FLINT TWP., MI – The spot for a brand new Michigan Wahlburgers location has been chosen and it will not be a protracted drive for Genesee County residents.
The Boston-based restaurant chain owned by actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and their chef brother, Paul, has chosen a vacant 3,912-square-foot storefront between Barnes and Nobles and Bar Louie within the Out of doors Village at Genesee Valley Middle in Flint Township for its new location.
The announcement by mall officers got here Thursday evening throughout a presentation that included a video that includes Mark Wahlberg discussing the plan.
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Wahlberg, who has starred in dozens of movies, together with “Worry,” “Ted,” “Boogie Nights,” “The Fighter,” and 2007’s “The Departed,” for which he was nominated for a Greatest Supporting Actor Academy Award, spoke of a doable Flint restaurant throughout an April 2018 go to to the Taylor Wahlburgers location.
“We have been speaking about Lansing, Ann Arbor … I like Flint, too. I have been pushing these guys at a chance in Flint. We have been engaged on it,” he advised reporters in April. “Michigan has a lot to supply. It truly is in regards to the individuals. I’d like to put an enormous, lovely Wahlburgers proper in the course of Flint.”
Wahlberg has spent fairly a little bit of time in Michigan through the years for the filming of “Transformers” motion pictures, in addition to selling the eating places, and a shock go to to Beaumont Kids’s Hospital to satisfy with sufferers.
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Two extra Wahlburgers beforehand opened in Michigan, together with the August 2016 opening in Detroit’s Greektown and the April 2018 opening of a restaurant on Penn Avenue in Taylor. One other Wahlburgers is already within the works for Royal Oak.
The household at the moment operates eating places in 18 states and Canada, in keeping with the Wahlburgers web site.
The restaurant’s menu contains varied burgers, sandwiches and salads.
The brand new restaurant was not the one announcement made Thursday evening when it comes to new improvement set to happen at Genesee Valley Middle, the place Burlington just lately closed and Sears is ready to shut as a part of the retailer’s newest spherical of cuts.
Clothes retailer Perpetually 21 will transfer from its present 8,141-square-foot location within the mall to a 17,928-square-foot area in entrance of Macy’s.
Jeweler Rogers and Hollands can also be set to open within the former 1,338-square-foot Fred Meyers location within the mall’s heart court docket.
Mark Wahlberg surprises sufferers at Beaumont Kids’s Hospital