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Best of the North Shore 2018

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NORTHSHOREMAG.COM 204 AUGUST 2018 mingle B I L L I A R D S EDITORS' CHOICE BRICK & ASH, NEWBURYPORT STANDOUT QUALITIES: This cozy, casual spot boasts two full-sized pool tables, along with a dart board, two bustling bars, six roaring fireplaces, and an all-weather patio. INSIDER TIP: There's a gluten-free menu that includes comfort food and BBQ favorites, including pulled pork and pan-roasted local cod. IN THE WORKS: Brick & Ash is introducing Smoke & Barrel Society, an exclusive monthly seating for a five- course chef-inspired dining experience highlighting a bit of Southern comfort, which will be offered with a variety of craft beer and spirit pairings. Each monthly seating will be different and unique. 10 Center St., Newburyport, 978- 255-2642, READERS' CHOICE VILLAGE TAVERN GRILL & OYSTER BAR, SALEM STANDOUT QUALITIES: This lively tavern is a favorite among Salem State students and locals alike. With its game room, patio, classic American pub grub, and lengthy beer list, you can't really go wrong. INSIDER TIP: There's a back entrance (through the mall) that is right across from CinemaSalem, so you can grab a drink and a quick game before catching the latest flick. 168 Essex St., Salem, 978-744- 2858, C O M E D Y S P O T EDITORS' CHOICE GIGGLES COMEDY CLUB AT PRINCE PIZZERIA, SAUGUS STANDOUT QUALITIES: Comedy events every Friday and Saturday night in an intimate setting with pizza and drinks from Prince Pizzeria. WHAT'S UNIQUE: Giggles draws leading comedians from across the United States, such as Lenny Clarke, Steve Sweeney, Tony V, Dave Russo, and more. INSIDER TIP: There is typically one comedy show on Friday and two on Saturday, with occasional special events during the week. FUN FACT: Former owner Arthur Castraberti (he passed away in 2011; Arthur's son, Steven, and his wife, Trisha, now own and operate the restaurant) worked with his father, Oreste, an authentic Italian cook, to develop the original Prince sauce that they are known for today. 517 Broadway, Saugus, 781-233-9950, princepizzeria. com/giggles-comedy READERS' CHOICE GIGGLES COMEDY CLUB AT PRINCE PIZZERIA, SAUGUS D A T E N I G H T EDITORS' CHOICE L'ANDANA, BURLINGTON STANDOUT QUALITIES: Weathered-wood walls and chandeliers made from old Giggles Comedy Club at Prince Pizzeria in Saugus. PHOTOGRAPH BY ASHLEY LUNETTA

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