Life gets busy, and Patch certainly understands that. So with that in mind, here are a few stories you might have missed on Needham Patch this week:
- —Needham honored its veterans with a parade and ceremonies on Monday, May 28.
- —As Needham residents prepared for their holiday weekend cookouts last weekend, one local burger shop closed its doors for good—or at least for now. officially closed on Friday evening, May 25.
- —The will be closed from Saturday, June 30 through Monday, July 9 while replacement flooring is installed on two floors in the building.
- —The popular West Newton barbecue spot Blue Ribbon BBQ recently announced on their blog that they will be serving up their pit-smoked 'cue off Second Avenue in Needham in their new Blue Ribbon BBQ trailer.
- —The Needham High School boys team is No. 1 seed in the Division 1 South tournament after finishing the season with a 15-0 record. Needham will get a little break before starting tournament play, as they won't play until June 5 when they play the winner of Friday's match between Marshfield (9-9) at Whitman-Hanson (8-8).
- —Needham residents will have to wait until toward the end of the summer to get their first taste of Swizzles Frozen Yogurt. Swizzles founder and CEO Adam Kessner had to open his new shop at 1450 Highland Ave. by June 1 but said last week that the permitting process had taken longer than expected.
- —Groups of Needham High School seniors gathered with friends and family for a sendoff to their prom on Thursday, May 31. The Needham High Senior Prom was held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.
- —With prom and graduation season upon us, the Needham Coalition for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention has launched a new campaign designed to make teens and their parents aware of the dangers of hosting underage drinking parties.
Did we miss something? Send news tips, comments and suggestions to Becca.Manning@patch.com.