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Licensing Board Virtual Voting Agenda

The Licensing Board will be holding a virtual vote on January 27, 2022.

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    Licensed Premise Inspection Hearing on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

    1. Old Trafford, Inc. 

    Doing business as: Paradise

    Location: 967  Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA  02215

    License#: LB‑101571, Notice/Violation#: 060628, Category: GOPAL

    Date: 10/18/2021

    Notice: Indecent assault and battery patron on patron in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64 and ch. 265 s. 22.


    2. The Pitcher's Mound, Inc. 

    Doing business as: Diamond At Fenway

    Location: 72  Brookline Ave Boston, MA  02215

    License#: LB‑99121, Notice/Violation#: 026377, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 08/10/2021

    Notice: Assault and battery patron on patron in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64, ch. 265 s. 13A.  


    3. The Pitcher's Mound, Inc. 

    Doing business as: Diamond At Fenway

    Location: 72  Brookline Ave Boston, MA  02215

    License#: LB‑99121, Notice/Violation#: 005306, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 10/18/2021

    Notice: Persons under 21 in possession of alcohol on premise in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 34A, 34C, 64‑64A.


    4. The Circle Bar & Grill 

    Doing business as: The Circle

    Location: 356  Chestnut Hill Av Brighton, MA  02135

    License#: LB‑99716, Notice/Violation#: 060627, Category: CV7MWL

    Date: 10/07/2021

    Notice: Assault and battery on a patron in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64, ch. 265 s. 13A.


    5. Game on Fenway, LLC 

    Doing business as: Game on Sports Café

    Location: 72 ‑ 82  Lansdowne  Boston, MA  02215

    License#: LB‑98928, Notice/Violation#: 060704, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 10/10/2021

    Notice: Underage person served in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 34‑34A, 41, 64‑64A.


    6. D Street Music, LLC 

    Doing business as: D's Keys Dueling Pianos

    Location: 391  D St Boston, MA  02210

    License#: LB‑99070, Notice/Violation#: 25860, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 10/16/2021

    Notice: Patron on employee assault and battery in violation M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64, ch. 265 13A.


    7. Fenway Johnnie's LLC 

    Doing business as: Fenway Johnnie's

    Location: 96 ‑ 98  Brookline Ave Boston, MA  02215

    License#: LB‑98966, Notice/Violation#: 022476, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 10/17/2021

    Notice: Assault and battery employee on patron in violation of M.G.L. 138 s. 64, ch. 265 s. 13A.

    Assault and battery patron on employee in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64, ch. 265 s. 13A.


    8. Johnnie's on the Side LLC 

    Doing business as: West End Johnnie's

    Location: 138  Portland St Boston, MA  02114

    License#: LB‑99193, Notice/Violation#: 060296, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 10/30/2021

    Notice: Drugs used on premise (patrons claim to have been drugged on premise by unknown male) in violation of M.G.L. ch.

    138 s. 64.


    9). Da Crossing, LLC 

    Doing business as: Jm Curley

    Location: 21 ‑ 27  Temple Pl Boston, MA  02111

    License#: LB‑99081, Notice/Violation#: 060271, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 10/14/2021

    Notice: Assault and battery employee on employee in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64, ch. 265 s. 13A.


    10. Ipswich Entertainment, Inc. 

    Doing business as: Loretta's Last Call 

    Location: 1  Lansdowne St Boston, MA  02215

    License#: LB‑99154, Notice/Violation#: 005302, Category: CV7AL

    Date: 10/18/2021

    Notice: Overcrowding ; house count 135, mechanical count 172, capacity under set up #2 ‑ 134 in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64 and Board's rule 1.03J, 1.06A, F.


    Transactional Hearing, Wednesday, January 26, 2021

    1. Manuel Rodriguez

    Doing business as: ADK Sandwich Shop

    421 Bowdoin St., Boston, MA 02122

    License #: LB‑465319

    Has applied for a Common Victualler License to be exercised on the above – First floor kitchen with takeout area. Manager:  Manuel Rodriguez Hours of Operation:  6 a.m. to 12 a.m. 


    2. Jai Group, LLC

    Doing business as: El Jefe’s Taqueria of BU Comm Ave 

    957 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215

    License #: LB‑465482

    Has applied for a Common Victualler License to be exercised on the above – On one floor with 2 levels, prep. kitchen, cookline, serving line, dining room and bathroom. Entire space is handicap accessible. Manager:  John Schall Hours of Operation:  8 a.m. to 4 a.m.


