BELFAST—If you’re wondering why Camden and Rockland get the Snow Birds moniker and Belfast gets the Snow Bats, it’s because years ago, the citizens of Belfast earned the affectionate nickname of Moon Bats. Compared to Camden and Rockland, Belfast was fairly quiet this year, with not a lot of business movement, but Penobscot Bay Pilot has the rundown on everything that has opened and changed while you were gone.
In May 2020, a new bike shop with an adjacent coffee shop opened at 39 Main Street. CG Bikes owner Chris Gardner and business associate, Nathaniel Baer, who runs Downshift Coffee took the bike-and-coffee shop model they’d seen in other places around the country and made it work here. See our story here.
Last November, George and Kristin Frangoulis launched Belfast Alive! a new community organization to support and promote local artists, business leaders,…