The Board of Appeals today approved a developer’s proposal to replace the Tom English Bar and the Dorchester Market with a five-story apartment complex – with room for the market, but not the bar, to move back into. Adam Sarbaugh wants to build 38 apartments – 5 rented as affordable – 26 parking spaces and…

Architect’s rendering. The Board of Appeals today approved plans for a 159-room hotel on Dorchester Avenue near where it crosses the South Boston Haul Road – and Track 61, which is the last remaining rail link between the Northeast Corridor and the South Boston Waterfront. The hotel, which will have 60 valet parking spaces, will…

      SAUGUS — You may not be greeted by fiberglass cows, but an American-style grill that serves beef is slated to open at the former Hilltop Steak House site. 110 Grill will fill a 5,600 square foot space in the retail section of AvalonBay Communities’ planned development on the 13.9-acre site on Route…

110 Grill has executed a letter of intent to operate a restaurant at the AvalonBay Communities, Inc. development planned for the former Hilltop Steak House property. Currently 110 Grill has 11 locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Doug McLean, the director of operations for 110 Grill, said that the restaurant has an upscale-casual atmosphere with…

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

Some of Boston’s most significant developments are going up—or are slated to go up—around or on some of the city’s biggest transit hubs, including South Station and North Station. [Read more…] Courtesy: Curbed Boston, by Tom Acitelli Lead Land Use Counsel, 8 Washington Village : Joseph P. Hanley