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Two midtown Memphis businesses announce closures

Belly Acres and Outdoors Inc. announced they are closing their midtown stores to focus on other locations.

MEMPHIS, Tenn — Two midtown Memphis businesses have announced they are packing up shop.

Outdoors Inc. posted on Facebook that after 35 years, their store on Union Ave. will close to focus on the Poplar Ave. location and website sales. They announced a liquidation sale at the Union Ave. store.

“Midtown has been our home for more than 35 years, and we are grateful for the memories and relationships we’ve built. We want to assure you that our commitment to serving your outdoor needs remains unwavering. We can’t wait to welcome you at our Poplar Avenue store, where new adventures await,” said the statement. 

Dear friends and loyal customers, It is with a heart full of gratitude that we bid farewell to our Midtown location on...

Posted by Outdoors Inc. on Monday, September 18, 2023

Meanwhile, Belly Acres, posted to its Facebook page that the restaurant in Overton Square is “closed until further notice.” The posting asks people to visit the Regalia location on Poplar Ave.

When asked what happened in the comments to the posting, Belly Acres responded with only, “We have decided to close the Midtown location due to staffing, safety concerns, and the decline of patrons visiting our Overton Square.” 

Our Midtown location will be CLOSED until further notice. Please visit our Regalia location instead - 6130 Poplar Ave. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you soon!

Posted by Belly Acres - Midtown on Monday, September 18, 2023

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