CC’s Wooden Grill Closed, New Restaurant Opens in Kutztown Location

After a long tenure on Constitution Blvd. in Kutztown, CC’s Wooden Grill has closed its doors. On a recent trip into town to visit the Kutztown Fair, we noticed that the CC’s sign had been taken down off the building.

The site did not stay vacant for long, however. A Facebook post from the Kutztown Community Partnership announced the arrival of Potts’ U, the first Berks County location for the Potts’ Hot Dog franchise based in the Allentown/Bethlehem area.

Crab Barn Progressing toward Re-Opening

One year after renovations began on the Crab Barn, the Reading Eagle reports that the building is still a work in progress. An article in the August 22 Reading Eagle newspaper described some of the issues that the new owners were facing in the rehabilitation of the Hampden Boulvevard site as they look to reopen the once-popular restaurant.

Black Dog Cafe Closes

Stouchsburg’s Black Dog Cafe has closed its doors. An August 15 article in the Reading Eagle reported that restaurant, which gained widespread attention after former television personality John Gosselin was hired as a host, abruptly closed its doors. The Stouch Tavern in nearby Womelsdorf has announced that they will honor gift certificates from the Black Dog Cafe at 50-percent value. ¬†

Taste of Hamburg-er Festival Set for Saturday

This Saturday, August 30, marks the 11th annual Taste of Hamburg-er Festival in Hamburg. More than 25 hamburger stands will be set up throughout downtown Hamburg. The event also features professional and amateur hamburger-eating contests, children’s games and activities, a beer and wine garden, four stages of entertainment and more. Visit the festival’s official website for more details.

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