Wellesley Business Buzz: Mark’s Pizza & Subs is back; Cheesy Street Grill is cookin’; Chase Bank has big shoes to fill; Marillac opens up

Our round-up of the latest Wellesley, Mass., business news:

Mark’s Pizza & Subs is back

Mark’s Pizza & Subs, greatly missed since summer 2018 when the popular eatery’s building was torn down to make way for the expansion of another business, is back in action at 10B Washington Street in Wellesley Hills at a former salon space. All the old favorites are still on the menu — their famous broasted chicken dinners, chicken broccoli alfredo, subs, wraps, and of course, pizza. The menu has expanded to the point where if they’re not serving it at Mark’s, you probably don’t need it.

Mark's Pizza, Wellesley
Mark’s Pizza is back in action at 10B Washington St., Wellesley Hills.

Mark’s Pizza & Subs has been operating in Wellesley since the 1970s, as one look at the former interior could have told you. The new decor is fresh and updated, with a modern vibe, seating for about 25 at ten tables and a high-top area, and a big ol’ flatscreen on the wall. The sense of relief that an old favorite is back in town was palpable from the steady stream of customers there for a good lunch.

Welcome back, Mark’s.

Cheesy Street Grill opens

Cheesy Street Grill, which will have a captive audience at the new Boston Sports Institute (Rte. 9 skating and swimming complex), has opened.

The grill, which has two locations at Mass Pike service plazas, will serve up gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and other comfort foods, including tater tots and mac & cheese. Salads, soups and more are also on the menu.

Cheesy Street Grill had its humble beginnings as a food truck in Connecticut.

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Chase Bank has big shoes to fill

With Prospero’s Shoe Repair closing down its 294 Washington St., location at the end of August, the speculation began over what might replace it.

A bank? Or a bank? Or maybe a bank?

Well, close. More likely the dental office next door would expand into that space, but just down the block a ways, next to Maugus, is  newcomer Chase Bank.  One of the world’s few banks without a Wellesley location yet, Chase is slated to slide into 294 Washington St., which used to house a Santandar ATM. Conveniently located within a quarter of a mile of Century Bank, Middlesex Savings Bank and First Republic Bank.

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Maugus is getting a new neighbor: Chase bank

Local author at Wellesley Books, Sept. 21

Wayland resident Joan Cohen will be a Wellesley Books on Saturday, September 21, 4pm – 6pm to read from her new book, Land of Last Chances. It tells the story of a successful woman who has always been focused on her career, meticulously preparing for every challenge in her life. When she’s faced with an unplanned pregnancy in her late 40s (the father is one of two men in her life) she learns she must face the possibility of carrying a rare gene for early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Joan’s writing style is dramatic, engaging and, at times, heartbreaking.

Marillac opens up

Marillac Residence,  the non-profit Wellesley Hills facility that originally served retired Sisters of Charity, is now opening its doors to all seniors looking for a residential care home. 

Marillac will host an open house on Sunday, Oct. 20 from 2-4pm.  For more information, please visit us at: www.marillacresidence.org, or call 781-237-2161.

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