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A&W Root Beer restaurant reopens after remodel

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Posted: Saturday, November 5, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:58 am, Sat Nov 5, 2011.

The "open" sign blinks brightly in the afternoon light as customers stroll in and out of the newly remodeled A&W Root Beer restaurant on Lodi Avenue.

The restaurant, which was closed for six weeks, has reopened and now sports a fresh coat of orange, brown and white paint that time-warps the restaurant back to the 1960s, when the colors that are now the trademark A&W pallette first appeared.

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  • Brian Dockter posted at 6:30 pm on Mon, Nov 14, 2011.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2866

    A&W is an American Icon. Shame on the bank(s) that wouldn't go the extra mile for the owners. This is about as un-American and anti-business as it gets. Such a tax generator for the city and not one bank willing to give a loan for a drive-thru. Makes me sick to my stomach thinking about it. Nice going Mr. Bankers! ):

  • Jerry Bransom posted at 12:46 pm on Tue, Nov 8, 2011.

    Jerry Bransom Posts: 364

    Shocking that the Banks could not pony up a few thousand dollars for a drive through. I suppose it would have shortened the bonus checks.




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