Church Lane will be closed from Elm Street to the Post Road, through the end of August.
That gives pedestrians more room — and restaurants like Spotted Horse, Manna Toast and Amis the chance to put tables in the street.
To kick off the new look, the Busted Chops band played funk and soul tonight.
It was just the way developers envisioned the area to look, a few years ago.
Without, of course, the masks and hand sanitizers.