News : Pocos' green transformation reflects Portsmouth's own

Jul 31, 2012

Published in Foster's Daily Democrat

By Jim Cavan

PORTSMOUTH — "I can't tell you how different it is down here, compared to what it used to be," exclaims John Golumb, owner of Pocos Bow Street Cantina, referring to the peerless waterfront cityscape of his Portsmouth restaurant.

"With the new alleyway it's so much more walk-able, it's become an amazing tourist destination -- people really want to come here."

Whether you're a life-long resident bound to the city's unique history or a newcomer since regaled, Portsmouth has undeniably changed drastically in the last 30 years. But while the transformation has can be seen on many a narrow street and building façade, few can tout the cultural clout of Pocos Bow Street Cantina, which celebrated its 30th anniversary on Monday.

Read the full stoy in Foster's Daily Democrat