Thursday, May 9, 2013
Do you know where to get decorations with your school's colors? Specialty cakes? Signs for the yard?
Graduation season is quickly approaching, and parents of high school seniors are already planning special parties to celebrate. Local bakeries, party stores and other businesses offer school-color cakes, signs announcing the graduation, balloons and sometimes novelties, such as a multi-serving sandwich baked into the shape of the school mascot. Eat'n Park has gotten into the act via SmileyCookie.com. The restaurant chain's famous sugar cookies can be ordered online decked out in Brashear High School or Keystone Oaks colors. So, tell us in the comments box below: Where have you found specialty graduation food or party supplies for your Bull or Golden Eagle? Or, if you have an idea to help make another parent's planning a bit easier, share …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Eat'n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies today in honor of the Pittsburgh Penguins home opener at Consol Energy Center.
Eat’n Park is giving guests something to smile about Wednesday—especially if they’re wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear. To celebrate the delayed start of the National Hockey League season, Eat’n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies to anyone wearing Pens gear to the restaurants on Wednesdayto celebrate the home opener. Wednesday also is the first home game of the season for the 2-0 Pens. To qualify for the free black and gold Smiley Cookie, made especially for the 2013 hockey season, any form of Penguins attire is acceptable. The Smiley Cookie promotion lasts all day on Wednesday at all area Eat’n Park locations, including the Dormont location on West Liberty Avenue. Are you excited the Pens are back on the ice? Are you planning to wear …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
All-time high amount benefits Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, other children's hospitals.
Eat’n Park Hospitality Group team members and guests have raised a record total of $421,645 for children’s hospitals and charities across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia during the company’s 34th annual Caring for Kids Campaign. The contributions included those made at the Eat'n Park on West Liberty Avenue in Dormont. The grand total is an increase of more than 2 percent over the 2011 campaign and is the highest total ever raised in the history of the Caring for Kids Campaign, exceeding the previous record set in 2011 by more than $8,200. A major contribution to the campaign’s total was $154,000 generated by this year’s in-store Ford raffle, shattering previous records of money raised and tickets sold for this fundraiser. Since its …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Dormont police blotter, Dec. 7 to Dec. 14.
A car was reported stolen from the 1200 block of Arkansas Avenue after it was left running outside of a home, Dormont police said. According to the police report, the owner jump-started the car shortly after 9 p.m. because it would not start on its own. The owner then went inside the home, leaving the car running outside, and noticed the car missing around 9:25 p.m. The car is a 1999 gold-colored Ford Taurus. Those with information can contact Dormont police at 412-473-3056. Also in the blotter: Dec. 8 Dec. 9 Dec. 14 This information was supplied by Dormont Police. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email …
Friday, November 30, 2012
The 34th annual Eat'n Park campaign raises funds for children's hospitals with a chance to win a 2013 Ford Escape—at the Edgewood Towne Centre restaurant and others in region.
Just a few weeks remain in the 34th annual Eat’n Park Caring for Kids Campaign to raise funds for children’s hospitals throughout the region. Through Dec. 18, guests can purchase a $2 raffle ticket at any Eat’n Park restaurant, including the one on West Liberty Avenue in Dormont, for the chance to win a new 2013 Ford Escape. The goal is to top last year’s record-breaking raffle ticket sales, which totaled more than $140,000 in donations. New 2013 Ford Escape SE 4WD vehicles, provided by the Neighborhood Ford Store, are parked at Eat’n Park restaurants to help promote the campaign and remind guests to purchase their raffle tickets. A patient at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh will draw one lucky raffle ticket on Dec. 19. The Neighborhood …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The scam artists targeted the Eat’n Park restaurant in Kirwan Heights and stole $100.
A pair of “quick change” scam artists targeted the Eat’n Park restaurant in Kirwan Heights last week and apparently have hit several other places along the Interstate 79 corridor. Collier police said two black men, one in his 60s and the other in his early 50s, went to the restaurant near the former Kirwan Heights interstate exit on Aug. 2 and stole about $100. Police said one man spoke to restaurant workers while the other was able to take money from the cash register. Investigators did not elaborate on how the scam worked. Police said the one man was about 5-foot, 5-inches tall and weighed about 160 pounds. The other man was wearing a white fedora hat during the heist. Police said they left the restaurant driving a green Jeep sport-…
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Take the family out for dinner and a movie!
Eat’n Park Restaurants is offering moviegoers this summer a chance to extend their night out with “$2 Off Movie Nights at Eat’n Park!” By taking their movie ticket stub to any Eat’n Park location between the hours of 9 p.m. and 2 a.m., guests will receive $2 off their order. This promotion began July 1 and will rn until the end of summer. It is available at all Eat’n Park locations throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia—including the Eat'n Park on West Liberty Avenue in Dormont. “Going out to see a summer movie is a family tradition,” says Kevin O’Connell, senior vice president of marketing, Eat’n Park Hospitality Group. “Now, moviegoers can come to Eat’n Park after the movie and enjoy a special deal on any of our menu items. It’s…
Friday, September 23, 2011
Shawn Kelly, founder and lead spiritual investigator for the Pittsburgh Paranormal Society, spoke about his spooky experiences as a ghost hunter at the Baldwin Library on Wednesday night.
If there's something strange ... in your neighborhood, who ya gonna call? Try dialing up Shawn Kelly, the lead spiritual investigator for the Pittsburgh Paranormal Society. Simply put, Kelly and his crew are ghost hunters. The Baldwin Borough Public Library's Youth Services Librarian Gina Leone introduced Kelly to an audience of 30 people at the Baldwin Library on Wednesday night—teenagers and adults lining up to hear some good ghost stories. For the record, Leone is a skeptic. Inside the Wallace Building, where the Baldwin Library is located, Kelly gave a lecture about his belief in the afterlife. He even supplied photographic evidence of some of his most haunted cases. Generally, Kelly regaled the audience on Wednesday about his …
Monday, September 19, 2011
This week, the restaurant on West Liberty Avenue is welcoming fall with its popular promotion, and a new menu item: Buffalo Mac’n Cheese.
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Monday, September 19, 2011
Eat’n Park Restaurant is welcoming the autumn season by rolling out its popular “Dinner for Two” promotion, a release states. The promotion, which started Monday, allows guests to select from seven of the restaurant’s classic menu entrées as well as one new item. The $14.99 promotion allows two guests to select one entrée plus they will receive a free MiniSmiley Cookie. The “Dinner for Two” entrée selections include long-time favorites Baked Cod, Lemon Sole, Chicken Parmesan, Mile-High Meatloaf, Mushroom Onion Burger, Sesame Pork Chop and Rosemary Chicken. Buffalo Mac’n Cheese is making its debut on the fall menu. “’Dinner for Two’ is an opportunity to pair up with a friend, co-worker or relative to enjoy a relaxing dinner that’s not only…