The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday considers a proposal for a package store that would specialize in beer and wine from the Caribbean, Cape Verde and other "exotic" locales. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to let Levi's Restaurant, 323 Washington St., add cocktails and hard liquor to the beer and wine it was already allowed to serve. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and seizing heroin, marijuana, an assault rifle and more than $10,000 in cash in a raid Thursday afternoon.
Police went into 14 Rosseter St. around 12:50 p.m. Among their items seized: 42 grams of heroin and 14 bags of pot.
South End Pizza and Grill, 768 Tremont St. in the South End, received warm support from city officials for its proposal to extend its closing time from midnight to 2 a.m., seven days a week, at a Boston Licensing Board hearing today.
The pizzeria says it wants to extend its hours to serve the growing number of students in the area. The Chester Square Neighborhood Association, the mayor's office and city councilors Tito Jackson,, Michelle Wu and Ayanna Pressley all supported the proposal.