ESSEX, MD—A familiar Essex restaurant is changing ownership – as well as its name.
River Watch Restaurant & Marina will soon become LoonAsea Maryland after being purchased by the owners of the popular Looney’s chain.
This will mark Looney’s fifth location, with the others being in Perry Hall, Bel Air, Maple Lawn (Howard County), and College Park.
River Watch had been in business on Nanticoke Road in Essex since 1989.
An opening date has not yet been announced.
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