BNRS BNRS: Outback Opens And Tasty Crab Preps To Open By Charlie Schlenker • Dec 11, 2018 robbiesaurus / Flickr Outback Steakhouse will open its new Eastland Mall parking lot location Wednesday, Dec. 12. Lots Of Restaurant Openings In 2017; Not So Many Closures By Charlie Schlenker • Feb 5, 2018 Jason Staten / Flickr The food service industry is a volatile one. Turnover in establishments can approach 100 percent in just a very few years. 2017 was an active year for restaurant openings and closures. Twin City Hot Dog Places Thrive Despite Portillo's Competition By Charlie Schlenker • Oct 5, 2017 Windy City Wieners / Facebook The entry of Portillo's restaurant into Bloomington-Normal appears to have had an unexpected effect on the marketplace. Bloomington-Normal Restaurant Scene: Closures Temporary And Otherwise By Charlie Schlenker • Jul 18, 2017 pixabay.com A pizza place, one American/Chinese/Filipino place, and a barbecue place. Those are among the establishments changing on the Bloomington-Normal restaurant scene. BNRS: A Revival And A Goodbye By Charlie Schlenker • Oct 3, 2016 Creative Commons A Bloomington restaurant whose legal status has been in question is soon to reopen.