Monday, March 19, 2012
Vote, comment and review family-friendly restaurants in Braintree.
Where do you head in Braintree when you're going out with the family? Vote for your favorite family-friendly restaurant, offer a comment and review your preferred spot! Do you go to Joe's American Bar & Grill, Uno Chicago Grill, Chili's Grill & Bar, 99 Restaurant and Pub, Jamie's Grill and Pub, Granite Grill, Chateau Restaurant, Maria's Restaurant, Cafe Asiana, Kristin's, Ashley's, El Sarape, Bugaboo Creek Steak House, Spazio, The Cheesecake Factory, Panera Bread, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Tennessee's Real BBQ Braintree, Campanale's Restaurant, Braintree Jade, Golden Crown, Bertucci's Restaurant, Loco's, Sintra, Pan Asia Cafe & Grille, Viola Restaurante? Like going somewhere in Braintree not listed here? Tell us in the comments! And don't …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Sentient Jet will move its headquarters to the Braintree Executive Park.
Next week is best family-friendly restaurant
Joe's American Bar & Grill won our Best of Readers' Choice contest this week featuring your favorite places to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Braintree. The restaurant at the South Shore Plaza captured 44 percent of the vote, followed by 99 Restaurant and Pub at 26 percent and Other (Boston?) at 20%. Write-ins included a reader's mom's house for corned beef and cabbage and Olympian Diner. Examining the St. Patrick's Day offerings in Braintree, Kerry put it like this in a comment: "...other fun spots are McDonald's for a Shamrock Shake & Southie for the parade. Looks like Braintree could use an Irish place, like the Blarney Stone or something similar :)." Next week, starting bright and early Monday morning, vote in our Readers' Choice Best …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
What would you like to see in the vacant store font at 255 Grossman Dr.?
Borders closed in Braintree in May 2011, and has since seen iParty take its space for a brief stint around Halloween. In a new feature on Braintree Patch, we're asking readers to suggest what they would like to see in vacant storefronts around town. What kind of business would you like to visit at the 27,500-square-foot store? On June 2, Quincy-based The Grossman Companies, Inc., along with Dinosaur Capital Partners of Boston, bought the store for $4 million, according to a statement on Dinosaur's website. Borders announced in March 2011 that the Braintree location would close by the end of May. It was among 228 stores across the country that were scheduled for closing as part of the company's bankruptcy plan. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in …
Friday, March 9, 2012
The Republican Massachusetts Senator also took questions from TV news crews at Hollis Elementary on his race against Elizabeth Warren.
In the span of a couple hours on Friday morning, Sen. Scott Brown, R-MA, managed to read two books to students at Hollis Elementary School, shared a few moments with former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn, spoke with locals at a pair of Braintree businesses and met with several officials at Town Hall. Brown's trip to Braintree came amid a battle with Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren for the Senate seat formerly occupied by Ted Kennedy, which Brown won in a special election in 2010. At Hollis – after reading Dr. Seuss's Green Eggs and Ham as part of an annual appreciation day – Brown took questions from FOX and NECN about the race, tackling, among other issues, campaign fundraising, gas prices and a new campaign radio ad released on Friday. He …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Dave & Buster's in Braintree is hosting a fundraising event on March 28 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
On March 28, 2012, community leaders from the towns of Braintree, Randolph, and Holbrook, will be going to be going behind bars for “GOOD” as Muscular Dystrophy Association's Most Wanted Heroes! These business leaders have been accused of having a big heart and have been sentenced to serve one hour at Dave & Buster’s to raise funds for services to local individuals affected with neuromuscular diseases. Jailbirds will be picked up at work by our Friendly Arresting Officers who are volunteering from local police and fire departments such as: Braintree Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, and the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Dept. The new Dave and Buster’s in Braintree will host the benefit event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 250 Granite St…
Monday, March 5, 2012
Braintree Patch is doing a series of "Best Of" contests over the next several weeks.
Do you have a childhood dentist you've seen for decades? Or maybe a new dentist that has your loyalty? Share your favorite with the community! Do you go to the South Shore Dental Group, Braintree Pediatric Dental Associates, Leonard G. Cuscianna, D.D.S., Gentle Dental, Dr. Janice T. Keefe, Family Dentistry, Allen Dental Associates, South Braintree Dental Associates, Pinnacle Dental Aesthetics, Dr. Ronald Hersey, D.M.D., Martin E. Geher, D.D.S., South Shore Endodontics, Peter Blanchard, DDS, John C. Kimble, DMD, or Frederick O. Hains & Associates, Dr. Earl R. Marrow or Dr. George Salem and Associates? Like going somewhere in Braintree not listed here? Tell us in the comments! Vote for your favorite in our poll below and be sure to add your …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
This year’s 75 Blue Ribbon winners were selected from a record number of nationwide applicants and will be honored at America’s Small Business Summit 2012, May 21–23, in Washington, D.C.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
The Phia Group, LLC, of Braintree, Massachusetts, was named a Blue Ribbon Small Business Award® winner today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The company was recognized for its dedication to the principles of free enterprise and its contributions to restoring jobs and prosperity. “The recipients of this year’s Blue Ribbon Award excelled in business amid great uncertainty and thrived despite difficult economic times,” said Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber president and CEO. “More important than profits, their successes have provided much-needed jobs and hope to the people in their communities.” The Phia Group works consults with health insurance companies on cost containment. The awards program, sponsored by Sam’s Club®, honors companies …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Ashley's took first in our Best Breakfast Spot in Braintree contest this week, followed by Kristin's and Olympian Diner.
With nearly 500 votes cast in Braintree Patch's first in a series of "Best Of" contests, members of the community turned out in force to select their favorite breakfast spot – Ashley's on Washington Street. This week's contest started off with heavy voting on Monday morning, and by Tuesday it looked like Kristin's in Braintree Square would maintain its lead all week, ahead of Olympian Diner and Ashley's at a distant third. But as the days passed, Ashley's supporters really started weighing in, dropping positive comments and piling up largely glowing reviews on its Patch listings page. The winner was selected based on a combination of the poll, comments and reviews. The poll results for the top picks were as follows: Ashley's – 42%; Kristin…
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Claim your free listing on Braintree Patch today.
Braintree Patch has a free and easy way for local business owners and managers to reach out to their customers and the community. On the Patch website, business owners and managers can now claim their free, directory listings. Simply go to www.braintree.patch.com/places and click on "claim your listing." Fill out the quick form and submit it. Once approved, the manager or owner will be able to add events, comments, photos and business updates to the listing. On Braintree Patch, the directory is called Places and features every business in town. Folks can search for Braintree shops, restaurants, salons, banks and more. The directory also allows users to rate a business and comment on that business. Great haircut at a Braintree salon? …