It's hot, hot, hot... no, not just the weather, but for new businesses.
At least three are opening this weekend.
The Sports Authority sporting goods store is opening 8 a.m., Saturday, at the Northridge Fashion Center, 9301 Tampa Ave, Northridge, in the former Border's location. The first 250 customers will win Mystery Bucks (valued up to $500), $100 gift cards will be given away every hour from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and shoppers are invited to register for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree.
Sports Authority shoppers can meet:
- Pro Hockey Defenseman Alec Martinez at 10:30 a.m.
- Former Dodgers Infielder Steve Garvey at 1 p.m.
Regular store hours are Monday-Saturday - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday - 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
HomeGoods, an off-price store dedicated to home fashions, will open a new store in Granada Hills 8 a.m., Sunday. The 25,000 square-foot store is located at Granada Village, 10813 Zelzah Ave. at Chatsworth Street. On grand opening day, the first 250 shoppers will receive a free reusable HomeGoods shopping bag.
Regular store hours are Monday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Special grand opening day hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
And Studio Dyad at 8965 Reseda Blvd., in Northridge Village, is having a grand opening event celebrating The Art Of Style from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Studio Dyad will be featuring beauty items, demos, discounts, and free swag bags.