If you”ve wondered where some of your favorite shops or restaurants have gone, it”s possible they now operate elsewhere in Gwinnett.
1. Craving delectable desserts and homemade chicken salad? Blue Rooster Bake Shop & Eatery (formerly The Blue Rooster Caf##, Lilburn) has reopened on the Lawrenceville Square after a two-year break.
2. Serious tool users can now buy in Buford. Northern Tool & Equipment has relocated its Duluth operation west of Interstate 985 to 4125 Georgia Hwy. 20. The company”s Buford and Snellville stores are among five locations in Georgia.
3. Looking for the perfect present? Parsons Cards & Gifts will soon be celebrating its first anniversary at the Suwanee Station Shopping Center on Peachtree Industrial Blvd., having relocated the Duluth store last July.
4. Searching for art classes? In partnership with Bruno Taillefer, Ashley Towers relocated her Buford-based Peace, Love & Pottery to downtown Duluth, merging with Luv for Art. They have reopened the business as Eye Candy Art Studio.
5. After a five-year hiatus, Duluth”s Cottage Tea Room at Payne-Corley House is now open Tues.-Fri., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dream Keepers, Inc., in partnership with Michael and Krista Ganley, operates the restaurant.
6. Find your Chocolate Perks at 45 on Main in Duluth. Last summer, the owners of 45 South Caf##, in downtown Norcross, bought the community gathering place and recently held the new restaurant”s grand opening.