|Italian Restaurant Closed in North Adams|
03:21PM / Sunday, September 16, 2012
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Red Sauce Ristorante at 139 Ashland St. closed quietly on Sept. 1.
The Italian restaurant had been operated by chef/owner Edward Ceccherini since 2006.
Scott Avery, whose family owns the building, said Friday morning that he was unsure of the exact reasons why the restaurant had closed but thought it may have been for personal reasons.
He said the Ceccherinis had been good clients and kept the restaurant in excellent condition.
A sign posted on the door by Avery stated the closing and noted "The Avery family would like to express best wishes to the
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|Jae's Spice in Pittsfield Closes|
09:44AM / Thursday, May 05, 2011
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The long-rumored closure of Jae's Spice has occurred, but over a lease, not sales, according to the parties involved.
Jae Chung's North Street restaurant and Shabu 297, opened in the former Pressbox around the corner, were shuttered Tuesday night.
The Berkshire Eagle reports that business partners Lawrence M. Rosenthal and Joyce S. Bernstein, the restaurants' owners and founders of the original Spice restaurant there, have declined to renew their lease with Chung.
Bernstein told The Eagle they would reopen the North Street restaurant next week as Spice Dragon with Huy Huynh and Phang Huynh, who own 20
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|Petrino's Cafe Changing Hands|
08:31PM / Tuesday, March 29, 2011
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Mark Petrino is calling it quits and heading West.
"I'm ready for something new," said a cheerful Petrino on Tuesday, who opened his namesake cafe on the Main Street corner barely a year ago. What's new is an offer he couldn't refuse from Colorado State, which will put him back into college food service.
It was Williams College that brought him to the Berkshires, then long miles traveling to colleges around the area for for AVI Foodsystems put him back into restaurant mode. Now he's ready for academia again.
Petrino's is the third eatery to try the corner of Holden and Main, following in the footsteps of the Cup & Saucer and
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|Alley's a Dead End|
09:46PM / Thursday, January 28, 2010
The Alley on Eagle Street in North Adams apparently closed its doors last Sunday, Jan. 24, according to a post by on Facebook via Greg Roach.
Keith Noguiera and his father, Jack, opened the nightclub in September 2008 but ran into problems with the city at first trying to stage music acts because of the residences along the street, as well as getting patrons in for its limited sandwich and luncheon offerings. It often wasn't open during posted hours, leading a commenter back in November to wonder if it was still in business. No has posted on its Facebook page since Dec. 16.
According to the posting found by Roach, one of the Noguieras wrote:
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