New businesses, new owners, new names dot Carlynton landscape
Union Home Mortgage Corp. has opened an office at 900 Washington Ave., Carnegie.
The company also has offices in Wexford, Upper St. Clair, Monroeville and Franklin Park.
It is a full-service mortgage banking company, based out of Strongsville, Ohio, and in operation for 44 years.
Call 412-275-5730 for an appointment.
Jennifer Clark and Dorothy Vaccarello are the new owners of CRATE, 1960 Greentree Road, Green Tree.
The kitchenware store and cooking school was the perfect purchase for this daughter-mother team who have backgrounds in accounting and event planning, along with a passion for food and cooking.
They are continuing to offer a wide range of cooking classes for all levels, beginners to experienced, and are expanding their class offerings for children. Classes have different themes and can be hands-on or demonstration. The store handles private events for corporate team building, birthday parties, and bridal showers.
Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday, and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The spring-summer cooking class schedule is now online at www.craftecook.com, or call 412-341-5700 for more information.
Clover Hill Foods, 3115 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, has been renamed Clover Mountain Foods.
The business began in 1973 by the Virgi family as Clover Hill Dairy Products, selling eggs as they made their rounds to local grocers. Over time, they expanded their product line to include deli cheeses and meats, selling to supermarkets and sandwich shops.
The company held its first food show in 1991 and was acquired by Behrhorst and Crawford in 1994.
They stock more than 6,000 different items — dry, refrigerated and frozen — and now serve more than 2,000 customer locations in 13 states as a regional leader in food distribution. Call 412-257-1700 or visit www.clovermountain.com for more information.
Tennis Town, 1597 Washington Pike, Collier Town Square (next to Starbucks), Collier Township, has been renamed Athlete's Closet. Besides tennis clothing and equipment, the store now offers a full line of running and swimming gear for men, women and children.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Call 412-200-2920 for details.
Adar & Mimi is an online boutique run by the mother-daughter team of Darlene Kalimon of Ingram and Mimi Exler of Bridgeville. Darlene is the former owner of Elegant Accents in the South Hills.
Mimi, with a bachelor's degree in technical theatre from West Virginia University, spent 13 years on the road doing lighting and production for tours such as Stars on Ice, Shania Twain and Bruce Springsteen.
At first, they started making purses, then expanded to tutus, dresses, fairy wands, fancy headpieces, embroidered onesies, and T-shirts, all handmade. They offer sizes NB-6T but can custom make something in any size or color. They have a boys' line of neck ties, ball caps, and bags that hold Matchbox cars.
Last week, they sponsored a booth at the Pittsburgh Arts and Crafts Spring Fever Festival at the Monroeville Convention Center and will have booths in New York City in June at the American Crafts Festival, the Country Living Magazine's Fair in Ohio in September, and at Christmas in the Woods in Columbiana, Ohio, in October.
Visit www.adarandmimi.com for more information.
Other new local business incorporations as compiled from recent state filings include:
• Town Sugarland, 11 Parkway Center, Ste. 300, Green Tree; real estate investment.
• Brico Capital, 2118 Swallow Hill Road, Green Tree; real estate investment.
• Ilisiu Services, 13222 Clubhouse Road, Presto; personal transportation drivers.
• Eccentricity, 103 Chestnut St., Carnegie; interior design.
• Zachary Kitchen Enterprises, 200 Cedar Ridge Drive, No. 204, Crafton; administrative support.
• Lotenero Art + Design, 33 Linshaw Ave., Crafton; custom construction.
• Mina Rose Beauty, 991 Ridge Road, Bridgeville; beauty services.
• CAS, 287 Oakville Drive, Green Tree; transportation services.
Charlotte Smith is a contributing writer for Trib Total Media and can be reached at 724-693-9441 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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