Although the original Rosie's Bakery in Inman Square shut for good this weekend, the Chestnut Hill Rosie's - and the stand in South Station - remain open, co-owner Judy Rosenberg reports. A note about the closing that was posted in Chestnut Hill did not make it clear it applied only to the Inman Square shop.
In e-mail, Rosenberg explains what happened as bakery sales continued to increase:
UPDATE: Chestnut Hill Rosie's remains open - the note applied only to Inman Square.
Rosie's, with stores in Inman Square and Chestnut Hill, closed its doors today.
Shazza shows us the note in the window of Rosie's Bakery in the lower Chestnut Hill Mall; a call to the Inman Square store leads to a message saying the same basic thing: The "wonderful supply kitchen" that used to bake many of their goods went out of business and owners Judy Rosenberg and Eliot Winograd couldn't find another one to match the quality and price they'd gotten there.
Newton Police report they are looking for a man, about 30, who shoplifted two bottles of pineapple vodka from the Wegman's liquor store on Rte. 9 on Friday while wearing "women's gray stretch pants from Victoria Secrets Pink collection" and carrying a purse.
Not all T maintenance workers are clearing tracks. As Sybil shows us, a number were busy today clearing snow off the roof of the Riverside trolley facility.
If you were in it, you know. Special note: A three-alarm fire on Tremont Street in Newton overnight left traffic a particular mess between Newton Corner and Oak Square.
The college has posted:
BC Emergency. Bomb threat reported at Lower Campus Dining Hall. BC Police ask all on the Main Campus to avoid area and shelter in place.
Update: The college is now asking students to avoid all dining halls on campus.
Roving UHub photographer Lisfnord spotted this hopeful sign in West Newton today.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Pepe's Pizza, which had planned to open up in Washington Square in Brookline, now plans to take over the Papa Razzi space in the Chestnut Hill Mall.
Your move, New Mall Across Rte. 9, whadaya got?
Julia C. was annoyed enough at this roving pile of white death that she saw on Nahanton Street in Newton to report it to the Newton PD.
Lorianne Disabato reports on the black Volga sedan parked in the lot in the middle of Newton Centre today.
Village 14 reports the city's Board of Aldermen voted 21-2 tonight to grant a permit to Garden Remedies for a dispensary at 697 Washington St. in Newtonville.
The concern was already on the state's dispensary approval list, and could be the first one to actually open in the state.
BC will be shooting off fireworks around 8 p.m. for the amusement of alumni.
Euro-Pro, a Newton-based company that makes vacuum cleaners, is suing Dyson, Inc. over its claims that its vacuums have "twice the suction" of other vacuums.
Euro-Pro says they don't. In a lawsuit filed in US District Court in Boston yesterday, Euro-Pro explains its dust-up with Dyson:
But the driver of an SUV apparently trying to park at the new Rte. 9 mall with the Wegmans gave them one this morning.
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Some sort of wire ish means busing for Riverside riders between Riverside and Newton Highland - and problems for riders further down the line, as Phil R. reported at 7:50 a.m.:
You KNOW the D line is F'D up when you wait 25 mins at Newton Ctr for packed like sardines train & they don't collect fares.
WBZ reports the two bound one worker up and put duct tape over another's mouth before making off with cash and jewelry.
If they look familiar, contact Newton Police at 617-796-2100.