Sunday, March 25, 2012
For two weeks, nine West Roxbury restaurants competed for the title of best burger, but only one came out on top in the West Roxbury Main Streets competition.
West Roxbury’s local restaurants were in competition mode for two weeks this month, putting their best burgers on display to win West Roxbury Main Streets' Burger Wars in the neighborhood. Between March 5 and 16, nine West Roxbury restaurants participated in Burger Wars, in a West Roxbury Main Streets (WRMS) competition, an organization that promotes and enhances West Roxbury’s business district. A dollar of each burger purchased is going to WRMS' revitalization efforts. Barely a year in business, Porter Café found a creative and simplistic way to make a name for itself. Owners Dermot Loftus and Paul Murphy heard about the competition through WRMS and thought it would be a good idea to participate. Their “Classic Burger” has since gained…
Monday, March 5, 2012
Competition, which will benefit West Roxbury Main Streets' community revitalization efforts.
Let the games -- and the eating -- begin. West Roxbury Main Streets' Burger Wars commences today, pitting nine of West Roxbury's restaurants' burgers up against one another. The competition will run until March 16. An online poll will account for 25 percent of the vote, but otherwise the decision will be made based on West Roxbury's appetite. For every burger served, $1 will count as a vote, and will also be put towards WRMS' community revitalization efforts. The battling restaurants are: WRMS Executive Director Kara O'Connor said the event provides an opportunity to highlight the neighborhood's restaurants. December's Holiday Stroll, by contrast, focuses on retail in West Roxbury, she said. Learn more at WRMS' website.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Prices of burgers vary, and $1 of each burger sold will go to fund West Roxbury Main Streets' community revitalization efforts.
Coming to a restaurant near you for only two weeks - Burger Wars! Starting on March 5th, you will be able to eat nine tasty unique burgers while supporting West Roxbury Main Streets' community revitalization efforts. WRMS' Burger Wars features nine West Roxbury restaurants, which have created special burgers for the two-week contest that starts on Monday. The participating businesses are: West on Centre, Masona Grill, Rox Diner, DeNo's, West Roxbury Pub, Red-Eyed Pig, Porter Cafe, The Real Deal, and West Napoli Cafe. Prices will vary for burgers, but $1 of each burger sold will count as a vote for the burger and be donated to West Roxbury Main Streets' community revitalization efforts. All West Roxbury restaurants were invited to …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Vote in this week's poll and defend your choice in the comments section below. Then check back Friday for the winner.
Who makes the best eggs in West Roxbury? How about the best bacon, egg and cheese? Maybe you already have a preferred breakfast spot in West Roxbury, so vote for your favorite breakfast spot. And try out some of the other places and see if they meet your breakfast standards. Word of mouth is one way to find a tasty omelette, and that's why this week's "Best Of" poll wants you to voice your opinion on the best breakfast in West Roxbury. We want to hear your thoughts on which local spot serves freshly-squeezed orange juice, offers free refills on cups of coffee, or cooks the best homefries. Is it the Rox Diner, how about the Spring Street Cafe, or maybe you prefer a chain like Dunkin' Donuts, Panera, Brueggers, or the local chain of J.P. …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Delegates will attend the Democratic State Convention on June 2.
The Democratic Caucus to elect delegates to represent Boston Ward 20 was held Sat., February 11 at the West Roxbury Pub Function room. The Delegates (listed below) will attend the State Convention June 2 in Springfield, Mass.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
If you could have one drink at one place, where would it be?
It's been a rough week. The kids were fighting all weeklong. Your boss was on you about some report. Your mom was harassing you about the family reunion. So where are you going to get a drink in West Roxbury? What's your favorite place? And let us know what your favorite drink is at these places.