February 8, 1997 in Washington Voices

New Owner Gives Luigi’s New Name But Staff Will Remain At Giovanni’s

By The Spokesman-Review

The Valley’s Luigi’s Italian Restaurant now has a new name: Giovanni’s.

Owner John Guarisco, who was formerly in partnership with the owners of the downtown Luigi’s, recently bought the restaurant at 329 S. Dishman-Mica Road from Marty Hogberg and Matt Pettit and changed its name.

Customers will notice a different decor and a new menu featuring Guarisco family recipes. Giovanni’s also will have a late-night and a lounge menu.

The staff of 33 will remain the same.

Lunch prices range from $4.95 to $7.95 and dinner prices range from $7.95 to $12.50. Entertainment Book coupons will be accepted.

Hours are Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Friday and Saturday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Salon celebrates grand opening

Ambiance Hair and Nails Salon is celebrating its grand opening today from noon to 5 p.m.

There will be door prizes and free paraffin hand treatments for all who attend, said Kathy Bishop, who owns the salon with her husband, John.

The salon at 13127 E. Sprague offers hair and nail services as well as waxing and massage therapy. A free head massage comes with every haircut.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Businesses work together

Two Valley residents recently opened companion businesses.

Chuck Dyko, owner of Creative by Design, and Deb Blahuczyn, owner of Studio B Too! work together to provide custom framing at 25 S. Blake, Suite 4.

Dyko makes the frames and Blahuczyn creates the mats for the art or memorabilia belonging to customers, Dyko said.

The duo opened their businesses Jan. 2. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

Merry Maids and more

ServiceMaster by Merry Maids will open Feb. 10 at 14109 E. Sprague.

Valley resident Rod Schneidmiller owns the business, which will provide carpet and upholstery cleaning packages for homeowners and managers of small businesses. ServiceMaster also does disaster restoration services, such as smoke, soot and odor removal, as well as water damage restoration.

While Schneidmiller has owned and operated the Valley’s Merry Maids for four years, he felt he could add more quality and value to his existing clients by offering the ServiceMaster services.

ServiceMaster serves more than 6 million customers in the United States and in 30 countries.

, DataTimes

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