Change of scenery

Heroes Martial Arts is settling into a new location at 450 S. First St., across the street from its previous location.  Improvements include two rooms of mats, showers, separate changing rooms, a kitchen, air conditioning and owner Alan “Gumby” Marques gets his own office.  The waiting area is smaller, but Marques encourages students waiting for their class to visit neighboring SoFA businesses.

 “While our world-famous competition team gears up for another season, Heroes also welcomes students new to the art with our fundamentals program and our growing kids program,” Marques said.  Class information is at