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By adamg - 12/4/21 - 10:21 am

The Boston Licensing Board this week voted to grant a license for a 12-room boutique hotel at 234 Newbury St., where guests will check in via a remote call center. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/21 - 10:20 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a request from Las Palmas Market, 13 Chelsea St., to add spirits to its existing beer and wine offerings. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 1:40 pm

A Connecticut chain that serves Japanese ramen and Vietnamese pho wants to open its first Boston restaurant at 44 Thomson Pl., but the Fort Point Neighborhood Association is asking the Boston Licensing Board to scale back its proposed 12:30 a.m. closing time to a more Boston time of 11 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 1:16 pm
Hysenaj

The owner of Brodway's Pastry, 258 West Broadway, has plans to create what could be the neighborhood's first place where older residents could relax with an espresso after a day of shopping or just after dinner, like Caffè Vittoria or Caffè Paradiso in the North End. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 12:36 pm
Hitchcock

New manager, Charles Hitchcock, at Zoomed hearing today.

When the Pour House re-opens with a new manager, it will be exactly the same as patrons remember from the Before Times, an attorney for the proposed new liquor-license holder told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

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By adamg - 11/18/21 - 11:54 am

The Boston Licensing Board today gave Kenneth Blasi permission to buy out his brother Joseph and re-open Blasi Cafe, 762 Adams St. in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/21 - 12:19 pm

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let a restaurateur re-open McGreevy's with a new concept that is nothing like the sports-focused college bar the place was until the pandemic hit last year. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/21 - 12:02 pm
Brian Weller

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let a proposed indoor pickleball emporium recreate the best of the Catskills or a cruise ship at an old factory building at Old Colony Avenue and C Street, where patrons could play pickleball, shuffleboard or cornhole, then retire to a cabana to cool down and get something to drink. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/21 - 9:22 am

Cafeteria, which shut last December, hopes to re-open soon, its attorney told the Boston Licensing Board yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/21 - 12:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board could vote tomorrow whether to allow Total Wine to open a 23,000-square-foot store in the South Bay mall, where the OfficeMax used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/21 - 11:43 am

Ed. note: An earlier version of this story referred to Franklin Street in Downtown Crossing, because the UHub reporting staff failed to look at the Zip code in the filing.

Mary Ann's, for decades the sticky-floored haven for thirsty BC students, is seeking permission to move to Franklin Street at the end of Harvard Avenue in Allston as its Cleveland Circle location is turned into a marijuana mart. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/21 - 10:18 am

The Boston Licensing Board today rejected a request from DeLuca's Market on Charles Street to let customers sip beer or wine while nibbling cheese and meat from wooden boards at tables inside the store. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 3:52 pm
Manuel and Erin Rosas

Manuel and Erin Rosas at licensing hearing today.

Update: Request approved, pending availability of a license.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether La Casa Del Pandebono, at 271 Meridian St. in East Boston, can start serving beer and wine with its pastries and Colombian and Central American foods. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/21 - 11:39 am

Update: Request denied.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let DeLuca's Market on Charles Street serve beer and wine at tables to people who want to sup on charcuterie boards of cheese and meat samples. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/21 - 11:51 am

The Boston Licensing Board next week hears a proposal for a Taco Bell Cantina at 449 West Broadway in Perkins Square - a long vacant gap between two other buildings. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/21 - 10:28 am

The Boston Licensing Board today gave restaurants in East Boston and on Beacon Hill permission to expand their beer and wine offerings to include liqueurs and the mixed drinks that can be made with them. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/21 - 11:42 am
Joseph Eliseo in licensing hearing

Joseph Eliseo at licensing hearing.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to approve the sale of the Silhouette Lounge, 200 Brighton Ave. in Allston to an owner of a local real-estate concern - who promises to make no changes to the watering hole. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/21 - 11:24 am

The re-birth of the historic Jacob Wirth German restaurant on Stuart Street might coincide with end of the historic Marliave French and Italian restaurant at Bosworth and Province streets. Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/21 - 11:20 am

Update: Licensing Board found the club had adequate staffing and could not have foreseen the problem, so no violation.

The owners of Macumba Latina on River Street in Mattapan say they have stopped Thursday-night events that were heavily promoted in Brockton following a July incident in which River Street was shut by knots of people throwing punches at each other. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/21 - 5:13 pm

A man who was involved in the mass purchase of Boston dives a few years back has filed plans with the city to re-open the seemingly dead-and-buried Jacob Wirth on Stuart Street. Read more.

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