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ICA Boston Expansion

June 27, 2018, Boston

The ICA will be expanding its artistic programming across the Boston Harbor to a temporary site in the East Boston Shipyard and Marina. The new space, called the Watershed, is slated to open in the summer of 2018. The ICA will present art and public programs in the new 15,000-square-foot space seasonally while continuing our regular programming in the Seaport year-round. The Watershed is a raw, industrial space for art unlike any other in Boston, where visitors can experience immersive projects by artists engaged with the site, space, and issues related to this unique location. In addition to a flexible space for art and programs, the Watershed will house an introductory gallery focused on the historic shipyard and a waterside plaza that will serve as a gathering place. Admission will be free for all.

Sam Adams Tap Room

Samuel Adams Brewery has debuted a new 80-seat tap room at its Jamaica Plain headquarters. This new space encourages visitors to stop by the brewery before, after, or in place of a tour for some pints, shuffleboard, and sampling of their more experimental brews. In addition to drinking and games, the Sam Adams Tap Room will hosting weekly events like trivia and karaoke as well as food trucks and small food businesses from their Brewing the American Dream program.

City Winery

November 2017

City Winery works to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to its customers, who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. This unique facility, combines a fully functioning winery alongside intimate concerts, food and wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. They have created a compelling mix for sophisticated clientele, foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city.

75 on Seaport Square

November 2017, Boston

This 7,000 square foot restaurant is the same complex as the forthcoming Tuscan Grill, a Kings Bowl location, and a theater.

Citrus & Salt

November 2017, Boston

Back Bay Harry’s has transformed into Citrus & Salt, a Baja-inspired restaurant with a menu that reflects Chef Jason Santos’s enthusiasm for the coastal cuisine of Southern California and Mexico.

Eventide Oyster Company

October 2017, Boston

This Portland, Maine seafood restaurant located in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood, is a counter-style restaurant. Eventide Fenway is tightly focused, intent on meeting Boston’s demands for freshly shucked oysters and crave-able brown butter lobster rolls. Whether you’re grabbing lunch on the go, or aim to crush a few dozen oysters and a carafe of rosé—you’ll find Eventide ready, just steps from the ballpark.

Momi Nonmi

October 2017, Cambridge

Chris Chung’s newest restaurant introduces its visitors to taste a Hawaiian-inspired menu of sashimi, tempura, elaborate sake service, and much more.

Democracy Brewing

May 2018, Boston

Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned brewery and pub committed to making great beers and supporting our community. We will open our doors at 35 Temple Place in late May 2018! Our mission is to re-create the traditional public house, brew the best beer in Boston, pair it with tasty food, and serve it to you in combination with two great American ideals: democracy, and owning your own business.

Fool’s Errand

Summer 2018, Boston

Fool’s Errand will have only 12 seats and a reservation structure that uses transferrable tickets, and it may serve as a bar (potentially with a late-night menu) after 10 p.m., Faison told Boston Magazine. The place will be situated next to Sweet Cheeks, with a separate entrance, and team members include Moe Isaza (West Bridge, Baldwin Bar), Clem Hsu, and Tim Maslow, who joined the team at Tiger Mama over the summer.

ENCORE Boston Harbor

June 2019, Everett

Encore Boston Harbor is a proposed $2.1 billion project that will include a five-star resort with more than 600 hotel rooms, high-end spa, retail, dining, ballroom and meeting space. Situated on 33 acres along the Mystic River, the site will allow for public enjoyment of the waterfront with paths that provide access to the harbor and retail and dining experiences that overlook the river walk.

Rooms: 600

METRO WEST

Apex Center of New England

Fall 2017, Marlborough, MA

The first state-of-the-art hospitality, retail, entertainment, and office complex of its kind, Apex Center of New England offers 2 hotels, 6 restaurants, retails, and Apex Entertainment, which is New England’s largest indoor entertainment center: indoor kart racing, golf & sports simulators, ropes course, laser tag, arcade, extreme bumper cars, luxury candlepin bowling.

Walden Woods Brewing

May 2018, Marlborough

Walden Woods Brewing is a partnership of two beer geek brewers who also love history, particularly Henry David Thoreau’s compelling example of living deliberately. With a walkable downtown location, the owners hope to foster human connection, empathy, and conversation, along with a transcendent beer experience.

Amory’s Tomb Brewing Co.

January 2018, Maynard

Named after town founder Amory Maynard, this community focused brewery is firmly rooted in local history and culture. Its brewing focus is on the classic farmhouse ales of Belgium, as well as their sometimes tart American counterparts. Committed to supporting local agriculture, utilizing locally grown ingredients, including brewer’s malt, herbs, fruit and vegetables.

Hyatt Place in the Apex Center

November 2017, Marlborough, MA

137 guest rooms and suites, 1,100 total square feet of flexible meeting space

Rooms: 137

Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Marlborough Apex Center

November 2017, Marlborough, MA

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Boston Marlborough Apex Center in Marlborough will feature 108 guest rooms and suites, and 525 square feet of flexible meeting space.

Rooms: 108