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…

Hilton Garden Inn was recently granted a beer and wine license by the selectmen. FOXBOROUGH, MA – If you’ve been near Patriot Place over the last few months, chances are you’ve noticed the new structure being built where Old Navy and Red Robin once stood. Tuesday night, the selectmen approved a beer and wine license…

How craft breweries and consumers stand to win – and lose – from the growing and unregulated practice. Part of the mystique around some of the best craft beer on the market today involves availability. Or, more specifically, the calculated lack thereof. If something is really good – that super-hazy double IPA everyone is talking…

The owner of Red Face Jack’s Pub has hired a Boston lawyer who is an expert in the state’s liquor license law to represent him in an appeal of a suspension his restaurant served last summer. The appeal of a two-day license suspension with five days held in abeyance for overserving alcohol is scheduled for…