Category Archives: Business

The Overall Company Opens to Hundreds

I attended the opening party last night at The Overall Company, which has reopened in the John Emerald Distillery,  and got a chance to talk to Jay and Laura. Thought I’d share that interview with you this morning: Jerry : So … Continue reading

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James Brothers Bikes Opens Opelika Location on April 1st (Really)

I stuck my head into the new James Brothers Bike this afternoon while out running errands and discovered their opening is tomorrow, April 1st. And trust me folks, this is not a cruel April Fools Prank, like I pulled last … Continue reading

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The Overall Company Returns in Two Short Weeks

Working at my stand up desk the other morning I noticed a friend walking up the driveway. Not getting a lot of walk up traffic (Thank God), other than the USPS, FedEx or UPS, I headed to the front door … Continue reading

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Best Weekend Party Spot Shifts Down South Railroad to Eighth & Rail

Is it just me, or has Downtown Opelika’s Eighth & Rail become the cities number one nighttime party place.  The past several weekends Friday and Saturday Nights are packed with a mix of younger (most are younger than me) and … Continue reading

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Parking Problem – What Parking Problem?

A recent post I made on Facebook has created a firestorm of controversy and finger pointing in the downtown community.  Now I don’t plan to quote a lot of what was said in my post and reactions of others, but … Continue reading

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Alabama “To Go” Beer Sales from Breweries Nearly Possible – Legislative Alert (Updated Post)

Before passage of the Gourmet Bottle Bill, Alabama was the only state that restricted the size of bottled or canned beer to no more than 16 oz. Starting in 2011, Free the Hops began introducing the Gourmet Bottle Bill to … Continue reading

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Red Clay Brewing Open for Business

Red Clay Brewing will host a private invite only event on Friday from 5 until 7 PM and then be open at 8 PM for the rest of us..  Saturday, you can stop by most anytime, as they will be … Continue reading

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The Move to “The Round House” is This Week!

This week is “Moving Week” for my work office. It’s actually the official move of several into the new co-work space in downtown Opelika called The Round House.  Several of the group are talented people I have known from the … Continue reading

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