The latest news on restaurants, retailers and other business entities in the Tuscaloosa area.
Restaurants and Retail
Tuscaloosa Woman Wins First Car in Shrimp Basket Hiring Contest
When Shalonda Willis clocked in at the Shrimp Basket in Tuscaloosa Friday, she had no idea she'd be leaving in a brand new car -- the first she's ever owned.
Authentic Country Cooking Restaurant to Open on Highway 69 South
The owner and operator of the returning restaurant described Lucy's as a mix of Cracker Barrel's southern menu and the quick service times of a Jack's.
NAPA Auto Parts Store Coming Soon to Northport, Alabama
NAPA Auto Parts, the car and truck part retail shop with over 6,000 stores nationwide, will soon open a new store in Northport near the start of October.
FIRST LOOK: Thai Basil II Opens on The Strip in Tuscaloosa
A month after beloved midnight-sushi hotspot Surin of Thailand announced its permanent closure, Thai Basil Sushi II has opened for business in the old building.
Buffalo's Cafe Finally Opens for Dine-In Eating in Tuscaloosa
After over half a year since it was first announced, Buffalo's Cafe finally announced Friday it would start serving patrons inside the new restaurant in Midtown Village.
Gourmet Grilled Cheese Food Truck Opens Eatery on UA Campus
A Tuscaloosa food truck that creates gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches has opened its first brick-and-mortar location in UA's Ferguson Student Center.
FirstKids Urgent Care Celebrates Grand Opening in Tuscaloosa
One of the Druid City's best known physicians, Dr. Ramesh Peramsetty celebrated the grand opening of his latest medical care facilities, FirstKids Urgent Care.
Tuscaloosa Hotels and Restaurants Look to Hire 125 Employees
Across the industry, placements are available at hotels like Embassy Suites and Hotel Indigo, and restaurants from Central Mesa to Waffle house.
Raised on Country Permanently Closes Downtown, New Concept Coming
Raised on Country Burgers n Grill has quietly closed its doors on University Boulevard in downtown Tuscaloosa.
Alabama's First Cost Kutter Grocery Store Opening in Northport
An Alabama-based grocery distributor is planning to open the state's first Cost Kutter supermarket in Northport next month.