Po Boy is No More

One of my favorite little eateries is gone. According to Boston Restaurant Talk, the Boston Globe and Eater, owner Eric Cormier (who can talk up a storm with anyone!) has shut the doors. He apparently is both happy and sad. Sad to see it go, but happy to spend more...
A Halloween Commentary

A Halloween Commentary

As I was walking down Lincoln Street in Newton Highlands, looking at the Halloween window paintings, I saw this one that may be summarizing a neighborhood longing for our new restaurant offering. This painting, by an eighth grader, was in one of the windows of the...
Newton Highlands Village Day — Sunday, June 14

Newton Highlands Village Day — Sunday, June 14

The 40th annual Newton Highlands Village Day will be Sunday, June 14, from 11AM to 4PM on Lincoln Street between Walnut and Chester.  Net proceeds will benefit the Highlands community via the Hyde Center and Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council. The 5K Road Race...

Can you recommend a good Newton restaurant?

This year’s unprecedented winter weather has been hard on all of us, including our restaurants and their employees.  With temps expected to soar in the 30s over the next few days (SPF 30 at least!), now’s a great time to give yourself a break from cooking...

Anna’s Taqueria coming to Newton Highlands

The TAB’s Jim Morrison has confirmed what hungry burrito fans  have been waiting to hear — but those who dread Newton will become the next Brookline surely fear: Anna’s Taqueria is coming Newton Highlands. Although Jim’s article doesn’t provide...
Frozen: Newton Style

Frozen: Newton Style

Some interesting iced happenings in Newtonville. Rancatore’s is coming to the village! At least according to the signage in the vacant All About Shoe store right next to the Rox Diner. For those who have never been, Rancatore’s has shops in Belmont and...

Only the lonely

Guess what Universal Hub’s Adam Gaffin discovered when he paid a visit the Chestnut Hill Star Market after first going to Wegmans on Saturday?...
Farmers Market coming to West Newton

Farmers Market coming to West Newton

I’ve been driving by this sign for a week or two now, and finally had a moment to ask about it at Parks & Rec. Unfortunately for people who liked the Friday Farmers Market at the American Legion, this is not a third Farmers Market. It seems that that one...
Newtonville to get more yogurt!

Newtonville to get more yogurt!

Looks like another frozen yogurt place is going into an odd spot on Watertown Street. This one is called Yogurt Beach and according to their site, they already have another Massachusetts location in Plainville. This replaces the closed Manny’s Food Mart, which...
New Sushi Restaurant in the Highlands

New Sushi Restaurant in the Highlands

Construction began this week at 15 Lincoln St. in Newton Highlands. The former Lincoln Street Coffee (Evesso Coffee) location has brown paper on the windows and a building permit indicating that Otake Sushi will take over the space with up to 15 seats. This would be...

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