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Aug 31, 2011 07:58 AM

Zing Pizza - Porter Square

So I found out last night when I attempted to order pizza for dinner that Zing's in Porter Square is closed until further notice for a "reorganization". Does anybody know what is going on? I feel like this is an extremely bad sign and will be very disappointed if they are no longer an option.

Zing Pizza
1923 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140

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  1. From their Facebook page
    "Our vacation over and we are sched to reopen Tues Aug 30 BUT because of major staffing changes we will be closed until further notice. To our customers and friends we are very sorry for the inconvenience and hope that once we reopen the doors you all will reappear. Best, Mark Ostow (owner)"

    The owner also provided an email address, if you wanted to contact him for further details.

    6 Replies
    1. re: ChocolateMilkshake

      I saw that too but I am just wondering if there is more too it or if anybody had any insider information. A business going on vacation and then closing indefinitely is never a good sign.

      1. re: ChocolateMilkshake

        I think that they are trying to sell the business at this location.

        1. re: davidcaldw

          A discussion about this on Davis Square's Livejournal has comments from former employees saying that they have little faith that the business will reopen at all.

          1. re: davidcaldw

            Keeping the place closed and driving away the employees would not seem a good way to do that.

            1. re: Moopheus

              The idea of abruptly closing a popular, successful business on a whim and keeping it closed while paying rent on prime Porter Square real estate seems insane to me, but I don't know the whole story behind what happened.

              1. re: Boston_Otter

                How do you know it was successful? The fact that they closed suggests otherwise (although life events, such as death and divorce, do on occasion bring down successful restaurants!).