Druid City Living Business Happenings September 2019

Druid City Living always wants to recognize our great local businesses. To the new businesses - welcome to town! Remember: Shop local. 

Now Open/Coming Soon 

Dermatology Care of Alabama is now open in its new location (4960 Rice Mine Rd NE) in Tuscaloosa. They offer general dermatology services along with aesthetics, laser treatment, and CoolSculpting. (205) 759-1519; dermcarealabama.com 

HomeGoods will open its doors in Tuscaloosa (2600 McFarland Blvd E) on Sept. 8. The discount home furnishing store boasts hundreds of locations throughout the U.S. and an endlessly changing selection of items at significant savings. (205) 759-2546; HomeGoods.com. 

King’s Kitchen recently opened its doors in Tuscaloosa (501 Hargrove Road E Suite A1). The restaurant serves daily plate specials with a meat and up to three sides, cornbread, desserts and more. (205) 409-8919 

Residence Inn by Marriott opened in Tuscaloosa (211 Rice Mine Rd) in August. The hotel features 111 suites, a fitness center and indoor swimming pool, a business library, a complementary shuttle for guests and 550 square feet of meeting space for functions. (205) 548-1010; marriott.com 

Royal Furniture is now open in Tuscaloosa. The Memphis-based independent furniture retailer, founded in 1946, is located in the former K-Mart shopping center on Skyland Blvd. (635 Skyland Blvd). (205) 771-6250; royalfurniture.com.  

Spirit Halloween opened its doors in mid-August in Tuscaloosa (900 Skyland Blvd E Unit 1A). The specialty retail store carries Halloween costumes for all ages and a full selection of décor and Halloween party goods. spirithalloween.com 

Stretch Zone is now open in Riverfront Village in Tuscaloosa (2370 Jack Warner Pkwy A-105) across from Hotel Indigo. The stretch-based fitness studio features practitioner-assisted stretching to help increase mobility and flexibility while reducing stiffness and soreness. (205) 526-4030; stretchzone.com 

News and Happenings 

German auto parts supplier Brose Tuscaloosa recently completed a $14 million expansion at its plant in Vance.  The 80,000-square-foot expansion includes additional production space at the plant, which began production in 2004.   

DCL Occupational Medicine has moved to new offices. The practice, which was in Medical Tower 1 on the campus of DCH Regional Medical Center, is now located at 1120 Ruby Tyler Parkway in Tuscaloosa. With the move, DCH Occupational Medicine will change its operating hours to Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for injury treatment and scheduled appointments.  

The Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center is treating cancer patients using a new linear accelerator. The TrueBeam system from Varian Medical Systems delivers highly precise image-guided radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer by using “intelligent” automation and high-dose delivery rates that help reduce treatment time. 

Local business UGO – Convenience Delivery is the recipient of the Alabama Retail Association’s Emerging Retailer of the Year.  The mobile app delivers convenience store items to residents in Tuscaloosa.  In addition, Anders Hardware will be honored at the luncheon as one of three Alabama retailers with 100 or more years in business. Anders opened its doors in Northport in 1909. 




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