Theater District

By - 8/24/17 - 5:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kiewann Watson, 28, of Mattapan, on charges he shot two men at closing time on Sunday, killing one of them, Michael Miranda of Dorchester.

Watson was arrested today on Norfolk Avenue, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/23/17 - 8:52 am

Boston Police are seeking videos and photos from a "a large fight" that erupted at closing time outside the Cure Lounge, 246 Tremont St. around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

If you'd rather help the cops than Worldstar, send them to [email protected].

By - 8/13/17 - 2:31 pm

Here's a Harvard Crimson account of the day in 1961 when George Lincoln Rockwell and some other American Nazis showed up at the Saxon Theater (now the Cutler Majestic) on Tremont Street to protest the showing of "Exodus." Read more.

By - 8/9/17 - 11:02 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Intermission Tavern on Tremont Street is up for sale - and that it "can be delivered vacant, allowing investors the opportunity to redevelop the Property on an immediate basis."

By - 7/13/17 - 10:04 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a deal with the owner of Icon and Venu on Warrenton Street to shut Icon for nearly a month and Venu for two weeks, partly as punishment for a string of incidents with pre-21 drinkers over the past year, partly to retrain and recertify their staff in how to recognize and bar underage would-be drinkers and how to better disperse crowds at closing time. Read more.

By - 6/21/17 - 7:58 pm

The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission yesterday upheld a five-day suspension levied against Icon on Warrenton Street for serving four underage Tufts freshmen on an April, 2016 night that ended with one of them falling to his death from the Tufts Medical Center garage. Read more.

By - 6/20/17 - 12:11 pm
Bijou on Stuart Street

Bijou in repose during the day.

An unconscious man lying in a stairwell and an underage college student with fake Colombian IDs could prove the straw that breaks the camel's back for Bijou, 51 Stuart St., which had to make the case to the Boston Licensing Board that its 2 a.m. closing time not be rolled back. Read more.

By - 6/13/17 - 12:55 pm

At Bond in the Langham on Franklin Street, a local graduate's celebration ended with him covered in blood after duking it out with the DJ he'd hired. Meanwhile, parents and grandparents overstuffed Venu in the Theater District for parties for their proud BU and Babson graduates. Read more.

By - 5/22/17 - 4:11 pm

The Boston Licensing Board last week meted out seven days of suspension for Agoros Bar and Grill, 356 Chestnut Hill Ave. for incidents in February and April in which BPD detectives found underage college students quaffing beers. Read more.

By - 5/16/17 - 11:40 am

A routine hearing on underage foreign students with fake IDs trying to get into a Theater District club could turn into a Homeland Security investigation because one of them allegedly tried to get into another club the next week with a forged US passport. Read more.

By - 5/2/17 - 12:20 pm

The alcohol-infused straw that broke the camel's back was a 19-year-old Babson student with fake Nigerian and Indian driver's licenses and a photocopy of a Photoshopped British passport whom BPD detectives found with a shot of tequila in her hand inside Venu around 1:30 a.m. on March 4. Read more.

By - 2/28/17 - 12:39 pm

A pair of 18-year-old Suffolk University students with fake Canadian IDs managed to procure a couple of vodka drinks at Bijou on Stuart Street shortly before several Boston police officers walked in for an unscheduled inspection on Nov. 10. Read more.

By - 1/31/17 - 1:47 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether Bijou, 51 Stuart St., deserves any sort of punishment for the way BPD detectives found "numerous male patrons swigging champagne from 750-ml bottles - glowing 750-ml bottles - as they strolled around the club on New Year's Eve. Read more.

By - 1/20/17 - 3:01 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered Genki Ya, 232 Tremont St., shut for two days because BPD detectives caught three underage BU students with rum drinks - and the realistic-looking but fake out-of-state IDs they'd used to buy them. Read more.

By - 1/14/17 - 6:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting a New Hampshire man on gun charges early this morning at Icon on Warrenton Street. 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 - 1/10/17 - 5:01 pm

BRIAN DAWE at CHAMPAGNE WARS 2016 | BOSTON, MA

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 - 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.