Wednesday, April 24, 2013
See what's moving in.
Bill’s House of Pizza received its common victualler, or operating, license Monday from the Board of Selectmen in a 5-0 vote. Joe Meawad is proposing the pizza house for 1345 Mass. Ave. in Arlington Heights – the location went from I Chef to Napoli Kitchen in September. “I came to town because I really like Arlington,” Meawad told the board. Meawad already owns two pizza houses – Bill’s House of Pizza in Easton and Foxboro House of Pizza in Foxboro. He plans to open in Arlington in late April or early May, according to his application. The Heights already has two other pizza houses, Villa House of Pizza and Capri, plus Jimmy’s and Nicola nearby.
Monday, April 22, 2013
One is being proposed tonight.
Bill’s House of Pizza will go before the Board of Selectmen tonight for a common victualler, or operating, license, according to the board’s agenda. Joe Meawad is proposing the pizza house for 1345 Mass. Ave. in Arlington Heights, which went from I Chef to Napoli Kitchen in September. In addition to Napoli Kitchen, the Heights currently has two more pizza houses, Villa House of Pizza and Capri, plus Jimmy’s and Nicola nearby. Is another pizza house what the Heights needs? Let us know by posting a comment below. Also at the meeting, the board will decide whether or not to send a letter to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation in support of the Mass. Ave. Corridor Project. Selectman Kevin Greeley suggested the idea in response to …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A look at the area restaurant scene.
Arlington In our last “Restaurant Openings and Closings” column, we highlighted Menotomy Grill and Tavern, a historically named tavern set for the old Hollywood Video site in East Arlington. Well, this time around, we’re highlighting another new historically named tavern, Cooper’s Tavern, which is going to replace the recently closed Gemma Ristorante at 319 Broadway in Arlington Center. Gemma’s owners, Ilir and Melaiza Velagoshti, are behind Cooper’s Tavern, which will be a “casual American style restaurant,” they told the Board of Selectmen. “It is more appropriate and needed in [the] business district,” they said of the change. Read more. If you’re planning to do a little shopping before dinner, Davis Squared, a “fun and funky” gift shop…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
One of the Heights’ more colorful storefronts has been replaced by a much more understated look.
I Chef is now Napoli Kitchen. The Arlington Heights pizzeria changed its name, and its look, earlier this month but remains under the same ownership. The Board of Selectmen received notice of the change from the pizza house’s owner, Neven Henen, at its Monday meeting. What’s your take? Do you like the change? Let us know by posting a comment below.