Have you been to the Lower Nazareth Commons Plaza recently? You may have noticed that the new LongHorn Steakhouse, which is being built in the lot next to , is quickly taking shape.
According to a fact sheet on www.longhornsteakhouse.com, the restaurant provides a casual dining experience, and the menu includes items like chicken, shrimp, salmon, spare ribs, soups, salads, bread and desserts. In addition to fountain drinks, there is a full bar.
There are 370 LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants in 35 states, the fact sheet says. Locally, there is a LongHorn in Whitehall and in Bartonsville, Monroe County.
Each LongHorn is about 5,600 square feet with a dining room and bar that can seat 204 customers, according to the fact sheet. The steakhouse will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Also coming soon to the plaza -- Petco. The new store is next to the new Five Below -- by .
Petco sells supplies for dogs, cats, fish, small animals, ferrets, reptiles, birds and ponds. The store also has a grooming salon and holds adoption days.
A call to confirm a grand opening date was not immediately returned.
While we're on the topic of animals, a second pet store -- -- is moving in across the street in the Northampton Crossings shopping center, next to . It is expected to open on June 2.
PetSmart offers roughly the same supplies as Petco -- but it does feature a boutique, complete with kitty condos, decorative food bowls, modernized fish tanks and plenty of outfits for your furry friend.
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