In this week’s edition of Neighborhood Watch, we learn that a couple of North End restaurants get to stay open later (despite those protests we told you about), 51 Lincoln spiffs up its bar area, and much more. News ahead.
• Newton: 51 Lincoln has a spiffed-up bar menu with new charcuterie and cheese options, plus two new Harpoon taps. [Boston Chefs]
• Back Bay: Michael Schlow’s Tico has opened in the old Cottonwood Cafe space. [Grub Street]
• Jamaica Plain: Tres Gatos, offering tapas, tunes, and tomes, opens next week on Centre Street. [UD]
• Allston: Brazilian resto-bakery Uchef has shut its doors after a mere six months. [Boston Hospitality]