, said Store Manager Linda Beenham.

“It’s been improving daily. All of the customers say they’re so glad we’ve opened the store,” she said. “Some have been going to Siloam Springs or Muskogee.”

According to the website, Sally Beauty Supply is the largest retailer of professional beauty supplies on the planet, offering over 7,000 salon-quality hair products and spa supplies. Beeham said the business likes to locate near a Walmart, due to the volume of potential customer volume created by the food and clothing retail store.

“[Sally Beauty] has been looking into [opening a Tahlequah store] for two years,” she said. “They go by how close it is to Walmart. How the shopping center is set up - the parking lot. If you look at Walmart, you’ll usually see a Sally’s close by.”

For more information on products or services, call (918) 453-2878.

A development at 407 N. Muskogee, formerly the Crow Bar, is under way and co-investor Steve Jones said the site will include second-level living apartments, a food and alcohol service overlooking Muskogee Avenue and Norris Park and retail shops that will also face Main Street. Jones’ partner is Toby Brantley.

“I can tell you for sure what’s going to be in the top [of the structure]. We’re going to have four one-bedroom apartments that will be the west half of the top floor,” he said

 “The east half will be a restaurant bar and grill type of thing, and on the bottom, there will be to be retail shops. Our goal is to be open by the end of April. We’ve got so many different things going in that we can’t get specific on the timing. I can tell you the apartments will be called The North End Lofts and those should be ready sooner. As soon as they’re ready, we’ll start advertising for pre-leasing.”

Jones said the name of the restaurant has also been determined, “The Grill,” and will include deck seating.

Cox Storage Company, 1606 S. Muskogee Ave., is still under construction, but the message given when calling the (918) 207-1600 listing states the construction of the self-storage business is projected to be complete this April.

 

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