Tim Wakefield, Shawn Thornton Among Owners of Turner's Yard in Pembroke
A new restaurant has just opened south of Boston, and the owners include a former Red Sox pitcher and a current Bruins forward.
The Hingham Patch is reporting that Turner's Yard is now open on Route 53 in Pembroke, having had its grand opening this past Saturday night. Knuckleballer Tim Wakefield of the Sox and Shawn Thornton of the B's are two of the people behind the 6,000-square-foot restaurant, along with Ken Casey of the Irish punk band the Dropkick Murphys and HGTV host Taniya Nayak. The article says that former Bruins player Bobby Orr and local boxer Mickey Ward were at the grand opening of the eatery.
Turner's Yard is a gastropub that features mostly American fare using locally sourced ingredients as well as an array of craft beers and craft cocktails.
The address for this new restaurant in Pembroke is: Turner's Yard, 615 Washington Street, Pembroke, MA, 02359. Their website can be found at http://www.turnersyard.com/