Saturday, May 11, 2013
Do you know where to get decorations with your school's colors? Specialty cakes? Signs for the yard?
Graduation season is quickly approaching, and parents of high school seniors are already planning special parties to celebrate. Local bakeries, party stores and other businesses offer school-color cakes, signs announcing the graduation, balloons and sometimes novelties, such as a multi-serving sandwich baked into the shape of the school mascot. Eat'n Park has gotten into the act via SmileyCookie.com. The restaurant chain's famous sugar cookies can be ordered online decked out in Chartiers Valley Colts colors. So, tell us in the comments box below: Where have you found specialty graduation food or party supplies for your Colt? Or, if you have an idea to help make another parent's planning a bit easier, share your tips here! Like the …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
This is a heart-warming story about how a widow from South Fayette found comfort from the staff at the Eat'n Park in Kirwan Heights. Sue McDade and her late husband, Jim, spent years there making friends and "clowning around" with the staff and customers.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Tuesday, February 5
Sue McDade and her husband, Jim, loved coming to the Eat’n Park in Kirwan Heights, where they would clown around, perform magic or play kazoos for the customers and staff. The South Fayette couple had been married 19 years and was friends with practically every worker on the wait staff and many customers. “We knew everybody and everybody knew us,” Sue McDade said. “We would clown and do magic. The people here are so loving and caring. We just loved everybody and the staff.” So when Jim McDade died on Dec. 21, 2011 following complications from a stroke, Sue knew there was only one place she could go after leaving the Pittsburgh area hospital. “I was so confused,” she recounted. The look on her face when she entered the Eat’n Park restaurant…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Eat'n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies today in honor of the Pittsburgh Penguins home opener at Consol Energy Center.
Eat’n Park is giving guests something to smile about Wednesday—especially if they’re wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear. To celebrate the delayed start of the National Hockey League season, Eat’n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies to anyone wearing Pens gear to the restaurants on Wednesdayto celebrate the home opener. Wednesday also is the first home game of the season for the 2-0 Pens. To qualify for the free black and gold Smiley Cookie, made especially for the 2013 hockey season, any form of Penguins attire is acceptable. The Smiley Cookie promotion lasts all day on Wednesday at all area Eat’n Park locations, including the Kirwan Heights location on Washington Pike. Are you excited the Pens are back on the ice? Are you planning to …
Friday, December 28, 2012
All-time high amount benefits Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, other children's hospitals.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Zandy Dudiak
Friday, December 28, 2012
Eat’n Park Hospitality Group team members and guests have raised a record total of $421,645 for children’s hospitals and charities across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia during the company’s 34th annual Caring for Kids Campaign. The grand total is an increase of more than 2 percent over the 2011 campaign and is the highest total ever raised in the history of the Caring for Kids Campaign, exceeding the previous record set in 2011 by more than $8,200. A major contribution to the campaign’s total was $154,000 generated by this year’s in-store Ford raffle, shattering previous records of money raised and tickets sold for this fundraiser. Since its inception in 1979, Eat’n Park Hospitality Group’s Caring for Kids Campaign has raised more …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Guests can purchase a $2 raffle ticket at any Eat’n Park restaurant, including the one in Kirwan Heights, for a chance to win a new 2013 Ford Escape.
Just a few weeks remain in the 34th annual Eat’n Park Caring for Kids Campaign to raise funds for children’s hospitals throughout the region. Through Dec. 18, guests can purchase a $2 raffle ticket at any Eat’n Park restaurant, including the one in Kirwan Heights, for the chance to win a new 2013 Ford Escape. The goal is to top last year’s record-breaking raffle ticket sales, which totaled more than $140,000 in donations. New 2013 Ford Escape SE 4WD vehicles, provided by the Neighborhood Ford Store, are parked at Eat’n Park restaurants to help promote the campaign and remind guests to purchase their raffle tickets. A patient at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh will draw one lucky raffle ticket on Dec. 19. The Neighborhood Ford Store is …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The scam artists targeted the Eat’n Park restaurant in Kirwan Heights and stole $100.
A pair of “quick change” scam artists targeted the Eat’n Park restaurant in Kirwan Heights last week and apparently have hit several other places along the Interstate 79 corridor. Collier police said two black men, one in his 60s and the other in his early 50s, went to the restaurant near the former Kirwan Heights interstate exit on Aug. 2 and stole about $100. Police said one man spoke to restaurant workers while the other was able to take money from the cash register. Investigators did not elaborate on how the scam worked. Police said the one man was about 5-foot, 5-inches tall and weighed about 160 pounds. The other man was wearing a white fedora hat during the heist. Police said they left the restaurant driving a green Jeep sport-…
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Eat’n Park is offering a deal for moviegoers to bring in their tickets stubs to receive $2 off their orders.
Looking for a nice date that includes dinner and a movie? Or how about a movie and then dinner instead? Eat’n Park is offering a deal for moviegoers to bring in their tickets stubs to receive $2 off their orders from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The “$2 Off Movie Nights” promotion will run from July until the end of summer and is available at all area Eat’n Park locations, including the restaurant along Washington Pike in Kirwan Heights. “It’s a great way to extend a fun evening with friends or family as well as enjoy great food at a great value,” said Kevin O’Connell, who is Eat’n Park’s senior vice president of marketing. Customers are asked to bring the movie ticket into the restaurant and purchase at least $5 of anything on the menu. Varying …
Sunday, January 8, 2012
The grand total is the highest in the 33-year history of the Caring for Kids Campaign.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Eat’n Park Hospitality Group team members and guests have raised $413,371 for children’s hospitals and charities across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia during the company’s 33rd annual Caring for Kids Campaign. The grand total is an increase of more than 21 percent during the 2010 campaign and is the highest total ever raised in the history of the Caring for Kids Campaign—exceeding the previous record set in 2006 by more than $51,000. Since its inception in 1979, the Caring for Kids Campaign has now raised more than $8 million. The money donated at Eat’n Park Restaurants and Parkhurst locations benefits children’s hospitals in local communities. In Pittsburgh, the Caring for Kids Campaign also shattered a record for the Free Care …