The vacant building at 505 Fore street has been going through some exterior renovations recently. And now it's time to finish the interior construction as a new restaurant gets ready to open.

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Enrico Barbiero, co-owner of Paciarino, along with Steffano Zurleni and Nauro Stoppani are working to open Pizzarino, an Italian pizzeria and bar that will specialize in pizzas made daily with a special wholegrain flour, and directly imported from Italy.

Other menu items will include Arancini, Risotto, Gnocchi, and Fresh Salads along with original Italian aperitifs, typical Italian cocktails, beers and wines, from Italy and from Maine”. There's also word of Pizzarino offering guided wine tastings by their experienced sommelier from Italy.

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No word on an exact opening date, but hey hope to be open later this summer.