This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Max & Erma’s Becomes Second Columbus-Based Restaurant Chain to be Sold in a Week
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Max & Erma’s stock closed up nearly 30 percent Monday on word the Columbus-based restaurant chain is being purchased by a G & R Acquisition Inc of Pittsburgh.
Restaurant spokesman Robin Yocum says G & R is owned by Pittsburgh entrepreneur Gary Reinhardt Senior, a fan of the restaurant, and the headquarters will remain in Columbus
Yocum says the well-known sundae bar, cookies and garbage burger will remain part of the restaurants. The chain has 79 corporate-owned locations and 27 franchise locations.
Last week, Wendy’s restaurants, a Columbus-based operation for 39 years, was sold to the owner of Arby’s.