Boston Could Get Craft Beer Bar With Arcade Games

Barcade may come to Boston

Boston Magazine’s Steve Annear reports that Boston could soon get a Barcade, a casual craft beer bar mixed with classic video arcade games. The founders have been looking into expanding and a location in Boston, Cambridge, or Somerville is something they’ve been eyeing. The original Barcade started in Brooklyn in 2004 after Kermizian and friends […]

Craft Beer-only License

Craft Beer-Only License Ramifications

DNAInfo.com in Chicago reports that a proposal to allow the licensing of stores to sell only craft beer was strongly opposed by representatives of Budweiser (parent company AmBev) and has since been changed to allow for the sale of non craft beer in stores holding these licenses as well. The original no-domestics provision in the proposed liquor […]

Drinking games defined by ABCC

Drinking Games Defined for Massachusetts Bars

The Boston Herald reports that the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has issued a ruling on how “water pong” is defined as a drinking game in Massachusetts.  The ABCC case stemmed from a ruling from the Boston Licensing Board regarding several Boston bars, including The Good Bar on State Street that were cited by Licensing […]

Happy Opening Day with Reduced Beer at Fenway!

Reduced Beer at Fenway Promotion

The Boston Globe reported last week that the Boston Red Sox will offer reduced price concession items for the month of April, including reduced priced beer. Kids under 14 will eat free — well, before the third inning, provided they go to specially designated concession stands to pick up their Fenway Frank, Goldfish, and carton […]

Upcoming Seminar: 2013 Alcohol, Food & Entertainment Licensing & Liability Update

2013 Alchol Food & Entertainment Licensing & Liability Update

Are you aware of recent legal updates that may impact your restaurant or store’s liquor license? Do you have questions about the liquor license approval process? If so, make sure to attend the following valuable seminar panel by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).   Alcohol, Food & Entertainment Licensing & Liability Update 2013 April 11, […]