Friday, May 17, 2013
A fire caused considerable damage to the nightclub/restaurant on Monday.
A fire that started in the mulch and ripped up through the wall into the roof caused a considerable amount of damage to the Celtic Tavern on Monday morning. With its digital sign reading "Thank you, Northborough Fire Department," the Celtic was forced to close this week due to the damage. Trucks from Service Master lined the parking lot the next day, and word is that the Celtic Tavern hopes to be open by mid next-week, according to senior bartender Heather Borge Leroux. "We are still in the process of cleaning," she said. "Service Master has control of the whole building right now, cleaning every inch with a find tooth comb. Talk about a spring cleaning." Construction to rebuild the wall, celing and room that were damaged has started, too…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Sea Dog Steak & Ale closed without much warning last month, but may reappear with a new name and branding.
Last month, many were shocked to hear that Sea Dog Steak & Ale had closed its doors. Less than two years old, the pub had struggled due to the often "unforgiving" world of restaurants, and an inability to overcome a bad reputation. Sea Dog may just reopen under a new name, with a new brand and approach. Mike Minichello, operations manager at Sea Dog Steak & Ale, asked the Board of Selectmen to approve a "non-use" of its current liquor license. It was approved, giving Sea Dog until June 30, 1013, to update the board on its intentions. If not used by March of the following year, there will be a status update. "We were losing a good amountof money every month," said Minichello. "We decided to close down. We have a couple of proposals to …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Tilz is back open for business after making a down payment to the Department of Revenue.
Tilz Restaurant, the longtime family-run diner in Northborough, is back open after paying a "sizable downpayment" on taxes owed, according to Bob Bliss, Department of Revenue spokesperson. Northborough Patch called Tilz to discuss the re-opening, but management declined comment. The Department of Revenue closed Tilz last Tuesday for nonpayment of taxes. Tilz is a family-style diner that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.