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By adamg - 4/8/21 - 10:30 pm

Brown Eggs Commercial (1994)

Temvald found this bit of New England history on YouTube.

By adamg - 4/7/21 - 12:18 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the opening of the new Price Rite in Fields Corner, with an owner and landlord whose Dorchester market roots go back decades.

By adamg - 4/6/21 - 10:19 pm
Jason Waddleton

Inside the current Haven, Waddleton listens as residents back his proposal.

Jason Waddleton, owner of Boston's only Scottish pub, the Haven in Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain, tonight detailed his plans to move into the much larger space at the Brewery Complex left vacant when Bella Luna closed a year ago. Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/21 - 10:13 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by Giacomo's, 355 Hanover St., to add tables with a total of 20 more seats on the second floor, and by Forcella in North Square to expand into a neighboring space and add 12 seats. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/21 - 9:43 pm

Jason Waddleton is looking to move the Haven, the Scottish pub he's run in Jamaica Plain's Hyde Square since 2010, about a mile away to a larger space where Bella Luna used to be in the Brewery Complex on Amory Street. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/5/21 - 9:32 am

If you've ever wanted to run a cafe in one of the cafe-iest parts of Boston, here's your chance: Ula Cafe in the Brewery Complex in Jamaica Plain is for sale. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 11:56 pm
Ice-cream truck at Millennium Park

An ice-cream truck pulled into the upper parking lot at Millennium Park in West Roxbury today. The driver sold a few cones from his truck, still bereft of any stickers, then drove off.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 10:58 am
No break in barriers between outdoor patios along Hanover Street

Some North Enders have been grumbling for weeks about the loss of parking spaces along Hanover Street as restaurants ready their pandemic-inspired outdoor patios for their official opening tomorrow. One fuming citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning abut the way some of the barriers just don't stop: Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 9:30 am

Richard Auffrey reports he had to make several visits to Arlington Avenue in Charlestown to try dishes at the Peruvian Taste Restaurant, because the food was just that good. They serve both traditional Peruvian food and chifa, a mix of Chinese and Peruvian cuisines.

By adamg - 3/30/21 - 11:00 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for combination cafe and home-ownership resource center at 18-20 Meridian St. in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/21 - 11:01 am

RadRebe asks:

Need to help a New Jersey transplant: best bagels in Boston. Go.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 10:14 pm

Napper Tandy's on Washington Street in Roslindale Square reports it's getting ready to re-open after months with its doors shut due to Covid-19 - and it's looking to hire "bartenders, servers, cooks, and dishwashers."

By adamg - 3/23/21 - 10:28 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Teriyaki House, 1110 Boylston St., around the corner from Mass. Ave., will be closing forever on March 27.

By adamg - 3/22/21 - 12:51 pm

The Dig reports on efforts to extend the law, spurred by Covid-19, that lets restaurants sell take out with cocktails to go.

By adamg - 3/21/21 - 6:20 pm
Oggi location

Oggi today.

Pizza Oggi, which originally opened on Perkins Street in Jamaica Plain, then moved downtown, then moved to Harvard Square, is getting ready to re-open in its original location on Perkins Street in Hyde Square, next to the Haven.

By adamg - 3/18/21 - 4:32 pm

You Get Nothing!

When Gov. Baker ordered restaurants shut last March, Caffe Nero missed the April rent payment for its Newbury Street outlet and asked landlord UrbanMeritage for some help because it could no longer operate a sit-down cafe. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/21 - 11:41 am

The Bulletin reports that the River Street mall with the Price Rite and the Burger King at the Hyde Park/Mattapan line, could get a Starbucks and a Planet Fitness.

Developer Todd Finard, who has been trying to fill the space left vacant since he tore down what was left of the old paper mill there in 2007 and 2008, will hold a community meeting on the two possible additions tothe Shops at Riverwood at 6 p.m. on March 24.

By adamg - 3/12/21 - 2:49 pm

The mayor's office announced today that official outdoor dining - during which restaurants with permits can use sidewalks and parking spaces for tables - will start on March 22 instead of the previously announced April 1. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/21 - 11:30 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that My Cousin's Place, 396 Hanover St. in the North End, is no more.

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