ShareThis Page

Greensburg's Never Enough!, DV8 closing downtown shops

| Thursday, May 18, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Dillon Carr | Tribune-Review
DV8 Espresso Bar and Gallery, on Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Greensburg, will close by the end of May 2017.
Dillon Carr | Tribune-Review
Rosina Dull will retire from retail as she closes her shop in Pennsylvania Avenue, effective summer 2017.

Two locally owned businesses in downtown Greensburg are closing.

Never Enough! Boutique owner Rosine Dull said there are no potential buyers for the storefront she has rented on the corner of South Pennsylvania Avenue and West Second Street for 18 years. She plans to retire and continue living in Greensburg.

“All good things have to come to an end,” Dull said Thursday during the first day of sales, which range from 25 to 75 percent off.

The sale will go on until “there is nothing left,” she said. “So we don't have an end date on the sale. We have a full inventory.”

Dull, who previously owned the Goldsmith 18 Karat Shoppe for 20 years, said she is proud of her shop's success and its part in the community. She said Never Enough! was the first store to introduce specialty brands like Brighton Collectibles and Alex and Ani to Westmoreland County.

A scholarship Dull established with Westmoreland County Community College for women planning to re-enter the workforce will continue once the store closes, she said.

Terri Barill, co-owner of DV8 Espresso Bar and Gallery, said she hopes to be out of her South Pennsylvania Avenue shop by the end of May, at which point there might be a new owner. There are a couple people interested in buying it, she said.

“I'd like it to not close, I'd like it to continue. It's a great space. It's a great idea that we had,” Barill said. “It's a place where your customers are your friends.”

“It's just sort of an early retirement, so I can still be in touch with my kids,” she said.

Barill moved to Greensburg from Brooklyn, N.Y., and wanted to recreate the kind of café and art gallery vibe she missed.

“We wanted to open up our own gallery, and this looked like the place to do it,” she said.

The coffee shop and gallery, which Barill has run for 15 years, also served as a music venue. Barill said her son, who is 18 and plans to attend the University of Maine in the fall, organized one last show, scheduled for Friday and featuring musicians who have performed at the venue in the past. Barill said her sons are the reason she is retiring. She said she wants to have more time to travel and visit with them.

“I don't foresee us moving, though,” Barill said. “(Greensburg) is a nice place to be.”

Staff writer Jacob Tierney contributed. Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-1298, or via Twitter @dillonswriting.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.