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Welcome to The Grand Cantina, a new restaurant on struggling Drouillard Road in Ford City. It packed every night.

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Canada Goose Parka Grand Cantina owners, John Alvarez, left, and Tom Scully share a laugh at their Ford City restaurant on July 12, 2018. Canada Goose Parka

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Nicole Baillargeon, left, and Sinisa Simic are renovating the former Morris Dry Goods storefront on Drouillard Road.

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The Grand Cantina sign shines neon purple at the new Ford City restaurant, on July 12, 2018.

The Ford City Business Improvement Association will launch a marketing campaign this month to attract more new businesses. But they not interested in big box stores or chain restaurants.

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