Connecticut Magazine names Gilson Cafe & Cinema
2010 Best Dinner and a Movie in Connecticut

Winsted, Conn. – September 14, 2010 – The editors of Connecticut Magazine® have named the Gilson Cafe & Cinema of Winsted, Conn. as
"The Best Dinner and a Movie" in its Best of Connecticut® 2010 awards. The Gilson and other winners are profiled in the
September issue of Connecticut Magazine, which is on newsstands now, and available online at

The Best of Connecticut awards recognize excellence in various categories including Food & Drink, Nightlife, Diversions, Health & Beauty, Style and People.
Editors praised the Gilson’s Art Deco marquee and called the theater a “classic cinema twin” at which patrons can also “enjoy a selection of bar food ranging
from a cheese-and-cracker plate to hot sandwiches and simple pasta dishes to great, gooey desserts.”

“My staff and I are very proud to be recognized among the many high quality Connecticut establishments that Connecticut Magazine has uncovered.
We started 25 years ago with a mission to provide northwestern Connecticut with an affordable and unique evening out, and are very grateful to the
thousands of customers who have supported us in that effort over the years,” said Gilson owner Alan Nero.


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About the Gilson Café & Cinema

The Gilson Cafe & Cinema is located at 354 Main Street (rte. 44) in Winsted,
Connecticut, in the foothills of the Berkshires. The Gilson provides one of the most
unique and affordable evening entertainment experiences available anywhere. Retaining
most of its 1929 architectural heritage, the theater offers popular films on the big screen
along with full food and adult beverage service. Admissions are restricted to age 21 and
over, except Tuesday through Thursday when children age 12 and above are welcome if
accompanied by a parent. For more information, reservations and schedules visit

Contact: Alan Nero