Pita Pit closes in Edwardsville

November 4, 2013 

BND

Pita restaurant chain Pita Pit has closed in Edwardsville. The eatery opened last year at 215 Harvard Drive in Edwardsville. You can still find them at 206 N. 9th St. in downtown St. Louis or call them there at 314-436-1840.

A commercial cleaning franchise system is planning to enter the metro-east. Anago Cleaning Systems has announced plans to establish a foothold in Southwestern Illinois. The business was founded in 1989 to help other entrepreneurs open their own cleaning businesses. Today, the company was ranked the 10th fastest-growing franchise and No. 39 on the Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur magazine in 2013. For further information, visit its website or www.anagomasters.com.

Bernardin Lochmueller & Associates has broken ground on a new metro-east office in Troy between Illinois 162 and Old Collinsville Road. The 9,600-square-foot office is being built at 1928 Senior Airman Bradley R. Smith Drive and will house the civil engineering and environmental services firm's expanding staff. The firm anticipates relocating its 27 employees in Maryville to the new building by May and add another 13 workers. The Evansville, Ind.-based company employs about 180 people in Maryville, Chicago, St. Louis, Evansville, Indianapolis and Jeffersonville, Ind.

And finally, the folks from AT&T have reported record smartphone data usage during the recent World Series games played in St. Louis. Fans who attended Game 3 at Busch Stadium made more than 20,130 voice calls and sent more than 75,620 text messages on AT&T's in-stadium network. AT&T operates a Distributed Antenna System, or DAS, inside the ballpark to keep customers connected during every game.

Contact reporter Will Buss at wbuss@bnd.com or 618-239-2526.

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