We've been waiting for an answer about what would take the place of the old Peking Chinese Restaurant at the corner of North Street and Austin Street for a few months now. Would it be a new restaurant that we didn't currently have in Nacogdoches? Would it be a new location for an existing Nacogdoches restaurant? Would it be another donut shop?

Basically, all of the speculation that I made, and that I heard others in the community make, revolved around it being some sort of restaurant. Then, today, a buddy of mine snapped a picture of this sign as he was stopped at the intersection. I can honestly say that this was not on my radar, as far as guesses for what would move in.

This is what he sent me:

Kory Blandford
Kory Blandford

"Tidal Wave Auto Spa Express Car Wash Coming Soon".

Again, not something that I was even considering going in there. So, I decided to dig a little bit. I went to the Tidal Wave Auto Spa website, and looked at the future locations. Sure enough, there it was:

Nacogdoches, TX - 3103 North St. Nacogdoches, TX 75961

And yes, that is the exact location of the former Peking Chinese Restaurant. So, now we have our answer. And, I will say, this isn't something that blows me away with excitement. However, it is something new. And, it is a brand new business that Nacogdoches hasn't had before, which is good.

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