by Alana Ferrari

Five Within Five

The Batch Yard is the place to be if you are looking for a gorgeous luxury lifestyle, a diverse variety of surrounding entertainment, and easy access into Boston. With a number of hot destinations in the area, we have compiled a “five within five” list of must-see places just five minutes from The Batch Yard.

The Gateway Center – 1 Mystic View Road
This large plaza is filled with 18 different stores to go to only one mile from your home. If you are looking for groceries and essentials The Gateway Center has Costco and Target for all your needs. Looking to grab a meal? Texas Roadhouse, T.G.I Fridays, and Panera Bread are all conveniently located in the plaza. While you’re here surprise your furry companion with some treats and toys from Pet Smart.

Night Shift Brewing Company- 87 Santilli Highway
Located just one mile from The Batch Yard, Night Shift Brewing Company is an easily accessible brewery and taproom known for their inventive flavors like their “Viva Habanera” brewed with agave nectar and habanero peppers. They are open for tours every day of the week. So go grab a 32-ounce growler and fill it with your favorite brew.

Oliveira’s Restaurant – 749 Broadway
Enjoy a true Brazilian experience one and a half miles from home at Oliveira’s. They offer rodizio, a la carte, or buffet style. If you are looking to get a drink with friends, come to Oliveira’s karaoke nights on Fridays or enjoy live music every Thursday night.

Common Ground Coffee Roasters- 1727 Revere Beach Parkway
Popularly referred to as a hidden gem in Everett, this little coffee shop conveniently located one mile from The Batch Yard, is perfect if you are looking to get a quick coffee or stay for a meal. Their homemade menu items are always made fresh and delicious. Try one of their large, flaky croissants for breakfast, or a grilled chicken Panini for lunch.

Stewart’s Bar and Pub- 140 Jefferson Avenue
Stewart’s is an authentic neighborhood pub where you can catch the game or just hang out with friends. Owners Joe and Ann Stewart hail from Dublin and Scotland, bringing a piece of their heritage to the pub just two miles away from The Batch Yard. The menu is filled with homemade Irish plates such as chips and curry sauce and also all American favorites like cheeseburgers and fries. Be sure to check out the homemade desserts on the menu like the Banoffi pie that Anne makes herself!