Roxxy Night Club that took over the location vacated by Lefty's on State St? Sounds like a new and improved version of the blues bar which is in a great location with terrible parking. An infusion of fresh ideas and enthusiastic owners might make this place a success again. How about checking them out on Valentine's Day?
Kudo's to the SJ for being on top of the Jonathan's bankruptcy story. Here's a link to their article about the troubled restaurant. Let's hope someone can see the potential in that location and make a go of it again. These two stories remind me of the phrase "one step forward, two (actually only one) steps back." Holding steady in this economy is about all we can hope for. Local restaurants are trying to stay afloat while fast food chains continue to attract more customers with low price meal deals. Property taxes are due on Saturday but maybe this weekend would be a good time to chow down at a local eatery. we should be thinking about the phrase "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind (Salem)."