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Lena’s Grocery on Holton is getting ready to open. Construction crews have been hard at work in recent weeks behind the painted windows. The new store represents a $3 million investment in the neighborhood.
Riverwest resident Kris Roberts is planning to open a new bar at 701 E. Center St., in what was until recently Tony’s Bar. The new establishment, The Riverhorse, will offer alcoholic and other beverages, a variety of sandwiches, and pizza. Renovations are underway, and an art deco decorating theme is planned.
Riverwest residents who were looking forward to the opening of Lena’s grocery store in the old Kohl’s building on Holton will have to wait a couple months…