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By adamg - 11/17/22 - 9:09 am
Starbucks workers on strike in Cleveland Circle

Strikers and supporters outside Cleveland Circle Starbucks. Photo by Saul Tannenbaum.

Workers at several Boston Starbucks walked off the job this morning as part of a nationwide strike, including: Cleveland Circle, 1304 Commonwealth Ave. and 217 Western Ave. in Brighton, 874 Commonwealth Ave. at BU and Federal Street downtown.

By adamg - 11/2/22 - 10:53 am
Julia Shia

Shia during licensing hearing

Update: License approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a food-service license to Madhouse Cafe, 24 Blue Hill Ave. in Roxbury, to serve coffee and pastries between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/22 - 3:02 pm
Caffe Nero on fire

Dan Esdale captured the fire - and firefighters working to put it out - at Caffe Nero in Somerville's Assembly Row around 1:30 p.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/22 - 2:53 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved food-serving licenses for the Public Coffee Co. at 182 Hyde Park Ave. in Jamaica Plain and the Well coffeehouse at 63 Kelly Square in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 1:16 pm
Hysenaj

The owner of Brodway's Pastry, 258 West Broadway, has plans to create what could be the neighborhood's first place where older residents could relax with an espresso after a day of shopping or just after dinner, like Caffè Vittoria or Caffè Paradiso in the North End. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/21 - 9:36 pm

Kelly Fernandes, Marvin Mathelier and Beth Santos announced today they've purchased Ula Cafe in the Brewery Complex on Amory Street in Jamaica Plain. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/21 - 2:54 pm
Baker in her coffeehouse

Baker testifies via Zoom from the Sugar Bowl.

The Boston Licensing Department rummages around tomorrow to see if it has any liquor licenses it can grant to Sugar Bowl Cafe, 857 Dorchester Ave., which says that if it gets one, it will re-open at night and give locals a place to go to relax rather than having to jump in a cab to get to South Boston or Lower Mills. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 11:24 am

WGBH reports on a unionization effort among workers at Pavement Coffeehouse. If successful, they would be the first local coffeehouse workers in a union.

By adamg - 4/5/21 - 9:32 am

If you've ever wanted to run a cafe in one of the cafe-iest parts of Boston, here's your chance: Ula Cafe in the Brewery Complex in Jamaica Plain is for sale. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/21 - 11:00 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for combination cafe and home-ownership resource center at 18-20 Meridian St. in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/21 - 10:34 am

Boston Restaurant Talk chronicles the demise of Atomic Bean Cafe on Mass. Ave. near Central Square.

By adamg - 2/8/21 - 9:27 am

North End Stories presents : Episode 8 “Polcari’s Coffee Shop”

A chart with Bobby Eustace at Polcari's about coffee and a lot more.

By adamg - 2/6/21 - 12:44 pm

A WBZ reporter went to Doughboy Donuts in South Boston for reaction after soon to be former Mayor Walsh mentioned that's where he got his most recent cup of coffee before going down to Washington: Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 9:45 am
Faulty frappuccino

A Rhode Island man who says he used to guzzle bottled Starbucks Frappuccino Chilled Coffee Drink from a supermarket across the state line in Massachusetts is now seeking millions of dollars in recompense for himself and other frap fans he says the company has deceived because there is no actual vanilla in the stuff. Read more.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 11:04 am

The Dorchester Reporter fills our cup with an update on the South Boston bucket-coffee place's return to Adams Village - in renovated space in the building where Windy City used to be until a fire in 2019. The Windy City space itself will be taken by a cookie place.

By adamg - 10/21/20 - 9:19 am

With fewer BU students around, the Starbucks at 500 Commonwealth Ave. is calling it quits, at least until next semester, the Daily Free Press reports.

By adamg - 9/26/20 - 10:43 pm
Fleet of battle-ready Dunkin' Donutsmobiles

Roy G Biv came across this fleet of Dunksmobiles ready to roll into action. He could not, of course, disclose the location.

By adamg - 8/29/20 - 2:02 pm

Word reaches the UHub listening station that, with approval from the Boston Licensing Board, the Starbucks on Rte. 1A south in East Boston will start 24-hour drive-thru service on Monday.

By adamg - 8/15/20 - 11:48 am

Starbucks goes before the Licensing Board for the City that Always Sleeps next week for permission to keep its outlet at 430 McClellan Highway, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read more.

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