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Biggest Brewed Awakenings Enjoys ‘Soft Opening’ Buzz

A look inside the new Brewed Awakenings on Bald Hill Road.
A look inside the new Brewed Awakenings on Bald Hill Road.

Warwick, RI – Rhode Island’s newest and largest Brewed Awakenings at 1346 Bald Hill Road enjoyed a successful soft opening Thursday with big crowds.

While the coffee and sandwich shop was open from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m., about 400 people showed up to check out the amenities at the store, said Manager Susan Thibodeau.

“I think that was a nice little turnout for the day,” Thibodeau said.

She said the shop’s popularity was a good sign, considering they only advertised the soft opening on social media. (The intent of a soft opening is to test out the staff and equipment in a low-profile setting.)

The new spot is 25,000 sq. ft.,  three times larger than any of the company’s previous shops. The building has a conference room and two large outdoor seating areas.During cold weather, the outdoor seats will be warmed by heat lamps.

The soft opening continues through the weekend, with short 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. hours. On Monday, the shop opens for real,



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