The Mass Bay Brewing Company, brewers of Harpoon and UFO beers, announced today its acquisition of Clown Shoes Brewing. Clown Shoes, launched in 2009 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a nationally distributed brand that produces a wide selection of year-round and limited release beers. [Read more…] Courtesy, The Full Pint

Harpoon Brewery’s parent company announced Monday that it has acquired Clown Shoes Beer, adding the brewer to the company’s employee-owned company.  [Read more…] Courtesy Boston Business Journal

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Committee Restaurant – 50 Nothern Ave, Boston, MA Description: Join the Solo and Small Firm Section of the BBA to celebrate a successful program year at Committee in the Seaport District where we will hear from the restaurant’s zoning and licensing attorney, Karen D. Simao, a…

Credit: Stuart Cahill Serafina’s new Newbury Street location will have a liquor license and its patio open until 11 p.m., over the objection of neighbors. Newbury Street will soon have another late-night spot to crash: The Boston Licensing Board told the Track that Italian restaurant Serafina was just granted a liquor license with permission to…

Learn the legal and business craft There are more craft brewers in the United States today than there have ever been. New craft brewers are opening at a national rate of two per day. The craft brew share of the overall beer market has been increasing year over year to push this segment of the…

Jon Coyne; Kevin Harron; Steve Miller and The Second Generation of the Wong Family, Andy, Bob, Linda, Lisa, Donald, and Stanley The Massachusetts Restaurant Association (MRA) is proud to announce four 2016 honorees that will be inducted into its legendary Massachusetts Restaurant Association Hall of Fame. Made up of experienced and exceedingly deserving food and…

Acquiring a liquor license is a team effort—and both you and your legal representative need to be up to the task. For most restaurants and bars, liquor licences can make or break your bottom line. BevSpot recently had the chance to sit down with Karen Simao, a partner at McDermott, Quilty & Miller, LLP specializing…

A lack of understanding in acquiring a liquor license can lead to costly mistakes. Here are some common blunders to avoid. For most restaurants and bars, liquor licences can make or break your bottom line. BevSpot recently had the chance to sit down with Karen Simao, a partner at McDermott, Quilty & Miller, LLP specializing…

Getting a liquor license for your bar or restaurant can be the headache of all headaches. Knowledge can make it an easier pill to swallow. For most restaurants and bars, liquor licences can make or break your bottom line. BevSpot recently had the chance to sit down with Karen Simao, a partner at McDermott, Quilty…