The lowdown on what’s up with neighborhood businesses

LHHS grads open store on Henderson

Lake Highlands High School graduates and sisters Kristen Adams Scott (’98) and Meghan Adams (’00) have opened a storefront for their boutique catering company, The Hospitality Sweet. Located in London Cafe inside Timothy Oulton at Potter Square, the company specializes in sweets and “shower” foods, plus wedding cakes, full catering and boxed lunches for meetings.

The Hospitality Sweet
4500 N. Central


Trader Joe’s to anchor development at Walnut and Central

Provident Realty’s President Leon Backes has confirmed that coveted grocer Trader Joe’s will anchor a mixed-use development, Preston Hollow Village, at the northwest corner of Central Expressway and Walnut Hill. Backes told us they were looking for a “relatively small” anchor and retailers not yet seen in the Dallas market. Provident is a partner with Missouri-based Kroenke Holdings, which bought the land in November 2010. This will be the second Trader Joe’s in Dallas; the first was announced for Lower Greenville. Preston Hollow Village is considered one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in Dallas right now. The entire development will take several years to complete.


Total Wine & More now open on Central

Total Wine & More is now open in the former Office Max spot on Central in Best Buy Plaza. The superstore features a temperature-controlled fine wine cellar, walk-in humidor, classroom for educational or group events, and serving area for wine-tastings. Courtney Linsenbard, a certified sommelier, oversees the store’s wine program. Linsenbard is a California native and trained at the French Culinary Institute. Matt Galligan is the new store manager, helming the chain’s first entry into Texas. He last managed Total Wine’s Charlotte, N.C., store and has visited prestigious wineries around the world. Total Wine’s biggest attraction is its selection, with more than 350 Texas wines, beers and spirits, and offerings from every wine-growing region around the globe.

Total Wine & More
9350 N. Central

More business bits

Lowe’s recently donated $5,000 to The Farm at Moss Haven Elementary, an outdoor learning garden brought to the school by its PTA. Moss Haven plans to use the funds for a split-rail fence, chicken wire and other necessary equipment needed to keep animals from eating the vegetables and herbs.

11333 E. Northwest Hwy.

Husband-wife owners Masoom and Suraiya Khan recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of their coffeehouse Café Silva, located at Greenville and Royal.

Café Silva
8499 Greenville

The Bicycle Café at West Lawther and Northwest Highway, which opened only a few months ago, is up for sale.

Taco Joint has opened its second location at Mockingbird and Abrams.

Taco Joint
6434 E. Mockingbird

The new pub Park Tavern is set to open in early July at the Shops at Park Lane, featuring more than 40 craft beers along with sandwiches, sushi rolls and tacos.

Park Tavern
The Shops at Park Lane
8080 Park Lane


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