A few days ago, “06880” described the lack of activity at Pearl of Longshore — the restaurant that will eventually replace Splash.
Charlie Haberstroh — who, among many volunteer activities, has been asked by 1st Selectman Jim Marpe to serve as liaison between his office and the restaurant and Inn — reports that the new owners of Pearl are going through a long permitting process. The building is old, with many outstanding issues.
Work is being done now on the basement. The hope is to begin above-ground work soon.
Haberstroh assures Westporters that Pearl will open well before next summer. It will be fully operational in time for a much-needed, and hopefully successful, addition to our town’s waterside dining attractions.