Making the Valley: Ales on 6th to provide substantial beer, enjoyment alternatives to Tarentum

A new bar and grill is established to open this spring alongside East Sixth Avenue in Tarentum.

Ales on 6th, housed on the floor degree of the Tarentum Resort, is the venture of 5 cousins with ties to the Alle-Kiski Valley.

“We want to provide a little something pleasurable and new to city,” mentioned Joe Albaugh, a Harrison indigenous and previous Brackenridge police officer, who is a person of the entrepreneurs.

“We strategy to have anything heading on all the time, from trivia to karaoke to dart tournaments. We welcome households and consider it will be a superior environment for every person.”

The other co-entrepreneurs are Michael Albaugh, Luke Thimons, Anthony Monico and Nick Thimons.

With a whopping 24 beers on tap, the bar also is hoping to attract consumers for its homestyle food items, Albaugh stated. The menu will incorporate wings, burgers, pizza and hoagies.

Typical supervisor Leisha Reid, a Highlands alum who lives in Freeport, is scheduled to attend a meals clearly show in early April to pick out distinctive specialties.

An outside patio will increase seating area when the climate cooperates. In all, the bar has home for up to 150 individuals.

Reid claimed the bar will provide as quite a few as 15 careers, including wait staff, cooks and dishwashers.

She options to have a rotating gatherings checklist that incorporates live bands, a DJ, pool contests and more.

“We want it to be enjoyment,” Reid stated, “not just a usual, basic bar.”

Albaugh, who also functions as a real estate agent, wasn’t seeking to switch professions but did not want to miss the prospect to perform with spouse and children.

“We were being at a birthday social gathering, sitting down all around the hearth and chatting about how great it would be to invest in a regional spot,” stated Albaugh, a 2012 graduate of St. Joseph Superior School in Harrison. “We resolved to all set our funds jointly and do it.”

The venture has been “tons of perform,” Albaugh claimed. Even more than he expected.

The owners determined to renovate the space absolutely, reworking it into a modern, open up area with epoxy bar tops and a geometric style on the partitions.

There are hanging pendant lights and huge-screen TVs at the rear of the bar, along with two pool tables, two dart boards and 5 digital lottery techniques equipment.

Hrs are tentatively 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesdays via Sundays.

Albaugh stated a late-evening kitchen will offer you fried appetizers and other specials as a result of 1 a.m.

“I’m psyched about a new knowledge,” Albaugh claimed.

He expects to open up in early May well.

“We are seeking to often present a good time,” Reid reported. “There will constantly be a thing going on.”

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Overview staff members author. You can call Tawnya at 724-226-7726, [email protected] or by using Twitter .