Ashland residents George and Susan Orrego will open a new business called Yogurt Hut in early May at 140 Lithia Way. Yogurt Hut customers will serve themselves, choosing from 10 different frozen yogurt flavors, adding toppings and paying by the ounce. The yogurt shop will have a tropical feel, the Orrego's said.
T's Restaurant & Bar, at 303 E Main St., will reopen next week under new ownership. The restaurant was recently sold to Marc Rosewood, co-owner of Pangea, and Julie O'Dwyer. Rosewood and O'Dwyer plan to offer mostly tapas, or small plates, and cocktails, Rosewood said. Depending on the night of the week, the fine-dining restaurant will be open until as late as 2 a.m., he said.
The Rogue Valley Initiative for a Vital Economy is offering a monthly Business Peer Discussion Group for people who have owned businesses for at least one year. The first meeting of the THRIVE group will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 28 at the Woolworth building in Medford. The schedule for future meetings will be set at then. To register or for more information call 201-3093 or log on to www.thriveoregon.org/enterprise.htm.
— By Hannah Guzik
If you know of any Ashland businesses that have just opened or closed, contact staff writer Hannah Guzik at 482-3456 ext. 226 or email@example.com.