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…

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…

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…

Architect David O’Sullivan shows renderings of proposed apartments. Developer Ralph Vacca wants to replace the old Todesca garage at 4945 Washington St. with a four-story apartment building with 46 units and 67 parking spaces. For the second month in a row, Vacca, his architect and his attorney met with the West Roxbury Civic and Improvement…

Community Organizer Rosy Gonzalez and Attorney Joseph Hanley listen to the protesters while BRA Assistant Project manager Edward McGuire outlines the project to the BRA board It was over in 30 minutes. By a vote of 3 -2 the BRA voted Thursday night to approve the Article 80 review application to build 3200 Washington Street….

A developer is moving forward with the proposed redevelopment of a 5-acre site in South Boston’s Andrew Square into a 658,000-square-foot residential complex. The project at 235 Old Colony Ave. has been in the works for approximately four years, during which developer David Pogorelc of Boston-based Core Investments LLC has held numerous meetings with neighborhood…

Representatives of CubeSmart, a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT), offered the West Roxbury Neighborhood Council an update last week on its proposed conversion project in West Roxbury, Mass. The project would involve converting the existing warehouse at 99 Rivermoor Road into a two-story storage facility with 1,100 units and outside parking for RVs. CubeSmart’s…

The former Economy Plumbing & Heating Supply Co. building at 3190 Washington St. (Gazette Photo by Rebeca Oliveira) EGLESTON SQ.—A block of Washington Street that includes former plumbing company and car garage is being eyed for an energy-efficient, mixed-use development. Developers Dan Mangiacotti and Paul Iantosca are looking to redevelop the 3190-3204 block of Washington…

A rendering of the proposed structure. (Image courtesy Boston Redevelopment Authority) Efforts to construct a hotel on the corner of West Broadway and Dorchester Avenue in South Boston continue to progress after the project received the approval of the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday morning. It was approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority in…

In dominating the city’s liquor license scene, the law firm of McDermott, Quilty & Miller has lots to celebrate. The rest of us? Not so much. On a Wednesday morning in September, attorney Dennis Quilty stepped before the three members of the Boston Licensing Board on behalf of Noche, a Latin-themed restaurant planned for the…