I had diner at Hector & Jimmy’s last night and what a frightening experience it was. We were greeted at the hostess stand by local restaurateur Jimmy Eggl, replete in a wedding gown from Gina’s Bridal in Milford. I forgot to ask Jimmy who did his hair and makeup, but his shoes appeared to have been supplied by Nike.
All of the wait and bar staff were in costume with most dressed in a theme for the evening of Alice in Wonderland characters. I’ve seen worse than Jimmy in drag, although I have to go way back to days when I’d frequent bars until the wee hours, when almost everyone still there at closing looked a lot like Jimmy in drag.
I have to say that Jimmy’s gown looked lovely and if Gina can make him look that good just think what she can do for a real bride. Jim owns Hector & Jimmies, Gravity and The Bar in Milford and is an all-around good guy and a good sport when it comes to Halloween.
Tonight was the Milford Boo Bash. It rained for the first hour of the Bash, but the kids still turned out in droves to walk Milford’s Main Street and get candy from the merchants. What a great local tradition!
Milford is a great place to celebrate Halloween. Kids find the grid pattern streets to be easy to navigate and houses are close enough together that they can hit quite a few homes in just a few blocks. We usually get between 80 – 100 kids at our house on a good Halloween night. I’m looking forward to it. I just hope it warms up a little, so I can sit out on the from stoop and pass out candy with out freezing.