More than 30 known business closings in Connecticut by 2022



The shuttered Cine-4 movie theater on New Haven's Middletown Avenue opened in 2011.  Photographed on August 15th.  The theater was loved by many patrons because of its popcorn, convenient location off I-91, cheap prices and neighborhood feel.

The shuttered Cine-4 movie theater on New Haven’s Middletown Avenue opened in 2011. Photographed on August 15th. The theater was loved by many patrons because of its popcorn, convenient location off I-91, cheap prices and neighborhood feel.

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From restaurants to decades-old shops, Connecticut has seen many businesses close this year.

Scroll down to see some of the businesses that closed their doors this year.

Stores


The Patagonia store at 1 Broadway at Yale in New Haven, Conn.  It will close on August 21, 2022.

The Patagonia store at 1 Broadway at Yale in New Haven, Conn. A body of shops closed on August 21, 2022.

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Spring Glen Hardware, Hamden

It will be closed in January

Beadworks, Norwalk

It closes in December

Relay Bookstore, Bethel

It closed in December.

Bed Bath and Beyond, Stamford and Waterford

It closed in September

Peter Rogers Florist, Stamford

It closed in September

The business owner, Peter Rogers, is based in Stamford, Conn.  Monday, September 19, 2022 You are viewing a collection of flowers and plants at Peter Rogers Florist.

The business owner, Peter Rogers, is based in Stamford, Conn. Monday, September 19, 2022 You are viewing a collection of flowers and plants at Peter Rogers Florist.

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ShopRite, Waterbury

It closed in September

Patagonia, New Haven

It was closed in August

Weigold Flooring, Torrington

Closed in July

Banco Music in Ansonia, Conn., closed earlier this year.

Banco Music in Ansonia, Conn., closed earlier this year.

Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media file photo

Walmart, Guilford

It closed in May

Amazon 4-star, Norwalk

It closed in March

Banco Music, Ansonia

It closed in March


Entertainment


New Haven resident Gerrod Tinsley, 24, beats his friend Ryan Lopez on a cart track Wednesday, April 18, 2018, during the only game in North Haven.  Partner Jack Bonfilio said. "We open 12-8 weather permitting and although it's not busy right now it will be full in a month."

Guests at the Traveling Cart Track in Town, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the only game in North Haven.

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Restaurants


Salmon and Elaine Chen in a booth decorated with 200 Swarovski crystals at Wafu Asian Bistro, their restaurant in Southport.

Salmon and Elaine Chen in a booth decorated with 200 Swarovski crystals at Wafu Asian Bistro, their restaurant in Southport.

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Carmine’s Italian Restaurant, Shelton

It closes in December

Bertucci, Newington, Avon and Darien

It is closed in September and December

Blue State Coffee, New Haven, Hartford

It was closed in November

Ninety Nine Restaurants, Cromwell, Groton and Stratford

It was closed in November

Nardelli's Grinder Shop, at 396 Washington St. in Middletown, closed up shop Oct. 29 after more than 11 years in business.

Nardelli’s Grinder Shop, at 396 Washington St. in Middletown, closed up shop Oct. 29 after more than 11 years in business.

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Mustard Pizza & Restaurant, Danbury

It was closed in November

Nardelli, Middletown

It was closed in October

Pizzaco, Stratford

It was closed in October

Danny’s Drive-In, Stratford

It was closed in October

The Little Cafe in Branford.

The Little Cafe in Branford.

Peter Hvizdak / Best neighborhood butcher

Denny, Enfield, West Haven, Wethersfield and Vernon

It is closed in September and October

Bagel Barn, New Milford

It closed in September

The Little Cafe, Branford

It was closed in August

Chip’s Family Restaurant, Southington and Wethersfield

It closed in June.

Express Pizza and Greco Bella Cucina, Greenwich

It closed in June.

Valentine's Day decorations in the window of the Sugar Bowl in Darien, CT in February 2017.

Valentine’s Day decorations in the window of the Sugar Bowl in Darien, CT in February 2017.

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Sugar Bowl, Darien

It closed in June.

Yuan’s Asian Cuisine, Ridgefield

It closed in June.

Wharf, Southport

It closed in June.

Tess and Mark Samattulski in 2016 in Monroe, Conn.  At the Veracious Brewing Company brewery.

Tess and Mark Samattulski in 2016 in Monroe, Conn. At the Veracious Brewing Company brewery.

Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media file photo

Sound Beach Pizza, Grill & Deli, Old Greenwich

It closed in May

Daiko Japanese Restaurant and Jerry-san Sushi Bar, West Haven.

It closed in May

Real Brew, Monroe

It closed in May

Taco Loco, Bridgeport

It closed in April.

G-Zen, Branford

It closed in March

A gingerbread house in the front window of Julia's Bakery in Orange on December 22, 2017.

A gingerbread house in the front window of Julia’s Bakery in Orange on December 22, 2017.

Arnold Gold / Hearst Connecticut Media

Cala Bistro, North Haven

It closed in February.

30 Mile Brewing Company, Old Saybrook

It closed in January

Julia’s Bakery, Orange

Closing at the end of the year

Bernards, Ridgefield

Closing at the end of the year




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