Friday, March 22, 2013
After being vacant for more than two years, 1016 Paradise will have a tenant moved in — perhaps some time this spring
A Qdoba Mexican Grill restaurant will open in a portion of the former Blockbuster store on Paradise Road, likely some time this spring, said town Building Inspector Alan Hezekiah. The restaurant received a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals and a building permit from the Swampscott Building Department. The space at 1016 Paradise Road has been vacant for a long time. Former tenant Blockbuster closed its doors Feb. 13, 2011, after having done business in Swampscott since at least 1998. A crew from the Providence, RI company Amaral Revite was gutting the interior of the Blockbuster space on Thursday, installing a dividing wall and cutting out a floor section for plumbing, said crew member Brian Halstead. He estimated they will…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Here's out latest round up of North Shore restaurant and food news.
When you're looking for a night out and a break from cooking, you might want to know what's new not just where you live, but in other nearby North Shore communities. Here's our round up of the latest food news in the area. A couple restaurants with Swampscott ties will be serving special drinks tonight, Dec. 21, the Paradiso in Swampscott and the Blue Ox in Lynn. We got a sneak peek at what will be Haley's Market Cafe, due to open in mid-January. Check out the photos. Casa Corona has become the first Marblehead restaurant with a bring your own booze license. Bangkok Paradise Thai Restaurant and Sushi Bar lost its liquor license after police found underage drinking and arrested the owner on charges of drug trafficking. The Lynde Street Cafe…
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Welcome to our round up of area restaurant and food news.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
We know Swampscott residents don’t just stay in Swampscott when they want a night out and a break from cooking. Restaurant comings and goings, new business and the best dishes and recipes are among the items that have appeared on area Patch sites over the past month. Below is a look at the restaurant and food stories local Patch sites have covered over the past month. Read through our round up for the latest food news in the area. Snack: Fans of Salem's Gulu Cafe: If you liked the Upper Crust, which closed in February, we have some good news. If you're also fan of the Gulu Gulu Cafe, we have even better news. The Gulu family has plans to bring pizza back to Upper Crust with the Flying Saucer Pizza Company, a brand new gourmet pizza place…