|Demolition crews were at the site in Cold Spring to bring a new Cracker Barrel restaurant to the former Guys and Dolls location. Photo: Carol Shouse Duell.|
Demolition began yesterday at 4210 US-27 to make way for northern Kentucky's second Cracker Barrel restaurant in Cold Spring.
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Cracker Barrel submitted plans in November, which includes plans to sell the lake to the city of Cold Spring to turn into a city park.
Demolition is slated to be completed by Friday, which a tentative opening date set for summer.
|Photo: Carol Shouse Duell.|
City officials said that the restaurant, owned by YUM! brands, has submitted a site plan.
"So as long as it is approved along with their building permit, and they don't change their mind, it's probably a go," said an official commenting on the city's Facebook page.
The site applied for is in County Market parking lot toward US-27.
That rumor, which was eventually verified by the city, began a deluge of criticism and suggestions from the social media crowd.
"Businesses come to us if they are interested, we don't choose. We welcome any type of restaurant just to have options. We would love to see a sit down restaurant, but until they feel we have the right demographics, they won't consider it."
Alexandria's population has and will continue to explode with homes being built in the Arcadia subdivision.
First announced in 2007, The Drees Co. and Fischer Homes, have jointly developed Arcadia. City officials expect to have 1,000 new structures when it's complete. A mix of condominiums, single-family homes, town homes with ground-level access on each of two floors, and single-level floor plan patio homes will make up that total.