Mark's in Glastonbury...
- geminigirl Sep 25, 2008 04:33 PM
so, anyone know what's going on there and if it's still Mark's or if he sold? If you haven't driven by lately, it's turning into Main Street Creamery complete with sherbert colored stripped exterior...I'm not in the bussiness, but doens't seem like a good idea to open an ice cream shop in October...
Well, yes the business is still owned by Mark and the color choice of the building is stirring quite a buzz in Glastonbury. Dick Katz stated in the Glastonbury citizen that it was an abomination to main street Glastronbury. Mark replied this week that many people have told him that they love the new look. As for the creamery part, who knows but I have to agree it seems quite strange to open an icecream business in the fall. I give Mark credit for constantly trying to reinvent the place but IMHO it is just not the same as when his ex was cooking in the kitchen and they had the most amazing sandwiches!
I never liked Marks. I (and a number of people here in town) thought it was overpriced for what you got. I saw in the Citizen this week that there was a new ice cream place opening and read the letter about Dick Katz's comments. Did not realize it was Marks. It will be interesting to see if it works out. Jay
I definately agree that it was way overpriced, and although I did love some of sandwiches I always felt like he was pushing you into buying more. I stopped going b/c I drew the line when he brought over a plate of cookies to my children and told the kids to ask me to buy them some. So now you are stuck with whining children and a very unenjoyable dinner out unless you abide. The color scheme on the already very unattractive building is horrible. I do not feel he will get much business from Glastonbury residents that love there Main Street and pride Glastonbury for its attractive historic homes and similarly attractive modern buildings.