In a June 27 letter filed with the state and required under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the company said the Palm Beach Gardens location is one of two Florida stores that will be closed as part of the sale. All 60 employees at Gander Mountain’s store in Lake Mary will also be laid off, the letter said.
Alex and Ani, a jewelry store known for its bangles and other American-made pieces, is scheduled to open in September. The 1,000-square- foot store will be located on the upper level between Marmi Shoes and Tumi, mall officials said.
The remodeled restaurant, located at 2504 SE Federal Hwy, Stuart, officially re-opened on May 23, but the celebration was set for Friday.
“We are so excited to unveil our fresh new look in our Stuart TooJay’s Deli, Bakery, Restaurant,” said TooJay’s CEO Chris Artinian. “We value all of our Stuart guests and our 27 year relationship with the entire Stuart community serving Simply Great Food with Simply Great Experiences.”
Founded in 1981, TooJay’s has 27 restaurants throughout Florida including Palm Beach and Broward counties, the Treasure Coast, the West Coast of Florida, the Orlando area, The Villages, the Space Coast and Polk County.
The Juno Surf Shop, a 52-year-old fixture in the Palm Beach County’s north end, is looking for a new owner.
Tom Butterworth opened the store after graduating high school, when he was just 17-years-old.
Now 70, Butterworth says he’d like to retire.
“I have stuck with it all of these years,” Butterworth said. “A lot of people have retired long before me. It is my turn.”
The surf shop first opened near the corner of PGA Boulevard and U.S. 1. Over the year’s its been moved to six different locations – including its current spot near the corner of Donald Ross Road and U.S. 1.
Butterworth has put a sign up at the store saying he’s looking for a buyer. But it will have to be the right person, he said.
“I don’t want anybody coming in and putting in an ice cream shop,” he said. “I would like to see Juno Surf Shop continue. It has been a staple here.”
Television talk-show host Dr. Mehmet Oz and Good Morning America news anchor Amy Robach will be at The Gardens Mall next month as part of an annual health and safety festival.
The free “WPBF Health & Safety Festival” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 1.
According to a news release, Dr. Oz “will help attendees empower and transform their lives with his entertaining new presentation focused on the top health issues affecting South Floridians today. Topics will include the Zika virus, medical marijuana, opioid addiction, organ donation, aging well, and saving lives with CPR.”
Complimentary blood pressure screenings will be available throughout the day. Free heart rate monitors will be randomly awarded at the end of the event, according to the news release.
To fill the openings, Cooper’s Hawk is holding a hiring fair on Monday and Tuesday (March 13 & 14). The event, which runs from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., will take place at the chain’s Palm Beach Gardens location inside The Gardens Mall (3101 PGA Boulevard).
“We are thrilled to be able to contribute to the growing job base in Palm Beach County,” said Tim McEnery, founder and CEO of Cooper’s Hawk. “We are currently looking to staff team members with a passion for wine, food and first-class hospitality and look forward to meeting and working with many great members of the community.”
The Palm Beach Gardens restaurant will become the chains 8th Florida location.
Interested candidates who are unable to attend the hiring event may also apply online by visiting apply at chwinery.com.
Discount teen retailer Five Below is set to open its first store in Palm Beach County this week.
The Philadelphia-based company, which offers a variety of items all priced at $5 or less, will open its doors at the Northlake Commons shopping center, which is located south of Northlake Boulevard just east of Interstate 95 in Palm Beach Gardens.
This is the first time the exhibit, which includes life-sized figures made entirely of Lego bricks, has been on display in Florida, the website said.
“There will be nearly 50 Lego models throughout the mall, including characters from The Lego Batman Movie, Marvel Comics and DC Comics Super Heroes, Lego Ninjago, and Disney princesses,” the website says.
Mall visitors (both kids and adults) can also build their own creations in the shopping hub’s Nordstrom Court.
There will be an area where Lego lovers can make a race car out of bricks, and then race it down special ramps. Shoppers can also put their Lego creations on display in a special art gallery, the website said.
Jupiter Beach took the 10th spot on USA Today’s ’10Best’ Dog-Friendly Beach list.
“One of Florida’s best off-leash beaches can be found at Jupiter Beach, where a designated section along the A1A is open for dogs to romp around,” 10Best wrote in its description. “The Friends of Jupiter Beach provide disposable waste baggies so owners can do their part in keeping the beach area clean.”