Posts tagged restaurant

New owner buys former Wagner’s Bar & Grille

   November 15, 2013 7:11 am    0

Wagner’s Bar & Grille, which closed a week ago after a 13-year run, will reopen Wednesday under a new name and new ownership. Erie native and longtime businessman Bruce Hoffman said he expects to close today on the purchase of the property and the liquor license from previous owner Bill Wagner. Hoffman, who said he’s…


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Patrick’s Restaurant closes its doors

   September 16, 2013 11:28 am    0

Another locally owned Erie restaurant has closed its doors. This time it was Patrick’s Family Restaurant, which opened 25 years ago this summer at 4041 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek Township. Owners Patrick and Marilyn Short, who met at what is now Mercyhurst University, were busy cleaning up today after closing the doors Sunday evening. The couple…


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Applebee’s on W. 12th reopens this afternoon

   April 25, 2013 12:28 pm    0

It wasn’t quite “Restaurant Impossible” fast, but the restoration of Applebee’s on West 12th Street was plenty fast. Four days after the restaurant closed its doors Sunday, it is set to reopen at 4 p.m. today with a new look and new food and drink selections. The restoration is part of a broader effort by…


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New restaurant opens in Erie at former Pio’s location

   April 25, 2012 7:43 am    0

Two years after Pio’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria closed its doors, the smell of pizza is once again wafting from the building at 813 East Ave. This time, however, those smells are coming from Empire 13 Pizza, a father-and-son business owned by Halid and Amar Jasarevic, who came to the United States from Bosnia in…


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Chipotle coming to Summit

   May 6, 2010 7:54 am    0

The former Bruster’s Ice Cream location on Peach Street will soon be home to a new Chipotle Mexican Grill. Nancy Augustine, zoning administrator for Summit Township, said that MGD Associates has received a building permit to build a 70-seat restaurant at 6611 Peach St. Chipotle, the name for a smoked jalapeño pepper, is also the…


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