Businesses That Left or Opened in Avon in 2011

What new businesses are you looking forward too, which are your new favorites and which left that you miss?

Many businesses have come and gone this year. Here is a look at the past, present and future of development in Avon.

Opened in 2011

  • reopened in Avon Marketplace.
  • reopened in Riverdale Farms.
  • Avon Old Farms Inn reopened as .

Closed in 2011

  • closed before Christmas.
  • The Simsbury Commons , which was located just over the Avon town line, closed as the longtime bookstore chain went bankrupt.

Coming Soon

  • construction is coming along nicely. The specialty grocery store is . 

Future Business

  • Ensign Bickford still has its masterplan application for developing an in with the Planning and Zoning Commission. The commission will likely vote on it sometime in 2012.

Nancy usich December 30, 2011 at 11:46 AM
I am waiting for Fresh Market to open. I hope it lives up to all the wonderful things that I have heard about it. We shall see! Nancy Usich
Jeanne Cobb December 30, 2011 at 09:38 PM
Hi Nancy. I think you will LOVE Fresh Market. We go shopping there every day when we vacation in Hilton Head. I can't wait for them to open in Avon.
Nancy usich December 30, 2011 at 09:55 PM
Thanks, Jeanne! I have a distinct feeling I am going to love it. Nancy Usich
Kelley Lanahan December 31, 2011 at 02:42 PM
Quinoa salad! http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/544
Nancy usich December 31, 2011 at 08:08 PM
Kelly- you are on it! If Big Y won't make it anymore I guess I will have to! But MAYBE Fresh Market will have it. Thanks for the recipe! Nancy


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