From national chains to local ventures, several stores and restaurants opened their doors in Germantown in recent weeks or expect to do so in the near future.
Here’s a look at the newly-opened shops and what you can expect to open soon.
Interior decor retailer Warehouse 67 relocated to Germantown after eight years in Arlington. Store associates said the move was made to provide a more central location for customers who come to the store from all across the Memphis metro area, including Arkansas and Mississippi. Warehouse 67 opened at its new location, 3040 Forest Hill Irene Road, on Aug. 15.
The newest addition to the Thornwood development, Moondance Grill is slated to open Sept. 12. According to the Thornwood website, the restaurant will offer, “great food in a warm intimate setting.” Moondance will also feature a 32-seat bar and will be open daily for lunch, dinner, drinks, small bites and fresh oysters. The restaurant will be located at 1730 S. Germantown Road in suite 116.
The Container Store
The Container Store is set to throw open its doors on Sept. 14. The organizational retailer planned a full slate of opening weekend giveaways and prizes for shoppers and will donate a portion of opening weekend sales to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The store will be located at 2130 Exeter Road, next to the Trader Joe's.
The craft store recently closed its Memphis location and will open up in Germantown early next month. According to the retailer’s website, JOANN’s Germantown location will open in October, with grand opening events planned for Oct. 4-6. The new location will be at 3150 Village Shops Drive in suite 101 in the Shops of Forest Hill shopping center.
The Knoxville-based Christian retailer owns more than 100 boutiques across 30 states, according to its website, and its Germantown location opened at the Shops of Saddle Creek earlier this month. The chain sells women’s clothing and accessories as well as home goods and gifts. Altar’d State donates some of its proceeds to programs that help children in Peru, and on Mondays, 10 percent of net proceeds are set aside for local charities, according to the company. The store is located at 2055 West St. in suite 15.
Let It Fly
The sports bar, owned by Memphis Basketball assistant coach Mike Miller, is now expected to open in mid-to-late September, after originally anticipating opening in August. The bar will feature barbecue from Melissa Cookston, the award-winning chef behind Memphis BBQ Company, and golf simulator bays, in addition to traditional sports bar fare and plenty of televisions. Let It Fly will be located at 9091 Poplar Ave.
While not new to Germantown, Mozelle boutique moved a few doors down within the same shopping center. Its new address is 9056 Poplar Pike suite 101. The store recently celebrated the move with a grand re-opening party.