One month ago today, Shana's Wild Fig Restaurant opened on the Black Horse Pike in the Historic Blackwood Downtown district. Owner Shana Mastranduono is so local she grew up in Blackwood and is a Highland High School graduate!! Shana has a very diverse culinary background and she carries that into her regularly changing menu. Italian, American, Mexican, Asian and more... she loves to bring her creativity to her dishes.
Fashion Retailer Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy and put together a list of 178 stores they plan on closing. Deptford Mall, Cherry Hill Mall, and Hamilton Mall are on the list but there is a lot of hope they remain open. Company officials seem confident better lease deals can be negotiate. The status of the planned Gloucester Premium Outlets location in Blackwood is unknown at this time.
Popeyes Chicken locations around the country are being overwhelmed with customers trying to get a taste of the new chicken sandwich, including our Blackwood, Turnersville and Lawnside stores! The craziness is because... well word is, it's good enough to hang with (or beat) the Chik-Fil-A sandwich. In our area traffic is backing out on to the highways! We have our video experience review on YouTube!
Ed Forler is Dave and Buster's Vice President of Operations, which seems to have him involved in all aspects of D&B new store roll-outs and when necessary, being a public voice for the company. This article is a quick read 20 questions style interview with Ed, where he talks about the new location coming to Gloucester Township, the Philadelphia location, their competition with Round 1... and more importantly, Ed's connection to the Delaware Valley. He has Eagles Season Tickets!