OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A popular Baltimore burger restaurant is closing its Ocean City, Maryland, location due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions placed on restaurants. Abbey Burger Bistro posted on Facebook its Ocean City location will close after eight summers in business. RELATED: Police Officers Involved In Shootout With Grocery Store Security Guard Dontae Green Identified; Body Cam Video Released “OC Abbey Burger could not withstand the struggles of a quarantine required for the Covid-19 pandemic, the disproportionate impact on the seasonal resort town sector of the food industry, and the overall downturn in the economy, the last of which may reverberate for years,” the post read. RELATED: 'We Need More Damn Vaccines': Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Says Demand For COVID-19 Vaccines Will Continue To Outpace Supply Locations in Baltimore’s Mount Washington, Federal Hill and Fells Point neighborhoods, as well as Sullivan’s Cove in Severna Park and Sliders in … [Read more...] about Abbey Burger Bistro Closing Ocean City, Maryland Location, Citing COVID-19 Pandemic
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Another struggling Baltimore restaurant is getting some help from Barstool Sports as indoor dining remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Abbey Burger Bistro is the fourth restaurant in the city to get money from the Barstool fund, which was created to help businesses nationwide keep their doors open. RELATED: Crews Battle House Fire In North Baltimore RELATED COVERAGE: Claddagh Pub, Don’t Know Tavern Recently Selected For Barstool Fund Local Pretzel Company Among Businesses Selected Across US For Newly Created Barstool Fund In a submission video, Abbey’s said they already closed one restaurant permanently and their main priority is paying staff. RELATED: Police Officers Involved In Shootout With Grocery Store Security Guard Dontae Green Identified; Body Cam Video Released The restaurant said they have already used funds from the Paycheck Protection Program and are running low on personal loan funds. The Barstool Fund will help … [Read more...] about Baltimore’s Abbey Burger Bistro Becomes Latest Recipient Of Money From Barstool Fund Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
New York (CNN Business) Burger King is the latest fast-food chain to establish a rewards program aimed at expanding its customer base and enticing existing patrons to be more loyal. It joins a growing number of restaurants embracing digital payments and rewards incentives during the pandemic. Beginning this week, Burger King is rolling out its new Royal Perks program in five areas of the US, including Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York City and Long Island, New York. It works a lot like its competitors' plans: Every $1 spent earns 10 "crowns" that participating customers can use to redeem free food or upgrade orders. Availability of the rewards program will expand throughout the year. How Covid-19 upended the design of fast food restaurants Burger King said in a statement that Royal Perks is "one more step on our digital journey" that has recently included adding online and delivery orders and digital coupons. The chain, owned by Restaurant Brands … [Read more...] about Burger King is testing a rewards program. Here’s why restaurants love them
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) — Attention all you In-N-Out Burger fans! You may soon have another option to get that Double Double in Colorado. We recently were tipped off about a potential new location in Castle Rock. (credit: Evan Semón/CBS) “I can confirm that an In-N-Out will be coming to Outlets at Castle Rock,” Clara Tsang, Public Relations Director for the Outlets at Castle Rock told CBS4. READ MORE: In-N-Out Pauses Plans To Open Restaurant In Fort Collins “We are working on a site at 5050 Factory Shops Blvd. and we are very enthusiastic about the opportunity there,” Carl Arena, Vice President of Real Estate & Development stated. However, officials said it’s too early to talk about a timeline or when construction might begin. (credit: Evan Semón/CBS) “Once we begin construction on a new location, it usually takes us around 5 to 6 months to build a restaurant and open for business. However, there is still quite a bit of work to be done before we can … [Read more...] about In-N-Out Burger Is Coming To Castle Rock!
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The first burgers from In-N-Out Burger ever to be served in Colorado are history. Socially distanced crowds lined up in Aurora at one of the two restaurants the fast food chain opened on Friday, and the first burgers were gulped down by smiling patrons. (credit: CBS) The Aurora restaurant is located at 14150 East Alameda Avenue, and another is now open in Colorado Springs . The Aurora location is at the Aurora Town Center and is the former home of T.G.I. Fridays. READ MORE: School Cashes In With Office Depot Spending Spree Thanks To Coin Shortage (credit: CBS) At 10:15 a.m., the line at the Aurora location wrapped around the Town Center mall. (credit: Evan Semón/CBS) Around 11 a.m., Aurora police warned the line was impacting traffic and causing backups in the area. READ MORE: 'We Still Are Suffering': Coloradans Discuss Wildfire Recovery & Prevention With Rep. Joe Neguse, State Leaders RELATED: ‘Traffic Is … [Read more...] about First In-N-Out Burgers Served In Colorado Get Gobbled Up