Neighborhood Watch

Joshua Tree to Close for Renovations; The Skinny on Naked Pizza’s JP Opening

Allston: The Joshua Tree is temporarily closing for renovations. They aim for a mid-August reopen. [Adam’s Hospitality]

Jamaica Plain: Naked Pizza, with healthy-pie branches in Brighton and Brookline, now wants to open a new shop in JP. Here’s hoping the locals don’t complain! [Universal Hub]

Jamaica Plain: Fill Belly’s, once a soul-food truck, has gone brick-and-mortar. The new restaurant, featuring rib-stickers like waffles and teriyaki empanadas, is at 3381 Washington Street in JP. [Facebook via BRT]

Downtown: Blue Inc., the new Greenway restaurant from Jason Santos, should open on Monday. [Grub Street]

Porter Square: Continuing its plan to take over the world, or at least Boston, Panera has opened a new branch in the old Qdoba spot. [Globe]

Financial District: The Littlest Bar on Broad Street might soon be reduced to nothing, replaced by an “upscale 16-story, 54-unit condo complex.” [Herald]

Newton: The Biltmore hosts a farm-to-table dinner on Monday night, featuring food from Robinson & Stillman farms and ales from Peak Organic Brewing Company. Cost is $55; call 617-527-2550 for information.

Allston: Another restaurant in a gas station! Stone Hearth Pizza will open in a former Citgo and is currently hiring. [Globe via BRT]

Atlantic Wharf: Smith & Wollensky plan an August debut for their second branch, at the Atlantic Wharf complex. [AH]

• Plenty of restaurants (shockingly, many of them French) have special menus for Bastille Day: Bistro du Midi, Beehive, Sandrine’s, and more! [Feast]

Joshua Tree to Close for Renovations; The Skinny on Naked Pizza’s JP Opening