Frank Thomas Breaks Ground on Suburban Restaurant

Hall of Fame former White Sox player plans Big Hurt Brewhouse sports bar and restaurant

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    Frank Thomas unveiled his new Berwyn restaurant and a bronze statue of himself on Thursday.

    Frank Thomas is getting into the restaurant business.

    A ceremonial groundbreaking took place Thursday for Big Hurt Brewhouse, the Hall of Famer's new restaurant in Berwyn.

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    The restaurant is located at 6801 W. Cermak Rd. in a historic bank building. It will be open to the public this fall.

    The eatery and sports bar will feature Thomas' Big Hurt Beer, a menu featuring items prepared on a wood-fired grill and of course, plenty of big-screen televisions.

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    A bronze statue of Thomas will also be located at the restaurant.

    Thomas joked even Cubs fans will be welcome at the restaurant.