     3. Smashburger Acquisition‑Boston LLC

    Doing business as: Smashburger

    545 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116

    License #: LB‑99802

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages w/ Liqueurs License has petitioned to change the manager of the licensed business – From: Rachel Serillo To: Jarah N Turner.


    4. Azumi, LLC

    Doing business as: Zuma

    1 ‑ 7 Dalton St., Boston, MA 02115

    License #: LB‑99110

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to change the manager of the licensed business – From: Teddie King To: Edwin Lacza Dela Cruz.

    Attorney:  Dennis A. Quilty


    5. Gb Ll Holdings Ma, LLC

    Doing business as: Boston Liquors

    225 ‑ 227 Cambridge St., Allston, MA 02134

    License #: LB‑101867

    Holder of a Retail Package Store All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned for a change of Officers/Directors/LLC Manager of the Corporation. Secondly, has petitioned to change the manager of the licensed business – From: Ryan J. Grady To: Richard T. Hanna.

    Attorney:  Joseph H. Devlin


    6. Black Bottle Wines, Llc.

    Doing business as: Corossol Wines

    899 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210

    License #: LB‑457684

    Holder of a Retail Package Store All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to Pledge their License To: Eastern Bank.


     7. Vesper, LLC

    Doing business as: Vesper Bar

    61 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215

    License #: LB‑99217

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned for an approval of a management agreement between Vesper LLC and Fenway Plant Based LLC.

    Attorney:  Nicholas Zozula


    8. High Street Trs LLC

    Doing business as: High Street Place

    100 High St., Boston, MA 02110

    License #: LB‑99306

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned for an approval of an additional management agreement between High Street TRS LLC and Rimsam, LLC.

    Attorney:  Dennis A. Quilty


    9. Columbus Avenue Liquor Group, Inc.

    Doing business as: Wine Emporium

    474 Columbus Ave., Roxbury, MA 02118

    License #: LB‑101943

    Holder of a Retail Package Store All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to pledge the license, stock and inventory  to – Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank.

    Attorney:  James C. Rudser


    10. University Of Massachusetts Building Authority 

    Doing business as: University of Massachusetts Club

    1 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108

    License #: LB‑98785

    Holder of a Club All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to change the manager of the licensed business – From: Abbie Pingitore To: David D. Eichstaedt. Secondly, has petitioned for an approval of an management agreement between University Of Massachusetts Building Authority and University Services, Inc.

    Attorney:  Nicholas J. Zozula


    11. Qdoba Restaurant Corporation

    Doing business as: Qdoba Mexican Eats

    101 Causeway St., Boston, MA 02114

    License #: LB‑99866

    Holder of a (Restricted) Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages License has petitioned for a change of Officers/Directors/LLC Manager.


    12. Qdoba Restaurant Corporation 

    Doing business as: Qdoba Mexican Eats

    17 ‑ 23 Forsyth St., Boston, MA 02115

    License #: LB‑99645

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages License has petitioned for a change of

    Officers/Directors/LLC Manager.


    13. Unity Sports & Cultural Club, Inc. 

    Doing business as: Unity Sports

    10 Dunbar Ave., Dorchester, MA 02124

    License #: LB‑99219

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All-Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to provide Bottle Service on their licensed premise.

    Attorney:  Michael W. Ford 


    14. Delta Air Lines, Inc. 

    Doing business as: Delta Sky Club

    Logan Airport Terminal A East Boston, MA 02128

    License #: LB‑420671

    Holder of an (Airport) Club All Alcohol License has petitioned to amend the description of the licensed business – From: On the third floor of the satellite building of Terminal A, Gate A17, containing seven rooms, a bar and 178 seats. To: on the third floor of the satellite building of Terminal A, Gate A17,containing 9 rooms , a bar, temporary bar and 193 seats.

    Attorney:  Joseph H. Devlin


    15. Calamari Waterfront Corp. 

    Doing business as: The Daily Catch

    65 Atlantic Ave., Boston, MA 02110

    License #: LB‑99799

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages with Liqueurs License has petitioned to amend the description of the licensed business – From: Approximately 1,700 square feet of restaurant space located on the ground floor within the building known and numbered as 65 Atlantic Avenue Boston including dining area, bar, bathrooms and storage.  To: Approximately 2,350SF of restaurant space located on the ground floor within the building known and numbered as 65 Atlantic Avenue Boston including dining area bar, bathrooms and storage. Also to include an annual outdoor patio on approx. 1,400SF of private property with seating for 80, a closing patio hour of 10:00PM, and a portable bar for private events. Secondly, has petitioned to change the manager of the licensed business – From: Basil Freddura To: Louis Freddura.


