The Week in Review: New Bakery, Plans for 40 Berkeley and Boston Ballet Photos
A look back at South End Patch's top stories from Feb 21 - 27.
A new bakery opened this week in the South End while old favorite Pops garnered a new face in Executive Chef Amanda Howell. Photographs taken by seniors are currently adorning the windows of the Mills Gallery and images of the Boston Ballet are featured on our site. Those stories and more are below (click the link to see the full story):
The Wholy Grain of Bakeries Now Open on Shawmut: The new eatery at 275 Shawmut Ave. is somewhat of a repeat concept started by Hasset’s brothers in Cork, Ireland, where the original Wholy Grain Bakery stands. But even still, he’s injecting plenty of personality into the place to make it a singular entity. Most notably, it’s a localvore’s ‘slice of heaven.’
Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested After Late-Night Accident: An accident early Sunday morning sent one man to the hospital and another to the police station where he was booked on drunk driving charges.
No Exterior Renovations Planned for 40 Berkeley Street Building, Owner Says: Renovation plans for 40 Berkeley Street will not affect the exterior of the former YWCA building, part-owner Mark Maloney said during Tuesday night's Ellis Neighborhood Association meeting.
New Community Windows Exhibit Showcases Photos by Morville Seniors: The new Community Windows exhibit at the Mills Gallery, which goes up this coming Monday, is built from the work of seniors that won a photo contest after being given a crash course in photography. All are residents of Morville House in the Fenway.
Photo Gallery: A Raw Glimpse into the Boston Ballet: It's a new year at Boston Ballet. The shimmer of the Nutcracker has been swept from the stage - the Snow Queen's frock stored away until next winter. I dropped in to 19 Clarendon Street in the early morning hours to witness a women's company class held in their Grand Studio.
Chef Amanda Howell Brings her Tasty Tweaks to Pops Restaurant: New Pops Executive Chef Amanda Howell is one of the lucky ones. Despite only being 26, she’s already paid some dues and made her way through some tough jobs. Now the Philly-native is cooking delicious upscale comfort food, which is just her speed.
Photo Gallery: Silent Auction Raises Over $11,000 for College-Bound South End Students: An annual fundraiser hosted by the Blackstone/Franklin Squares Neighborhood Association raised over $11,000 for the group's scholarship fund.