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Businesses Say Hello, Goodbye in Manhattan Beach

Sep 07, 2016 11:20AM ● Published by Jeanne Fratello

Fall is marking a transitional time in Manhattan Beach, as several longtime and favorite businesses are departing and new operations are moving in. Who's coming and who's going? By region of the city, here are some of the latest "hellos" and "goodbyes":

In Downtown Manhattan Beach:

SunLife Organics opened in July in the former space occupied by Nekter in Metlox.

Hush Salon has opened their newest salon on Manhattan Ave. in the old Manhattan Beauty space.

Spyder Surf opened in July after transforming the former Fun Buns and Michael Stars space.

Shark's Cove will be closing after football season. It is slated to become a new upscale Mexican restaurant, Palmilla, a companion to a sister restaurant in Hermosa Beach. Note: Shark's Cove will be holding a party for all of its loyal customers on Wednesday, September 7 with "Happy Hour All Day Long" and live bands starting at 5:00 p.m.

Honeybelle (next to Peet’s on Manhattan Beach Blvd.) is closing by the end of the year, although they are currently running a $10 sale for every item. A new tenant has not yet been announced.

True Religion in Metlox will close by the end of September. The parent company - headquartered in Manhattan Beach - is closing several stores and moving towards more of a distribution model. A new tenant has not yet been named.

ShoreFit
 on Manhattan Ave closed on August 1. The new tenant has not yet been announced.

Fringe on Highland Ave. is closing by the end of September. They are consolidating back to their original store in the Riviera Village. The new tenant has not yet been announced.

Bonaventura Gelato Lounge is re-opening (albeit with the same owners) under a new name: Gelato and Angels. They'll be having a grand re-opening party on Saturday, September 10. 

In North Manhattan (El Porto):

Hot 8 Yoga opened in the former Barre 105 space on Highland Avenue.

Lola V Nail and Dry Bar has opened in an expanded Highland Avenue space formerly held by the Nail Center.

Marine Street Café is leaving and a French cafe will be taking its place.

In East Manhattan/Manhattan Village:

Doma Kitchen will be leaving Manhattan Beach on September 11 and relocating to a larger space in Marina Del Rey. The restaurant will open at Marina Marketplace at 4325 Glencoe Ave #8 in Marina del Rey at a future date to be announced.  "It is a bitter sweet goodbye, as we love our South Bay community, but we know those who love Doma, will visit us in Marina del Rey.” said owner Angie Corrente. A new tenant for the Manhattan Village space has not yet been named.

Exer Urgent Care is expected to open within the next few months on Sepulveda Blvd. across from the Manhattan Village Mall. It will fill the longtime location of White and Day Mortuary.

Healthy Spot, a pet store focused on organic and eco-friendly products for dogs, opened this summer on South Sepulveda Blvd. in the former Under the Sea indoor childrens' playground location.



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