Biz buzz:
2 grand openings scheduled

       After a “soft” opening in December, Thunder & Buttons II plans a Grand Opening Weekend Jan 14-15, including a toga party the 14th and live music all weekend. The restaurant/bar at 2415 W. Colorado Ave. is owned by Barbara Walker. The phone is 447-9888.
      
       The grand opening of Westside Custom Cycles, 2410 W. Vermijo Ave., is scheduled Saturday, Jan. 8 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with hot dogs and drinks from Western Omelette restaurant being offered from noon to 2 p.m. Westside Custom Cycles, owned by Rich Tullis, offers motorcycle parts and accessories and some bikes on consignment. The phone number is 328-9026.
      
       Tommy Van is the new owner of the nail-tech business at 3109 W. Colorado Ave. The business has been renamed O.PI Nails The business was formerly called Tony's Nails. Van has been a nail technician for 12 years. The phone is 632-2331.
      
       The first local franchise of It's a Grind Coffee House is nearing an opening at the Grand View Marketplace shopping center, Fillmore Street and Centennial Boulevard.

Do you have any news about your business? Call the Westside Pioneer at 471-6776.