Zoning notices: Shopping center comes to Grant Avenue, Paddy Whacks seeks fourth location

Two zoning notices came in over the weekend, which could bring major changes to the respective neighborhoods in the form of a super market and a major bar”

Ground will be broken this week for Court and Grant, a $40 million shopping center at Grant Avenue and Bluegrass Road.

The 156,000-square foot project is already 90 percent full, with Giant, LA Fitness and Five Guys Burgers and Fries occupying three of the main spaces. The project is expected to be complete by April 2011.

Paddy Whacks, the popular Irish sports bar that has two Boulevard locations, has requested a zoning hearing with the Mayfair Civic Association. The meeting, to be held tonight, will focus on the proposed fourth location (the third is on South Street) at Frankford Avenue and Glenview Street.

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