Wednesday, November 29, 2017
New England News
Chilacates, a locally-owned taqueria with locations in Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill, will open next spring in Chestnut Hill’s The Street shopping center…Friendly’s is about to open its second new restaurant in a year, at the Apex Center in Marlborough. The restaurant is a prototype new concept for the Massachusetts-based chain. The company will begin retrofitting restaurants with the new look and adding drive-thrus at 10 existing locations. All new locations will feature drive- thrus as well. Friendly’s expects to be opening between five and 10 new restaurants a year by 2019…Wegmans has opened its newest MA store at 3850 Mystic Valley Parkway in Medford... Sierra Trading Post and HomeGoods are opening locations at the site of an old Sports Authority store at the Royal Ridge Center shopping plaza, located off Daniel Webster Highway in South Nashua, NH. The HomeGoods store will be 25,000 s/f and the Sierra Trading Post store will be 18,000 s/f. Sierra Trading Post and HomeGoods are operated by The TJX Companies, Inc. The Royal Ridge Center currently includes Shaw’s, Marshalls, PetSmart, buybuyBaby and The Paper Store…Market Basket will anchor tenant a yet-to-be-built retail plaza at the former Pike Industries quarry on Main Street, Westbrook, ME. The grocery chain operates 79 stores across New England, but only one in Maine.