Paddy O's, a new Irish-themed bar and restaurant, is open in Ashwaubenon.
The establishment is at 2920 Ramada Way, in a building that was home to Backgammon Pub and Los Magueyes Mexican Restaurant. The owners include Kevin Harbick and Pat Olejniczak. Harbick also is an owner of the Coaches Corner chain of pub/restaurants.
The menu is largely Irish-themed, but includes hamburgers made from freshly ground ribeye, sirloin and New York strip steaks. Harbick said Paddy O's will host two happy hours daily, from 2-6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close.
The establishment is about 7,000 square feet with an occupancy of 250. It was renovated to the tune of about $300,000 and the parking lot was repaved.
Restaurant hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Bar hours are 11 a.m. to normal bar closing.
The telephone number is (920) 336-5005.
Associated top lender
Associated Bank was ranked the top Small Business Administration lender in Wisconsin for the eight consecutive year and the state's No. 1 mortgage originator for the first time.
Associated approved 271 SBA loans valued at more than $41 million in the recently completed federal fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. In Wisconsin, it approved 176 loans for $22 million. Nationally, Associated was 18th of 2,487 lenders of SBA 7(a) loans.
In mortgage lending, Associated originated more than 17,700 loans totaling $2.5 billion. The bank was No. 1 in units and dollar amount.
Parent company Associated Banc-Corp is headquartered in Ashwaubenon.
Immel building LEED Walmart
Immel Construction of Green Bay is building the first LEED-certified Walmart in South Euclid, Ohio.
LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and means the building includes a number of environmentally friendly elements. In this case, that includes 21 acres of public-use green space, environmentally safe refrigeration systems, paints, adhesives, sensor-controlled lighting and carpets made of low-polluting materials and recycling of construction waste and debris.
Construction is scheduled for completion in summer 2013.
Immel has built Walmart stores in numerous communities around the country.