Ashmont

Pictured at ceremonies on Saturday at The Carruth are (from left:) Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry, Renie Smith of City Council President Feeney's office, Liliana Sanchez, Wainwright senior vice president, Chris Douglass of Tavolo, Patrick Lee EVP Trinity... Read more

Owner Chris Douglass, manager Megan Cullinane, and chef Maxwell Thompson on opening night at Tavolo in August. Photo by Bill Forry

It was... Read more

Brookview House, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, that serves homeless families, will hold its fourth annual benefit "The 2008 End of the Summer Wine Tasting" event on Saturday, Sept. 13. The fund-raiser scheduled from 3:30 to 6 p.m. will feature a four... Read more

Banton Street is a one-block cul-de-sac off Dot Ave between Fields Corner and Ashmont. No flashing marquee or sign of any kind graces #9, former home of Ashmont Welding.

But behind the nondescript façade craftsmen at Cyco-Scenic have been using... Read more

The singers of Ashmont Hill include, l-r, Phil Thompson, April Joy Thompson, Deborah Bullock and Wil Bullock. Photo courtesy Big Machine Media... Read more

Tavolo. It means "table" in Italian, and early next year it will also be the name of a new eatery in Peabody Square. The restaurant, tentatively scheduled for opening in Jan. 2008, will occupy a portion of the first floor of The Carruth Building, a... Read more

The six-story apartment complex taking shape above the Ashmont T station marked two more milestones last week when Ashmont Grille owner Chris Douglass inked a deal to open a pizza/pasta eatery on the ground floor of the new building and dignitaries... Read more

Occasionally, a prospective customer drops in and asks if the place is open for business, or the phone rings with the same question, or one of the local investors on the prowl for a free meal pops his head in to inquire.

The answer: Not yet, but... Read more

(Second in a two-part series published in November 2003)

Nervous users of Ashmont Station crowded the basement of All Saints Church shortly before 6:30 p.m. on October 8. Two large and life-altering questions would be answered that night. The... Read more

From November 20, 2003

Chris Stanley held a cardboard cup of coffee and skirted a rusted Camry as it pulled into the parking lot. Stanley looked across the intersection and counted the telephone poles, traffic light poles, and street... Read more

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