Friday, March 29, 2013
You asked; we've got your answer.
It’s no April Fools’ joke: Anthony’s East Side Deli is opening at 8 a.m. Monday morning. The new East Arlington deli is at 159 Mass. Ave., the former home of Audio Video Plus at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Marathon Street. The deli’s owner is Anthony Masci, a lifelong Arlington resident who currently lives on Acton Street in the Heights. Masci previously owned Maria’s Italian Cold Cuts when it was in Somerville’s Winter Hill neighborhood from 2008-2010. For more on Anthony’s East Side Deli, see its website, which includes a menu, Facebook page and Twitter handle, @_AnthonysDeli. The deli will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day of the week, and its number is 781-777-2033. More on Arlington Patch
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The deli received its operating license Monday night.
A new East Arlington deli could be open by the end of this week, its owner told the Board of Selectmen Monday. Anthony’s East Side Deli’s owner, Anthony Masci, received his common victualler or operating license from the board Monday in a unanimous vote. The deli is moving into 159 Mass. Ave., the former home of Audio Video Plus. The storefront is at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Marathon Street in East Arlington's Capitol Square. About $125,000 went into renovating the space, according to Masci’s application. Masci, a lifelong Arlington resident who currently lives on Acton Street in the Heights, owned Maria’s Italian Cold Cuts from 2008-2010 when it was in Somerville’s Winter Hill neighborhood, according to his application. Masci told the…
Friday, January 25, 2013
One Arlington Patch reader appears to be getting her wish.
In November, we asked you: What should go in the old Audio Video Plus space in East Arlington? Back then, Amie Capodanno wrote that she’d like to see a “really good sandwich shop” go in there, and it now appears that she may be getting her wish. Signs for “Anthony’s East Side Deli” recently appeared in the storefront’s windows, and the signs say the deli is “opening soon.” The space at 159 Mass. Ave. is at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Marathon Street. That block has seen a lot of action lately, as Something Sweet Without Wheat, a new gluten/wheat free bakery, is opening at 169 Mass. Ave. on Tuesday, and the new Barismo opened at 171 Mass. Ave. on Dec. 20. The Board of Selectmen’s office closes at noon on Fridays, but we’ll have an update …