Mexican restaurant closes in Troy; when will it reopen?

News-DemocratOctober 14, 2013 

The folks from the Troy-Maryville-St.Jacob-Marine Chamber of Commerce say a Mexican restaurant in Troy has temporarily closed.

The Chamber says Mi Jalisco at 920 Edwardsville Road is in the process of reorganizing with a reopening to follow. Stay tuned.

A Highland tavern is under new ownership and a new business model, too.

The establishment known as the Railshake at 505 Walnut St. has been renamed the Railshake Brewery, where customers can enjoy both a bar of micro-brewed beers and a full restaurant menu. Call 618-651-4900 to find out more.

An independent women's shoe store will open in O'Fallon by next month. John Eichenlaub, of Johnson Properties Inc. in Fairview Heights, said Carolyns Shoes has signed a lease and will soon open at a 1,300-square-foot space at 1407 W. Highway 50, Suite 106. Stay tuned.

A preschool and daycare center in downtown Belleville will soon open. My Little School Daycare & Pre-school at 423 S. Illinois St. has been granted its state license to operate, and anticipates opening before the end of the month. To learn more, call 618-222-2223.

A car wash in Troy is under new ownership. You can still find Russ's Car Wash II at 204 Edwardsville Road or call 618-667-6791.

And finally, a Waterloo sports bar and restaurant will host live entertainment later this Saturday. Karban Knotty Pines at 4569 Buss Branch Road will hold its Fall Festival at 3 p.m. To find out more, call 618-473-9954.

Contact reporter Will Buss at or 618-239-2526.

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