MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - In an announcement on Facebook, Collins Pub in Morris Plains announced that they will "permanently" close on February 15.
"We want to take this opportunity to thank all of our employees for their dedication and our loyal patrons who supported us", said The Alberto Family, owners of Collins. "We appreciate all the support and love from our family and friends. We are greatly saddened that we have to close the doors at this location just before Collins Pub’s 50th anniversary".
The community was quick to offer support. Many said they were sorry to read of the closures while others wished they would remain open.
One commenter said it best, "It's the end of era".