Birches, a long time Canton dining institution is closing after more than 10 years in business. The restaurant opened in the neighborhood back when it was first starting to gentrify. The upscale corner restaurant and bar will close and the owner (Brian Bruso) will move to New England. This was reported by the Baltimore Sun's Richard Gorelick. Birches was known for it's dollar sliders, historic wood bar, Red Sox games, and inventive cuisine in a laid back atmosphere.