New Coffee Bar in Newton Highlands

New Coffee Bar in Newton Highlands

Remember Fleck? It wasn’t closed all that long ago, but the corner spot is already becoming something news.  Stacks, which operates a few coffee bars in the Albany, NY market, bought out Fleck and is now having a “soft opening.” I spent a few minutes...
Recycle your pizza boxes!

Recycle your pizza boxes!

Pizza boxes are somewhat controversial in our house. For years we’ve been told that we can’t recycle them because they’re covered in grease. I once watched a video of a guy who claimed to discover the “greatest pizza box on Earth” at...
Peet’s Pours Last Brews

Peet’s Pours Last Brews

The Peet’s that had been in Newton Centre is now officially closed. But that’s not the end of the story.  Today John Coletta, Chief Strategy Officer and head of retail flew in from the Peet’s home office in California to tell the community that yes,...
Peet’s Reprieve?

Peet’s Reprieve?

Over on the very active Newton Parents Facebook page (if you’re not part of that community, consider joining), is a picture of a sign that appeared this morning on the door of Peet’s in Newton Centre.  President of Retail Coffeebars John Coletta invited...
Peets in Newton Centre to Close

Peets in Newton Centre to Close

Newton Centre is losing a key gathering point. Peets is shutting down next week.  I’m no longer a regular there, but if the seats are any indication it remains a popular spot. I was there for a meeting a couple of weeks ago and just about every seat was...

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