Category Archives: Bristol Square

Integrity Chiropractic Center to open at Bristol Square in Derby

WICHITA — Just as the new driver’s license bureau is opening at Bristol Square in Derby, another new tenant has signed a lease at the shopping center at Madison and Rock Road.

“It’s pretty good visibility,” chiropractor Ross Rawlins says of opening Integrity Chiropractic Center there early next month.

“I came back to Derby because this is actually where I grew up, and it’s just a really great place to raise a family.”

Rawlins and his wife are expecting their first child.

After graduating in 2011, Rawlins says he wasn’t sure where he wanted to practice. He wound up in Texas.

“Working in Texas made me kind of realize I wanted to go back to Kansas,” Rawlins says.

“I like a simple community,” he says. “I like to be able to go to the grocery store and know somebody there.”

Rawlins is calling his clinic Integrity Chiropractic Center in part after the integrity of the spine but also because of the kind of business he wants to run.

“I know a lot of people in town, and I wanted to kind of help serve them.”

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Second Sedgwick County drivers license bureau to open in Bristol Square in Derby

WICHITA — The state has decided on a second drivers license bureau for Sedgwick County. As many had hoped, it will be in Derby.

“It is the first time that Sedgwick County will have had more than one drivers licensing bureau … in a decade,” says spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda.

The bureau will be in 4,500 square feet at the Bristol Square shopping center at Madison and Rock Road.

The last time the county had a second bureau, it was in the Parklane Shopping Center at Lincoln and Oliver. Koranda says she’s not sure why that one closed.

“I can’t speak to that because it was a prior administration,” she says. “Since then, there’s only been one.”

Koranda says the new bureau will open this fall to accommodate a growing population, particularly in that area.

The state is adding staff for that office and for the bureau in Andover, which Koranda says is another growing area.

The new Derby bureau will be similar to the existing one at the Twin Lakes shopping center and handle new licenses and renewals, driver testing and concealed-carry licenses.

Bradley Tidemann with J.P. Weigand & Sons handled the deal for the Bristol Square space.

Precious Debut 4D Ultrasound to open at Bristol Square Shopping Center

WICHITA — Precious Debut 4D Ultrasound will make its debut in the Bristol Square Shopping Center in Derby next week.

The business will cater to pregnant women in 1,600 square feet at the center, which is at the northeast corner of Madison and Rock Road.

Tammy Dvorak and Shelly White, who have 30 years of ultrasound experience between them, are partners in the business.

Dvorak says 4D ultrasound is basically 3D with motion. She and White prefer that expectant mothers have permission from their doctors before getting these elective ultrasounds.

“This is more for … fun,” Dvorak says. “Kind of bond the family together.”

The business will be available for baby parties. Dvorak says she hasn’t had final word from the fire marshal yet, but she thinks the space may be able to hold up to 50 people.

Cristi Howell of J.P. Weigand & Sons handled the lease.

Precious Debut also will offer diagnostic ultrasound with a doctor’s order and offer a variety of general health screening services.

Dvorak says she and White hope to open on Monday.

Powell Jewelry to close in Derby to focus attention on NewMarket Square store

WICHITA — Another NewMarket Square business is making some changes.

Daniel Hernandez of Powell Jewelry says he wants to focus solely on his NewMarket store, so he’s closing his Derby store.

“We just think if we can capitalize on what’s already here, we’ll be in better shape than trying . . . to split the attention between two stores,” he says.

The Derby store, which is at the Bristol Square shopping center, will close at the end of this month at the latest. Hernandez says the sale is going well, so the store may close earlier.

He says there’s “nothing wrong with Derby. Derby’s a great location. Good store.”

Volume was flat there, though, and Hernandez figures he may as well cut the double expenses.

Currently, the NewMarket Powell Jewelry is in 1,200 square feet. Hernandez says in the future he might prefer to expand to about 2,200 square feet.

“We’re not sure if there’s even a possibility there, but we’d like to,” he says. “There’s just so much growth in the area.”