Jillian's closes. Longstanding Columbia bar and restaurant Jillian's is closed. The owners blamed the closing on lost revenue from the floods, but honestly, increased competition is probably more likely to blame. A vacant Jillian's is a massive space in the Vista that is now open to redevelopment. Cola Daily reports "something" is already in the works to replace it.
Famous Toastery. Columbia could always use more breakfast/brunch spots. And one is on the way for Assembly Street. Famous Toastery is slated to take over a section of the old Moe Levy's.