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Ribbon-Cutting: New Owners of Subway in GPW

Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce and Grosse Pointe Woods officials celebrated the new ownership of Subway on Mack Avenue Thursday night with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

on Mack Avenue in will be hosting an "under new ownership" event on its new outdoor dining patio today and Saturday as part of a celebration related the change in ownership.

The new owners, Niko Ahee and Dion Blumentritt, acquired the location in early May. They own four other Subways, making this their fifth location. The others are the in the City of Grosse Pointe across the street from , one in Harper Woods and two downtown, one of which was recently acquired.

Ahee and Blumentritt celebrated their newest location, which they've been remodeling since acquisition, Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with officials from the and Grosse Pointe Woods.

The owners believe this restaurant, 21020 Mack Ave., is a great location to add because of the amount of pedestrian traffic, they said. Ahee, of Grosse Pointe, and Blumentritt, of Harper Woods, said they enjoy owning locations within their community.

In addition to remodeling inside and reorganizing the seating to accomodate more diners, they added an outdoor patio with two wraught iron tables and chairs covered with umbrellas.

Thus far, they said, the feedback from customers has been positive about the changes they've implemented. Some of the staff was brought in from their other locations, they said.

Throughout Friday and Saturday, six-inch subs with a drink will be $2. There will be a prize wheel event in front of the store along with a Subway character.

walden schmidt August 27, 2012 at 03:16 AM
Maybe Christopher is just tired of Waldmeir using the Patch as his bully pulpit. Petey's replies often have nothing to do with the story and all to do with his persistent ranting about his displeasure with the GPW administration. Then we have his blog, frequently filled with inaccuracies about how he thinks the citizens are being ripped off. There's nothing like checking facts by the old paper boy...
GP For Life August 27, 2012 at 07:22 PM
While I believe everyone is entitled to their opinions and thusly reject your criticism of Mr. Waldmeir; I must say you have by far the best nom de plume on this site. I salute you, sir.
Mark August 27, 2012 at 07:53 PM
Alas, if they had only spelled it correctly.
christopher August 27, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Diane, As i look at the big picture you are correct, i have stooped to Mr.Waldmeirs level and i am certainly not proud of that fact. I have been an avid fan of this web site and just had enough of his lies, hate and love of himself. I love this city i live in and he never has a nice thing to say about ANYTHING. He has harassed everyone on this site if they dont agree with him and i felt he deserved a little back. Honestly, i think he has helped the Novitke Administration as people are just sick of his crabby old man attitude and see what his true colors are.
Diane Smith August 27, 2012 at 09:02 PM
I agree, by going overboard, he is " polluting" a legitimate message. Hopefully, there are many others who can campaign PROPERLY for what that feel is just and right and fair as GPW residents as I do not agree with the 2 upcoming ballot proposals. I also do not agree with the councils lack of debate on any topic, especially the budget. Slamming is not going to get more no votes.

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