Last year we told you that a new restaurant could soon be coming to the former Ugly American spot at 1100 S. Front St., with a new liquor license appearing on the location in July.
The new business opening in that space will be a Pennsylvania-themed bar called Keystone.
This new bar hopes to be open by late May.
More info from The Insider:
Given the area’s history, owners Sean Glynn, Bryan Tone, Steve Papa are going for a historical Pennsylvania theme. The interior will have plenty of wood, and both contemporary and throwback elements.
Keystone will have 12 taps – all pouring beer from Pennsylvania. Counting drafts and bottles, the beer complement will be 30 to 40 varieties.
Glynn said they are still in the market for a chef. “We want a hustler,” he said, clarifying to add, “he or she can make something their own.”
As for the delay, said William Morrin, the attorney handling the liquor license: “It was a long process due in part to the fact that the building was designated as a historical building. While the historical designation turned out to be a headache, in the end was fitting, given the historical theme of the bar.”