CATHY SPAULDING/Muskogee Phoenix
Contractors do masonry and other exterior work Wednesday on a Tropical Smoothie Cafe. The business could open around mid-November at 1102 W. Shawnee Bypass, said franchise owner and manager Dalton Rhoden. He said he expects to hire 25-30 employees. The restaurant will offer smoothies, quesadillas, sandwiches, wraps and salads. Rhoden said he frequented the restaurants in Oklahoma City while he attended Oklahoma Baptist University.