Who says businesses aren't moving to New London, Conn. to exploit its ripe opportunities? A gala grand opening was held at New London's newest occupied storefront. The glitterati were out to be snapped by The Day's paparazzi. The party started at 4:00PM and the tuxedoes and gowns were out to take advantage of the last hour of daylight.
Every entrepreneur knows to fill a niche that's empty and that is just what New London's latest commercial emporium is doing. Bank Street Pawn has opened its doors with a selection of merchandise priced for the discriminating connoisieur. While chi-chi antique stores have infiltrated downtown New London in recent years, Bank Street Pawn, at 227 Bank Street offers something different from the pack.
The specially invited guests to the grand opening party were greeted by an accommodating sales floor laid out like a fashionable emproium from the Whaling City's gilded age. Bank Street Pawn promises to be one of the smoothly humming engines in New London's commercial juggernaut. The grand opening concluded at the sensible hour of 7:00PM. The revelers, still wound up from the marvels the entertainment provided by hosts Willow and Ozie. Though it was a suitable hour for bed, no one wanted to go home. The party was adjourned to the Thames Club for a round of dances between duckpin bowling frames.