Roberto Pietrobono owner of Olazzo

“We Just Want Answers” (Video)

The owner of a popular Italian restaurant, Olazzo, in downtown Bethesda is frustrated by the frequency of local power outages and the impact the loss of electricity has on his business. After losing power to his restaurant again on Sept. 8 and 9, he has decided to invest in a generator and he’s reaching out to local officials for answers. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

Pepco spokesperson Bob Hainey tells us that officials from the power company have been in touch with the owners of Olazzo as well.

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.



  1. Morning Notes | - September 18, 2012

    […] Olazzo Owner Frustrated By Power Outage Issues — Roberto Pietrobono, co-owner of the Olazzo Italian restaurant on Norfolk Avenue, says frequent power outages have cost his business between $50,000 and $75,000. [MyMCMedia] […]

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