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African culture and food have come over to downtown Easton HOZA at 349 Northampton St. Sibu Mafundikwa’s new restaurant offers a Pan-African menu with favorites from all over the continent: Nigerian grilled chicken, vegetables with peanut sauce and Jollof rice, popular in West Africa. There are American standards like french fries and a weekend lunch menu of burgers and sandwiches.
Hoza is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The restaurant is BYOB (beer and wine only).
Bitty & Beau’s is finally opening in Bethlehem. The coffee chain, founded to provide jobs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will open on November 6th at 74 W. Broad St.
Amy and Ben Wright founded the first Bitty & Beau’s in North Carolina in 2016. There are now 23 shops in 12 states with more than 200 employees. The necklace is named after two of Wright’s children.
Portugalia BBQ opens at 324 Main St., Freemansburg, location of several former stores and formerly the Eagle Hotel. The restaurant’s website is open Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed on Saturday and Monday, and open on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The menu includes starters, half orders and family orders from Portuguese sausage, shrimp cakes, meat pockets, grilled chicken and pork steak, beef ribs and pork with shrimp. Portugalia BBQ also serves salads and has a kids menu.
The friendliness project has moved to a new location at 4752 Mill Road in Emmaus. The project provides resources to children in foster care.
Full Circle Training Family Fitness opened at 4140 Sand Spring Road, Schnecksville. The center offers training for people regardless of how fit they are at the beginning. A lifelong fitness fan, Obe Roundtree started Full Circle after playing soccer for Allen High, the University of Pittsburgh, and semi-professional teams.
Hard work = great results is the theme of the center. Full Circle trains strength, speed, agility, flexibility and more.
Keystone running shop is open for business at 1042 Millcreek Road in Lower Macungie. The store offers in-store and virtual fitting for running shoes. Keystone is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cybersecurity company Berryville Holdings is now open at 863 E. Patterson St. in Lansford, Carbon County. The company hosted on Friday with the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp.
“This new location takes advantage of a talented region long overlooked by Big Tech and Corporate America,” said Berryville’s Facebook page.
The Saucon Valley Promenade Shops will soon have a new shoe store. The additional pair according to sole provisions will open in mid-November, with a big opening weekend on Saturday and Sunday 11-12. December.
The Extra Pair sells shoes for men, women and children. The 16 store chain has seven locations in Pennsylvania and sells online.
Ginza Sushi Japanese Restaurant opened in West Bethlehem. Ginza Sushi on 1903 W. Broad St. offers dinner and pick-up options. The menu includes starters: edamame, spring rolls, tempura vegetables and edamame, for example, as well as soups and salads. Main courses include filet mignon and tuna rolls, as well as sushi dinner combinations.
Ginza Sushi is open Monday through Thursday from 11:00 AM to 9:30 PM; Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.