Monday, April 23, 2012
Just in time for the summer weather, Starbucks gets new indoor and outdoor furniture and new decor to liven up Sussex's only coffee shop.
Have you been to the Sussex Starbucks lately? In the past week, Sussex's only coffee shop underwent a complete makeover. Everything from the indoor tables and chairs to the outdoor patio set has been replaced with new fixtures. The indoor furniture is made of "recycled urban wood," and the outdoor space now has a couch. Starbucks even got all new sun umbrellas for the patio, a much-needed improvement it was lacking on March's 90 degree days. So swing by and check out the new wall fixtures, display shelves and comfy chairs. Also, be sure to tell us what you think of the new decor in the comments.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The corner gas station is making the intior feel more spacious and lining the exterior with solid brick.
The Clark Gas Station on the corner of Main Street and Waukesha Avenue is on the road to a complete overhaul, a plan members of the Plan Commission seem excited to begin. The exterior of the store is planned to be rebuilt with solid brick, and the interior will have an additional cooler and more space to walk around. However, the actual footprint of the store will remain the same because of zoning laws. With a March 15 public hearing as one of the last things to accomplish before starting construction, business owner Sam Ansaree is eager to begin the remodeling process. "I can't expand the actual store because of the nonconforming zoning it has, but we'll bump out a walk-in cooler and tear down some interior walls," Ansaree said. "I'm …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Sussex Liquor Mart is undergoing a major facelift with new shelving, checkout counters and an improved sign out front.
When Pav Sangha and his father purchased Sussex Liquor Mart last May, they had a good feeling about Sussex as a community for doing business. The 27-year-old Sangha, who moved to Germantown from Fort Atkinson in 1993, was looking to start his first business venture in a place that was growing, yet still had a friendly, small town feel to it. Thus far, he has definitely not been disappointed. “The people of Sussex are great,” said Sangha, who took over a business founded in 1972 at N64 W24310 Main Street. “That was the primary reason I wanted to buy a liquor store in the suburbs, because I live in Germantown, I really like the people out here and it’s really friendly.” The store is nestled in a strip mall that also features several other …