While we do our best to focus on news and events directly concerning the South End, sometimes it's nice to know what's going on in other Boston neighborhoods. Welcome to the weekly regional news roundup, which will bring you the top news from other Boston neighborhoods this week.
Back Bay: - Clio chef Doug Rodrigues was charged with stabbing a man while showing a woman how to use a folding knife while at Crossroads (495 Beacon St.) on Feb. 17. Rodrigues was arrested and charged him with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Following his arrest, a PR representative from Clio informed the Phoenix that Rodrigues was no longer employed at Clio and that the firing was tied to the knife incident.
Beacon Hill: Comm. Ave Fire Does $5 Million in Damage: Investigators say that in-floor radiant heating caused the three-alarm fire in a Commonwealth Avenue brownstone Wednesday morning that resulted in $5 million of damage but no injuries. Firefighters responded to the five-story, three-condo building at 9:18 a.m. and quickly called for backup. "They were here in a matter seconds," John Walsh, who lives on the third floor of 17 Commonwealth Ave. and was the only one of the building's occupants who was home when alarms sounded, said of the Boston Fire Department.
Fenway-Kenmore: JT and Jay-Z to Perform at Fenway Park This Summer: It's official: Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z are touring together this summer, and one of the stops on their "Legends of Summer" stadium tour will be Fenway Park. A sure-to-sell-out show will be held on Aug. 10th at Fenway Park.
Jamaica Plain: Il Panino Opens in Jackson Square: A new Italian restaurant has opened in Jackson Square. Il Panino Café and Grill opened last week at 270 Centre St. in a space that used to house Gail’s Café & Grill, according to Boston Restaurant Talk, a blog about Boston restaurants opening and closing. The blog reports the new restaurant is owned by the same people who own Trattoria Il Panino in the North End.