Business

By - 2/14/18 - 6:50 pm

Roslindale Village Main Street reports that the revamped space at 2 and 2A Corinth St., where Marla's Obsession and RVMS used to be, has been leased by somebody who is

Pursuing the appropriate licensing with the City to be a breakfast and lunch cafe with a co-working space by day, and a performance space offering entertainment of all genres by night!

By - 2/13/18 - 6:08 pm

Boston Police report officers on patrol early this morning collared a guy they say they'd spotted trying to break into Marino's Market & Deli, 1906 Centre St. Read more.

By - 2/13/18 - 1:21 pm

In Boston, it's not just enough to pay for a food-serving license - you actually have to serve food. And not just any food, but food you've cooked or prepared on your own premises. Read more.

By - 2/12/18 - 4:11 pm

Bill Forry reports the City of Boston Credit Union announced today it's pulling its ads off WEEI:

A series of recent incidents have made it clear that the culture of the station is not reflective of our values of inclusion, acceptance and mutual respect.

Such as this.

By - 2/9/18 - 9:34 am

Investors are snapping up condos in the heart of Boston like nobody's business, and Mayor Walsh's proposed regulations wouldn't do enough to stop them from squeezing out people who actually want to live in the city, according to a study by a consortium of neighborhood groups. Read more.

By - 2/2/18 - 3:26 pm

Trillium Brewing Co. today released a beer called Storrowed. Read more.

By - 2/2/18 - 9:42 am

Related Beal says it won't move the oil-company ad turned beloved Boston beacon when it redoes the block of nine buildings in Kenmore Square that it's agreed to lease from Boston University. Read more.

By - 2/2/18 - 9:27 am
Zoots line in Cambridge

Matt Cocco estimated 50 people waiting for the Porter Square Zoots to open one last time so they can get their clothes back - which had gone into limbo when the chain went bankrupt and locked all its doors a couple weeks ago.

By - 2/2/18 - 9:07 am

The Patriot Ledger reports the contraception-hating craft chain is planning its first Boston-area store, in Braintree.

Competitor Michael's has several stores in the Braintree area.

By - 2/1/18 - 11:24 am
Eagles and Patriots SUV display in East Boston

Roving UHub photographer Marmarin Nasirahmad stopped to admire the Super Bowl display at Danilchuck Auto Body in East Boston, which always uses wrecked vehicles to come up with a display as Boston teams make their championship appearances. They've gotten a lot of practice over the past decade.

By - 2/1/18 - 9:05 am

Jamaica Plain News interviews one of the co-founders of Mass Hole Donuts, who explains why they only make donut holes and who confirms that, yes, he's a Masshole.

By - 1/31/18 - 2:23 pm

When the nascent state gaming commission was considering Steve Wynn's company's "suitability" to run the Everett casino it's now building, neither Wynn nor his company disclosed the large settlement, the commission's investigations head said today. Read more.

By - 1/30/18 - 11:40 am

A landlord's effort to win city approval for a restaurant at his Newbury Street building before he even knows who would rent the space today fell as flat as a souffle behind an oven door that's just been slammed. Read more.

By - 1/30/18 - 10:14 am

Suffolk Construction is seeking city permission to build a helicopter landing pad on what's now a parking lot across from its headquarters on Allerton Street in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 1/30/18 - 10:00 am

The Board of Appeals today approved plans to replace the old Martignetti liquor store on Soldiers Field Road with a Maserati and Alfa Romeo dealership. Read more.

By - 1/26/18 - 5:24 pm

The Herald reports the commission is more than perturbed at the Wall Street Journal report that the casino mogul - whose $2.4-billion Everett casino is now rapidly rising - has been sexually abusing workers for decades, and is starting an investigation into whether Wynn still has "suitability" to own a Massachusetts gaming license.

By - 1/25/18 - 12:14 pm

Attorney General Maura Healy this week urged state regulators to reject a deal between National Grid and the developer of the 61-story One Dalton project that would give the developer a price break on a required gas main and let it avoid the energy-efficiency charges regular customers who are not building luxury hotel/condo projects have to pay. Read more.

By - 1/25/18 - 9:44 am

The Revere Journal reports the city licensing commission is considering requiring the Squire Lounge to only serve beer in plastic cups after a detail cop was smashed in the head with a beer bottle while trying to break up a fight. The lounge objects, saying plastic cups look cheap and that people determined to slug their way out of a fight would just resort to chairs or purses.

By - 1/24/18 - 9:07 am

USA Today reports the Dedham and Framingham Toys R Us are among the stores to be shut as the chain goes through bankruptcy.

The Dedham Toys R Us is next to what is now a former Sears store.

By - 1/23/18 - 11:47 am

A pair of 19-year-old Northeastern students nabbed buying two 30-packs of Natty Light and a bottle of vodka at the Boylston Street Target last month have spurred the chain to begin looking at updated scanner software for picking out fake IDs, a chain attorney and security manager told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.