Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

The Q Pride Committee, a group of individuals working to put on Quincy’s first LGBT Pride Day celebration in June, held a fund-raiser on April 4 at the Fox & Hound Wood Grille and Tavern in Quincy. Committee member Dr. James Hahn said many community members and local politicians attended the event, raising at least $5,400, with more donations still coming via mail and online. Attendees signed up to help with the June 3 event, participated in raffles, enjoyed food and drinks, and reconnected with old friends. The Pride Day will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at Pageant Field, with food, music, informational booths, and activities for families.

Mom on the Go, a grilled cheese food truck that travels around Southeastern Massachusetts, has opened a restaurant in the Sears wing of the Hanover Mall, according to a press release from the mall. The new dining spot will offer salads, chili, and a variety of grilled cheeses. The restaurant is open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.


Double Horse Bistro opened in Abington in March, according to a post on the eatery’s Facebook page. Located at 800 Brockton Ave., it has a big menu, with breakfast offerings such as flapjacks, waffles, and omelets, and dinner entrees such as falafel wraps, fried rice, noodle soups, and burgers. The bistro is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday.

The board of directors and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have named Annemarie Lynch Kenneally as the new president of Notre Dame Academy in Hingham. Kenneally is a Hingham resident and an alumna of the all-girls Catholic school for students in grades 7-12. She will assume the post in July 2018, according to a press release from the school. Kenneally has worked at Dun & Bradstreet, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the Boston Consulting Group. Most recently, she worked as chief financial officer at Archbishop Williams High School in Braintree.


Gather, a new restaurant, has opened in Pembroke. According to its website, it was founded by self-described culinary nerds who had their own families’ Sunday night dinner tradition in mind when they designed the restaurant. Gather serves breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with menu items ranging from chicken and waffles to quinoa salad. On Sundays, the restaurant serves reservation-only family dinners with pre-set menus.

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