WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Local diners received a shock on Monday, June 23 when two local restaurants – Tiki Waterfront Sea Grill in Riviera Beach and Rooney’s the Gastropub in Jupiter – announced they were closing. Tiki Waterfront Sea Grill posted an announcement on their Facebook page , saying:
Fans of this waterfront eatery expressed their feelings – overwhelmingly, disappointment at the loss of this hot spot – on the WPTV Facebook page .
Rooney’s the Gastropub also announced, via their website, that the pub had shut down after 14 years, citing struggles since the economic downtown in 2008. Restaurant-goers shared their thoughts on WPTV’s Facebook page , and many Pittsburgh Steelers fans wondered where they would watch their beloved team during football season.
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