The owners of Scholars are planning a $1-million makeover of an old storefront office on Beacon Street to create a neighborhood bar with a "whiskey lounge," two pool tables and American food with "a French bistro twist to it."
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to license Carrie Nation, 11 Beacon St.
Attorney William Ferrullo said the management team behind the nearby Scholars are behind the planned renovation of the old Boston Real Estate Board offices.
"This will not be an Irish pub," he emphasized.
The application does not include a request for hatchets with which to smash whiskey barrels.