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
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