Category Archives: Restaurants

Looks like Wellesley Dunkin’ Donuts will be back in action soon

It looks as though the Dunkin’ Donuts on Rte. 9 West in Wellesley that closed for a dough-over in October is about to re-open. Hiring signs are displayed and the construction vehicles have moved on. Wellesley has 5 DDs in town.

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Pardon the brief interruption at The Linden Store

It’s been about a year since The Linden Store owners in Wellesley started publicly talking about plans to greatly expand their business on Linden Street into the space formerly occupied by a salon. Now the owners say they will be closing this Saturday, Jan. 17 at 3pm to complete the final phase of their renovations, with […]

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Top 10 Most Read Swellesley Stories of 2014

We just cruised through Google Analytics to see what our most-read stories of 2014 were, and while we can account for our tastes, we can’t account for yours… 1. Nearly Naked, “Sleepwalker” zombie sculpture triggers debate at Wellesley College 2. White Mountain Creamery Melts Down in Wellesley Square 3. How Can Whole Foods Afford to […]

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Top Wellesley stories of 2014: E. coli, North 40, booze & more

All politics is local: Two locals — Gubernatorial candidate Joe Avellone and Treasurer candidate Mike Heffernan — took a run at statewide offices. Neither won, though a slew of Wellesleyites were called on to advise new Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker as he transitions into office. Locally, Gig Babson ended her nine-year streak on the Board of Selectmen […]

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Wellesley businesses that came and went in 2014

The Wellesley retail landscape underwent significant changes in 2014, highlighted by the opening of two restaurants and the closing of a longtime ice cream shop. Bocado Tapas & Wine Bar opened this fall on Church Street where Paper Source formerly lived, and Sweet Basil sister restaurant Juniper replaced Milestone in Wellesley Square at the midway point of the […]

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First Taste: Bocado serves up tapas to Wellesley

Wellesley has been adding restaurants to its roster at a clip of about one every six months and, with the enthusiastic response to Bocado, a Spanish tapas offering,  the town shows no sign of having reached a point of fine-dining overload. Wellesley has boasted Blue Ginger and Alta Strada for years now, and with the addition […]

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Wellesley Bocado Tapas Bar opens on Friday

UPDATE (10/9/14): Fund for Wellesley Turkey Trot sponsors got a jump on the official Bocado opening later this week at a pre-opening party.         The long-awaited debut of Bocado Tapas Bar at 45 Church St., officially comes on Friday, Oct. 10 at 4:30pm. (Not to be confused with Boloco, as someone we […]

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Wellesley Cottage restaurant back in action Saturday

The Cottage restaurant in Wellesley‘s Linden Square has announced it will re-open on Saturday, nearly three weeks after being forced to close when a driver accidentally plowed into the business and wiped out its front door. The restaurant had informed social media followers after the accident only that it was closed “due to unforeseen circumstances.” Unforeseen indeed. Welcome back… […]

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