Openings & Closings: Pin-ups are serving pizza, po’ boys come marching into town

World-champion pizza tosser Jay Schurman of Pin-Up Pizza impresses others with his dough tossing skills on Pizza Day while celebrating their grand opening Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

A new pizza parlor brings 1950s glamour to Planet Hollywood while Hash House A Go Go puts a “twist” on dining at the Rio.

Meanwhile, in Henderson, a popular national chain says goodbye and a clothing retailer offers home décor.

In Las Vegas, a New Orleans favorite comes marching into town.

    • Pin-Up Pizza

      Retro-themed Pin-Up Pizza opened in Planet Hollywood on Jan. 9.

      The eatery might be small at just over 690 square feet, but its 15-inch New York-style slices are a huge hit.

      The limited room means the pizza place, which held its grand opening Feb. 7, doesn’t offer tables or seating.

      The dining spot does feature waitresses dressed in 1950s-style rockabilly attire and pizza starting at $4.75 per slice.

      Pin-Up Pizza is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

    • Streetcar Po-Boys

      Streetcar Po-boys

      Streetcar Po-boys, a restaurant promising to deliver a taste of New Orleans to Las Vegas, held its grand opening last month.

      The eatery began serving po’ boy sub sandwiches at 1624 W. Oakey Blvd. after opening to the public in late December.

      With menu items including fried pickles and beignets, the 2,985-square-foot restaurant stays true to the owners’ New Orleans roots.

      Streetcar Po-boys is open from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

    • Down East Home & Clothing

      DownEast Home & Clothing

      DownEast Home & Clothing opened its fourth Nevada location in Henderson on Feb. 7.

      The 15,600-square-foot space, located at 9851 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 105, is the first in the state to carry DownEast’s home furnishings and décor pieces. The store also will carry the retailer’s Basics clothing line and other fashion brands.

      Founded in 1991, DownEast's company philosophy is “boutique on a budget.

    • Hash House

      Hash House A Go Go

      Breakfast and brunch favorite Hash House A Go Go opened inside the Rio on Feb. 10.

      The 13,000-square-foot location, which includes a full-service bar, takes over the space left vacant by Sao Paulo Café.

      Known for its “twisted farm food,” Hash House A Go Go specializes in large portions and farm-fresh foods. The Rio location will be open daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    • Tony Roma’s

      The Tony Roma’s location in Henderson quietly closed its doors early last month.

      The restaurant, which was located at 555 N. Stephanie St., shut down Jan. 7 due to a disagreement over rent increases, according to Tony Roma President Ken Myres.

      Myers said the restaurant had two leases that required renewal, and the asked-for hike in rent during lease negotiations was simply too much.

      The closure will not affect the Tony Roma’s in the Las Vegas Fremont Hotel. Myers said the company is definitely interested in opening another location in Las Vegas, though no timeline has been set.

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