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By adamg - 3/9/16 - 10:21 am

UPDATE: Name change approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let Who's on First change its name to the Bullpen as part of a transformation into a family-friendly restaurant, complete with tables and booths.

Jack Diamond, attorney for owner Robert Paratore, said the Red Sox, who own the building, have approved the change and that the two sides are negotiating a new lease that would let the new restaurant open. Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/16 - 8:54 pm

Who's on First on Yawkey Way will be going away, Red Sox President Sam Kennedy said tonight at a meeting between Red Sox officials and Fenway residents. Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/15 - 3:39 pm

The Boston Licensing Board ruled today that Who's on First was not to blame for a quadruple shooting on Nov. 26 that left Jephthe Chery of Hyde Park dead. Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/15 - 11:19 am

The Boston Licensing Board will meet next week to decide if Who's on First on Yawkey Way could have done anything to stop an attack that left a commuter-rail conductor dead and three other men with injuries as Thanksgiving began.

If the board determines the bar was negligent or somehow at least partially responsible for the shootings, it could take steps ranging from a simple warning to suspending or even revoking its liquor license. Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/15 - 11:31 am

UPDATE: Bail set at $250,000 on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm as a second offense, unlawful possession of ammunition, and attempted assault and battery with a firearm - and being a Level II armed career criminal, Suffolk County DA's office says.

Boston Police report arresting Dominique L. Carpenter-Grady, 26, of Dorchester, on firearms charges related to the gunfire that killed Jephthe Chery outside Who's on First early on Nov. 26. Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/15 - 9:06 am

UPDATE: WBZ identifies the victim as Jephthe Chery, a Keolis commuter-rail conductor.

Boston Police report a man in his late 20s was shot dead around 2 a.m. outside Who's on First, 19 Yawkey Way.

Three other men, also in their late 20s, were taken to local hospitals with injuries that did not appear life threatening, police say.

Two women were shot outside the bar on Sept. 6.

By adamg - 10/6/15 - 12:15 pm

As police continue to hunt for at least one man, possibly in a silver car, who shot two women early on Sept. 6, a Yawkey Way bar is denying it had anything to do with the incident. Read more.

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