Our roundup of the latest Wellesley, Mass., business news:
As we reported last month, Bocado planned to reopen in Wellesley after Labor Day, and indeed, Thursday, Sept. 10 is the big day.
The tapas restaurant, which has been closed since March, plans to reopen at 4pm on Sept. 10 both indoor and outdoor on its patio. Takeout and delivery will be available via Bocado’s mobile app and website.
Walk-ins are welcome. Reservations can be made by calling or via the website. Bar seating won’t be available.
Sunset Sale is on
Visit Linden Square and Wellesley Square for lots of local bargains at the weekly Sunset Sale on Thursday from 4-7pm.
Kenzie & Hope and Tiny Hanger in Linden Square will extend their sidewalk sales from Thursday through Sunday. Look for sale racks that are giving up high style stuff for up to 70% off. All safety protocols will be strictly followed with social distancing and hand sanitizer.
Also in Linden Square, Door No. 7 begins offering family brunch from 10am-3pm this weekend, and is offering a buy one, get one free deal through October.
Drive-thru job fair
The Wellesley office of Express Employment Professionals will be holding a drive-through job fair on Wednesday, Sep 16. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the parking lot of 40 Washington St.
The staffing company works with local businesses throughout Massachusetts to provide candidates in commercial, administrative, and professional positions for short- and long-term assignments.
Cambridge Trust sneak peek
Wellesley Bank is already no more in light of its acquisition by Cambridge Trust, but things will really look official come the first week in October when signage on Wellesley Bank locations in towns switches to that of Cambridge Trust. Bank officials and partners showed off what they have in mind at a Design Review Board meeting in August.
Wellesley Bank funds scholarship
Wilkin Tejeda, a 2020 Wellesley High School graduate, is this year’s recipient of a $5,000 college scholarship provided by the Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation in its partnership with the Wellesley Scholarship Foundation. A student-athlete at WHS who was a member of the track and cross country teams, Wilkin recently begun his freshman year at UMass Amherst, where he plans to major in marketing and minor in accounting.
J. Todd Gallery operating online
J Todd Gallery, which closed its physical Wellesley shop in March, is operating online as a concierge art gallery , according to owner Mona Kumar. “We bring the paintings to you for an in- home trial. We can also bring custom framing samples to your home,” she writes. All services are available online.
The Fit Factor appears
One-on-one and small group personal training outfit The Fit Factor is slotting in at 249 Washington St., where Fitness Together has been. This amounts to a name change/rebranding of the fitness business.