Cherry Street Tavern Takes Former Spot Of Mad Priest

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - by Gail Perry

The Cherry Street Tavern, a new restaurant, is moving into the space at 719 Cherry Street, the former location of Mad Priest. The owners, Martin Thomas Bohannon and George Louis MacEwan, have a combined 40 years of experience in the food service business. Their new restaurant received a beer license at the Thursday morning meeting of the Chattanooga Beer Board. The restaurant will serve food and beer and, in the future, has plans to serve alcohol. There will also be music.

 

Cheese Dip Mexican Grill, 3643 Hixson Pike, Unit D, is a family owned, small, family style restaurant. It has been open for about a year without selling beer, but has now been approved for a consumer and carry-out beer permit for the purpose of increasing business. The owner Roberto Venegas, described the business as a restaurant with a food bar serving Chipotle style fare, and is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Menlo Park Neighborhood Grocery Store, 3630 Ridgeside Road, is owned and operated by Sean Sharif Daniels, who is also the president of the Menlo Park Neighborhood Association. The store sells tobacco products, lottery tickets, drinks and snacks in addition to food-to-go from the kitchen. The store is open from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon  until 6 p.m. on Sundays if he chooses to open.

 


New Northgate Panera Has Opened

Hixson Farmers Market Has Grand Opening May 1

Rabbit Valley Farmers Market Coming To Downtown Ringgold


Panera opened its new eatery on Thursday in a new building on the outskirts of Northgate Mall fronting Highway 153. The restaurant -- known for its bakery items as well as soups, salads ... (click for more)

Hixson Farmers Market will host its grand opening on Saturday, May 1, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The market will have music, refreshments and shopping with a variety of local vendors. The ... (click for more)

Rabbit Valley Farmers Market has partnered with Ringgold’s Downtown Development Authority to use the Ringgold Market Pavilion as their home every weekend beginning April 24. The market will be ... (click for more)



Dining

New Northgate Panera Has Opened

Panera opened its new eatery on Thursday in a new building on the outskirts of Northgate Mall fronting Highway 153. The restaurant -- known for its bakery items as well as soups, salads and sandwiches – was doing a brisk business during the lunchtime hour, with many tables full of diners, and the drive-through line busy. Numerous take-home or to-go sacks were also lining the ... (click for more)

Hixson Farmers Market Has Grand Opening May 1

Hixson Farmers Market will host its grand opening on Saturday, May 1, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The market will have music, refreshments and shopping with a variety of local vendors. The market is located at St. Alban's Episcopal Church at 7514 Hixson Pike. The Hixson Farmers Market will be held each Saturday from May to the end of October. Find out more on St. Albans Hixson ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has 1 More COVID Death And 45 New Cases; Tennessee Has 19 More Deaths

Hamilton County had 45 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total to 44,583. There has been one more death from the virus, and the total is 495 in the county. It is reported to be a white man, aged 51-60. The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 43,528, which is 98 percent, and there are 560 active cases. There are 35 patients ... (click for more)

Single 2,000-Gallon Underground Tank On The Southside Turned Out To Be 8,000 Gallons; 2 Other Tanks Also Uncovered

Under TDEC’s and S&ME’s guidance, Conversant Group with Marion Environmental and BKS Construction are removing a legacy of Chattanooga’s polluted past from the ground on the Southside. Ground penetrating radar and prior records had recorded only one 2,000 gallon tank. John Anthony Smith, president of the Conversant Group, said, "Unfortunately, the supposed 2,000-gallon ... (click for more)

Opinion

Ron Swafford Has Had An Outstanding Career

It has been a pleasure working with Ron Swafford in City Court. Ron has done a great job and has had an outstanding career. During the pandemic Ron and his staff worked tirelessly and courageously to keep the wheels on, even while in court proceedings were cancelled. During our working relations, Ron and I have become good friends. He is a good man with a fine family. I ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Mom’s Integrity Lesson

I am in the middle of reading Admiral William McRaven’s new book “The Hero Code” and strongly suspect that in the years to follow, there will be over a million moms who will make sure their children read it. In it are the lessons our mothers taught us – or certainly tried – as they equipped us for life as best they possibly could. “The Hero Code” is about such things as courage, ... (click for more)