Ten Tables, 597 Centre St., receives a delivery on Sept. 18, 2014.

Ten Tables Wants to Close at Midnight

One of JP's signature restaurants is lobbying the city to extend its service hours through midnight, two hours past its current 10 p.m. cutoff. Krista Kranyak, founder of Ten Tables, has been making the rounds of community boards to get buy-in for letting the 597 Centre St. restaurant stay open until midnight. The restaurant, which is known for its locally-sourced food and bistro-style ambiance, got in trouble at least once for serving customers at 11:15 p.m., according to Universal Hub. Earlier this month Ten Tables secured the blessing of the Jamaica Pond Assoc.

Caffè Nero, 560 Washington St., on June 20, 2014.

Pond Association Takes Up Caffè Nero Monday

Rise and shine, JP! Here's your Morning Memo for Monday, Sept. 8. Neighborhood Group to Consider Caffè Nero Request: One of JP's biggest issues these days is whether Caffè Nero will indeed wind up opening in the old Commonwealth Bank space beside Blanchards on Centre Street. JP's business organizations launched a united front against the idea.