NEW OFFERINGS COMING FROM BERKINS BLEND...PLUS, INSIDE THE NEW JUST BE SELF-CARE RETREAT

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WELCOME BACK TO BUSINESSES OPENING THIS WEEK...WISHING YOU THE BEST IN THIS NEW REALITY!


BERKINS BLEND RAMPS UP GRAB AND GO MENU, CATERING


As businesses attempt to get back to some sense of normalcy this week, we are highlighting one of our faves. Berkins Blend is the neighborhood coffee shop. Owners, Doug and Andrea, took a courageous leap of faith when they opened their shop on Hebron Avenue. They celebrate five years this June! You know we love a from-the-ground-up story and this one is impressive. After both were laid off from their jobs, they decided to venture into the coffee business. What they've created is not just a place to get your morning coffee, but a gathering spot for friends, business people, and family members. It's the place where you catch up with old friends, make meaningful connections, and forge deep relationships. Doug and Andrea are incredibly supportive of not just other local businesses, but ALL of the people they encounter in town. As they move toward their new reality, they're revamping their menus to include more grab-and-go items. But, also, did you know they CATER out of their second location in Hartford, Berkins on Oak?!! They have so many delicious options. Click HERE to see their new menu or pop in for a coffee anytime...THEY. ARE.OPEN!



JUST BE SELF-CARE RETREAT REVEALED


The new self-care retreat on the Glastonbury/East Hartford line is opening soon and we have your first look! If you haven't heard about it, listen up, my friends. Just Be will eventually offer all of the things you need to relax, refresh, and rejuvenate. In this new reality, they're finding unique ways to offer services to people within the state guidelines. Right now, they have office space for independent workers looking for a nice escape from the daily grind of working from home. Space is fully furnished, Wifi equipped with UV air filtration units, and will be fully sanitized between use. See some of these gorgeous little office rooms below or click HERE for more info about their future offerings.



WESTFARMS MALL REOPENS THIS WEDNESDAY


Westfarms mall announced last week that it will reopen this Wednesday, May 20th on a reduced schedule.




Here is what you need to know:


HOURS: Monday - Saturday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Sunday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

(Individual restaurants and retailers in the mall may have different hours - CALL AHEAD)


They will be cleaning and disinfecting surfaces throughout the day and after hours, encouraging the use of masks, using signage to help remind customers about social distancing, and removing seating areas.


Mall walkers will be allowed in one hour prior to opening at 10:00 AM.


Curbside pickup will be offered at designated areas near the mall entrances.



ODDS & ENDS...


SPONSORED BY: POST LAW DIVORCE & FAMILY


*Glastonbury High School junior, Emily Hope, has written and produced a song that she is selling as a way to help raise money that will aid theater company employees who are currently out of work. Click HERE to buy and support her mission.


*Danielle Marie Photography is offering Cap and Gown Mini Sessions for your graduating senior. What a great way to capture this milestone moment! Click HERE to contact her and see an example below.


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