Go Gloversville! Half-Year Mark Sees Several Business Openings, Other Economic Activity
NYS Baseball Hall of Fame Slated to Open in July
GLOVERSVILLE, NY – Jennifer Donovan, the Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist (GDDS) at Fulton County Center for Regional Growth (CRG) is pleased to announce Gloversville is having a busy economic development year.
“We’re only mid-way through the year and this small, yet vibrant, city has already seen several small businesses open or expand, as well as the unveiling of the newly upgraded Parkhurst Field,” Donovan said.
In March, a beloved staple of Gloversville, Cravings Bakery & Café reopened at its new location on Cayadutta Street after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The bakery creates homemade, from scratch, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, edible cookie dough and more.
In April, Infinity Nails, a new business by Tom Kelly and his family and a member of the Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, opened at 19 N. Main St.“Infinity Nails is an up and coming nail salon that provides a luxury, professional experience,” the Chamber website notes about the business.
In May, Parkhurst Field hosted a dedication ceremony for the $1.4 million Phase 1 Construction of its new Premier Field and the grandstand. This facility was once FJ&G Park and the new grandstand is a version of the original one where fans watched baseball legends like Moonlight Graham. Phase II will focus on three additional fields, which will be available for numerous tournaments.
On June 24, a new restaurant called Mountain Mama’s Cantina and Eatery that is owned by Texas natives Jackie and Creg Reid, opened at 391 S. Main Street, bringing Tex-Mex flavors to the upstate city located in Fulton County. On the same day of Mountain Mama’s ribbon cutting on June 16th, Fulton Street Liquor celebrated its new Bourbon Vault & Wine Cellar, located on the lower level at the store at 86 E. Fulton St.Recently, Kay’s Beautique, owned by Kayla Dwight, a clothing store, held its grand opening at 84 N. Main St.
More is to come for Gloversville, Donovan noted, especially the upcoming grand opening of the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame Museum at 45 Harrison St. on July 29th. “Stay tuned for details on that event as well as other new and exciting developments in Gloversville,” Donovan said.