Best Sandwich in Newton?

Best Sandwich in Newton?

Way back in my younger days I worked in a great little sandwich shop in Suffern, NY. It was there I learned a few things about making sandwiches, such as hollowing out the rolls and using shredded lettuce.  Both of those are a lost art. The last place I knew that...

Newton firefighter helps brand new baby & mom

Newton firefighter Lt. Matt Pacheco helped a woman who had just given birth inside a car in a Chestnut Hill parking lot, the Herald reports.  “This was the first time for me with a call like this. I’ve never responded to something that was so hands-on. I was right...

Holiday shoppers say ‘bah humbug’ to fire alarm

This afternoon I was at a pretty crowded Chestnut Hill Mall when a strobe light started flashing and a siren started honking. It took me a few seconds to realize that — it wasn’t that someone just left a store with a security tag on — but that...

Mishkan Tefila votes to sell property to Boston College

Congregation Mishkan Tefila overwhelmingly approved plans to sell its synagogue building and 24 acres at Webster Woods in Chestnut Hill to Boston College. The Globe’s Ellen Ishkanian has the details here . And Jonathan Dame’s report for Wicked Local Newton...

Video: Tour of Webster Woods

Here’s a video Julia Malakie shot of a recent tour of Webster Woods, a large portion of which Congregation Mishkan Tefila has tentatively agreed to sell to Boston College for potential administrative office and parking uses. (The “tour” itself starts...
Chestnut Hill Sports Club LA to close Oct. 1

Chestnut Hill Sports Club LA to close Oct. 1

A previously announced deal to sell the Chestnut Hill Sports Club LA to the company Healthworks has fallen through.  The club, one of the anchors at the Street shopping center, will be closing Oct. 1, a trade publication called Club Industry reports. SCLA members are...
Game on.

Game on.

Look at what The Street recently added to the Route 9 streetscape.They’re doing the impossible, making Route 9 a place people actually might want to hang out.  And there’s a concert series this summer, too.  Compare that to the tacky, lifeless façade at...

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