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Retailer Opens First Carolina Site The Olive Tap, an Illinois-based extra virgin olive oil retailer, has opened its frst Carolina retail location, in Ballantyne Commons East Shopping Center. Olive Tap features a wide variety of gourmet olive oils, balsamic vinegars and other artisan products. Info: Pete Barnes at 980-237-3573. Pre-School Now Enrolling The Primrose School, a private preschool, is now open at 15933 Lancaster Highway. The school offers a curriculum for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, blending teacher- guided and child-initiated activities with a special emphasis on character development. Founded in 1982, Primrose Schools provide an educational child-care experience in more than 275 schools in 19 states. Info: Real Estate Firm Opens in Ballantyne Savvy + Co. Real Estate is now open in Ballantyne Village at 14825 Ballantyne Village Way. The second Charlotte offce of the frm features an open-concept, high- tech environment where clients can relax with a cup of coffee while negotiating a home sale or purchase. Details: 704-438-9800 or Village Adds Blow Dry Bar Salon 1890 Blow Dry Bar, a new concept in the area, is now open in Ballantyne Village. The salon offers quick hair and make-up services for individuals with busy schedules, including "touch up's" between appointments during the day, after working out or before meeting someone for dinner or cocktails. Info: 704-496-9412 or Baby Store Now In Promenade Gingersnap Baby is now open in the Promenade on Providence. The specialty baby gear and product store features healthy, safe and functional products for babies and parents. Featured lines include Nuna, Zoe organics and Under the Nile. Details: 704-845-0921 or New Sushi Spot Near Mall Sky Asian Bistro recently opened in Pineville across from Carolina Place Mall in the former site of Tony Roma's. The restaurant, which is open for lunch and dinner, features fresh hand- rolled sushi and dishes that include spicy basil Thai, red curry shrimp and Singapore rice noodles. The restaurant has a bar, sushi bar and private banquet room. Info: 980-237-6072, BALLANTYNE | wire SWEET CHARITIES Relay for Life Set for June The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ballantyne is Friday and Saturday, June 13-14, at the Morrison Family YMCA. The annual fundraising event involves teams that camp out at the Y track with the goal of keeping at least one team member on the track at all times during the night. Last year the event raised $30,000 above its goal, a total of $90,000. The goal this year is $100,000. To learn more or donate, call 704-553-5386 or visit Asian Bistro OPENINGS 24 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE SUMMER 2014 Ball Summer 14 - 1.indd 24 5/21/14 4:27 PM

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