A company that is opening a medical-marijuana dispensary in East Boston said it has a purchase-and-sale agreement to buy BC dive Mary Ann's on Beacon Street and rebuild the decrepit place into a contemporary pot shop serving both recreational and medical marijuana users. Read more.
The T is reporting delays of up to 25 minutes on the Green Line to and from Cleveland Circle due to a trolley there that remains stubbornly dead.
A group of real-estate investors who recently bought Mary Ann's in Cleveland Circle, the Beacon Hill Pub and the Tam in the Theater District told the Boston Licensing Board today that the only changes they will make to the watering holes is to hire new managers - including one better known for running more upscale eateries in JP. Read more.
A group that includes apartment developers Fred Starikov and Steve Whalen of City Realty yesterday bought the buildings housing Mary Ann's on Beacon Street in Cleveland Circle, the Tam on Tremont Street in the Theater District and the Beacon Hill Pub on Charles Street. Read more.
Rory Nolan watched boats being lifted into the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this morning so crews can try to fight the dreaded cyanobacteria, a.k.a. blue-green algae, which is toxic to people and dogs.
Green Line workers are currently trying to haul away a dead trolley at Cleveland Circle. Their counterparts on the Red Line are doing the same thing with a dead train at Porter Square. Delays abound.
The BC Heights reports the owners of Agoros Bar and Grill on Chestnut Hill Avenue are selling the business after a stormy year and a half in which they racked up three weeks of license suspensions from both city and state regulators and had their hours rolled back because police kept finding underage BC students with drinks. Read more.
UPDATE, 3:30 p.m. The power problems persist and are now affecting the Riverside line, too.
The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the C Line due to yet another unspecified power problem. Robinec helps define "minor":
I've been on the C line for more than 30 minutes now and we’re still not even underground.
The Boston Licensing Board this morning rolled back closing time for Agoros Bar and Grill, 356 Chestnut Hill Ave., from 1 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. after BPD detectives found yet another underage BC student with a drink inside, on Oct. 22 - the eighth such violation since the place opened last fall. Read more.
The AC Hotel at the Circle, where the Cleveland Circle Cinema and the Applebee's used to be, should open in April, just in time for BC graduation season, its manager, Ronald Rockelein, said today. Read more.
After its seventh hearing on an underage person found with alcohol over the past year - compounded by the fact that it was an employee - a co-owner of Agoros Bar and Grill on Chestnut Hill Avenue got a stern message from the chairwoman of the Boston Licensing Board this morning: Read more.
The owner of a Cleveland Circle pizza place with a beer and wine license says a new computerized scanner has finally brought his months of problems with underage BC students getting drinks under control. Read more.
The owners of four suburban sushi and Japanese-grill restaurants in the suburbs have proposed turning the vacant old Citibank branch at 1924 Beacon St. into their latest restaurant. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered a five-day suspension for Agoros Bar and Grill on Chestnut Hill Avenue for a July 14 incident in which BPD detectives found three underage BC students enjoying some draft Bud Light. Read more.
A pissed off citizen files a complaint that Comcast has plastered every last square inch of vertical surface in Cleveland Circle with ads:
Comcast has posted flyers on trees, electrical boxes, my door, the cars. We get it. Comcast sells cable. This has to be littering. I asked them to stop and they told me to "duck" off. The rule is "post no bills".
Boston Police detectives report finding three underage Boston College students - one just 19 - quaffing draft Bud Light at Agoros Bar and Grill, 356 Chestnut Hill Ave., early on July 14. Read more.
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