Restaurant news: Park Avenue BBQ in Jupiter to open within week

The chalkboard sign outside Park Avenue BBQ's Tequesta branch says farewell to customers. (Larry Aydlette/The Palm Beach Post)
The chalkboard sign outside Park Avenue BBQ’s Tequesta branch says farewell to customers. (Photos: Larry Aydlette/The Palm Beach Post)

Saturday was the last call for barbecue, wings and burgers at Park Avenue BBQ in Tequesta.

The long-time branch of the local restaurant chain has closed as it gets ready to open a new location on Indiantown Drive in Jupiter, in the old Applebee’s near the I-95 interchange.

Wait staff said the new Jupiter location should be open in about a week.

There are a couple of questions for long-time customers of the old location:

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What happens to the Pabst Blue Ribbon ceiling mural? It apparently won’t fit in the industrial-style ceiling of the new location, but wait staff said Saturday that it might end up in another Park Avenue location.

And here’s hoping they don’t forget the Elvis sign:

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Who has Palm Beach County’s best fried chicken?

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We asked. You answered.

Readers of The Palm Beach Post were asked which restaurant had the best fried chicken and, by a narrow margin, the favorite was Bay Bay’s Chicken & Waffles in West Palm Beach.

The red-and-yellow shack on Okeechobee Road may look like there’s an old, Southern grandma hard at work in the kitchen. But there’s actually a well-thought-out secret to the restaurant’s success.

READ WHAT MAKES BAY BAY’S SPECIAL 

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Top picks of sports bars, parties for Super Bowl 50

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Super Bowl party. (Photo illustration by Todd Sumling/The Charlotte Observer.

Looking for a fun place to watch Super Bowl 50?

There are lots of bars and restaurants throwing parties and offering specials. Here are a few that stand out:

Best sports bars, parties in Palm Beach County to watch Super Bowl 50

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