A Swansea resident is planning to open his first metro-east locale for his construction and party rental equipment business.
Skip Kernan said he hopes to open his second Ango Kernan Rentals & Sales at 1704 North Belt West in the coming weeks. He already operates that business across the river in Overland, Missouri.
Call 314-426-3330 to find out more.
The owner of Rowan Tire & Auto Service in Belleville is planning to open a used car dealership across the street from his current business. Bob Rowan is currently seeking city approval for creating the new car lot at 1800 South Belt West. Stay tuned.
The Bicycle Shop has recently opened in Maryville, where consumers can find bicycles and recumbent bikes and bring their bicycles in for repairs. You can find them at 2918 Center St. or call 618-391-7075 to find out more.
A Fairview Heights car audio retailer is in the process of relocating. Custom Sounds hopes to reopen on Highway 50 at the former fire station in town in the coming weeks. They are moving from 5350 N. Illinois St., where you can still reach by calling 618-235-3730.
Mike’s Place in Summerfield is celebrating 30 years in business. The tavern at 100 N. Main St. will mark its anniversary with a street dance on June 12. Call 618-934-3671 to find out more.
Local taxidermist Brian Rexroad has opened a new locale to the public in Mascoutah. You can find Wildlife Designs Taxidermy Studio at 15 W. Main St. Rexroad brings more than 25 years of experience. His phone number is 618-979-5134. The number was listed incorrectly in a recent column.
And finally, Padgett Building & Remodeling Co. Inc., has been awarded the Guildmaster Award for exceptional customer service. The general contractor in Swansea was selected from more than 300 builders, remodelers, developers and contractors across North America.
Contact reporter Will Buss at firstname.lastname@example.org or 618-239-2526.