Nifty Fifty’s, the Philadelphia-area diner chain, has plans to open a fourth location — and its first franchise — in South Philly.
Leo McGlynn, proprietor of the restaurant chain, launched the data on Fox’s “Fox and Friends” morning current Tuesday all through a dwell part in New York City.
“We have a franchise location that’s going to be opening at 10th and Oregon in South Philadelphia,” McGlynn instructed the hosts.
McGlynn didn’t specify when the restaurant was slated to open. He did carry Matthew Devine, the chain’s first franchisee, to the current. McGlynn acknowledged Devine signed a deal on March 18, and in addition acknowledged the chain has two further franchisees set to sign provides.
This gained’t be the first time the chain ventured into South Philly: There was as quickly as a Nifty Fifty’s location on the nook of 10th Street and Reed Street, solely a block from the Pat’s and Geno’s cheesesteak nook. That location closed up retailer in the early 2000s.
Nifty Fifty’s at current has three areas: Northeast Philadelphia, on Grant Avenue; Ridley Township, on MacDade Boulevard; and Turnersville, New Jersey, on Route 42.
In 2013, McGlynn and 4 completely different co-owners of the restaurant chain obtained diverse jail sentences in a tax evasion scheme.
McGlynn and his co-owners evaded $2.2 million in federal employment and personal taxes, in accordance to the FBI’s Philadelphia Division, and McGlynn was sentenced to 36 months in jail.