• A Puerto Rican Bakery May Open in the Former Tremont Drug Space in Boston's South End

    9 monthes ago - By Boston Restaurant

    By Marc Hurwitz
    A new bakery might be on its way to the South End of Boston, moving into the space where a longtime pharmacy had been.
    According to a series of Twitter posts from SouthEndHistSoc, a Puerto Rican bakery is planning to open on Tremont Street in the former Tremont Drug space, with the posts saying of the proposal, "There are letters of support given to the commission & read for the record: from residents in the neighborhood & staff in the mayor's office. They are particularly supportive of decorative elements: of the coqui frog and '2017' to remember the destruction of...
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  • Outback Steakhouse in Norwood Has Closed

    9 monthes ago - By Boston Restaurant

    By Marc Hurwitz
    A chain of Australian-themed restaurants continues to close locations in the Greater Boston area, with the latest being one that was southwest of the city.
    According to a source, Outback Steakhouse in Norwood is no longer in business, with a check on the company's website indicating that the Route 1 restaurant has been removed from its locations section. With the closing of the Norwood location and the closing of outlets in Burlington and Framingham over the past few years, Outback now only has four remaining locations left inside Route 495, including in Somerville...
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  • Caffe Nero to Open in Boston's Fenway/Symphony Area

    9 monthes ago - By Boston Restaurant

    By Marc Hurwitz
    A rapidly-growing chain of European coffee places is planning to open yet another shop in Boston, and this one will be opening not too far from another new outlet.
    According to a post from Universal Hub, Caffe Nero is opening on New Edgerly Road, just off Mass. Ave. in the Fenway/Symphony section of the city, moving into the space where a location of Unleashed By Petco had been. Once it opens, the new shop will join a number of other locations in and around Boston, including one that opened on Boylston Street in the Fenway in late February. No opening date has been given as...
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