SAUGUS — You may not be greeted by fiberglass cows, but an American-style grill that serves beef is slated to open at the former Hilltop Steak House site. 110 Grill will fill a 5,600 square foot space in the retail section of AvalonBay Communities’ planned development on the 13.9-acre site on Route 1. Lease agreements…

      110 Grill has executed a letter of intent to operate a restaurant at the AvalonBay Communities, Inc. development planned for the former Hilltop Steak House property. Currently 110 Grill has 11 locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Doug McLean, the director of operations for 110 Grill, said that the restaurant has an…

The Mass Bay Brewing Company, brewers of Harpoon and UFO beers, announced today its acquisition of Clown Shoes Brewing. Clown Shoes, launched in 2009 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a nationally distributed brand that produces a wide selection of year-round and limited release beers. [Read more…] Courtesy, The Full Pint

Harpoon Brewery’s parent company announced Monday that it has acquired Clown Shoes Beer, adding the brewer to the company’s employee-owned company.  [Read more…] Courtesy Boston Business Journal