Category Archives: Food

Wellesley pizza place under renovation

I was shopping over by Nick’s Pizza House at 263 Washington St. and saw that it was closed for remodeling, according to a sign in the window. The sign at the long-time pizza joint, located near Marathon Sports and Your French Gift, didn’t give a hint about when it might reopen. If it’s typically Nick’s […]

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Restaurant review: sneaking over the Wellesley border to Heritage in Sherborn

Only for you, dear readers, would I force my family to leave Wellesley and cross over into the wilds of Sherborn. I know, I know, I’m the one who says, “Sherborn? They’re dead to us,” if anyone dares suggest that we expand our horizons just a tad by covering events in other towns. And strictly […]

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Who says you can’t get a bargain in Wellesley? Free lemonade!

Swellesley reader Barbara Marx says she was walking along the Brook Path in Wellesley Sunday morning and came across a young man named Ravi who was sitting at a table with a sign that read “Ravi’s Wonderful Lemonade.”  “He offered me a free cup.  I accepted and asked him why he was doing this.  He […]

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Old School Pizza owner Joe Perdoni, Jr. passes away

We just heard the sad news that Joe Perdoni, Jr., the ex-Wellesley High football player with the big, friendly personality and owner of Old School Italian Pizzeria on Washington St, passed away suddenly yesterday morning after feeling unwell the night before. Perdoni was in his late 30s, and is survived by his wife Sarah and two young […]

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Wellesley High students not going to take possible bake sale ban lying down in a sugar-induced haze

Wellesley High students are rising up this week against a proposed ban on bake sales at the school, a prohibition that would not only send Martha Stewart into a rage but that students say will hurt their club fundraising efforts. (UPDATE: The Townsman reports that the town “wants more info before making final vote on the bake […]

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Chow down with Boston Medical Center CEO & Wellesley resident Kate Walsh

What: Kate Walsh, President and CEO of Boston Medical Center (BMC), will host a lunch on Thursday, April 30 at the Wellesley Country Club. Guests are invited to learn more about BMC, including its role as the region’s largest safety net hospital and leader in medical research. Walsh is a Wellesley resident and an active member of […]

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Upcoming Wellesley talk: Are GMOs Safe? What the Science Tells Us

From the Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project, Wellesley Free Library and Sustainable Wellesley regarding an upcoming free event at Wellesley Free Library, March 26, 7-8:30pm: Many of us are confused about what to think about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). There is a plethora of “information” being distributed in the media and on the Internet about GMOs that makes […]

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Yogurtology replacing White Mountain in Wellesley Square

Yogurtology, a self-serve frozen yogurt chain, this spring will be taking over the Wellesley Square space where White Mountain Creamery operated for years until it melted down this past October. Unlike the decidedly “olde fashioned” White Mountain, Yogurtology is a modern marketing-driven business begun in 2008 that is big on social media, nutrition facts, giving back to […]

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