(updated at 5:55 p.m., 29 August, to reflect new information)

Barry’s Cheesesteaks and More, henceforth to be known as The Original Barry’s Cheesesteak is moving from 1161 S. 2nd St. to a new location at 5408 Valley Station Rd.

“We will let you all know about the GRAND OPENING. We will still be open on 2nd and Oak while we fix up this building but we will only be open for lunch time from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm, Wednesday through Saturday.”

Owner Barry Washington provides the back story to the forthcoming venue change and rebranding.

The text:

HELLO FACEBOOK FAMILY, I LOVE YOU. For the last couple of days we haven’t been opened because we have a big surprise that we just couldn’t announce until today. Barry’s Cheesesteaks is moving . . Some people were worried because of closing at different times.. We ran into a lot of trouble in our building and safety issues in our building on 2nd street. This new location will provide parking and also we will begin to start baking our own fresh bread every day. Friday and Saturday will be our last days open on 2nd street. These changes and new location is going to help us serve you better. And it will be helpful for our new brand THE ORIGINAL BARRY’S CHEESESTEAK. So please understand that this move is necessary for our survival and for us to have a place that is suitable for you to come in and sit down and have a great meal and great fellowship. This has been in my heart to do for 6 months, but it took time to find the right place. We will let everyone know the grand opening day and the new location in one week.Thank you all so much.

Previously at F&D:

Barry’s Cheesesteaks & More keeps on keeping on