Friday, May 3, 2013
Drivers should expect delays and allow extra time.
Work to improve Washington Road (Route 19/3069) in Mt. Lebanon will continue this weekend, May 3-6, weather permitting. Single-lane closures will occur from 6 p.m. on Friday through 6 a.m. on Monday on Washington Road between Connor/Gilkeson (Route 3038) roads and Cochran Road. One lane will remain open in each direction. Single-lane closures will occur northbound on Washington Road from Cochran Road to Alfred Street from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday. Crews will be conducting concrete base repairs. Motorists are advised to use caution and be aware of changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area. Expect delays and allow extra time. The $5.56 million project includes milling and resurfacing, guiderail, minor drainage, curbs, …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Construction crews are making big progress on The Fresh Market grocery store planed for Route 19 in Mt. Lebanon.
Construction crews are making big progress on The Fresh Market grocery store planed for the corner of Washington and Connor roads 19 in Mt. Lebanon. The building’s structure is up and crews are now working to finishing the exterior. Demolition crews razed the old Roth Carpet in January to make way for the new grocery store. The Fresh Market grocery store offers “an old-style butcher shop and fish market, bakery, produce and floral stands.” A company spokeswoman said a lease has been signed for the location, but an opening date still is unknown. According to The Fresh Market website, the store would convey an atmosphere of an old world European market with an old-style butcher shop and fish market, bakery, produce and floral stands, and …
Friday, March 29, 2013
The Bikram Yoga, which has numerous hot yoga franchises around the country, will be the first one in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.
A Bikram Yoga is planned for Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon. The hot yoga center, which has numerous franchise locations around the country, will be the first one in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Ignacio Filippini, who lives in Peters Township and plans to move to Mt. Lebanon, said he hopes to open his new business in June. After graduating from the Bikram Yoga College of India a few years ago, he’s worked full-time as a yoga instructor at 15 studios in the United States and Canada. He hopes to pass on what he’s learned to people of all fitness levels. “They taught me how to work with people of all different physical and mental abilities and how to optimize the Bikram practice for each individual’s specific needs,” Filippini said of his …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The new Target opened at the South Hills Village Mall and Patch got a sneak peek of the store! Click on the story to check out a photo slideshow and short video of the grand opening Tuesday!
Upper St. Clair and Bethel Park officials joined employees and VIGs (Very Important Guests) in celebrating the opening of the new South Hills Village Target Tuesday night. "The overall area is going to benefit from this," said Bob Orchowski, president of the Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners. "I'm certain Target's going to be a great addition. Thank you and welcome." The new Target is one step below a Super Target. It includes a Starbucks and a grocery area with fresh produce. The store's "soft opening" to the public is on March 6. Its grand opening is March 10. The store is on the first floor of the former Boscov's, a building that remained vacant for years. Along with Orchowski, Bethel Park Mayor Clifford Morton, U.S. Rep. Tim …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Aladdin's Eatery, a Lebanese/American restaurant chain, is opening on Route 19 in Peters Township.
Aladdin’s Eatery will be opening in McMurray soon. The Lebanese/American restaurant chain is moving into the former Penny’s Diner location along Route 19. A large banner across the storefront announces that the new restaurant is “Coming Soon!” Aladdin’s full menu is also posted on the door for customers to view before it opens. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter The restaurant could be opening as soon as February, although company officials did not return phone message seeking comment on the expansion. Officials at Walnut Capital, which manages the storefronts across from Kmart, could not comment on when the restaurant will open. There are nearly 30 Aladdin’s restaurants across the …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The Fresh Market on Washington Road will be the first in Pittsburgh and the third in Pennsylvania.
The Fresh Market will open its first store in western Pennsylvania. Mt. Lebanon commissioners gave final approval with a unanimous vote Tuesday night for the gourmet supermarket chain to demolish the old Roth Carpet store on the corner of Route 19 and Connor Road and construct a new building. The Fresh Market representatives have said that construction will begin as soon as possible. The Fresh Market's application had been under consideration since last summer. Mt. Lebanon officials had concerns about traffic. Two new driveways will be built along Connor Road. One driveway will be exit-only. Traffic will be prohibited from making a left turn from the main entrance point from 4 to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends. The …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Fresh Market, a gourmet grocery store, could be coming to Route 19 in Mt. Lebanon.
The Fresh Market could soon be coming to the South Hills. The gourmet supermarket chain is seeking approval from Mt. Lebanon commissioners to demolish the Roth Carpet building at the corner of Washington and Connor roads and build the new grocery store. The Fresh Market received a recommendation for final approval from the Mt. Lebanon Planning Board on April 24. Commissioners are scheduled to vote on the plan on June 12. If The Fresh Market receives final approval in June, representatives said construction would begin as soon as possible. It would be the first store in the Pittsburgh area and the third in Pennsylvania. The Fresh Market's application has been under consideration since last summer. There have been concerns about traffic. …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The restaurant is scheduled to open in June and currently looking to hire servers, cooks, bartenders, custodians and more at their location near The Galleria.
A new Primanti Brothers will open in Mt. Lebanon in mid to late June. The restaurant is located at 1539 Washington Road in the former Coldwell Banker real estate office behind the BP gas station. "We had been looking along Route 19 for a long time and when this location came up, we jumped on it," director of operations Marc Teklinski said. The Mt. Lebanon location will be the family-owned restaurant chain's 10th suburban location in Pittsburgh. It will be a sit-down restaurant with a covered porch for an outdoor dining option. Primanti's kitchen will open at 11 a.m. for lunch and close at midnight on Sundays through Thursdays and 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. "We identified a need for the expanded kitchen hours in this area," Teklinski …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Healthy Pet Products had its grand opening in Upper St. Clair on Saturday.
Healthy Pet Products customers no longer have to travel to the North Hills to find natural food, supplements and treats for their dogs and cats. Owner Toni Shelaske opened a second store in Upper St. Clair. The store opened its doors at the end of October and held its grand opening on Saturday. Already the store is "doing very well," Shelaske said. "I'm passionate about what I feed pets," she said. "I have loyal customers because of my products and knowledge." Shelaske said her knowledge comes from her years of owning a pet-sitting business. She became aware of the common health afflictions in the pets she was taking care of and began researching. The root of the problem, in most cases, was what the animals were eating, she said. Since …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Group is looking to revitalize the popular Mt. Lebanon cinema.
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- Mike Jones
Thursday, September 22, 2011
When Valerie Golik stands inside the old Denis Theatre, she doesn’t see a dilapidated cinema that has fallen into disrepair over the past few years. Instead, she envisions a thriving cultural and arts center that could become an entertainment hub for uptown Mt. Lebanon and the surrounding communities. “People remember the Denis Theatre, but it’s a whole new game in town,” Golik said. “We want it to be a place where the moment you walk in the door, you know the arts are important; a place where the arts thrive.” Golik, the executive director of The Denis Theatre Foundation, and countless volunteers from around the area are relishing this promising, albeit challenging, task. The once popular cinema has rotted over the years after closing in …