Wednesday, February 27, 2013
There will be a variety of restaurants and retail stores in the project with Wegman's and Kings. What would your choice be to fill one of those slots?
As reported on Burlington Patch this morning, NorthWest park will feature a Wegman's grocery store, a Kings bowling alley and an apartment building, but there will be a lot of free space for restaurants and retail locations. According to Nordblom's site, the development will be a 3,200,000 square foot "pedestrian-friendly, amenity-rich, vibrant mixed-use environment," in the area of 2nd, 3rd and 4th Avenues. Also, according to the project web site, there will be a mix of restaurants, some featuring outdoor dining, and retail locations. However, the specifics of what those restaurants and retail locations will be is still a mystery. Burlington Senior Planner Don Benjamin said the applications by those businesses for Planning Board review …
What we know thus far is going into NorthWest Park.
The site for Burlington NorthWest Park project is coming along and Nordblom Senior Vice President of Development Todd Fremont-Smith has stated the next phase of the construction will begin this spring. Thus far we know that the much-anticipated Wegman's grocery store will be going in at 53 Third Ave. and the Kings bowling alley will be at 52 Second Ave. What else will go in to the development? Thus far, there aren't many specifics. According to Nordblom's site, the development will be a 3,200,000 square foot "pedestrian-friendly, amenity-rich, vibrant mixed-use environment." Also, according to the project web site, there will be a mix of restaurants, some featuring outdoor dining, and retail locations. According to Burlington Senior …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Board of Selectmen voted to have a warrant for a request for 10 new liquor licenses for the January Town Meeting.
Burlington Town Meeting will take up a vote on whether the town should petition the state legislature for 10 additional liquor licenses during the January Town Meeting session. The warrant article was approved by the Burlington Board of Selectmen during the meeting Monday evening. The issue of a lack of licenses was first floated by the board in October. The basis of the move is that Town Administrator John Petrin told the board that there is interest among restaurant groups and the town's own planning department in acquiring new licenses for restaurants. The members of the board discussed the pros and cons of the additional licenses. The arguments in favor included that the licenses could be used for locally-owned small businesses, which…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Patch wants to know which local restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving.
While many people have the big Thanksgiving dinner at home with their families not everyone likes to make their own turkey with all the fixings in their own kitchen. Burlington Patch is putting together a list of local restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving. If you have a special menu, send it over to me at Richard.Hosford@Patch.com and we'll be sure to include it!
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The Board of Selectmen discuss looking into increasing the number of liquor licenses in town.
Should the Town of Burlington apply for more liquor licenses from the state to distribute to future restaurants? The Board of Selectmen discussed that issue during Monday night's meeting. Town Administrator John Petrin told the board that there is interest among restaurant groups and the town's own planning department in acquiring new licenses for restaurants. Burlington currently has 25 liquor licenses that can be used by restaurants, Petrin said. Due to town bylaws all of the establishments must be geared towards food. Burlington has no traditional bars. There are also some licenses, like those for the restaurants in the upcoming NorthWest park, that are tied to specific locations. Petrin said acquiring addition licenses would have two …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Many couples enjoy a romantic evening on February 14 and Burlington has many options.
Valentine's Day is next Tuesday and its a likely bet that couples will be looking for the perflect place to share a romantic dinner to celebrate the occassion. We thought we'd try and help by listing some suggestions of places where people enjoy dining. The following are five suggestions: Pappa Razzi is a high-end Italian restaurant, trattoria and bar located across from the Wayside Commons. They feature some traditional Italian dishes on the menu, include crepes, melon and prosciutto; antipasti; and pollo piccata. Pappa Razzi also offers an extensive wine list that allows the patron to taste the wine before ordering. 781-229-0100 The Capital Grille is a high-end chain restaurant in the Wayside Commons. This location provides private fine…
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Answer this week's question, and we'll list your top five answers on Thursday in Patch Picks!
Burlington Patch unveiled a lot of new, exciting content on the site last week. One of our new features is called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. Our first list tackled the best places in Burlington and the surrounding area to watch the Super Bowl. This week, we want to know from you—What is the most romantic restaurant in Burlington? Tell us which place has a great atmosphere and food that will act as an aphrodisiac to couples. And restaurant and bar owners, let us know why your establishment is the place to take your sweetie-pie on Valentine's Day. Tell us about your specials and other deals for Feb. 14. Provide your …