Hyde Square’s Business Drain; Gallows Burglarized

• Many in Jamaica Plain hold landlord Mordecai Levin responsible for the drain of businesses out of Hyde Square, charging that his high rents forced Zon’s to close and The Milky Way to relocate. [Globe]

• A burglar broke into The Gallows last week and stole a safe containing $4,000. [Universal Hub]

• Over 60 percent of “extra virgin” olive oils were found to be lesser quality oils in a recent study. [USA Today]

• Five Guys is considering international expansion. [NRN]

• Starbucks recently passed the ten million fan mark on Facebook, the first brand to do so. [Online Media Daily]

• Due to his extensive domestic travels, Mark Twain was an early locavore. [Atlantic]