Photo of the Day: Making the Daily Commute a Bit Better

The daily work week crawl through Belmont Center was made a tad more tolerable this morning, Thursday, Nov. 6 by some early holiday cheer in the form of a delightful latte from the staff – Dan Ciper, Mark Fantasia and Rhyan Sullivan braved the traffic – at the Leonard Street Starbucks. Maybe, just maybe, they’ll decide to do this again […]

Benefit Provides A Shoe Box Full of Hope for Gerry

Anne Marie Picone came straight from her second job to Conley’s Pub and Grille on the Watertown side of Belmont Street. The Belmont resident wasn’t there to watch Monday Night Football or grab a beer. She came for Gerry. “My first job ever was working at CVS (in Belmont Center) so I always cut through Champions. I’d always see […]

Former Macy’s Landlord Reveals A Peek at the Site’s Future

Don’t expect big changes to the outside of the former Macy’s/Filene’s Belmont Center location over the next year; the excitement will be left for what will go inside, according to the landlord of the property who revealed just a bit of the site’s future Thursday night. Locatelli Properties’s Kevin Foley and his colleague, Len Simons, held […]

See the Future of Belmont Center Monday at 7 PM at Town Hall

After nearly four years of discussion, meetings and designs, an overview of the Belmont Center Reconstruction Project will be presented to Town Meeting members and residents this evening, Monday, Sept. 8, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Belmont Town Hall auditorium at the corner of Pleasant Street and Concord Avenue. Documentation of tonight’s presentation can be found here. The proposed $2.6 […]

Plymouth Ponders Renting Its Steeple to House Cell Tower

Rev. Joe Zarro has been the spiritual leader of Plymouth Church on Pleasant Street coming on a year in the fall. The Harvard Divinity School grad said that he, his wife and nearly one-year-old son have enjoyed their time in Belmont. “It’s been a great experience for us,” said Zarro as his family prepares to […]

Starbucks’ Chief Honcho in Belmont? Hmmm

The rumor is that Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz was in Belmont Center Monday night, most likely dining at il Casale restaurant. Despite there being a great little Starbucks store across Leonard Street from the first-rate eatery, he didn’t stop by; but then it was past the store’s closing time. No word from Starbucks’ PR Department about […]