Earl Warren, of Fort Dodge, was shopping at the Key on Central Friday afternoon when he heard loud banging noises from across the street.,When he looked outside, he was among the first to notice a section of the building at 1031 Central Ave. leaning out.,The tilting section of the wall fell in three large chunks shortly before 2:40 p.m., raining bricks, dust, mortar and bits of wood down onto the sidewalk and into 11th Street.,Fierke said Friday afternoon that the building owner is responsible for removing any part of the building that is in imminent danger of of falling down.,As he surveyed the fallen bricks Friday afternoon, he remained grateful it wasn’t worse.
But that’s not the only genre Media City residents and readers were interested in — below is the top Leader story of each month in terms of pageviews, and they include news about a restaurant reopening, a long-time institution closing and a film crew shutting down a major thoroughfare for a weekend.,Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. will soon have a new facility in Burbank where customers can order and pick up new vehicles, and it will be located less than a block away from its current showroom.,Lenny Trinh of Burbank was riding his bicycle about 5 p.m. in a designated bike lane on Alameda Avenue between Mariposa Street and Griffith Park Drive when he struck an open car door and was ejected into traffic.,The restaurant group behind the Castaway restaurant in Burbank was looking to improve the dining experience it offered customers, leading to a renovation in May and then, in November, opening a secluded lounge that focuses on premium cocktails and appetizers.,Ben Barron, a federal prosecutor, said Simonyan was already under investigation for his alleged ties to a series of sham medical clinics that were issuing fraudulent drug prescriptions, prompting investigators to look into his immigration history.
The old signs have started coming down at Toyota Park in Bridgeview as the stadium begins its switchover to Seatgeek Stadium.,A longtime sports bar in Countryside served its final drinks Sunday before ending its 22-year run at the end of the year.,Items collected at the company’s Bedford Park location were donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.,Carousel Checks has opened in its new offices at 11152 Southwest Highway in Palos Hills after moving from its longtime home in Bridgeview.,The company was founded in 2003 as Parker Machines by former Palos Hills resident Andrew Crim.
MANCHESTER, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Christmas cheer seemed to be running low at a mall in Connecticut Wednesday night.,Amid all the gift returns, things got a bit heated at the Buckland Hills Mall.,Police say a fight broke out in front of the mall’s Forever 21 store and spread throughout most of the second floor.,The mall brawl involved upwards of 300 people, most of whom are teenagers.,“I thought the second floor was going to fall down.”
The latest addition to the M Restaurant Group in Durham came to life with the opening of M Tempura located in the former downtown Scratch Bakery location at 111 Orange Street.,Tarbouch on Creedmoor Road in Raleigh; Menchie’s at Sutton Square; Calavera Empanadas and Tequilla in downtown Raleigh; Positalia Italian Eatery in Brier Creek; Applebee’s at the corner of Gorman and Hillsborough Street in Raleigh; Standard Foods in downtown Raleigh; Mr. Sticky Buns food truck up on Capital Blvd.; Baskins-Robbins ice cream shop in Cameron Village; Freshii on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh; Kimbap in Raleigh’s Seaboard Station; the final Z Pizza location in downtown Raleigh; O’Charley’s location in Raleigh’s Brier Creek; Toppers Pizza location on Ronald Drive in Raleigh; Sugarland Bakery’s Cameron Village location; Phat Chicken on Martin Street; TLC Wings that had moved into the former Applebee’s location on Hillsborough Street; Raleigh Raw at Morgan Street Food Hall; Noodles & Company in Cameron Village; Bocci Trattoria & Pizzeria on Hillsborough Street; Oak & Dagger Public House at Seaboard Station; Chick-fil-A in downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street; Bedford Bistro in north Raleigh; 888 Chinese Take Out on Creedmoor Road in the Stonehenge Shopping Center.,Tossed location in Morrisville; Bob Evans on Walnut Street in Cary; Uncle Maddio’s in Parkside Town Commons; Tijuana Flats in Cary’s Bradford Shops; Cary location of Little Caesar’s; German Grille in Cary; TGI Fridays in Cary on Kildaire & Tryon; Newk’s Eatery in Cary; Cantina 225 in Apex; Rookies Sports Bar in Apex; Lee’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Apex; Macaroni Grill in Cary; Giardino Gourmet Salads in Cary; Smok’t BBQ & Tap in Cary’s Cornerstone Village; West Park Tavern in Cary; Gigi’s Cupcakes in Cary’s Waverly Place; Cary Towne Kitchen & Bar at 2002 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary; Patrick Jane’s Bar & Bistro at The Shoppes of Kildaire in Cary; The Original NY Pizza location at High House Crossing in Cary.,Amante Pizza in the Hope Valley Shopping Center; Scratch, “Baby” Scratch & The Lakewood; Finch’s after moving to Durham; Spice and Curry, near the intersection of Highways 54 and 55 in Durham; Satisfaction Restaurant & Bar near Brightleaf Square; Ninth Street’s The Pie Hole; After 26 years, Scott Howell’s Nana’s; Maybelle’s in Durham’s American Tobacco Campus; Basan, part of the Eschelon Experiences restaurant group; The Cupcake Bar in downtown Durham; Vegan Flava Cafe in Durham by Northgate Mall; Cure Deli in Durham.,Spanky’s, after a 40 year run (replaced by Lula’s); R&R Grill also on Franklin Street; Noodles & Company on Franklin Street; Smoothie King on Franklin Street; Toppers Pizza on Franklin Street; Sugarland Bakery on Franklin Street; Living Kitchen on Chapel Hill’s Elliott Road; Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough; The Shoppe Bar and Meatball Kitchen in Carrboro; Raaga in Chapel HIll at East 54; Allen & Son BBQ between Chapel Hill and Hillsborough (Chatham County location still open!)
Buy PhotoOwnership of Taco Bell and Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises that share a building on Lebanon Road plans to build a new restaurant for Taco Bell on land next to the existing building.,(Photo: Andy Humbles / The Tennessean)
Taco Bell: Ownership of Taco Bell and Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises that share a building on Lebanon Road plans to build a new restaurant for Taco Bell on land next to the existing building.,(Photo: Andy Humbles / The Tennessean)
The latest and senseless tragedy hits very close to home for the Los Angeles Rams.,On early Thursday, a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill, killing 12 before the violence ended.,The Rams release a statement, offering support of the community, one which some of the players, staff and coaches call home.,Later on Thursday, Coach Sean McVay offered his thoughts and prayers.,Throughout the day, other members of the organization offered similar condolences and messages of hope & support.