Thursday, August 16, 2012
It is the first of two new discount grocers to open along McKnight Road.
UPDATE: Several hundred people were waiting in line Thursday morning when the ribbon was cut, opening the new Bottom Dollar Foods store in Ross Towne Center, located at 7221 McKnight Road. The grand opening festivities included giveaways of free private brand products to the first 200 customers, free reusable bags while supplies last, along with a guest appearance by former Pittsburgh Steeler L.C. Greenwood, who signed autographs. The new store opened as its next-door neighbor, Valu King, owned by Giant Eagle, continues to prepare for its opening sometime in October or November. Bottom Dollar District Manager Barb Bell didn’t want to talk about the nearby competitor. “We’re just hoping the customers like our banner, and they’ll see the …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Cast your vote now to determine which one is the Readers’ Choice 2012 winner.
What is the best grocery store in the Pine-Richland area? Cast your vote to let us know. Patch relaunched its Readers’ Choice program and asked you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows about the area to participate. Nominations were accepted through July 9 and our editorial team added a few nominations of its own from our Pine-Richland Patch Directory. The nominees are: The poll will accept votes from registered Patch users from July 23 until 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17. Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24. Thank you for voting! Sign up for the Pine-Richland Patch email newsletter to get community information and updates on the Readers' Choice contest.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The Fresh Market will be the first in Pittsburgh and the third in Pennsylvania.
The Fresh Market will open its first store in western Pennsylvania. Mt. Lebanon commissioners gave final approval last week for the gourmet supermarket chain to demolish the old Roth Carpet store on the corner of Route 19 and Connor Road and construct a new building. The Fresh Market representatives have said that construction will begin as soon as possible. It will be the latest addition to Pittsburgh area grocery stores. Shoppers in the Pine-Richland area have seen grand openings for several grocery stores in the past year—ALDI, Market District and Whole Foods. The Fresh Market's application had been under consideration since last summer. Mt. Lebanon officials had concerns about traffic. Two new driveways will be built along Connor Road…