Every day we hear the terrible news about another heritage business in Connecticut for decades closing down for good. The retail and restaurant apocalypse is happening before our eyes. While I appreciate something new coming along that may get me interested in shopping there again, I've found that some of the same types of businesses are taking over, and I don't like it.

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Variety is the spice of life, but Connecticut has way too many types of certain types of businesses. Dunkin and McDonald's are on every street corner in every town in Connecticut, and there's still a demand. What are some of the businesses that always seem empty? Here's a few that I think we can thin the herd on.

There Are Too Many of These Types of Businesses in Connecticut

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