Newtowne Grille ends 56 years in Porter Square

Newtowne Grille ends 56 years in Porter Square; A new restaurant from Sugar & Spice is expected By Marc Levy Thursday, March 17, 2022 The Newtowne Grille, open in Porter Square since 1966, expects its last day to be Saturday. (Photo: Marc Levy) The Newtowne Grille, a staple of Porter Square back to 1966 famed for its broad menu, takeout window, cheap slices and pitchers, trivia nights and keno, closes permanently Saturday at 1945 Massachusetts Ave.