Bennigans Closed Immediately!!

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    It happened overnight and without warning!

    Effective immediately all Bennigan's restaurants are closed for business.

    The chain owns and operates around 800 Bennigan's across America.

    Yet another major blow to the economy!
     
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    A major blow?

    Yeah, I mean, where are people going to eat now??
     
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    Really? When was the last time you dined at a Bennigan's?

    Truthfully, I'm surprised they lasted this long.
     
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    Never even heard of them.
     
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    Never heard of them either.

    But it does not surprise me to hear of another business in the USA closing. Get used to it. This is just the beginning!
     
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    It's a sister restaurant chain of Ponderosa Steak House.

    And from what I understand, it's mainly just Chicago area locations that are closing. Not every single location nationwide.

    EDIT: Just checked, sealybobo is right. It's nationwide.
     
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    No you are right. The ones in Ann Arbor are privately owned so they are staying open.

    But 800 Benegans, 500 starbucks, linens and things, video stores. All in the past week I have seen a lot of this stuff.

    The people at my work love Bennegans. I myself didn't care for it. But that's besides the point.
     
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    I'm not sure how it's a major blow to the economy, though. Bear Stearns collapsing was a major blow, there was trillions of dollars at stake. Bennigans is just a stupid ass restaurant, in a SEA of stupid ass restaurants. People will go elsewhere to eat. If anything, the economy was a major blow to THEM, being how people will cut back on dining out during bad economic times.
     
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    I an not familiar with some of those you mentioned ... but .... I agree that if Starbucks closed ALL of their stores it would be a National Disaster for all of the Yuppies! :D
     
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    isnt bennigans the restaurant that Butters loves in Southpark?
     
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