October 1, 2023


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Portsmouth NH Health Food items Heart to shut Labries purchase creating

PORTSMOUTH — With “mixed emotions,” the household-owned Portsmouth Health and fitness Foodstuff Center, open since 1978, introduced it will “retire” this approaching summer season and vacate its space on Congress Road.

Metropolis information point out the residence, which properties the Portsmouth Wellbeing Foods Center and its takeout café, Madeline’s Actually Natural Kitchen, as nicely as other corporations, was offered to neighborhood entrepreneur Michael Labrie in Oct 2019 for $3.375 million.

In an job interview Wednesday, Labrie reported house on the higher concentrations of the creating will be utilized for recording and broadcast studios for Jimmy’s On Congress, the jazz club he and his brother Peter Labrie are opening in September at 135 Congress St. in the old YMCA constructing.

The Portsmouth Health Food Center store is set to close in July. The Congress Street building has been purchased by Michael Labrie.

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Major designs for the house

Labrie, who added he is operating on some “exciting” exterior patterns to make the developing glimpse fewer “blocky, and not so 1970s,” spoke really of the Portsmouth Wellness Meals Center and proprietors Scott and Natalie Nelson.

“Scott’s been at the grinding wheel for a prolonged time and with the challenges of COVID and every thing I feel it truly is wonderful that he’s likely to take some time for him and Natalie,” he claimed.