Monday, June 25, 2018
New England News
Franchiser Steve Stabile will open Blink Fitness’ first location north of Boston at the former MG Fitness, in Medford. Stabile plans to open 6 more over the next few years, but did not specify where the gyms would be located. Since its inception in 2011, Blink has opened more than 70 gyms in NY, NJ, PA, and CA. It has over 50 franchise locations across the country, and plans to surpass 300 over the next five years...European men’s fashion brand Suitsupply opened its 100th international store, in Boston…Mainely Burgers will open its second brick- and-mortar restaurant at Boston Landing in Brighton, MA. The business opened its first location in 2016 in Cambridge’s Central Square...Bertucci’s filed for bankruptcy in April and immediately closed 15 restaurants, including 6 in MA. Planet Hollywood founder and CEO Robert Earl bought the chain and is exploring options for more restaurants in the area. Bertucci’s, which once had over 100 restaurants in the Northeast, has 58 after the April closings.