Retail

Bikini-clad baristas brewing up controversy

(AP) — Bikini-clad baristas working at a Clovis coffee shop are brewing up a bit of controversy with some folks upset with their attire.

Maurices opens Fresno store

Maurices, a fast-growing women’s clothing store, has opened a Fresno store in Marketplace at El Paseo, 6599 N. Riverside Drive in Fresno.

Go-karts near green flag at Sierra Vista Mall

MB2 Racing plans to open its indoor racetrack at Sierra Vista Mall by early next month.Competitive juices will flow when indoor go-kart racing takes off this spring inside the old Gottschalks building at the Sierra Vista Mall in Clovis.

Massage Envy plans four Fresno spas

Massage Envy opens new spa.
Massage Envy, a national chain of spa clinics, is preparing to open a new Fresno clinic with plans for three more Fresno clinics in the works.

Marketplace at El Paseo opens Monday

Marketplace at El Paseo to open Monday.
Marketplace at El Paseo will celebrate its grand opening on Monday with a breakfast and ribbon cutting ceremony starting at 8:30 a.m.

Camping World to open in Fresno

Camping World of Fresno will hold a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. on March 14.

The Little Bean Cafe opens on Fulton Mall

Ryan Rhodes starts up coffee grinder.
Downtown coffee and crepe lovers will be pleased to learn that The Little Bean Café has opened just south of Fresno Street on the Fulton Mall.

Mezcal Taqueria opens in downtown Fresno

The Mezcal Taqueria in downtown Fresno is now open and serving lunch.

Beauty pageant winner buys Fresno flower shop

Prisca Shiralian (left) has purchased D & L Flowers in Fresno. Youa Lamborn is manager of the Blackstone Avenue store.As a beauty pageant veteran, Prisca Shiralian knows the stress of memorizing choreography, coordinating outfits and performing in front of thousands of people.

Burlington plans Fresno grand opening

Burlington logo.
Burlington, a national off-price retailer, is opening a brand new location in Fresno at Marketplace at El Paseo at 9:30 a.m. on March 28.