Newbury Street

By - 3/25/14 - 8:50 am
After 35 years, Steve's Greek Cuisine on Newbury Street closes

Bettlebrox noticed the sign in the window of Steve's Greek Cuisine, 316 Newbury St. According to their Facebook page, the Newbury Street location shut forever on Sunday, although they still have a stand inside Quincy Market.

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By - 2/27/14 - 4:16 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today gave Trident Booksellers and Cafe, 338 Newbury St., permission to stay open until midnight.

Michael Lemanski, general manager of one of Boston's dwindling number of bookstores, said customers had been asking for an extra hour of time in which to enjoy the literary alternative to a traditional bar or pub.

He told the board at a hearing Wednesday the revenue... Read more

By - 2/24/14 - 12:50 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports b.good has closed on Newbury.

By - 2/12/14 - 4:01 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the bank holding the mortgage on the long-shuttered Ciao Bella property at 240 Newbury St. has scheduled a foreclosure auction for the property.

Joseph Cimino, who says he's been renovating the building since 2011, recently told the Boston Licensing Board he had a tentative agreement with Suitsupply, which wants to lease the space for a men's clothing store... Read more

By - 1/13/14 - 10:08 pm
Big cloud at Dartmouth and Newbury in Boston

Around 10 p.m. Nicky Enriquez found herself confronted with this giant cloud at what appeared to be some roadwork at Newbury and Dartmouth streets:

Totally feel safe walking home tonight - like I won't die of smoke inhalation or anything.

By - 12/5/13 - 6:10 pm

Boston Police are looking for two men and a woman for some expensive shoplifting around 5 p.m. at the Akris Boutique, 16 Newbury St.

All three were in their 50s and spoke with a European, possibly Russian, accent.

One man was 6'2" and wore a long navy-blue pea coat, navy-blue pants and a navy-blue tie. Another man wore glasses and had a mustache. He was... Read more

By - 12/4/13 - 12:18 pm

UPDATE: Licensing Board ordered a four-day suspension: Three for serving the minors, one for owner Joseph Cimino's actions during the police investigation. Cimino can appeal to the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission.

It was bad enough, police say, that they caught four underage Northeastern students inside Daisy Buchanan's with Bud Lights. Even worse was that owner Joseph Cimino tried to keep them from questioning one... Read more

By - 10/1/13 - 9:27 pm
Newbury Street in Boston

Brad Kelly spotted a woman doing some un-window shopping on Newbury Street the other day.

Copyright Brad Kelly. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/23/13 - 12:02 am

Yeah, nothing like a bag full of liquid nutrients infusing into one of your veins to get you going again. Boston Magazine gives us a dose of the news about what people with more money than they know what to do with do with their money.

By - 8/6/13 - 12:33 pm

Suitsupply, based in Amsterdam, is eying the perpetually under-renovation Ciao Bella space at 240 Newbury St. for a possible clothing store and cafe, an attorney for building owner Joseph Cimino said today.

Attorney Stephen Miller explained the possible deal to the Boston Licensing Board in yet another bid to get Cimino more time to actually use the liquor license he holds for the space.

As... Read more

By - 7/15/13 - 9:52 am
Bobby the Pig on Newbury Street

Leslee spotted some pig on Newbury Street the other day.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 7/14/13 - 3:52 pm

Red and green lights

Mike Mac noticed the lights at Newbury and Berkeley were both red and green this afternoon.... Read more

By - 5/24/13 - 8:10 am

WBUR interviews Mery Daniel, who lost her left leg on April 15, on her release from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. She talks of the changes she'll have to make in her life, but adds:

I love Boylston and Newbury street. I don't want to be afraid of that street. I want to go back to enjoy walking that street and go shopping.

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By - 5/1/13 - 11:28 am

The owner of the shuttered Ciao Bello on Newbury Street at Fairfield yesterday asked the Boston Licensing Board to let him hold onto the liquor license he holds but isn't using, saying he is close to getting an SBA loan that will, he promises, finally let him finish what turned into a multi-year renovation project.

Joseph Cimino's attorney, Stephen Miller, told the board that "multiple... Read more

By - 4/21/13 - 12:32 pm

Ortiz Nation

Cherie L. King photographed a sign on Newbury Street this morning.

By - 3/30/13 - 8:45 am

Steaming grate. Photo by Chelsea Hanna Cohen.The Steaming Grate. Photo by Chelsea Hanna Cohen.

Around 3:30 p.m., yesterday, an alert went out over Boston fire and police channels: Car on fire at Clarendon and Newbury. When first responders got there, though,... Read more

By - 3/13/13 - 7:57 am

The Proper Bostonian writes she could deal with a Frye boot store replacing one of her favorite restaurants - Charley's at Newbury and Gloucester. But she will not abide by the arboreal destruction she says Frye committed outside the location - eight trees chopped to bits:

Besides the kousa dogwoods there was a white birch, and other trees. It's a grim scene and a

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