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PRELIMINARY OPENINGS AND CLOSURES
– All-you-can-eat Korean barbecue is on the way, with 88 K-Pot opening possibly in December near the Wine & Spirits store in Bethlehem Square Mall.
– An Air Products joint venture in Saudi Arabia has acquired an industrial gas business for an undisclosed price. Abdullah Hashim Industrial Gases & Equipment acquires Khafrah Industrial Gases from Paris-based Air Liquide SA
– Anatolian Kitchen is still closed for renovations, according to the sign on Taylor Court, Bethlehem, business.
– After 36 years, the owners of Cavaluzzo’s Pasta, Steaks & Subs in Emmaus are retiring and the restaurant will close.
– The high-tech conglomerate formerly known as II-VI (pronounced “two-six”) has taken the name of the company it acquired, Coherent Corp.
– The Palmer Township Board of Supervisors approved a conditional use application for four industrial buildings known as 33 First Park on Tatami Road between Newlins Mill and Quarry roads.
– Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers, a Florida-based chain, plans to open three physical therapy clinics within two years in the Lehigh Valley.
– Radish Republic, a specialty grocery store on North Seventh Street in Allentown, is closing after three years.
– The Palmer Township Zoning Hearing Board has decided to uphold a cease-and-desist order for The Reserve at Palmer Pointe apartments, which township officials say were built against designs submitted six years ago.
– Payment processing company Shift4Payments Inc. of Allentown introduced SkyTab POS, a point-of-sale system for restaurants.
– The Bethlehem Planning Commission has approved three separate “mixed-use” buildings for South Bethlehem: on East Fourth Street, South New Street and West Fourth Street.
– Transform Rehabilitation’s physical therapy clinics in Allentown, New Tripoli and Whitehall are now part of Upstream, which owns or operates more than 1,200 locations in the U.S.
– The Lehigh Valley’s newest Wawa has opened on the east side of Nazareth Pike/Route 191, just south of the Nazareth area.
– The DoubleTree Hotel has expanded private jet service departing from Reading Regional Airport.
– The nonprofit Kutztown Community Partnership has discussed buying the shuttered Strand Theater to continue its tradition, but KCP will need grants and donations to continue operations.
– A man drove into the Budd Lake Bagel & Deli II in Hackettstown, New Jersey Sunday night while intoxicated, causing the store to close indefinitely, police said.