Cross Keys Inn sold to Andora group owner
By Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Published: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012,
Cross Keys Inn in Indiana Township has been acquired by Mike McMullen of the Andora Restaurant Group. No sales price was disclosed. Robert and Michael Uricchio, owners of Cross Keys, will continue to operate the inn and restaurant until the change in ownership in April.
This marks McMullen's third Andora location, the others are located in the former Colony restaurant site at 1928 Cochran Rd., Scott, and at 1616 Mount Nebo Road, Ohio Township. The Uricchio brothers said they are selling the Cross Keys Inn, which they acquired in 2009, because "they are involved in several other ventures and felt the time was right to sell, having accomplished their goal of restoring the inn."
The Uricchios, who formerly owned Laforet restaurant in Highland Park, which they closed in 2007, renovated the facility, opened in 1850 as a stagecoach inn, maintaining its original character including the rustic pine bar and log-burning fireplace in the library.
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