Later Nights in the North End; 51 Lincoln Raises the Bar

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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.

North End: Tresca and Vinoteca di Monica can now serve booze until 12:30 a.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, perhaps to the chagrin of sleepy residents. [Boston Hospitality]

Newton: 51 Lincoln has a spiffed-up bar menu with new charcuterie and cheese options, plus two new Harpoon taps. [Boston Chefs]

Downtown: Chilean sandwichery Chacarero will close its Province Street location next week. The Arch Street location stays open. [Boston Restaurant Talk]

Copley Square: A brand-new Boloco has opened. [Boston Hospitality]

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]