Sales taxes are up almost 20% in the city of Osage Beach.
Mayor Penny Lyons says the most recent numbers show considerable growth over 2010.
The mayor says businesses along the parkway on the eastern end of the expressway are seeing increased sales.
The Cracker Barrel will be on the land formerly occupied by Casa Bonita across from Applebee’s.
Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend sales will be shown in January’s numbers.