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Papers in Order for Deli/Liquor Store; Martino's Hopes to Open in Fall

Plans are moving forward for a New York style deli and package store on Route 1 South. The owner plans to open in October.

An all-alcohol package store license was finally approved by the Licensing Board this week for , which will be located at 202 Newbury St.

The approval comes after the board continued the original hearing in July, asking Martino to submit proof of notifications to abutters. The board approved the application Monday night for the city's new license.

The application had already been sent to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (ABCC), which has approved the license.

“Although the board has the right to approve without notices, Martino and attorney Jack Keilty were asked to file the notifications at this week’s public hearing,” said Julie Rydzewski, clerk for the Licensing Board.

Plans are underway for the build-out of the premises, according to Keilty. Work will begin on the now mostly vacant mall strip where Countrywide Home Loans once conducted business. Currently, there is a office occupying one commercial unit in the mall.

Patrons should be on the lookout for the opening of the new establishment sometime in the early fall.

“Hopes are to open on or before October 1,” said Keilty.

Elliot Hershoff August 27, 2011 at 04:28 PM
I don't believe it will be an authentic NY deli such as the Stage Deli and Carnegie Deli
J.r. Hove January 18, 2012 at 01:51 AM
As much as I understand the apprehension, it is indeed authentic New York Deli Products. Many of the meats and cheesecakes on display were even wrapped in the original Carnegie wrapping.
lynny mazzone January 19, 2012 at 06:49 PM
I LOVE THIS NEW DELI... wonderful food and great service! Prices are average! Its A NEW YORK sandwich without the drive! I should know I was from the Ny city ! the Cafe Latte is a must with a warm crossaint in the morning! THis my new favorite place! Try it yourself and you will see ! Lynny M
Stephen Raymond January 20, 2012 at 02:57 AM
WOW what a wonderful addition to the city and our neighborhood! This place is great and the owner is an excellent host. Awesome cafe! Congrats and best of luck to the Martino's.
Joe March 16, 2012 at 12:55 AM
I went there today, It need's improvement
Joel Saslaw March 28, 2012 at 05:47 PM
Joe please stop in and ask for the owner Frank as we would like to please you and hear about your suggested improvements. Thank-you

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