Starbucks Patron Beaten With Wooden Plank; Taqueria Mexico Expands

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Bronwyn's exterior. Photo: Facebook/Bronwyn

Arlington: A feud over an iPad led to a customer being beaten by a masked man wielding a "large piece of wood." The man fled; other patrons locked themselves in the bathroom to avoid the melee. [Patch]

Waltham: Taqueria Mexico will expand to Framingham this month. [BRT]

Union Square: Bronwyn is putting on the "final touches" before opening in the old Ronnarong space. No word on a firm opening date yet. [Facebook]

Brookline: The South End's El Centro will open El Centro Dos at 236 Washington St. in Brookline Village later this month, focusing on native cuisine from Allan Rodriguez's hometown in Sonora. There will also be brunch. [Release]

Cambridge: Chez Henri bar manager Rob Kraemer will move on to Posto after April 19. Note: Chez Henri's bar offers a very excellent Cuban sandwich. [EB]

Newton: Jonathan's has lost its lease after being in business for less than a year. [CH]

Jamaica Plain: "Alternative" ice creamery FoMu will open on April 16, complete with free opening-day scoops. [Earlier]

Brookline: The world's smallest Whole Foods has opened in Brookline. However, it is large enough to accommodate an "in-house artist who draws the chalkboard plaque displays throughout the aisles." [Earlier]

Watertown: Old-timey red sauce joint Verona has shuttered after 40 years in business. [Globe]

Central Square: Beantown Taqueria will open a second location at 148-150 Western Ave. [Earlier]