Beef O’Brady’s in Manatee County is about to undergo some major changes: One location will be gone for good and take on a new name, while a second location will be closed for about a month while it relocates.
The restaurant at 5942 34th St. W., opened 18 years ago, will become Bryan PubWorks on Nov. 1 when new owners take over.
The restaurant at 6703 Manatee Ave. W. will close temporarily Nov. 6 and reopen sometime in mid- to late December at its new location in the 4900 block of Cortez Road.
Beef O’Brady’s also has two other Manatee locations at 8913 U.S. 301 N. in Parrish and 1795 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. in Lakewood Ranch.
Community Bank announces another profitable quarter
LAKEWOOD RANCH -- Community Bank, which has 17 locations in Manatee and five other southwest Florida counties, announced Monday that it has just completed its sixth consecutive profitable quarter. The Lakewood Ranch-based bank reported earnings of $945,000 in the third quarter of 2011 and assets totaling $734 million. The bank also reported an all-time high in its loan pipeline of $150 million, and was able to boost its loan loss reserve by $2 million.
Buffalo Wild Wings to open third area restaurant
MANATEE -- Buffalo Wild Wings will open its first Manatee County restaurant Sunday. The 790-site chain, which already has two Sarasota County restaurants, will open at 5235 University Pkwy.
The chain carries 14 sauce varieties along with burgers, wraps, salads and other finger foods. Buffalo Wild Wings also offers 45-cent wings every Tuesday; 60-cent boneless wings every Thursday, and kids’ meals for half-price every Sunday and Wednesday.
Kelly Gettel celebrates opening with donation
SARASOTA -- Kelly Gettel & Co., a new licensed real estate brokerage, has opened at 2170 Main St., Sarasota.
Among the company’s specialties are green-certified properties, foreclosures and short sales. As part of its launch, the company also recently presented a $2,500 donation to Manatee Operation Troop Support.
‘Boorito’ at Chipotle to raise money for family farms
Chipotle Mexican Grill, which has three locations in Sarasota and Manatee, is again hosting “Boorito,” a Halloween night special that raises money for family farming.
From 6 to 10 Halloween night, anyone who comes to a Chipotle Mexican Grill dressed in a costume inspired by family farming can order a burrito, bowl, salad or taco order for $2.
All proceeds will go toward Chipotle Cultivates Foundation, a nonprofit group that supports family farms.
Manatee County’s Chipotle Mexican Grill is at 1608 Cortez Road; the two Sarasota County restaurants are at 97 N. Cattlemen Road and 1707 S. Tamiami Trail.
-- Herald staff reports