Biznews for Feb. 12, 2013
Looking for something different for Valentine’s Day dinner? How about a heart-shaped pepperoni pizza? Lorin and Judy Galassi, owners of Papa Murphy’s in Susanville, tell us they have this specialty item for Valentine’s Day. You will find them on Main Street in Susanville.
BACK FROM VEGAS
Las Vegas was the place to be recently for gift shop buyers. A couple of Susanville business owners were at the large buying show held in Las Vegas.
Melissa McCoy, owner of Every Bloomin' Thing, and Kelly Smith, owner of Hodge Podge Lodge, both just recently returned and are excited to be receiving new items to their stores shortly. Be sure and stop by Every Bloomin' Thing in Johnstonville and Hodge Podge Lodge on Main Street in Susanville.
UPTOWN CINEMAS POPCORN AND PAJAMA NIGHT
Grab your friends for some late night fun at the Uptown Cinemas for Popcorn and Pajama Night tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 13. Owner Carolyn Smith tells us you can get a free 46-ounce popcorn just for wearing your pajamas while attending the advance late shows starting after 10 p.m. for “Safe Haven,” “Beautiful Creatures” or “A Good Day to Die Hard.” Bunny slippers are welcome. For more information on show schedules, visit their website, sierratheatreanduptowncinemas.com.
HERTZ CELEBRATING 4TH ANNIVERSARY
Jack Pastor, owner of the local Hertz car rental, tells us they are celebrating their fourth anniversary this month.
“I’m very pleased to make affordable rental cars available to the local community,” he said. “We now have the 2013 rental models arriving, everything from economy cars to SUVs.”
So if you need a reliable vehicle to get around in town or out, contact your local Hertz rental office today.
ALL THINGS VALENTINES
Rhonda Fuller, at Great Basin Antiques in Uptown Susanville, has lots of great gift ideas for your sweetheart this Valentines. Whether it’s a vintage candy dish to showcase your chocolates, or a rustic sign for your man’s den, they’ve got lots of treasures to fit every budget.
Don’t forget to check out the Romance Staycation Package at the Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel. You and your honey can enjoy a spa suite, chocolates, rose petals and lots of other extras they have to make the night away extra special. See the casino for more details. Or, simply enjoy dinner, drinks and trying your luck at the slots!
Margaret Wang, of Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant, has some delicious specials to treat your Valentine to this year! Her signature crabmeat cheese puffs are sure to delight your taste buds as are the many traditional menu choices she has to offer. She is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, located at 1960 Main St., Susanville.
If prime rib or seafood pasta is what you are craving for a night out with your sweetheart, take the short drive to The Whitehouse Restaurant in Janesville where owners Tom and Joy Lim are once again offering their favorite dishes for Valentine’s Day. They are open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. See their ad in this week’s paper for more information.
There is a brand new bakery in town, and owner Carol Ingram tells us while “wicked good” cupcakes are the feature item at Joanie and Frankie’s Cupcakes, there’s a whole lot more she has to offer! This week she will be offering up chocolate hand-dipped luscious strawberries for Valentine’s Day. She is located at 809 Main St., next to Sierra Theatre — go in and try some of the delicious goodies! She is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. See her ad in this week’s paper for more information.
PICK-UP OR DELIVERY
This Valentine's Day you can “kill it” at Every Bloomin' Thing. Owner Melissa McCoy is offering fresh flower bouquets you can either pick up in the store or she and her crew will deliver them for you. See their ad in today's paper for more information, or give them a call at 251-2330.