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January 13, 2021

Grand Illusion Won!

Out of 1,000 submissions, Grand Illusion was one of only 31 businesses across the US to win a Main Street Hartford Grant. We will use the $15,000 grant to buy five air purifiers and to add four custom-made, private booths on the second floor. Let me write that word again—PRIVATE. Clean air; Private booths—it’s like […]

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January 13, 2021

Customer of the Month

“Pick me! Pick me!” It’s another way to appreciate those that love us. Staff will pick one of our most loyal guests each month, thus granting them access to a whole card full of special prizes that can be redeemed throughout THEIR month. As an added bonus, the chosen customer can also call ahead and […]

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January 13, 2021

Escape Rooms @ Grand Illusion

We are back to work on our two escape rooms: Harry Houdini’s Greatest Escape; and Willie Wonka’s Office Mystery. All ages will be able to enjoy these added attractions to our 3rd floor. Reservations for these games will be made through an online booking system. Extend the fun at Grand Illusion (that rhymes).

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January 13, 2021

Magic Tickets!

We would call it the “Golden Ticket,” but Michael hit a homerun with those in Season 5, Episode 19 of The Office. Grand Illusion calls them “MAGIC TICKETS.” Find one and you get $10 to use on anything at 26 West High Street. OUR Magic Tickets are gold stickers placed on the underside of a […]

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January 13, 2021

Hot Chocolate Bar

Carlisle’s ICE FEST will be February 5 -7. To help celebrate the winter season, we are developing the Hottest Hot Chocolate Bar this side of the Hallmark Channel! Guests will choose from a variety of candy toppings, flavored whipped creams and, of course, booze. We have a Bourbon Crème that will just “make….you….melt!” Oh, and […]

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December 1, 2020

“Pop Ups” @ Grand Illusion

Until the end of December, we will be giving our 3rd floor away to area artists and craft producers to sell their wares.  Yes, we have a completely renovated floor at GI with new HVAC, lights, and a bathroom that we want to put to good use (before our Escape Room opens).  If you want […]

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