CLEVELAND — Another wedding venue is shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After opening 37 years ago, the 100th Bomb Group will be closing at the end of the year.
A spokesperson for the company said the closure is due to the pandemic and the property will be sold at an auction at the end of October.
The restaurant will honor all events through Dec. 30, but any event scheduled for 2021 will be canceled.
The restaurant was known for its wall-to-wall war memorabilia and displays and artifacts that showcase the Tuskegee airmen.
“We are deeply saddened that the 100th Bomb Group will be taking its last flight this year. We looked at every scenario to be able to continue serving our guests, but the current business environment and the pandemic have forced us to have to close our doors. We want to thank our loyal guests, employees and community for their patronage and for sharing countless memories and special events with us,” said John Tallichet, president and CEO of Specialty Restaurants Corporation.
The 100th Bomb Group isn't the first wedding venue to shut down this year and leave brides scrambling for a new venue.
In February, Noah's Event Center in Mentor shut down abruptly.
The abrupt closure caught dozens of couples off-guard, many of whom had paid thousands of dollars to secure the dates of their nuptials.
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