Another locally owned business is making a big announcement; Mama Mia’s BOWtique, located along West 8th Street, is expanding.  Owner Maria Wells is the newest business to claim space in the West Erie Plaza. 

Her new, 3,000 square foot store is located between Planet Fitness and Pet Supplies Plus.  Mama Mia’s BOWtique sells clothing for women and children, accessories, and other specialty items. 

Wells tells us, “We’re born and raised in Erie, as is my husband and our children. We are just so proud to be a part of the community, people have rallied behind us.”

The success for Maria comes after she has faced significant health problems.  In the past couple of years, surviving 26 surgeries, including two renal autotransplants. 

Her new store is expected to open July 1st.