Foran Nutrition will open a smoothie shop at 699 Main Street. The smoothie shop will open next door to Mexico Lido Restaurant.
Machu Picchu Restaurant has opened at 846 Main Street. The new Peruvian restaurant opened in the space formerly occupied by Teriyaki Box before they moved two doors down.
Connecti-Cuts Barber Shop has opened at 970 Main Street! The barber shop is located next door to Manchester Chinese Cuisine.
360 Juteuse Fruit Bar has opened at 360 Main Street! The juice bar features a variety of smoothies and other fruit based offerings. The shop is located near the hospital.
Dime Bank opened in Manchester! The Connecticut-based bank opened their newest branch in the former Farmington Bank on W Middle Turnpike.
Geico has opened a local office in Manchester! The insurance giant opened a location in the former Payless space at the Manchester Parkade.
Searching Serendipity (Formerly Details Salon) has opened their new location at the Manchester Parkade. The store moved from a space next to Rainbow into the former Statefarm office space.
Moran Restaurant has opened in Manchester! The Hispanic restaurant opened in the former Rositas' location on Middle Turnpike.
Stumpy's Hatchet House has opened their axe throwing facility in Manchester! The new entertainment destination is located at 8 Progress Drive Suite 2, in the Parker Street area! The facility offers a party room, and is BYOB (Bring Your Own Beer or Wine). Check out this new Manchester business!
Dollar General could be preparing to announce their third Manchester location on Spencer Street in Manchester. The discount chain will open a store across from Flight Fit & Fun, on a long vacant empty lot. The floor plans released to the public during a planning and zoning meeting match the store's new prototype locations.
A new Used car dealership will open on Spencer Street. The former Lynch Buick dealership on the corner of Hartford Road and Spencer Street recently sold, and plans for the building include using it as a used car lot.
Aldi in South Windsor, Manchester line, will open their door on March 11th according to a sign posted outside the nearly finished grocery store! The discount grocery is part of a new development called 'The Gateway.'
Craftmen's Gallery has opened within the Manchester Mall on Main Street! The store sells antiques & collectibles! Check it out next time you are near by!
Natural Selection has opened in the Manchester Mall on Main Street! The store sells vintage clothing and other cool and fun items!
Manchester Cheesecake Company has opened in the Manchester Mall! The bake shop sells cheesecake and other local baked goods
Big Tree opened in the Manchester Mall! The small store sells CBD lotions, butters, oils, ect.
Downtown Roots will open on March 1st in the Manchester Mall, it will sell houseplants, home made items including, hot sauce, dried seasonings & crocheted goods. The shop will also host a variety of paint/craft nights.
Economy Oil Change has been sold! The local chain of 10-Minute Oil Change shops has been sold to Full Speed Automotive, a franchisor of oil change facilities around the U.S. including Greese Monkey, Speedee, and Chevron Havoline.
Manchester Country Club Restaurant is now under renovation for a new concept by Geno Auriemma! The famed Basketball coach owns local restaurant, Cafe Aura, as well as a number of restaurants at Mohegan Sun.
Manchester Mazda has completed their new look at their Manchester showroom! The car dealership embarked on a large scale renovation and expansion of their building on Oakland Street in Manchester!
A Go Carting Track will open in the former Holiday Lanes space on Spencer Street. The building was home to one of the last duckpin bowling alleys in the State of Connecticut, no word yet on an opening date for the track.
Foodies and Baskets, a new wine bar and gift basket facility planned for the Parkade, appears to on hold for the moment. The restaurant and Italian market is under investigation by Department of Consumer Protection, Department of Revenue Services, Department of Public Health, and the Department of Labor according to The Bristol Press. Foodies and Baskets both shuttered their locations in Bristol, as well as deleted websites and Facebook accounts.
Tangles & Bangles Salon on Main Street has shuttered their location. The salon was located next to The Center Perk.
Key Bank has closed a few branches in Manchester. The bank closed their location on the corner of East Center Street and Lenox Street last week. The bank also closed their location on North Main Street in the CVS plaza. The closures were part of a consolidation effort by the bank chain.
People's United Bank announced two weeks ago that the majority of their bank branches in Stop & Shop locations would close over the next year as leases run out. That news was followed by the news that People's United Bank would be purchased by a Buffalo-based bank named M&T. The combined bank will be headquartered in Connecticut and would become the largest regional bank in the North East.
The Steam Co. is Manchester has closed. The vape shop was located on East Center Street under Orange Hall.
The store still has a location in New Haven.