One of the missing pieces to progress Downtown to complement the growing housing base was the lack of a grocery story. Clyde Ripka is scheduled to open a market in mid-May.
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post:
When Matt Norko moved downtown in 2010, he was thrilled that he could walk to the train station to get to his Westport job and his partner could walk to his downtown job.
He just wished picking up fresh fruit or half-and-half for his coffee was as easy. Even buying a gallon of milk was a mile-long venture for downtown residents since Rite Aid closed its Main Street location 18 months ago.
Full story here.