Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q has announced that it will open its Lexington location at 105 Saluda Pointe Court on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The Lexington location will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Less than two years after opening, Persona Pizza has closed on Main Street in downtown Columbia, leaving no area locations of the restaurant in the Midlands and only three locations remaining nationwide, in Texas and California.
McDonald’s has announced it is investing $109 million in South Carolina throughout 2018 and 2019 on the construction and modernization of 190 McDonald’s restaurants, transforming the customer experience inside and outside the restaurant.
Next April, Midlands-area residents will have the opportunity to dine on Lake Murray’s Dreher Shoals Dam thanks to an endeavor planned by the Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. The event will benefit the community.
Many Lexington restaurants offer deals where kids eat free (or at least at a greatly reduced rate). Here’s a list of when and where to get the most bang for your family buck when dining out in and around Lexington.
Cason Development Group is moving to Cottontown and also bringing a new pizza restaurant, named Citta del Cotone, which is Italian for Cottontown. The restaurant is slated to open in early fall on Sumter Street.
ALDI has announced it will open its newest Lexington store at 5548 Platt Springs Road on Thursday, July 26. The grand opening will kick off at 8 a.m. with prizes and giveaways taking place all day. This is ALDI’s second Lexington store.
University of South Carolina and Clemson University offer free, online textbooks for some courses, which can reduce the cost of books and supplies. The Open Educational Resources, or OERs, have been correlated with better grades.
Sarah Monteith Rama will open Duck Duck Goose at 2816 Devine St. The shop will be an extension of Rama’s online business, which sells her curated collection of classic children’s clothing online. The shop will open in August.
The Hardee’s at 4301 Sunset Blvd. inside the Exxon Mobil gas station has permanently closed. The restaurant was located across Ginny Lane from the Chick-fil-A-anchored Saluda Pointe shopping center. Only two Hardee’s remain open in Lexington.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers will open its third Midlands area location Tuesday, July 17, at 10611 Broad River Rd. in Irmo. The new restaurant joins two other Freddy’s locations on Sunset Boulevard and Killian Road.
The Midlands are full of restaurants where you can get a good hot dog. Here are four area restaurants where you can get the dog of your choice when you celebrate National Hot Dog Day this year on Wednesday, July 18.
HGTV Magazine has sponsored with AR Workshop locations across the nation — including Midlands locations on Sunset Boulevard in Lexington and in Forest Acres — to host a DIY Weekend on Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q restaurant will be opening in Lexington in the Saluda Pointe shopping center in the space formerly occupied by Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina.
Sukiya Japanese Steakhouse has opened in the Lowes Foods-anchored Lexington Square shopping center on Sunset Boulevard. The restaurant is the second Aiken-based restaurant to open in the center following the opening of WingPlace last week.
Batesburg's newest eatery — Manna Cafe Family Restaurant — is farm-to-table and features vegetables and meats from area farmers. The restaurant will host its official grand opening and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, July 17.
Two new restaurants have opened in Lexington — both near the town's two new Lowes Foods grocery stores. WingPlace has opened on Sunset Boulevard; Locos 4 Chicken Peruvian restaurant has opened in the former Crescent Moon location.
Nicky's Pizzeria, which opened its first location five years ago at 2123 Greene St. in Five Points, will open a location at 102 E. Main St. in Lexington in the space formerly home to longtime embroidery and crochet business The Needler.
After 21 years, the Chick-fil-A located at 5560 Sunset Blvd. will be torn down to make way for a brand new state-of-the-art Chick-fil-A restaurant to be constructed in what is now the current restaurant's parking lot.