Chickie’s & Pete’s, Popular Philly Sports Pub, Will Occupy Vacant Champp’s in Marlton, NJ

A defunct Champps on Route 73 in Marlton, NJ, will become a Chickie's & Pete's. Evesham Township Mayor Randy Brown and restaurant officials announced the deal Jan. 25. (Steve Lubetkin Photo/StateBroadcastNews.com)A defunct Champps on Route 73 in Marlton, NJ, will become a Chickie's & Pete's. Evesham Township Mayor Randy Brown and restaurant officials announced the deal Jan. 25. (Steve Lubetkin Photo/StateBroadcastNews.com)

EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ—(SBN)—Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar, a Philadelphia original, will be bringing its signature CrabFries and other seafood entrees to a former Champps with prominent frontage on Route 73, a main north-south highway for travelers from Philadelphia to southern New Jersey shore resorts.

Evesham Township Mayor Randy Brown at the press conference announcing the arrival of Chickie's & Pete's (Steve Lubetkin Photo/StateBroadcastNews.com)

Evesham Twp. Mayor Randy Brown (Steve Lubetkin Photo/ StateBroadcastNews.com)

Township Mayor Randy Brown, a coach for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, made the announcement inside the defunct Champps restaurant, surrounded by developer and restaurant representatives, and several former Philadelphia Eagles players who live in the township and had been urging the mayor to bring Chickie’s & Pete’s to this Burlington County community.

Hear more in this audio news wrapper from SBN News Director Steve Lubetkin.

See our photo coverage of the event here.

 

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Steve Lubetkin
Steve Lubetkin is the news director for StateBroadcastNews.com. Steve’s journalism background includes print and broadcast reporting for NJ news organizations. Since 2015 he has been the New Jersey and Philadelphia editor for GlobeSt.com. His video work for GlobeSt.com has been honored by the Garden State Journalists Association, and he has also been recognized for video by the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has produced audio podcasts on CRE topics for the NAR Commercial Division and the CCIM Institute. Steve has also served (from August 2017 to March 2018) as national broadcast news correspondent for CEOReport.com, a news website focused on practical advice for senior executives in small- and medium-sized companies. Steve also reports on-camera and covers conferences for NJSpotlight.com, a public policy news coverage website focused on New Jersey government and industry; and for clients of StateBroadcastNews.com, a division of The Lubetkin Media Companies LLC. Steve has been the computer columnist for the Jewish Community Voice of Southern New Jersey, since 1996. Steve is co-author, with Toronto-based podcasting pioneer Donna Papacosta, of the book, The Business of Podcasting: How to Take Your Podcasting Passion from the Personal to the Professional. You can email Steve at steve@statebroadcastnews.com.