A manager at Tavern in the Square in Allston had to explain to the Boston Licensing Board today why nobody at the Brighton Avenue bar called police after a patron had a beer bottle thrown at his head and another was tossed to the sidewalk outside and kicked by bouncers on March 16.
That's because none of it happened, manager Patrick Dylan told board members at a hearing today.
On Thursday, the board has to decide which story to believe and what, if anything to do about it.
Update: The Globe reports the victim, 12, died.
A pedestrian was hit by a van shortly after 7 a.m. on Cambridge Street near the intersection with Brighton Avenue, right by the fire station. Scott Eisen reports the person was in "traumatic arrest," which is not a good sign.
Traffic quickly gridlocked as police closed streets to allow EMTs to care for the victim and so that they could investigate what happened.
The Allston Tavern in the Square has changed its music late at night in an attempt to ward off "a different neighborhood crowd" that has been causing trouble, its lawyer told the Boston Licensing Board today.
Attorney Robert Allen made his comments during a hearing on one of four separate incidents between December and Feburary during which punches were thrown, people were taken to the hospital and shirts were ripped off.
A manhole fire right at Brighton and Harvard avenues has caused power outages in the area. The city is also urging motorists to avoid the area, unless they like sitting in gridlock.
Preliminary investigation suggests an MBTA bus did come in contact with the victim. There is no indication that the driver or any of the passengers on the bus knew anyone was struck. At this time, no charges have been filed.
One tow company lies in wait there, the Globe explains.
Jim reports on, photographs the aftermath of 2:30 a.m. accident on Brighton Avenue, in which the motorcyclist skidded out and wound up with his motorcycle on top of him.
The owner of the Hess station at 90 Brighton Ave. goes before the Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday, April 7 to seek permission to sell gas and run a convenience store around the clock.
At the convenience of the board, if not any interested residents who work for a living, the hearing starts at 9:30 a.m. in Room 801 at City Hall.