Enzo's Market Set To Open May 1 On The Southside; The Flying Squirrel To Launch Nearby

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - by Gail Perry

A target date for the opening of Enzo’s Market on Chattanooga’s Southside is scheduled for May 1. The store is in the process of being stocked now and hiring has started. The eagerly-anticipated business will be a grocery store with a deli/café component, said Sam Turner, one of the three owners who came to the meeting of the Chattanooga Beer/Wrecker Board Thursday morning. They applied for a license and received unanimous approval to sell carry-out beer from the grocery side as well as on-site consumption for the café side.

There will be seating for 64 inside and 60 on the patio. Co-owner Eric Cummings told the board that the outside space is walled off and elevated with a gate to separate it from the sidewalk for security reasons. All employees who deal with serving and all cashiers will be trained in the TIPs program to prevent the sales of beer to minors.

Enzo’s is located at 1501 Long St., which is one block west of Battle Academy.

Hours of operation will be from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will all be served from the café.  

Several blocks away from Enzo’s, The Flying Squirrel is planning to have a grand opening this spring.  This new business is described as a neighborhood bar that will have outside seating. It is located at 55 Johnson St., adjacent to The Crash Pad, a hostel that has the same owners. The bar will be open for dinner and late-night hours and will feature a Sunday brunch. It will be closed on Monday.

Smoke Mania at 4767 Highway 58, suite #101, was approved for a beer license contingent upon providing proof to the board that a land line telephone has been installed. Hours of operation for this business will be 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Both owner Ashok Thakur and the one additional employee will be trained through the TIPS program for procedures to prevent the sale of beer to underage customers.

 


Downtown Buffalo Wild Wings To Host Another "Eat Wings, Raise Funds" For Blood Assurance

The Buffalo Wild Wings in downtown Chattanooga will have another “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” event on Thursday from  11 a.m.  to midnight.  Proceeds benefit Blood Assurance, the regional non-profit blood center.  The Downtown Chattanooga restaurant is at 120 Market Street. 10 percent of receipt sales during the “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” event will be donated ... (click for more)

Buffalo Wild Wings “Eats Wings, Raises Funds” For Blood Assurance

The Buffalo Wild Wings in Cleveland, Hixson, and downtown Chattanooga will have “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” events from  11 a.m. to midnight  on  Wednesday .  Proceeds benefit Blood Assurance, the regional non-profit blood center. The downtown Chattanooga restaurant is at 120 Market Street, Cleveland’s restaurant is at 625 Paul Huff Parkway and Hixson restaurant ... (click for more)

State Attorney General Says City Council Cannot Make Taxis Not Registered In Hamilton County Go Through Emissions Testing

The state attorney general's office has ruled that the City Council cannot require that taxis not registered in Hamilton County go through emissions testing. The city is dealing with the new Uber taxi service that has an out-of-town owner. Locally-owned cabs have to go through the annual emissions testing. The opinion says that local taxi owners cannot get around the emissions ... (click for more)

New Attorneys Have Not Decided On Whether To Seek Mental Evaluation For Hixson Woman Facing Possible Death Penalty

New attorneys for a Hixson woman facing a possible death penalty in Catoosa County, Ga., said they have not decided whether to seek a mental evaluation of Catherine Joann Goins. Police said she lured a 30-year-old woman to a friend's house and killed her in order to steal her newborn. After District Attorney Herbert "Buzz" Franklin opted for the death penalty, two attorneys ... (click for more)

The Heart Of A Teacher Makes A Difference - And Response (2)

In less than four weeks, I expect to be one of 216 graduating seniors from East Hamilton School. One could say all possible variables help a student rise to the highest levels in school; but a student is more than his environment or genetic code. He is a mixture of his own propensity and dedication to academics, coupled with a systemic team of mentors who give their all as a student’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: FBI To Study ‘Lickers’

About 25 years ago there was a terrifying movie called “The Silence of the Lambs.” It was so good it won the Academy Awards in all five categories – Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Adapted Screenplay. Further, Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster were brilliant, but do you remember the third “star?” Scott Glenn played a character named “Jack Crawford,” the ... (click for more)