, a favorite, closed abruptly Thursday, according to several readers who contacted Patch with the news.
A Sherriff's sale sign apparently was posted on the restaurant's door Thursday. Calls made to the store were not answered and the voice mail is shut off.
According to KDKA, the business' part owner John Belissimo, said there has been some disagreement between the three owners and issue over failure to pay royalties of more than $40,000.
For a more in depth look at the legal problems, read this article in the Pittsburgh City Paper.
What do you think about this local closing? Were you a fan of the Vinnie Pies?