East Boston gets late-night cafe

The Boston Licensing Board last week gave Cafe Gigu, 102 Meridian St., permission to stay open until 1 a.m.

The cafe had previously had to shut at 9:30 p.m. Owner Gina Guerrero told the board she'd been getting increasing number of requests from customers for a place where they could unwind later or even hold business meetings.

The mayor's office supported the general idea, but asked that closing time be midnight.

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    Business meetings?

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    What kind of "business" is holding meetings in East Boston after 9:30 PM?

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    Every startup business ever

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    Every startup business ever where the founders have full time jobs elsewhere to pay the rent?

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    Cafe Gigu

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    We are glad to hear that the closing time at Cafe Gigu is extended. We often meet people after 9:30, sometimes to socialize and sometimes for business. We don't understand why this bothers anyone.
    We met our architecture team at Cafe Gigu just last week - at night.

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