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Every morning at 6 a.m., genuine New York bagels bake in the oven as Dina and Harry Mucovic open their café and grill. In the glass cases appear bagels, homemade cookies, muffins and other sweets to await customers at the newly opened My Girls Café & Grill, 1121 Northern Blvd, Clarks Summit.

The café, named after the couple's three daughters is one of several new businesses locally to open its doors.

Dina Mucovic opened the business Sept. 17 in the former site of Euro Café, and with help from husband, Harry, offers a variety of menu items for breakfast including pancakes, stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles and omelets. Don't forget a morning cup of joe. On the lunch menu, customers will find hot and cold sandwiches, children's meal options, sides and salads using Boar's Head deli meats and cheeses. Uncle Sal's, for example, is one of the specialty sandwiches named after family members, and features Boar's Head roast beef with gravy, caramelized onions, mozzarella cheese and mashed potatoes.

We're here to listen to the customers' requests and what they want, said Dina Mucovic. Vegetarian and meatless options and homemade soups are available. Their hours: Tuesday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We're trying to bring a little bit of that flavor (New York deli) here, said Harry Mucovic. To order takeout items, trays of cookies and larger quantities of bagels, or for more information regarding daily specials, call 570.586.8860.

Nearby in Scranton is a new store, Pop it! Jackets & Accessories, 706 E. Market St., Green Ridge Corners, Scranton. Owners of the store, The Cavallotti family, will host a grand opening Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Neighboring shops at Green Ridge corners, Why Not Design, Tim Wagner's Sports Corner, Curiosity Shop, Your Picture Perfect, Headliners, The Boulevard Diner, and The Retiring Gentlemen Barbershop, are getting involved with the grand opening.

Carol Cavallotti said, We are having a Scavenger Hunt questionnaire ‘KnowYour Businesses,' refreshments, face painting, photo booth and entertainment. oops! Fashions will also be strolling the Corners. The festivities will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and gift certificates from participating stores will be given to the winners of the Scavenger Hunt.

Pop it!, opened Oct. 7 and offers customers a selection of jackets, handbags, clutches, collections of men's and women's watches, scarves, jewelry and wraps.

We also carry great fashionable Eco friendly lines, said Cavallotti. For more information, call 570. 963.9707.

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