Sunday, March 1, 2020

“It’s the ‘Cheers’ of Franklin”

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"After serving up beer, mixed drinks and dart competitions for 37 years, the Uptown Pub will close at the end of March. 
The decision comes not from the pub owner, but from the building’s landlord, said Hawk Beksha, who works at the pub owned by his father, Ed Beksha. Earlier this year, the pub received a 90-day notice indicating that its lease wouldn’t be renewed. 
“It’s kind of frustrating,” said Beksha, whose father has owned the pub since the early ’80s. A Franklin resident, Beksha has been working at his family’s restaurant for 27 years. 
“To go anywhere else would be tough because of all the (liquor) laws,” he said. “But we have a liquor license, so we have options.”
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