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Town buys Amore Restaurant, Art & Cultural center gets boost

Town buys Amore Restaurant, Art & Cultural center gets boost

“It makes me sick, but I will vote to go along with this and not stand in the way of what I think would be the will of the commission,” — Vice Mayor Phill Younger

February 5, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Town looks to purchase Amore Restaurant for $2.2 million

Town looks to purchase Amore Restaurant for $2.2 million

Rooks said he is “very emotional,” about the idea of selling the restaurant, which he bought for $1.2 million more than 10 years ago.

February 5, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Love of fine dining is in the air as Amore Restaurant opens on Key

Love of fine dining is in the air as Amore Restaurant opens on Key

Chef Andrea Bozzolo and property owner Howard Rooks could not be more excited to open on Thursday in the nostalgic location beside Publix plaza.

November 11, 2014 | Posted in Key Dining, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Former Mattison’s restaurant receives outdoor dining

Former Mattison’s restaurant receives outdoor dining

The former Mattison’s Steakhouse at the Plaza behind Publix, which has been closed since 2008, will soon transform into a new restaurant. The Planning and Zoning Board approved in a 9-0  vote, a special exception at its Tuesday meeting that grants building property owner Howard Rooks, 50 outdoor dining seats in the southwest corner of […]

December 31, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts | Read More »

Restaurant, bank get ready for Publix plaza

Restaurant, bank get ready for Publix plaza

A flurry of development activity is underway behind Publix plaza.

November 25, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »