Port Colborne businesses welcome extended summer patios

It may have been a miserable, grey week, but businesses in Port Colborne are ready for patio season.

Businesses are now being allowed to extend patios out to the sidewalks and parking spaces during the summer.

City staff believe there will be at least six businesses taking advantage of the opportunity with Green Apple Coffee House and Breakwall Brewing Company already on board.

Owner of Breakwall, Fred Davies, hopes the patios will be a magnet bringing people downtown.

Drivers and pedestrians are being told to be a little more cautious when travelling through the downtown while patio season is in full swing.

 

Photo: Left - Thea from the Green Apple. Right - Conrad and Fred Davies from Breakwall Brewing Company