WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (July 16,2009) - Bradley International Airport in cooperation with George Michell and the Michell Bradley Group have launched the Black Bear Saloon Bradley, a new full service restaurant in Terminal A, immediately past the security check point, at Bradley International Airport. The Black Bear Saloon is a franchise operated by Post Road Entertainment located in Stamford, CT. George Michell and Post Road Entertainment have built upon their success by assembling a diverse management team featuring the best in their respective fields. Through their vast experience and leadership, these industry veterans continue to dominate the Tri-State area with their award winning venues.
The Black Bear Saloon in Bradley International Airport, will be a tremendous collaboration of both groups to create the perfect place for travelers to stop and grab a bite or a drink. This full service restaurant concept offers something for everyone including breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week, a child friendly menu, HD plasma televisions everywhere you turn, a variety of beer both bottled and on tap and a warm, inviting atmosphere. The Black Bear Saloon currently has other locations in Nyack, NY, White Plains, NY, Stamford, CT, South Norwalk, CT, Milford, CT, New Haven, CT, Hartford, CT
Commissioner Joseph Marie of the Department of Transportation said, “I am encouraged with the commitment that George Michell and his organization have shown Bradley. The George Michell Group has been a true partner with the Department of Transportation as together we work towards the transformation of Bradley International Airport into a true world class facility when it comes to air service and customer amenities.”
About Post Road Entertainment
Post Road Entertainment boasts a diverse concept portfolio, including the Black Bear Saloon which was originated in 2002 in White Plains, New York. The company also has multiple locations including five different concepts in total. The Black Bear Saloon is the concept that is the backbone of this group. In addition to the Black Bear, Post Road Entertainment also owns and operates four other concept driven establishments, Hula Hank’s Island Grille & Bar located in Stamford, CT and New Haven, CT is a tiki themed paradise that offers island-style cuisine and Caribbean inspired cocktails. The Thirsty Turtle, located in White Plains, NY is the company’s live music venue that is famous for hosting the area’s best cover bands and celebrity acts. Kelly’s Pub is the company’s full service restaurant that offers traditional Irish cuisine and décor. Finally, 84 Park is the luxury lounge concept offering bottle service, and a sophisticated atmosphere. Their collection of restaurants – from the Black Bear Saloon to Hula Hank’s Island Grille & Bar – all share the Post Road Entertainment idea of quality, creativity and service.
Bradley International Airport is the second largest in New England and serves an extensive geographic area – its customer base covers the entire Northeast including Western Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey. According to the most recent economic impact analysis, Bradley contributes $4 billion in economic activity to the state of Connecticut and the surrounding region, representing $1.2 billion in wages and 18,000 full-time jobs. (www.bradleyairport.com).