    16. Shiv Quik Pik Inc.

    Doing business as: Huntington Market

    1795 Commonwealth Av., Brighton, MA 02135

    License #: LB‑139771

    Holder of a Retail Package Store Wines & Malt Beverages License has petitioned to change the category of its license – From: a Section 15 Wines and Malt Beverages License To: a Section 15 All Alcoholic Beverages License.

    Attorney:  S. Craig Herndon, Esq.


    17. Boston Culinary Group, Inc. 

    Doing business as: The Orpheum Theatre

    1 Hamilton Pl., Boston, MA 02108

    License #: LB‑101596

    Holder of a General on Premise Wines & Malt Beverages License has petitioned to change the classification of its license ‑To Wines, Malt Beverages and Liqueurs pursuant to the authority contained in Chapter 481 of the Acts of 1994.

    Attorney:  Dennis A. Quilty


     18. Five Twenty Tremont, Inc. 

    Doing business as: Eagle

    520 Tremont St., Roxbury, MA 02118

    License #: LB‑99254

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the license from the above‑To: Two Greeks and a Persian, LLC d/b/a Kartel (at the same location). Shahrokh Reza, Manager. Closing hour 2:00 AM.

    Attorney:  Mark A. Evlogiadis


    19. Bnv 8, Inc.

    Doing business as: Certified Meatball Company

    429 W Broadway South Boston, MA 02127

    License #: LB‑99757

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages with Liqueurs License has petitioned to transfer the license from the above – To: 429 Broadway LLC d/b/a Certified Meatball Company (at the same location).  Eric Aulenback, Manager.  1:00 AM Closing Hour.

    Attorney:  Nicholas J. Zozula


    20. 325, LLC

    81 Fairmount Ave., Hyde Park, MA 02136

    License #: LB‑99343

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the license from the above‑To: Park 54 Restaurant Group, LLC d/b/a Park 54 Restaurant & Lounge (at the same location). Shawn Hunter, Manager. Closing hour 1:00 AM.  Lastly, has petitioned to Pledge the License to 325, LLC.


     21. Columbus Corporation

    Doing business as: Giacomo’s Restaurant

    431 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02116

    License #: LB‑99768

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages with Liqueurs License has petitioned to transfer the license from the above – To: Casa Giacomos LLC d/b/a Giacomo’s Restaurant (at the same location).  Irakli Gogitidze, Manager.  11:30 PM Closing Hour. Secondly, has petitioned to Pledge the License and Inventory to Eagle Bank.

    Attorney:  Benjamin E. Levin


     22. Donna Temple, LLC

    Doing business as: Stoddard’s Fine Food and Ale 

    48 ‑ 50 Temple Pl., Boston, MA 02111

    License #: LB‑98906

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All‑Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the license and the location from the above – To: ReelHouse Oyster Bar Seaport LLC d/b/a ReelHouse Oyster Bar located at 10 Waterside Drive Boston, MA 02210. Premise consisting of +/‑ 1,857 SF: On ground floor in one main room with bar area, bar dining area, and chef bar. Kitchen, storage, and restrooms located to left of bar and dining areas. Main entrance located on end of pier with one additional entrance/exit to right of bar and dining area and one additional entrance/exit located at rear off bar and dining area. Three annual outdoor patios consisting of +/‑ 1,058 SF located on private property (same hours) . Additionally, Applicant seeks to remove existing conditions on prior Licensee. Thomas Baird Ferguson, Manager. Closing hour 1AM.

    Attorney:  William Burke


     23. Pho Countryside Ii, Inc.

    468 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215

    License #: LB‑99743

    Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages with Liqueurs License has petitioned to transfer the license and the location from the above – To: GRNA SP of MA LLC d/b/a Street Pizza located at 368 Congress Street Boston, MA, 02210. The premises consist of approximately 3,300SF located within the Residence Inn by Marriott with 5 entrances, 4 with access from the hotel and 1 main entrance from Congress Street. Main dining room (Seating for 99), 1 bar with seating, a Take‑Out Window, kitchen and storage.  Closing hour 11:00PM.  Juan Jose Garcia, Manager.


