The Edge is expanding its parking lot at 701 South Belt West to accommodate more customers.
The venue is a five-screen movie theater, which opened in 2012, plus DS Vespers Sports Pub & Eatery and Laser Rock laser tag area all under one roof.
The business has recently cut down some trees near its property to make room for needed additional parking that will an provide about 90 more parking spaces.
You can calling The Edge at 618-236-2101 or find out more online at www.theedge618.com.
Enjoy Church, a giant interdenominational church that televises its services, has recently opened its second metro-east campus. The church’s new 40,000-square-foot building at 251 Regency Park Drive in O’Fallon was originally built in 2003 as a 32-lane bowling alley.
Enjoy Church was founded 40 years ago in Alton and continues to lead a congregation from its Alton campus. The church has broadcast its services live online for the past 15 years and has gained viewers worldwide. A weekly Sunday service is recorded and rebroadcast on Sundays on the local ABC affiliate, KDNL-TV Channel 30. Find out more at www.enjoychurch.tv.
The owners of Big Daddy’s 618 in Belleville will celebrate their 10th year in business with a party at the bar and grill planned for April 25. The celebration will feature live bands and the street party festivities that Big Daddy’s has come to be known for in downtown Belleville. They opened for business 10 years ago this month at 313 E. Main St. You can call them at 618-257-0315 or visit them online at belleville.bigdaddystl.com.
And finally, Illinois wage earners fall below the national average, in a positive way, in the number of employee wage garnishments compared to the rest of country. According to a recent study by the ADP Research Institute, an average of 6.6 percent of employees in Illinois have their wages garnished, which is below the national average of 7.2 percent.
These garnishments are debts recovered through seizing a portion of debtor’s paychecks. The report finds that a majority of these forced payments from Illinois consumers are for student loans and other bank loans. Nationwide, most of the garnishments recorded are for child support payments.