SLO County gyms, retail, entertainment businesses open in 2021

Andrew M. Santos

It’s been a challenging year for businesses in San Luis Obispo County, as the local economy struggles to recover from a supply chain crisis and pandemic-related shortages and closures.

That hasn’t stopped some intrepid entrepreneurs from opening their doors for the first time.

Here are some of the businesses that opened in the county in 2021, from beauty salons and gyms to a mission-driven boutique and discount stores.

Entertainment businesses that opened in 2021

Battle Axe, San Luis Obispo

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Shelley Stuckey is one of the owners of Battle Axe, a target axe throwing business that opened on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo. David Middlecamp [email protected]

Wake up your inner lumberjack at Battle Axe, a new indoor axe throwing company that opened in downtown San Luis Obispo in June.

The Stuckey family, who owns Battle Axe, said they planned on opening the entertainment spot before the pandemic, but COVID-19 stalled

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