MOUNT VERNON — Downtown Mount Vernon is getting a little more Rock ’n’ Roll thanks to The Original Dave’s Cosmic Subs, which will be opening in late January or early February.

David Stein, who is also set to open Stein Brewing Company at the Woodward once the renovations and construction are complete, first ate at Dave’s Cosmic Subs in Cleveland in January 2017. He was looking for “unique opportunities” to bring to Mount Vernon and upon talking to David Lombardy, the “real” Dave, who opened the first Dave’s Cosmic Subs in 1997 in Chagrin Falls, he decided that bringing the franchise to Mount Vernon would be his newest venture.

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