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Eddie Montgomery breaks ground on new restaurant

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 – Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry broke ground today on a new restaurant and 40-acre commercial development in Harrodsburg, Ky.

Skylar's Landing, a Montgomery and Mitchell development, is named after Montgomery's granddaughter. The development will feature a variety of shopping venues and numerous commercial lots available for purchase, as well as Montgomery's restaurant. Eddie Montgomery's Steakhouse will be approximately 16,000 square feet with seating for 265 guests. Specializing in premium steaks and family atmosphere, the log-structured restaurant will have a lodge theme complete with stone fireplaces, waterfalls and a stage to showcase musicians from around the country.

"Live music has kind of gone away, and I want to help bring it back," said Montgomery. "This has always been a dream of mine."

Montgomery's business partners are Tommy and Gwen Mitchell of Rocky Top Log Furniture and Railing in Garrard County.

"This area and Kentucky and the man upstairs have given so much to me that I would just love to give a little bit back," said Montgomery. "I want to do something that everyone in the community can be proud of."

Construction is scheduled for completion this fall.


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