Friday, November 23, 2012
Legends 1926 Bar and Grill owner Mike Bayoff talks with Patch about how the business is going and how a new agreement might be beneficial for both the restaurant and the City of Trenton.
Trenton City Council members are expected tp vote on a new agreement Monday between the city and the restaurant group that owns Legends 1926 Bar and Grill, Kennedy Restaurant Group LLC, at the regularly scheduled city council meeting. Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch editor Nate Stemen caught up with Legends owner Mike Bayoff during a jeresy retirement ceremony for Andy Greene at Kennedy Recreation Center. Legends was packed with fans of the Trenton High School hockey team, city officials and guests of the ceremony during the interview. Here are the questions followed by Bayoff's responses: The new agreement states the rent would be reduced from $3,500 to $2,200 per month and utility costs will be open for renegotiation May 2013, what will be your…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Legends 1926 Bar and Grill owners have had several meetings with Trenton officials after falling over $50,000 behind in rent and utilities.
City Council members will vote to approve a new interim agreement between the City of Trenton and the Kennedy Restaurant Group LLC, which owns Legends 1926 Bar and Grill, at a regularly scheduled city council meeting beginning at 8 p.m. Monday at Trenton City Hall. So far, Legends 1926 Bar and Grill owners have fallen behind over $50,000 in rent and utilities. The agreement will allow each party to assess the viability of the enterprise and negotiate a reasonable long-term contract, according to the meeting's agenda. City and restaurant officials came to an agreement Monday afternoon, but city council members must approve the agreement before it can be enforced. The agreement contains six revisions to the original agreement: If approved, …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Looking for a last minute side dish or bottle of wine to complete your Thanksgiving feast? Find out what's open in Trenton and Grosse Ile on Thanksgiving.
To error is human. To forget the green bean casserole on Thanksgiving is criminal. Whether you need a last minute bottle of wine, side dish or dessert to complete the perfect Thanksgiving feast, here's a list of places in Trenton and Grosse Ile that are open on Thanksgiving:
It's your last chance to get a pumpkin pie before local bakeries close the doors for Thanksgiving.
It's November. The family is preparing a feast. Someone asks you to bring pie. Maybe you don't bake. Or maybe you do but you're too busy to get it done before Nov. 22. Either way, you need a pie, pronto. Where do you turn? Elliott's Bakery, of course. Elliott's Bakery is open until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21 and closed on Thanksgiving Day. Owner Ana Vidojevski has been baking pumpkin pies at her bakery on West Jefferson Avenue in Downtown Trenton since 1931. Vidojevski has been baking pumpkin pies since the start of fall, but Thanksgiving supplies are limited -- so hurry. Pies are $4.50 each. Elliott's, famous for their cream sticks and donuts, also has pumpkin squares and pumpkin cheesecake, which is Vidojevski's favorite dessert. Elliott'…
Monday, November 19, 2012
Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch wants to know what business you'd like to see move into a large plaza on West Road near West Grange Pharmacy?
One of Trenton's most popular businesses, West Grange Pharmacy, calls a plaza on West Road home. The plaza also has several other businesses that Trenton residents use everyday including Shong Hey Chinese Restaurant and AAA Insurance. There's an open space near the west side of the plaza and Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch wants to know what business you'd like to see move into the open unit? The relatively small size of the space at 3500 West Road does not allow for an infinite number of possibilities. We want to hear your ideas. Think big. Think small. Think outside the box! Tell us what business you'd like to see fill the empty space on West Road in the comment section below.
Are you celebrating Small Business Saturday? Post your specials and offers below.
With cities full of as many independent retailers as Trenton and Grosse Ile, we're thinking that there are bound to be many great offers for Small Business Saturday. What are they? If you're a Trenton or Grosse Ile business owner, post your specials and incentives below. Sign up for the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch newsletter. If you're a customer and know of a great sale at a Trenton or Grosse Ile shop, post about it below. We're offering a free plug for Trenton and Grosse Ile businesses in hopes of spreading the word and filling the streets Saturday. Tell us in the comment section below!
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Trenton and Grosse Ile are jam-packed with small businesses. Review one today and show your support for Small Business Saturday.
There are dozens of small businesses in Trenton and Grosse Ile, and residents take great pride in making them their first choice for products and services. Show your continued support Friday and Saturday by reviewing a business on Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch in support of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 17. Patch readers can find listings for nearly every small business in Trenton and Grosse Ile in the Patch Directory or search for a specific business in the search bar located on the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch home page. Here's an example of a recent review of Trenton Jewelers from user Trenton Resident: "I had Wayne make my wedding band a few years ago... I still love it!" American Express founded Small Business Saturday in 2010 to help small …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Revive Salon and Spa opened four months ago and owner Lauren Molaski is holding an open house on Saturday for anyone interested in learning more about the salon.
Those interested in learning more about products and services offered at the new Revive Salon and Spa in Trenton can attend an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Owners of the salon located at 1666 Fort Street in the Fort Plaza will provide free drinks and appetizers to guests. Guests will also receive a free gift and get opportunities to win free products and services. Lauren Molaksi, part owner of Revive, encourages Trenton and Grosse Ile residents to attend the open house to meet staff and see the facility. She said the location was a former home to a local salon chain, but, after her family purchased the property earlier this year, the space was completely renovated and redecorated. Revive is currently accepting new clients and walk-…
Citgo gas station owner Mike Nassar plans to hold a grand opening event that could mean free gas for some lucky patrons.
Construction continues on a new Citgo gas station in Downtown Trenton. Owner Mike Nassar said he hopes to open the gas station at 2304 W. Jefferson Ave., on the corner of West Jefferson and Harrison, before the end of the year. Nassar said he added a diesel option, an addition, a walk-in cooler and a public restroom to the property. Trenton residents looking for the best price on gas can always find it at the Downtown Citgo, according to Nassar. "I'm going to try to match or beat the lowest price in town," Nassar said. Nassar said he plans to have a grand opening event for his new gas station, which might include free gas for some lucky patrons.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Leave a comment below to let us know what you think about the new Coney Island Restaurant planned for West Road near Trenton.