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Amy's Baking Company Grand Re-Opening Event in Scottsdale, 5/21/13 (Video)

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There were plenty of spectators outside Amy's Baking Company in Scottsdale on Tuesday night. Dozens of people and cars lingered in the parking lot, keeping a safe distance from the infamous restaurant and its owners, waiting for emotional fireworks at the restaurant's anticipated grand re-opening event.

"I just figured, it's on the way home, I'll stop by," said Justin Keefer who hung around for about a half an hour and snapped a couple photos before leaving.

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The mood was tense -- probably due to the half-dozen security guards and police officers that spent the evening shooing away news crews, photographers, rubberneckers, and crowds of rowdy teens.

But for better or worse, things inside the restaurant appeared to carry on relatively calmly for the dinner service, which began shortly after 5 p.m.

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Lauren Saria
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