Willoughby’s closes for renovations


Willoughby’s Bar and Grill in Wyomissing is starting a renovation project that will have it closed for an unknown length of time. The announcement was made on the restaurant’s Facebook page on September 7. Willoughby’s was closed for the Labor Day weekend, and was originally scheduled to reopen today. Instead, the restaurant will remain closed for the renovations. No timetable has been given for it to reopen.

Screpesi’s South opens in Knaurs

Screpesi’s Sandwich Shop has opened a second location in Brecknock Township. According to an article in the September 5 Reading Eagle, the new location, called Screpesi’s South, opened in August. The original Screpesi’s opened on Lancaster Avenue in 1949. This is the first time that the business has expanded to a second location. Screpesi’s South at the intersection of Routes 625 and 568 in the village of Knauers.

DiCarlo’s opens in Wernersville

A new Italian restaurant and pizzeria has opened in Wernersville. DiCarlo’s opened last month in the former freight station along Penn Avenue. The building has served as pizza and sandwich shop for more than 20 years, formerly housing A&M Pizza, the Trolley Shop, and most recently, Feliciano’s.


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