Boston Licensing Board

By - 1/18/17 - 2:25 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved regulations that will let small restaurants without liquor licenses let their customers bring in beer and wine.

But there's a catch: Read more.

By - 1/18/17 - 11:25 am

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority's Lawn on D wants to add wine and beer - it finds out tomorrow if the Boston Licensing Board has any spare licenses lying around to make it happen. Read more.

By - 1/17/17 - 3:12 pm

Serial restrepreneur Douglas Bacon told the Boston Licensing Board today he hopes to have the long shuttered Symphony 8 restaurant on Westland Avenue open for business in a few months.

It's the same thing Bacon told the board in May 2014, but he swears this time he really means it. Read more.

By - 1/17/17 - 12:27 pm

Boston Police say a man was stabbed several times outside the Drinking Fountain on Nov. 12 by a group of four people who had been denied entrance into the Washington Street watering hole earlier in the evening and that his attackers fled towards Forest Hills in a white sedan. Read more.

By - 1/17/17 - 12:09 pm

A birthday celebration in a function room at a Park Plaza pub ended in a brawl when an unwanted drunk guy who kept returning grabbed a female guest he had somehow convinced to dance with him, police detectives told the Boston Licensing Board this morning. Read more.

By - 1/16/17 - 10:38 pm

The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission ruled last month that the Boston Licensing Board erred in requiring the new owners of a Washington Street liquor store to stop selling nips. Read more.

By - 1/13/17 - 5:38 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered Icon, 100 Warrenton St., shut indefinitely over a pair of incidents in which detectives found underage drinkers on the premises. Read more.

By - 1/13/17 - 4:06 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday approved a malt and wine license for Quick Pick Convenience, 973 Tremont St. Read more.

By - 1/11/17 - 10:42 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to grant a full liquor license to the sushi restaurant Michael Shaw wants to open where Salsa's used to be on Dorchester St. Read more.

By - 1/10/17 - 5:01 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to punish Venu for a September incident that left people drenched in cheap champagne and two BPD detectives unable to ferret out the underage drinkers they suspected were part of the festive crowd. Read more.

By - 1/10/17 - 12:16 pm

An attorney for New York Pizza, 224 Tremont St., pleaded with the Boston Licensing Board this morning not to punish his client for large crowds early one October morning because of the role the place plays in keeping drunks from behind the wheel. Read more.

By - 12/13/16 - 12:18 pm

The owner of a Cleveland Circle pizza place that replaced a troubled bar vows the neighborhood won't see a repeat of an Oct. 21 incident in which BPD detectives found the place seriously overcrowded and full of college-age people walking around with drinks in their hands. Read more.

By - 12/13/16 - 12:01 pm

A petulant woman struggling to get to the front of a concert at the Paradise on Oct. 19 decided one way to clear her way was to get a small cannister of Mace out from her purse and start spraying the people around her, police and venue officials told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 12/13/16 - 11:44 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday what to do about an Oct. 17 incident at Bijou on Stuart Street, in which detectives watched a waitress at a VIP table tip a one-liter bottle of Johnny Walker Black Label into a patron's mouth as he gulped down the amber liquid. Read more.

By - 11/15/16 - 3:56 pm

The Boston City Council tomorrow considers asking the state legislature for 12 new liquor licenses for the South Bay Town Center project in Dorchester and 3 for the Seaport Square complex in the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By - 11/1/16 - 3:27 pm

A meddlesome bouncer from a North End lounge may have sparked what one police officer called a "riot-like situation" outside Umbria Prime and Ascend Nightclub several blocks away early on Sept. 25, police and Ascend managers said today. Read more.

By - 10/28/16 - 12:21 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decided yesterday that the Garage, 20 Linden St., could not have prevented a man they booted on Sept. 18 from getting shot in the head not long after on Pratt Street around the corner. Read more.

By - 10/25/16 - 11:51 am

Boston Police report their investigation into a shooting outside the Garage club on Linden Street in Allston on Sept. 18 has been hampered by the fact that the victim, recovering from getting shot in the head, is refusing to cooperate with them. Read more.

By - 10/18/16 - 11:48 am

A doorman at Cure Lounge, 246 Tremont St., was stabbed in the back, head, shoulder and hand early on Aug. 25 by a man upset he'd been tossed out of the club for being too disruptive, police, club officials and the doorman himself told the Boston Licensing Board this morning. Read more.

By - 10/7/16 - 8:45 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday slapped Pho So 1, 223 Adams St., with a three-day suspension for staying open way past its 10 p.m. closing time on two days in August and September. Read more.