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Several new businesses open in the Tri-Cities area

February 24th, 2007 10:36 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT - In the mood for a cup of soup or a deli sandwich?

Trackside Deli @ the Chamber featuring Max Max Coffee is a newly opened eatery and coffee house owned by Kimberly Patterson. The business is located inside the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce building on Main Street.

Trackside menu items include specialty sandwiches and wraps, coffee and coffee drinks, a large selection of fresh fruit smoothies and a variety of breakfast treats and in-between-meal snacks.

Dine in and carry out is available.

"Whether you are a visitor or tourist stopping in for driving directions, a regular downtown commuter on the way to or from work, or a community volunteer attending a chamber meeting, Trackside Deli has healthy portions that are easy to hold and delicious to satisfy your appetite," according to a release.

The owner Kimberly Patterson is an emergency room nurse at Holston Valley Medical Center. She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Trackside Deli is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Magnus Tire and Service

KINGSPORT - Magnus Tire and Service has opened in the former All American used car location downtown.

Matt Magnus, former manager of Expert Tire and Free Service Tire, and Vickie Magnus, former manager of Broad Street Barbecue downtown, have started the business.

"We will be offering tires, alignments, oil changes, brakes, suspension, and other minor vehicle repairs," the couple said in a new release.

The business is located at 701 E. Center St. next to Krispy Kreme. The phone number is (423) 245-9500.

"All-the-time specials" for most cars include an oil change for $19.99, lifetime front brake service for $59.99, and two- or four-wheel alignment for $29.99. All-the-time tire specials on all in-stock tires include 13- to 16-inch sizes for $37 to $65, with 35 sizes from which to choose. Prices include mounting, balancing, valve stems and all sales taxes. Tires offered include Michelin, Bridgestone, Goodyear, Cooper, Dayton, BFGoodrich, Firestone, Yokohama and Kumho, and most brands can be ordered.

"We look forward to serving you and building a trusting relationship," the couple said.

Aladdin's Cuisine and Broadway Cafe

KINGSPORT - Aladdin's Cuisine and Broadway Cafe, 246 Broad St., offers traditional Mediterranean and Persian food and belly dancing.

John Faiz opened the business last year near the corner of Broad and Center streets, next to his All Oriental Rug Gallery, which will mark its 20th anniversary in business this year.

The restaurant offers beef, chicken and lamb kabobs on skewers, meatballs and other authentic foods, Faiz said. It is open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday and for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Belly dancers normally perform Thursday, Friday and Saturday during dinner hours, but performances also can be scheduled for wedding receptions, birthday parties and meetings during lunch or dinner hours.

For more information, call (423) 246-4666.

Lynn Garden Consignment

KINGSPORT - The Lynn Garden Consignment Shop opened in December at 736 Lynn Garden Drive in the Parkway Plaza shopping center, next to Dollar General.

The business offers antiques, furniture, collectibles, clothing and other items, and it will sell items on consignment. It also will sell items for the public through eBay on the Internet.

The business is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. most Sundays. It's closed on Mondays. For more information, call (423) 288-1644 or e-mail

Johnson Controls, Inc.

JOHNSON CITY - Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) recently moved offices to 2898 Boones Creek Road in Johnson City and added Kathy Cox as customer-focus service sales representative in the Tri-Cities branch.

The new office combines the Building Efficiency Group (previously York International) and the Controls Group. The Tri-Cities branch currently has 54 employees servicing the area between Morristown, Tenn., and Radford, Va., along with parts of western North Carolina and southeastern Kentucky.

Cox is a 1992 graduate of Emory and Henry College with a bachelor's degree in economics. She has previous experience within the HVAC industry, along with sales and marketing experience.

Johnson Control, Inc. recently acquired York International to become a full-line service provider of control heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanical equipment as well as systems that control lighting, electrical, security and fire management in non-residential buildings. Services include complete mechanical, electrical, and plumbing maintenance.

The new office address is 2898 Boones Creek Road, Suite 100, Johnson City, Tenn., 37615. The phone number is 800-290-9675.

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