Wayland Square

Demolition Proposed For Wayland Square Landmark

The City Plan Commission will be holding a public information meeting in August for a major land development project in Wayland Square on the site of the former funeral home at 230 Waterman Street. The proposal includes demolition of the existing 1892 building (unprotected because it is not part of a local historic district) and …

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Wayland Square Tree Lighting Friday/More Saturday

Head over to Wayland Square today for shopping and outdoor eating. Wayland Avenue is already blocked off between Angell and Waterman, with cross traffic allowed on Medway. Join Councilman John Gonclaves for the tree lighting at 5:30pm today with a special appearance from the Festival Ballet nutcracker. (Facebook page.) Saturday is Small Business Saturday and …

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Mercer’s Deli Opens — Wayland Square

The joint was jumping yesterday at Mercer’s Delicatessen in Wayland Square despite the heavy downpour. Locals have been anticipating this new addition to the food scene, and Gail Ciampa’s item in the ProJo alerted the pastrami-deprived hoards. The deli is the vision of chef Ben Lloyd, who butchers the meat, most of which is raised …

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Books On The Square 20th Anniversary Celebration

Hooray for independent bookstores. Books on the Square is celebrating 20 years in business, and given the economic pressures of the past few decades that’s really saying something. They must be doing something right. Here’s what’s on tap for the anniversary celebration. First, 20% off everything in the store Saturday and Sunday (June 16 and …

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Good Eats At Wayland Square *drool*

Kinda late on this one. You have until 3pm (Saturday) to head over to Wayland Square Days and sample food from assorted East Side restaurants, shops and local vendors. Lots of variety — wraps, steak, sushi, vegan cupcakes, samosas, Newport beer — and the boys from United are filling the air with irresistible aromas. Wayland …

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