     24. A&R Variety Store, Inc.

    Doing business as: Roslindale Variety Store

    4254 Washington St., Boston, MA 02131

    License #: LB‑465562

    Has applied for a Retail Package Store Wines and Malt Beverages License to be exercised on the above – In one room on first floor, with entrance in front and emergency exit in rear, consisting of 1000SF. Storage in basement. Manager:  Anderson Diaz Closing Time:  11 p.m.

    Attorney:  Carolyn M. Conway


    25. Jumbo Oriental LLC

    Doing business as: Jumbo Seafood

    5 ‑ 9 Hudson St., Boston, MA 02111

    License #: LB‑465569

    Has applied for a Common Victualler 7 Day All‑Alcoholic Beverages License to be exercised on the above ‑ The premise has 2700SF first floor restaurant with a basement for storage. Separate kitchen from dining area (seating for 74). There are two restrooms. Manager:  Kenneth Leung Closing Time:  3 a.m.

    Attorney:  Russell Chin


    26. Obvers, LLC

    Doing business as: Cafe Sauvage

    25 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA 02115

    License #: LB‑465575

    Has applied for a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages with Liqueurs License to be exercised on the above – the entire first floor (approx. 1,000SF) of 25 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115, (Seating capacity, 38) including the basement area immediately connected to the leased premise by a staircase. Manager:  Lounis Peter Closing Time:  12 a.m.

    Attorney:  Andrew F. Upton


    27. Gelas Corp

    Doing business as: Las Delicias Colombianas 2

    1231 River St., Hyde Park, MA 02136

    License #: LB‑465577

    Has applied for a Common Victualler 7 Day Wines and Malt Beverages with Liqueurs License to be exercised on the above – Premise contains one floor approximately 850sqft. One kitchen, seating capacity for 45; 2 bathrooms, one entrance/exit. Manager:  Miguel Angel Gallego Closing Time:  11 p.m.


    Non-Hearing Transactions

    The following are applying for a One Day Amendment to their existing license

    1. The Catered Affair, Inc. d/b/a Catered Affair at Boston Public Library,

     700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 has applied for a one day amendment to existing license for a wedding  on February 19, 2022 between the hours of 7 p.m – 2 a.m. 


    The following are applying for a Special 1 Day All Alcohol license  

    1. Prince Hall

    Has applied for a(n) Concert at:

    24 Washington St., Dorchester, MA 02121

    Date and Time: 01/29/2022, 10 p.m. ‑ 1:30 a.m.

    Manager: Sharon Drakes


    The following are applying for a Special 1 Day Malt Wine license

    1. UNION BOAT CLUB

    Has applied for a(n) Ping Pong Tournament at:

    144 Chestnut St., Boston, MA 02108

    Date and Time: 02/05/2022, 1 p.m. ‑ 5 p.m.

    Manager: Eileen McCormack 

    2. Silvio O. Conte Forum Trustees of Boston College

    Has applied for a(n) Men's Basketball at:

    129 Lake St., Brighton, MA 02135

    Date and Time: 02/21/2022, 5 p.m. ‑ 11 p.m.

    Manager: Paul Flaherty


    Old and New Business

    1. The Board deferred the disposition of the following violation to allow the Board to obtain further information from the district police captain: Fuente Cleaning Services, Inc. d/b/a Billares Colombia, located at 28 Benning St., East Boston, MA 02128 License #: LB-99797, Notice/Violation#: 044651, Category: CV7MWL. Date: 11/06/2021. Notice: Failure to adhere to Licensing Board guidelines regarding window covering in violation of M.G.L. ch. 138 s. 64. 

    1. The Board deferred the followed to allow for completion of the community process, which has since occurred: Massachusetts Fine Wines & Spirits, LLC d/b/a Total Wine Spirits Beer & More, located at 8C Allstate Rd., Dorchester, MA 02125 License #: LB-461216. Has applied for a Retail Package Store All-Alcoholic Beverages License to be exercised on the above. The Leased Premises will be approximately 23,400 square feet of retail space on the first floor with 1 main entrance and 4 additional exits, storage, office, break room, restrooms, walk-in humidor, and wine education room. Closing hours are 10 PM (Mon.-Sat.), 8PM (Sunday). Manager: Glenn Alan Straughn. Closing Time: 10 p.m. Attorney: Patricia Lang Farnsworth

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