Wednesday, May 23, 2018
New England News
MA restaurant chain 110 Grill opened a new location in downtown Worcester this month. The company has 13 locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and plans 10 more in the coming year…Wegmans unveiled its two-story megastore at the Natick Mall in Natick, MA this month. The store has three “firsts”: the first Wegmans with shopping on two levels; the first to feature Wegmans’ new restaurant concept, Blue Dahlia Restaurant & Tequila Bar; and one of the first Wegmans to have a “cart escalator” to carry carts between the first and second levels. Wegmans entered New England in 2011. This is its sixth in the region...Night Shift Brewing’s new 12,000 s/f downtown space on the bottom floor of the Converse headquarters at 1 Lovejoy Place will feature a taproom, restaurant and coffee shop...Smith & Wollensky’s will close its flagship restaurant in The Castle at Park Plaza on Boston’s Arlington Street. The Medford-based steakhouse chain plans to open its first non-urban location in Wellesley. Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group has 8 locations, including one in New York City, one in London, and a second Boston location on Atlantic Wharf...Global Partners LP will purchase the retail fuel and convenience store assets of Champlain Oil Co. Inc. The acquisition includes 37 company-operated gas stations with Jiffy Mart-branded convenience stores in Vermont and New Hampshire, and approximately 24 fuel sites that are either owned or leased. Global Partners runs approximately 1,500 locations, primarily in the Northeast.