Blue Marsh Canteen sold, renamed
The Blue Marsh Canteen is now the Blue Marsh Italian Restaurant. The restaurant along Route 183 in Penn Township received the new name after being sold to the owners of Gino’s Cafe in Shillington, according to an April 18 Facebook post. A new menu is now being served as well.
Crab Barn now hiring
The Crab Barn is now hiring as it moves closer to its opening. The restaurant put the word out on Facebook on April 26 that it is seeking applicants for all positions. No opening date has been set yet.
Bistro 614 gets occupancy permit
West Reading’s Bistro 614 is one more step closer to reopening after receiving a new occupancy permit. The restaurant’s official Facebook page reported the news on April 18. The Bistro has been closed since a fire gutted the building last June.
Americana Diner no longer 24 hours
The Americana Diner in Colebrookdale Township has changed its hours of operation. The restaurant, which was formerly open 24 hours, is now open Monday through Thursday from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday through Sunday from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m. The change was announced on the diner’s Facebook page on April 19.