Saturday, November 17, 2012
Store takes place of Jolly's Pizza.
Springfield's newest pizza shop, Pizza Rustica, celebrated its grand opening in late October. Taking over for long-standing restaurant Jolly's Pizza, the Morris avenue pizzeria has already gained fans in the Springfield community. Like many businesses in the area, Hurricane Sandy presented unique and extreme challenges, forcing Rustica to shut its doors for two weeks. Owner Antonio Costagliola said that while it was a burden to take such a hit to the business so soon after opening, he was happy to see that people have already started to come back for pies, slices and more. Editor's note: the original version of this story got the address wrong. I changed it in the text.
Friday, May 18, 2012
The Morris Ave. location will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, May 24.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Springfield's newest wine emporium opens with panache
With the long-anticipated opening of Stew Leonard's Wine & Spirits, Springfield is the new center of gravity of the well-priced wine world. Patch took a tour of the beautiful and welcoming store during its "soft opening" on Monday. Manager Rob Reynolds showed us around the thousands of bottles, priced from $2 to $200. He pointed out fine wines, micro-brews and single malt scotches. According to a Stew Leonard's spokesperson the store boasts more than 2000 varieties of wine from around the world. The new Springfield location will also host daily in-store samplings, as well as numerous special events and educational wine seminars, featuring well-known wine makers and award-winning wines. The 'official' ribbon cutting is Saturday August 21 …