New downtown bar, military equipment repair depot in Hooksett, and more

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Coming soon to Elm Street.

MANCHESTER, NH – Word on the street is that a new country-themed night spot is coming to the downtown.

Look at the spurs on those bar stools!

Bonfire Country Bar is under construction where Eliza’s Weepeats consignment used to be,950 Elm St.No idea what exactly to expect from the 4,550 square foot space, but if it’s anything like its Portland, Maine, counterpart, you can count on a self-service beer wall, a laCentral Ale House, and specials, like “Happier Bacon Hour,” which includes free bacon, $1 tacos and Bonfire whiskey, $2 fries and beer, and $3 burgers and wine seven days a week, from 4-7 p.m.

Did we mention free bacon?

You can click here to takea 360-tour of the Portland layout, via the company’s Facebook page, complete with barstools that look like the lower half of a cowboy, and check out the food and drink menu here.

Here’s a link to the Manchester Facebook –which hints at a summer 2017 opening. Yee-haw!

340 Granite Street building (Equity America Mortgage Services Inc. in photo above) has been purchased for $1.2 million.

Word on the street is that 340 Granite St. on the city’s West Side has been sold to Massachusetts investor Sandeep Asija for $1.225 million. No word yet on plans for the building.

Rendering of new National Guard maintenance complex.

And on Route 3 inHooksett, North Branch Construction of Concord is overhauling a site across from Cinemagic, which will be the new $9.9 million New Hampshire Army National Guard field maintenance shop, a 27,200-square-foot field maintenance buildingand 2,435-square-footstorage shed. The complex will include a six-bay garage, offices, classrooms, a gym and shower room. The project will combine the current Manchester and Hillsborough field maintenance shops into one location for maintaining and repairing combat and tactical equipment.

Rendering of new National Guard maintenance complex.
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