Fomer Cross Canadian Ragweed rocker returns to his roots with opening of Yukon pub

Grady Cross, former guitarist for the band Cross Canadian Ragweed, opened Grady's 66 Pub in January. The venue has live music every Thursday through Sunday night.
BY JENNIFER PALMER jpalmer@opubco.com Published: July 7, 2011
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His brother, Nathan Cross, manages the pub. He's had a hand in other local bars including Maker's Cigar Lounge and the Wormy Dog Saloon.

Yukon attracts retail

According to the Yukon Chamber of Commerce, 65 new businesses have opened in the past year, including lots of new retail.

“We are doing much better this year than we were before,” said Paisley Hopkins, the chamber's executive director. “We are becoming a larger trade area and have people coming in from the Clinton area to shop.”

The retail development at Interstate 40 and Garth Brooks Boulevard continues to be popular, but the downtown area has seen a renewed interest, she added.

New Yukon retailers include The Nines Boutique, Best Feet Forward, Yukon Health & Fitness Club, The Pink Bowtique, The Herban Market, Big Boys Tire & Wheel, Yukon Donuts, Lil' Bear Beads and more, according to the chamber.

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Grady's 66 Pub

Address: 444 W Main in Yukon.

Hours: 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily; Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Website: www.gradys66.com.

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