NEW ONE-ON-ONE FITNESS STUDIO TO TOWN...PLUS, SOCCER STORE CLOSES
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**DON'T MISS THE SCOOP SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY GIFT GUIDE NEXT MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH! THERE WILL BE DISCOUNTS AND FREEBIES IF YOU SHOP THESE BUSINESSES ON SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY AND MENTION YOU SAW THEM IN THE SCOOP!**
NEW FITNESS STUDIO OPENING NEAR WHOLE FOODS
A personal training studio will OPEN January 1st between Sartorius Sports and StateFarm in the Whole Foods plaza. Fitness Together is a franchise with locations across the country. This one is owned by Glastonbury resident, Jim Albrycht, who says the concept is one-on-one training with customized plans based on the needs and wants of clients. Check out their national website to see some pretty impressive testimonial results.
TEAM SPORTS SHUTS DOWN GLASTONBURY LOCATION
Team Sports in Eric Town Square is now CLOSED. The space is now FOR LEASE and a sign on the door says orders for in-store pickup will be shipped to customers at no charge. The Farmington location is still open.
*On a side note...we think this would be a perfect location for a women's clothing boutique....anyone with us?
ELICIT BREWING OPENS TODAY
Elicit Brewing in Manchester is now OPEN. The new brewery/restaurant by the same owners of Eli's on Whitney is located in the old Adam's Mill. They did a nice job transforming the space into a cool, new spot. They held a few soft-opening nights this past weekend, but open to the general public TODAY. See pics of the inside below.
EL POLLO GUAPO LATEST
The sign is up for the new El Pollo Guapo location on New London Turnpike. We spoke with the owners about a month ago and they said it would be another three weeks or so before they opened, so they are getting close. The inside looks near complete. Can't wait for this to finally be in town! Click HERE to see a menu and start planning your visit.
ODDS & ENDS…
*Smith Brothers Insurance will host What Drives Growth III at Red Thread in East Hartford this Thursday, November 21st from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. It's part of their Be Sure Leadership Series and includes an impressive panel: Mike Abramson, GM Yard Goats, Guy Carbone, Owner Carbone Chiro, Mike Cavanaugh, Head Coach UConn Hockey, and Julie Sobieski, SVP Content Operation & Strategy ESPN.
*When you shop Small Business Saturday in Glastonbury, you will have a chance to win some fun prizes. Pick-up a passport at participating small businesses (Berkins Blend, Empowered Cycling, Hair Today, and Square Peg Pizzeria). Get your passport stamped at as many locations as possible and bring it to Berkins Blend for your raffle tickets. They will pull raffle winners Sunday, December 1st at 2:00 PM at Square Peg Pizzeria.
*1000 Degrees Pizza has partnered with a second grade boy named Oliver to collect pajamas for Oliver's Pajama Project. If you bring a pair of pj's to the restaurant, they will give you a FREE 10-inch pizza. The pj's go to kids in need. Find out more about this amazing little boy HERE.
*The Coder School is offering two workshops in the next couple of months to help raise money for the Glastonbury Education Foundation. Saturday, December 14th from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, kids will learn about 3D Printing and Robotics. Saturday, January 18th from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, they will focus on Roblox, the popular online game that allows players to design their own game. To register, click HERE.
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