The vast majority of those 153 licenses will be restricted to seven historically underserved Boston neighborhoods: Roxbury, Mattapan, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and East Boston.
A RECKONING FOR RESTAURANTS IN BOSTON AND EVERYWHERE
This is what happens when you mess with the Mass service industry
TERMS OF SERVICE: AGREEING WITH THE OTHER NRA
Almost every new restaurant built in Boston is enormous. The number of seats is outrageous, the number of servers needed to cover them ridiculous.
SOMETHING POSITIVE (FOR CHANGE)
I have been wanting to share thoughts along these lines for weeks now, but it’s never the right time. Either white supremacists are rumored to be coming into Boston, or President Not-See himself says something insanely hurtful or ignorant. Or both.
TERMS OF SERVICE: STILL THIRSTY
If you think Boston has enough liquor licenses, you must live in a neighborhood that has a bunch.
TERMS OF SERVICE: NEW REPEAL
As of today, Boston is the only city in Massachusetts that cannot decide for itself how many liquor licenses shall be in circulation within its borders.
A MAVERICK APPROACH TO LIQUOR LICENSING
This is what happens when you give the neighborhood what it needs
THE THIRSTY GAMES: ROUND II – AN EXPLORATION INTO THE QUESTIONABLE FUTURE OF BOSTON’S MODERN PROHIBITION
Has the city’s complicated, problematic, and historically corrupt liquor licensing process guaranteed that Boston will never have a normal or equitable social life? Could lifting the cap on the number of licenses fix it?
THE THIRSTY GAMES: ROUND I – AN EXPLORATION INTO THE SORDID HISTORY OF BOSTON’S MODERN PROHIBITION
Boston’s liquor licensing quota was born out of elitism and has fostered a poisonous disparity over the past century. Can lifting the cap break the cycle?