The first retail business in the former Patrick Henry Hotel is preparing to hold a grand opening ceremony later this month, but as many downtown residents and workers already know, it’s already open inside the landmark building. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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Meantime, workers are busy next door at “First and Sixth”, a restaurant set to open in coming weeks. As for The Patrick Henry itself, its web site says all apartments are now leased.

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