Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The King George Inn listing is one of the hottest commercial listings on the market now, according to Realtor Bill Plasha.
The King George Inn, a historic landmark and favorite destination for fine dining in South Whitehall, closed in August. For 42 years, Cliff McDermott owned and operated the restaurant at the corner of Hamilton and Cedar Crest boulevards. In August, McDermott closed the restaurant abruptly - leaving a sign on the door that read: We're sorry. The King George Inn is now closed for business. Thank you for your patronage the past 42 years. Since closing, there have been multiple offers on the property, which is listed at $1,399,000, according to Bill Plasha, chairman of the commercial group for Prudential Patt White. "Of the 80 properties I currently represent it is the hottest," Plasha said. "There are a lot of people in the restaurant …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Magnolia's Vineyard Restaurant is closed and the interior is vacant. It's also thought to be haunted by a 'friendly' ghost.
Magnolia’s Vineyard Restaurant, located at 2204 Village Road where it intersects with Huckleberry Road, is a historic building that has been used as an inn and restaurant since the 1800s. It's also thought to be haunted by a good-natured ghost named Magnolia Evans, whose family once owned the building. Larry Ginsburg, of Prudential Regency Real Estate, currently represents the property, which is owned by a bank. He said it is 8,000 square feet, zoned commercial and is listed for $320,000. There was one interested party that recently looked at the building and wanted to use it as a daycare and church but Ginsburg said a church is the one zoning restriction on the property. For more information on the property call Ginsburg at 610-393-0892…
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
What business would you like to see in the former TCBY location in Village West off Tilghman Street?
TCBY, a frozen yogurt shop that didn't make it long enough to enjoy the resurgence of yogurt shops across the Valley, closed about two years ago. An employee at For Eyes Optical, located next door to the vacant store, said she hasn't seen any progress since TCBY closed. When Patch asked Dr. Bruce Hillman of For Eyes what business he would like to see, he said, "Yocco's." What would you like to see here? Tell us in the comments section. The strip mall experienced some redevelopment this summer when Patient First opened where the former Blockbuster Video once was.