Making way for the new

Demolition on the Anthony’s Restaurant property on Ohio River Boulevard in Avalon began last week to make way for several new businesses. The Anthony’s building housed several enterprises over the years, including a restauarant/lounge and a barbershop.While the restaurant has closed, the barbershop has moved to Forest Avenue in Bellevue. The new building that soon wuill be under construction will feature a Dunkin’ Donuts store with a drive-through, as well as three other commercial spaces. A medical express type office is expected to fill two of the spaces, with a chain hair salon taking the third, according to Avalon officials.

Photo by Nancy Whyte for The Citizen