Open for business:

•Sorella Salon & Spa: This salon just opened in December and offers a range of services, including styling to facials and spa treatments. 1220 10th Ave. N.E., or call (425) 392-9299.

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•Sorella Salon & Spa: This salon just opened in December and offers a range of services, including styling to facials and spa treatments. 1220 10th Ave. N.E., or call (425) 392-9299.

• Caffe Ladro: An upscale coffee shop with high ceilings and many lanterns. The shop gets its many baked good daily from the Caffe Ladro private bakery in Seattle. 1200 10th Ave. N.E., or call (425) 391-9300.

•Highlands Cleaners: The fifth shop of Hyong Kim and Young Kim. The shop also features a service to notify customers via e-mail when their cleaning is ready. 1024 N.E. Park Drive, or call (425) 996-0999.

•Occhio! Vision Care: This eye center opened on March 17 after expanding from a Sammamish location to the Highlands. The center provides eye exams, contact lens evaluations and medical eyecare. 1000 N.E. Park Drive, or call (425) 391-3222.

•Curves: Three women from the same family opened their first branch of the franchise in the Eastside on Mercer Island in 2002. They also have a gym in the Issaquah Commons. 1091 NE High Street, or call (425) 392-2330.

•Ricenroll: After coming up with the idea that you can put anything in a rice roll, including beef, pork and tempura, Joana Chong opened her own restaurant in 2002. This store is her fourth. 1052 Park Drive, or call (425) 369-8445.

•Marcela’s Mexican Grill: A casual dining restaurant with homemade sangria and margaritas. 1000 N.E. Park Drive, or call (425) 369-8900.

•Sip Wine Bar and Restaurant: This wine bar and restaurant combo opened in 2006. It has a 38-seat bar and the restaurant offers seating for 160. 1084 N.E. Park Drive.

•MK Ballet: Former Tokyo Ballet soloist Michiko Black just opened a dance studio in the Highlands, offering ballet as well as other forms of dance. 425-442-6520 or

•9 Bar Espresso and World Pies: This combo coffee shop and pizza shop offers selections from around the world including Formaggi Bianco, El Greco and falafel pizzas. 2525 N.E. Park Drive Suite A, or call (425) 392-6099.

•Le Chic Pet: At this pet store, you can bathe your pet with their equipment for $15. The cost includes all the necessities needed for bathing a pet, including a rubber apron and a tub that is geared for “no-kneel” bathing. 2525-B NE Park Drive, or call (425) 392-1147.

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