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3 Slightly Less Little Figs: Spring Hill Cafe Will Expand This Fall

You’re about to have a lot more tasty treats to pair with that 3 Little Figs latte. In June, Katie and Andy Rooney, co-owners of the charming Spring Hill cafe (278 Highland Ave.), announced that they’d been presented with the opportunity to extend their kitchen into the unit next door to Figs. That’s good news on its […]


Where There’s a Neighbor, There’s a Way

On a balmy afternoon last August, Mark Chase, Simon Fowler and a few friends gathered at Gerry Cronin’s home on Willoughby Street to toast their success. Chase, a transportation planning expert and lecturer at Tufts, along with Fowler, Cronin and other Willoughby residents, had spent months galvanizing the community around a mural project, and they and […]


Armory Kicks off Benefit Concert Series

On Friday, the Center for Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Ave.) will kick off a new concert series to raise money to re-soundproof the center’s performance hall. “We know that with the local community—the ultra local community—the sound has been an issue,” says Lea Ruscio, Executive Director of the Center for Arts at the Armory. “This is something we take […]