The Dowlin Block at 101-107 Main was purchased on Wednesday for $615,000 by Dowlin Building LLC. Two members of the group also bought the historic Porter and Tower building on Eagle Street last November for $60,000 as Eagle Street Holdings LLC.
Local officials are encouraging residents to put a smile on this Thursday and Friday to welcome representatives from the Small Business Revolution.
The program is doing a scouting trip in and around the downtown this week to weigh the possibility of North Adams making the final cut for a $500,000 downtown marketing and makeover boost.
The restaurant under manager Justin Jowett will be open from 11 to 10 Monday through Thursday; 11 to 11 on Friday and Saturday; and 11 to 9 on Sunday. Home delivery is expected to begin after the holidays.
When the city applies for its cultural district designation, local artists had one piece of advice: think big.
On Thursday night, at the second of two public input sessions on the application, the nearly dozen residents endorsed enlarging the cultural map to include a wide swath of the city's downtown area.
David Moresi had a vision when he bought the Mulcare Block nearly two years ago: Restore his grandfather's tavern, the Mohawk, and open an Italian eatery.
The Mohawk reopened last year, but the restaurant has taken a little longer and required just the right ingredient.
Moresi found it in another North Adams native who had recently returned to the area with his growing family.