Thursday, March 24, 2016
New England News
Flank, a 240-seat steakhouse, opened in the 1265 Main development in Waltham last month. The restaurant spans 7,300 s/f and includes a 130-seat dining room, a 24-seat bar, 50-seat lounge and a 50-seat year-round patio...Tasty Burger has opened a 5th location at 2200 Washington St. The chain got its start in Boston’s Fenway and has since expanded to Harvard Square, L Street in South Boston, and 145 Dartmouth St. in the Back Bay...Aldi is extending its Massachusetts reach with a location in Plymouth, set to open this summer. Aldi has 10 existing stores in the Bay State. The Plymouth location will be located in Colony Place in Plymouth. Aldi US operates close to 1,500 stores in 32 states and plans to have 2,000 stores open by the end of 2018. ..Demolition has begun of Circle Cinema movie theatre, a long-time fixture in Brookline. The site will eventually be home to 92 luxury senior housing units, a 162-room hotel and 14,000 s/f of retail... Lowell General Hospital plans to open a Circle Health Urgent Care facility at Treble Cove Plaza in Billerica. The site, opening this fall, will include urgent care and some additional services...Dairy Queen will nearly double its presence in Massachusetts and open its first stores in Vermont. The chain currently operates 33 Bay State locations, and will add 60 more in the next five years. There are currently 6,700 Dairy Queen locations worldwide.