Yella Closing, Andover Zoning Vote Tuesday & More Local Buzz

by | Apr 27, 2024

Yella Closes Post Office Avenue Location

Late April Buzz

Get the Scoop on April Comings, Goings & Happenings.


Yella Closing Downtown Andover Location

inside Yella restaurant in downtown Andover

Locals were sad to see the Facebook post announcing Downtown Andover’s Yella Grille’s Closing. However, owners Danielle & Carlos said Yella on the Water will Remain Open in Gloucester.

Monica’s Mithai Cafe & Bar to Take Yella’s Place

Monica's Mithai Cafe & Bar to open in Downtown Andover

Monica’s Mithai Cafe & Bar will soon open in Yella’s location. And the Upscale Indian Comfort Food Restaurant will serve Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. With a Diverse Menu featuring Homemade Traditional Indian Meals & Desserts. Like Gulab Jamun Rose Chocolate Truffles. Along with Coffees & Cocktails.



Whim Dinner Series

Whim Dessert Sherbert

Locals are looking forward to Smolak Farms’ Whim Farm-to-Table Dinner Series. Which happens Wednesday Evenings from June to July. Under the tent in the Smolak Farms Pine Grove. Where Popular Chefs — like Jasper White of Summer Shack — Whip up Dinner on a Whim. By using the Freshest Farm Produce.



Lots of Local Options for Mother’s Day!

Modern Necklace

Statement Necklace at Quiet Pleasures

Find the Perfect Necklace for Mom at Quiet Pleasures Jewelry. Where you choose from a Wide Selection of Well-Priced Options.

Dog Moms

Dog Mom Gift for Mother's Day

Order a Dog Mom Gift Basket from très. Which is the new Home & Gifts Business founded by North Andover Resident Maria Grandinetti-Philbin.

IV Hydration & Vitamins

Mimi's IV Hydration Gift for Mother's Day

Help Mom Restore & Rejuvenate with IV Hydration & Vitamins from Mimi’s IV Hydration. A new business owned by Andover Resident Mimi Lebrun.



Lots of Local Options for Mother’s Day!

Below is a partial list of local restaurants offering Mother’s Day Brunch and Full Dinner Menus. For the complete list, click here.

34 Park

Mother's Day Brunch at 34 Park

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Mother's Day Brunch at Andiamo Restaurant

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Bueno Bistro

Mother's Day Brunch at Bueno Bistro

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Brix Grille

Mother's Day Brunch at Brix Grille

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Top Andover Broker Tour Pick

Linda Lecomte REALTOR Top Pick from Andover Broker Tour April

Linda Lecomte, REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Realty Andover announced her Top Pick from the Andover Broker Tour. And it’s a Stunning 6-Bedroom Home just Steps from Phillips Academy & Downtown Andover. For a Private Showing, contact Linda today at 978.886.4852.

Local Homes with Pools for Sale

Andover & North Andover homes with pools for sale

Linda Lecomte, REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Realty Andover reports there are not a lot of Local Homes with Pools for Sale. There is this Spa-Like Pool at 68 Elm Street, Andover. And these:


Irrigation Systems

Irrigation Systems by CM Landscaping Services

CM Landscaping Services is still taking appointments for Irrigation System Openings, Repairs & Installations.



Artisan Market at the Mills is on Sunday, May 5th. Where you can Shop Handmade-Only Work from New England Artists. Several North Andover Artisans will be presenting. Including Kathy Jodka, owner of Kathryn Marie Designs. Christine Antonelli of Christine Antonelli Art. And Jennifer Magnuson of Baby Viking Photography.

Kathryn Marie Designs

Kathryn Marie Designs at Artisan Market at the Mills 2024


Christine Antonelli Art

Christine Antonelli Art at Artisan Market at the Mills


Jennifer Magnuson

Baby Viking Photography at Artisan Market at the Mills



Multifamily Overlay District

Andover Town Meeting 2024

Residents Vote on the Proposed Multifamily Overlay District (MOD) at Special Town Meeting. Which occurs on the 2nd day, Tuesday, April 30th, of the Andover 2024 Town Meeting.

Proposed Zoning

The Proposed Zoning Spans 3 Locations. For more information, Visit

Ballardvale Station Zone

Ballardvale Station Zone

Downtown Station Zone

Downtown Station Zone

River Road MVRTA Zone

River Road MVRTA Zone


Town Video


Facebook Discussions

Below are 2 Facebook Groups where Multifamily Zoning Discussions occur. The 1st is Private to Andover Residents. The 2nd is Private to Residents of MBTA Communities. You must Answer Questions to Join Both.



Clown Town Debuts Beer Garden

Clown Town Beer Garden

This year’s Clown Town is the weekend of May 17, 18 & 19. And will Debut a Beer Garden with Andover’s Hometown Brewery — Oak & Iron Brewing Company — on Saturday.

Step Up for Colleen

Kindness for Colleen Ritzer

The 11th Annual Step Up for Colleen 5K is Sunday, May 5th.  When the Community Cheers on Runners in Pink to honor the Legacy of Kindness left by Andover-Raised Colleen Ritzer.

Ironstone Derby

Ironstone Derby Andover 2024

The Ironstone Derby Returns on Saturday May 4th. And Locals Love the Family-Friendly Event.

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