Neighborhood Watch

Closings Aplenty in Brookline; Arlington Might Get Mexican Eatery

• Sad news for beer fans: Brookline’s Publick House Provisions, known for its vast selection of craft beers, artisanal cheeses, and beer tastings, will close. [Wicked Local Brookline]

• Also in Brookline, Kashmir Indian Food and Spices will soon shut its doors. [Wicked Local Brookline]

• Brookline landmark Rubin’s Kosher Deli, meanwhile, faces an uncertain fate after failure to pay thousands of dollars in real estate taxes and water bills. [Wicked Local Brookline]

• In Porter Square, Bourbon Coffee will move into a space in the Porter Exchange once occupied by the Gap. [Boston Restaurant Talk]

• Down the road a bit in Arlington, Mexican eatery Acitron will hopefully take over the vacant Mass Ave space formerly occupied by Rio Brazilian BBQ. [Boston Restaurant Talk]

• Addictive-chicken purveyor Bon Chon is now booming in Allston, where Toki Shabu Shabu once was. [Grub Street]

• Maine export Sea Dog Pub will open on December 20 in Woburn; the comfort-food hangout is also contemplating locations in Charlestown and Framingham. [Chowhound via Boston Restaurant Talk]

• A new Jerry Remy’s sports bar will open in the Seaport District, conveniently enough, on Super Bowl Sunday. [Adam’s Hospitality & Tourism via Herald]

• We continue to await word on the official opening of Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar in the Back Bay, whose debut has been delayed by several days.

Closings Aplenty in Brookline; Arlington Might Get Mexican Eatery