Pretzel Revolution opens new Kutztown location
Pretzel Revolution has opened a new Kutztown location. According to the restaurant’s official Facebook page, Pretzel Revolution is now open at 269 W. Main Street. The new site is one block west of the former location at 163 W. Main Street. A franchise location also opened last year along Route 12 in Alsace Township.
Let’s Taco Bout It to open next week
Let’s Taco Bout It, West Reading’s newest restaurant, is scheduled to open next Monday. According to the restaurant’s Facebook page, Monday, February 8, will be the first day in business. The original plan was for a February 1 opening, but was pushed back a week because of a late equipment delivery. Let’s Taco Bout It is a sister restaurant to Reading’s Taqueria Jimenez.
Russo’s Pizzeria to open second location in former outlet
Russo’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant will open a second Reading location in mid-March, according to an article in the February 2 Reading Eagle. The new restaurant will be inside the Big Mill building, part of the former Reading Outlet Center. The original Russo’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant is located in the 500 block of Penn Street. A plan for a third restaurant, an Italian New York Style Deli, was also mentioned in the article.
Penn Werner undamaged after smoke reported
The Penn Werner Hotel was undamaged and opened for regular hours on Monday after the fire department was called in. According to the Penn Werner’s Facebook page, smoke was reported in one of the upstairs apartments. The building was never evacuated and the scare was over in less than an hour. A portion of Penn Avenue was closed for about 45 minutes because of the fire department activity, according to an article in the Reading Eagle.