Multiple Downtown Keene Businesses Begin Accepting Crypto in the Last Year!

Pho Keene Great Logo

Pho Keene Great is now accepting cryptocurrencies!

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been on a major run up in recent months, but a bunch of Keene-area businesses were ahead of the curve. A variety of locally owned establishments jumped onboard with NH-based crypto payments processor Anypay in 2020 including Keene Barber, YOLO, Pho Keene Great, and the brand-new Mighty Moose Mart. Thus far, in 2021 Rogue Taxi and Lucky 7s Bar and Grille have begun accepting cryptocurrency.

Keene has long been a world-leader in local businesses accepting Bitcoin per capita and it continues to live up to its name of Crypto Mecca. This summer, two downtown businesses located right next door to each other, Keene Barber and YOLO – a local frozen yogurt shop – started accepting crypto. That means Keene has three distinct businesses in a row that are taking cryptocurrency from customers, as YOLO is next to Corner News – which first received Bitcoin in 2013.

Keene’s world-famous Pho Keene Great, which at one time made international headlines for the City of Keene’s attack against the name of their pho noodle restaurant, is now accepting multiple cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), DASH, Bitcoin SV (BSV), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). PKG’s food is fantastic and yet another delicious option of now several food establishments in downtown Keene accepting crypto including indian food, pizza, burgers, and bbq.

Near the end of 2020, Keene added its third crypto-accepting convenience store. Yes, three of the area’s neighborhood stores accept multiple cryptocurrencies. Keene is an amazing place. It started with Corner News all the way back in 2013, then Campus Convenience in 2019 and the all-new Mighty Moose Mart opened its doors accepting crypto in November of 2020. Mighty Moose Mart is offering custom-made sandwiches and other hot, fresh food, as well as beer, wine, tobacco, and the usual convenience store items. They’ll even give you a 5% discount if you pay in cryptocurrency!

Mighty Moose Mart

The brand-new Mighty Moose Mart at 661 Marlboro St.

Early this year, Rogue Taxi became the first taxi company in the area to accept cryptocurrency and recently Lucky 7s Bar & Grille also began accepting multiple cryptos. Lucky 7s is located inside the Keene Casino and run by the same owner of Thirsty Owl, which had taken crypto for years before closing due to the economic difficulties imposed by the destructive government mandates being forced down peoples’ throats.

Here’s a cool interactive map showing businesses that take cryptocurrency, which cryptos, and how active the business is with crypocurrency sales.

If you own a business and want to accept cryptocurrency at your point-of-sale, first you need a wallet to hold your coins, like Edge Wallet. Then, install the Anypay app and copy your wallet addresses from your wallet to the Anypay settings. Within minutes, you’ll be all set to accept multiple cryptocurrencies of your choice, like BTC, DASH, BCH, BSV, LTC, and now DOGE!

To learn more about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, check out our resources here and visit the Bitcoin Embassy at 661 Marlboro St in Keene right next door to Mighty Moose Mart and sign up for Bitcoin 101.

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13 Comments

  1. i know business will take it, but to they groan about it..

  2. Yes, foolish minions! Don’t HODL your crypto, spend it! Then when your coins increases in value 100x against the collapsing fiat USD you can brag about how you spent $1000 in crypto for your hamburger.

  3. holder.. you are exaggerating.. if you spend while it’s up you get more bang for your crypto

  4. “Multiple downtown key businesses”. Let’s not get carried away here. A few businesses would be the appropriate statement.
    Last week, the PD in 4 countries pulled together and caught 10 people who managed to bilk celebrities out of 100 million in bitcoin.

    This article is primarily the reason why I don’t invest in bitcoin. https://theblockstalk.medium.com/the-biggest-problems-of-bitcoin-that-people-are-not-speaking-about-8ce2493e9609#:~:text=%20A%20very%20quickly%20summary%20of%20these%20well-documented,form%20of%20cryptographic%20keys%20which%20are…%20More%20

  5. Ok so “Multiple Downtown Keene Businesses” like the heading already reads. Nice try though Jumping Jacks!

    Your article is from almost a year ago and every argument it makes against bitcoin also applies to USD.

    Maybe if you had invested in bitcoin rather than the medical subscription scams you’d be better off today, eh Jacks? Which reminds me, I have some oceanfront property in Arizona for sale if you’re interested 😉

  6. Nice points, Intrigare.

    One other thing I noticed. If we apply Jacks’ own novel rules of scale we learn that a few dickhead cops in a few countries caught a few people stealing multiple bitcoins from a few asshole celebrities. Wow. I really don’t see what the big deal is there. Do you, Intrigare? What about you, Jacks? We really value your opinion. Care to explain why we need to be concerned with any of this?

  7. Yes Jacks, care to explain?

    Also I noticed you omitted the names of the celebrities. Care to include those so we know you’re not just spreading fake news again, munchkin?

  8. I don’t feel bitcoin is stable so I don’t invest in it. My choice. I already posted a link to an article I believe in.

    No, you cannot make the same argument for USD as you can for bitcoins volatile history.

    freekeeners seem to want to live like it’s the 1800’s again. If so, who will be manning the internet? If the internet ever went down for whatever reason, how are you going to get access to your bitcoins?

  9. Now Jacks,

    Before blaming your linked article for missing the bitcoin boat, don’t you think you ought to read it first? If you had, silly, you’d know that it doesn’t say anything about bitcoin’s stability. Nor did I.

    Oh and its your system of violence that has been around since prehistoric times.
    Freekeeners on thr other hand are way ahead of their time.

  10. I will continue to take my investing advice from my stock broker and accountant. Not from a bunch of freekeeners whom most are on disability and live in efficiency apartments.

  11. No volatility in the USD, huh Jacks? Well that’s an interesting position to be taking. Say, did you know that the USD has been declining in value since the start of the “pandemic?” It’s also lost thirty times its purchasing power since the 1800s.

    Ah. The 1800s. Such happy times. Back then we’d have tarred and feathered a dickhole like you and run you out of town. Probably even thrown you down an old mineshaft just because. God I miss the old days. Don’t you?

    Anyway, guess what, munchkin? Debit and credit cards don’t work without electricity either. That could be a big problem once the world’s governments finally agree to pull the trigger and force the rest of us to participate in a cashless society. They’re planning that, by the way. Don’t believe me?

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/energy/the-end-of-cash/2020/04/15/e8592ff6-7ee1-11ea-84c2-0792d8591911_story.html

  12. Uh oh. Got that, Intrigare? Jacks has an accountant and a stock broker now. So you better be nice. You don’t want to have to hear the story about how he met his hot wife Morgan Fairchild at Harvard Medical School just after he acquired his fourth Ph.D., now do you?

  13. Ah now its his “stock broker and accountant” to blame for missing the bitcoin boat, not the linked article.

    Anyway is this so-called stock broker/accountant the guy in the cell next to yours Jacks? You know the one who somehow always manages to sneak in contraband underneith the orderlies’ noses?

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