A new restaurant will open in November in the spot formerly occupied by the Bongo Café and Grill at 11th Street and Bay Avenue.Construction crews install drainage equipment outside Frankie’s on the Bay on Friday, Oct. 17.Frankie’s on the Bay hopes to open its doors by the second week of November, according to Lauren Sacco, who is working with her husband, Scott Sacco, and her parents, Frank and Debbie Vito, to create the new eatery.Frankie’s will serve a mix of burger platters, pasta, lasagna, homemade soups and salads, among a variety of other special offerings. For the winter, the restaurant will be open five days (Thursday to Monday) for lunch and dinner, with breakfast served on Saturdays and Sundays.Sacco said the atmosphere of the new restaurant will be set back in time and “totally different than anything you’ll find anywhere else in Ocean City.”Her family will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Frankie’s Pizzeria and Restaurant in Hazleton, Pa., this year, and the new venture will a trendy tribute to coal towns like Hazleton, she said.Sacco said she’s excited about the new opportunity and “looking to make a family down in Ocean City.”For more information, visit Frankie’s on Facebook: Frankie’s of OCNJ.On Friday (Oct. 17), construction crews were installing drainage pipes in front of the new restaurant. The ongoing county road project was one of the reasons the Bongo Café owners cited for closing. Work is expected to be complete by the time the new restaurant opens. The new Frankie’s on the Bay will bring a retro theme to 11th Street and Bay Avenue in Ocean City, NJ.
The final tickets for the match, which will see NSW chase a first series win since 2014 at ANZ Stadium tonight, were sold this afternoon.”State of Origin is a wonderful sporting contest and it has been fantastic to see our supporters get behind it again this year,” NRL CEO Todd Greenberg said.”The players are the best of the best and the entertainment they produce deserves a full stadium. It will be great to see them get it tonight.”With more than 80,000 people set to attend the match, supporters are encouraged to arrive early to take advantage of activities in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct as well as the pre-game entertainment spectacular.Fans are also reminded to allow extra time for additional security measures at entry points.The pre-match entertainment, which includes a lights-out spectacular and a performance from Aussie rockers Grinspoon, will commence at 7.30pm.With all tickets to Origin including return travel on Sydney Trains and Major Event Buses, fans are strongly encouraged to leave the car at home. Related articleUpdated Teams: NSW v Queensland – http://bit.ly/2rCmF86