The Boston Business Journal reports the Boston Licensing Board rejected a proposed 1 a.m. closing time for a restaurant in the former Renaissance charter-school building because we can't have restaurants in that area staying open that late.
In fairness to residents, the developer of the school-to-apartments project did promise them any restaurant in the building would be open no later than 12:30 a.m., but... Read more
The Globe reports Saunders, whose family owns the Park Plaza Hotel, had one of her minions wrangle a valet space for one in front of her office so that she wouldn't have to mix with the hoi polloi when she got out of her Cadillac for work.
Dang Globe sic'ed a reporter to verbally and physically assault her (she claims, in a police report)... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday what to do about an incident at a Park Square bar Jan. 1 that left a Flyers fan in the ICU and his son under arrest.
Brian Leonardo and his wife Margaret told the board this morning that bouncers at MJ O'Connor's, 27 Columbus Ave., choked him into unconsciousness after a rowdy but good natured verbal battle between Flyers... Read more
Abdel Abla, a waiter at Maggiano's Little Italy, 4 Columbus Ave., yesterday filed suit against its parent company, alleging it charges gratuities to private parties that aren't turned over to food servers.
The suit, filed in US District Court in Boston against Brinker Restaurant Corp. said this violates the Massachusetts tip law and the state's minimum-wage law, because restaurants are only allowed to pay workers... Read more
Boston Police report on an incident on Lubec Street in East Boston Sunday morning: A woman rolled up her window at 72 Lubec St. and started screaming at a landscaper that he was making too much noise for a Sunday. Then a man at 85 Lubec St joined the chorus - using a black object to make his point. The landscaper, fearing he was... Read more