Look for Fiore’s Italian Steakhouse to open in late July in the Montrose shopping area.
The new place is a second location for the owners, who also operate Fiore’s Italian Ristorante at 2179 Lincoln Way E. in Wooster Township, Wayne County.
The location, 85 W. Montrose Ave., Copley Township, previously was home to the short-lived Nicollini’s Restaurant, and before that Bennigans, according to NAI Cummins Real Estate, which brokered the deal.
Fiore’s will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and will have patio seating.
• A new Potbelly Sandwich Shop opened its doors at 4460 Belden Village St. NW, Jackson Township, on Tuesday.
The national chain has 270 locations; this is its fourth in Northeast Ohio. Potbelly features warm, toasted sandwiches, hand-dipped shakes and made-to-order salads. Other locations are in Cleveland, Independence and Mayfield Heights.
The shop will employ about 25 full- and part-time workers. Hours are Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
• 750ml wine bar in the Pilgrim Square plaza in West Akron is opening a second location in Brecksville.
Owners Jim and Karla Walters recently signed a lease for one of downtown Brecksville’s historical red brick buildings at 8903 Brecksville Road. The location will be larger than the original.
Construction is expected to begin in June with a late summer target opening date. The Akron location opened in 2008.
• A third location of Sweet Frog, the frozen yogurt shop chain that has locations in Stow and Green, is expected to open soon at 2719 W. Market St., Fairlawn.
The shops offer 16 flavors of self-serve frozen yogurt and a variety of toppings.