New & Emerging Businesses

Abbott & Angerer CPAs recently moved to a new location at 999 Diamond Ridge, inside the Fisher Ridge Building. Abbott & Angerer CPAs provides quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Their expertise ranges from tax preparation, payroll, and accounting services to more in-depth services such as financial statement compilations and financial planning. 

999 Diamond Ridge, Ste. 201

Encore Department Store has opened in its new location at 113 E. High St. Having postponed its opening due to COVID-19, the store is now selling antiques, specializing in mid-century modern furniture, art, and home décor.

113 E. High St.

Goodrich Quality Theatres has opened under new ownership, Mason Asset Management and Namdar Realty Group. The real estate partnership, which specializes in shopping malls, has purchased the majority of the circuit’s assets and partnered with theater operating company VIP Cinemas to take over 22 GQT locations, including 12 in Michigan, seven in Indiana, two in Missouri, and one in Illinois. Returning GQT locations will honor gift cards sold during its previous ownership as well as benefits from its GQT Rewards loyalty program. Revised safety plans for GQT cinemas will be posted on the circuit’s website prior to the scheduled re-openings.

3550 Country Club Dr.

Capital Region Medical Center has collaborated with MindWise Innovations to offer free, anonymous online health screenings in the community. The MindWise mental health screenings are completely free, anonymous, confidential, available to everyone, and designed to determine if the participant should connect with a behavioral health professional. Once the user completes the brief questionnaire, they will have access to their results, recommendations, and key resources.


Amanda Bunch has opened her new salon, Meraki Hair Salon, on Hyde Park Road. With more than 13 years of experience under her shear scissors, Bunch’s salon specializes in haircuts, coloring, highlights, and facial waxing, but also offers mentoring for hairstylists who wish to improve their craft. In the future, Amanda hopes to offer styling classes for clients and host vendor events.

2422 Hyde Park Rd., Ste. B

Capitol City Cork & Provisions has reopened as Capitol City Cork & Board, becoming Jefferson City’s only board game pub. The restaurant and bar now offers 150 games  in their game library in addition to beer, wine, cocktails, coffee, and food. For a small library fee, guests can play as many games as they’d like for as long as they want. Library fees are waived for children under 12 years old.

124 E. High St.

Haute Salon has moved to a new location at 3237 W. Truman Blvd. Ste. 200. After nearly 10 years at its downtown location, Haute Salon now has a space offering a much larger venue, more stylists, massage services, and free parking. Haute Salon will continue to offer their eco-friendly services and products.  

3237 W. Truman Blvd., Ste. 200 

Cajun Catfish House has reopened in what was previously Paulie B’s restaurant. The Cajun Catfish House closed its doors last year after 13 years in service. The restaurant has been reopened by Arianna Woods, who was a former employee at their original location in St. Martins. Although the restaurant will use the same recipes as it always has, there will also be some new additions to the menu.

829 Eastland Dr.
Facebook: @cajuncatfishhouse