Porter Square is looking suddenly like a bubble tea hot spot. After years with the only options being inside Lesley University’s building or as part of a sit-down meal, a former kids art studio has been cleared out to make room for what could be the area’s third storefront boba tea seller.
The Mary Prentiss Inn changes hands for $6.1M; Buy in Inman could retain neighborhood ‘fabric’ (updated)
The 20-room Mary Prentiss Inn near Porter Square has sold for $6.1 million after more than a year on the market; a 15-unit building in Inman Square sells for $5.9 million to buyers who plan to “reposition” it; and a Harvard professor’s single-family home goes for $4.6 million.
The hottest brunch ticket over the past five-plus years has been Cafe Luna, and its smoked duck tacos show why – though Davis Square’s Painted Burro and Los Amigos Taqueria will more than do for tacos in a pinch. Speaking of hot tickets: Bambara kicks off Pride with a Sunday drag brunch.