Businesses open in borough
Coplay is undergoing a bit of a renaissance, the likes of which hasn't been seen in years.
The Bacon Strip opened last Saturday to a large crowd. The restaurant, on North Second Street, has undergone extensive upgrades. Formerly Bill's Lunch, the eatery is open for breakfast and lunch.
Across from the newly opened restaurant, the former Merchants Bank has begun major renovations after being closed for several years. The colonial-style building reportedly will serve as a a gym. Another business in the building has yet to be named.
Gigi's Pizza and Pasta Grill on Chestnut Street, off Second Street, is newly opened. It was formerly Radicals Pizza.
Thai Diner opened on Chestnut Street, next to the post office. Across the street, Petite Scholars Learning Center, a children's daycare, also opened.
St. Peter's Catholic Church will hold a craft and vendor fair this Saturday, 2-6 p.m., in the church's social hall on Fifth Street.
The kitchen will be open.
St. John's Lutheran Church, South Third Street, will host a pork and sauerkraut dinner Saturday, 4-6 p.m., in the social hall.
Following the dinner, a family game night will be held.
Coplay Saengerbund, South Fifth Street, is turning back the clock on Saturday with an evening dance party, offering '70s and '80s music. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m.
A contest is on tap for the individuals best dressed in apparel from the era.
A deejay will entertain.