Saturday marks last day of business for Pink Elephant in Austintown

The property on Mahoning Avenue in Austintown is being taken over by the German-based grocery store chain Lidl

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Saturday will be the last night drinks will be served at a longtime Austintown bar.

The Pink Elephant on Mahoning Avenue will be closing for good.

The property is being taken over by a German-based grocery store chain called Lidl — a direct competitor of ALDI.

Those running the Pink Elephant are starting a new business venture just up the road called Thirsty Frog Bar and Grill, which will open October 14.