The beautiful weather is sparking plenty of people to venture out to the coast and enjoy the beach.
It’s not just beachgoers who are taking advantage of the hot temperatures but West Haven businesses.
Stowe’s Seafood is a food haven destination along the shoreline.
Wayne Capone is the owner and still prepares food nearly 40 years later.
“I want to run out of food each day,” said Capone. “On a nice day like this, people are ready to get inside.”
Dustin Edwards and his family are traveling from Houston to Portland, Maine. Edwards says he heard about Stowe’s while searching online for local family business.
“My wife found this place and it had great reviews,” said Edwards. “The icing on the cake is that Stowe’s is family owned and have a great reputation.”
The picture-perfect weather prompted Nicole Graham and her father to enjoy the sunshine.
“We come here for the lobster rolls and the amazing atmosphere,” said Graham. “We’ve been coming to Stowe’s for decades.
The Graham family say it’s the hospitality and the mouth-watering dishes that keeps them coming back.
A few blocks away Angels Saving Rock is garnering the attention of dozens of ice cream lovers.
Anglina Diglio co-manages the shop and is excited for the July 4th Holiday.
“Business has been tremendous these last few weeks,” said Diglio. “We’re crossing our fingers that it’s not going to rain like last summer.”
Dive Bar sits right across the street from the beach.
Art Gilbert works and owns the irresistible drink and food destination.
“Business is really good, it’s a great menu, it’s good food, good view,” said Gilbert. “The weather right now will definitely bring out people, it doubles the amount of people coming here.”
Several businesses say the July 4th holiday is one of the busiest days of the summer.
They’ve say they due largely to the weather, they’ve seen an uptick in the amount of food traffic coming in and out and hoot of day.