34 hours ago

BeanTowne Coffee House in Boston Has Closed; APM Coffee to Open in Space

The address for the now-closed BeanTowne Coffee House (and upcoming APM Coffee) in Boston is 99 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA, 02111.

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A trio of coffee shops is now down to two, as it has closed its Boston location--though a new coffee shop is getting ready to open in its space. According to an email, BeanTowne Coffee House on Kneeland Street (near the border of Chinatown and the Leather District) has shut down, with a message from the company confirming that it has indeed closed for good.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

2 days ago

Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Officers Chase Down and Apprehend Gun-Toting Suspect Dealing Drugs near Downtown Crossing

...community complaints relative to street-level drug activity, were on patrol in the area of Temple Place and Tremont Street when they observed what appeared to be a drug transaction between three individuals standing in...

...officers were able to catch up to and subdue the suspect in the area of 55 Temple Place. A pat frisk of the suspect enabled officers to locate and confiscate a silver-colored...

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...between three individuals standing in the doorway of a vacant store front in area of 144 Tremont Street. In light of their observations, officers stopped their cruiser and approached the trio. As officers...

    Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Officers Chase Down and Apprehend Gun-Toting Suspect Dealing Drugs near Downtown Crossing
    Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Officers Chase Down and Apprehend Gun-Toting Suspect Dealing Drugs near Downtown Crossing: At about 12:40pm, on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, officers from District A-1 (Downtown), acting on several community complaints relative to street-level drug activity, were on patrol
    http://bpdnews.com

5 days ago

A Cocktail Lounge With a Champagne Vending Machine Is Coming to Boston’s Theater District

Boston’s Theater District is getting a new cocktail lounge and restaurant in March. The Ghost Walks — which is owned by the same folks who operate Bijou, Committee, and Cafeteria — will open at 57 Stuart St., in the space beneath Bijou.

    A Cocktail Lounge With a Champagne Vending Machine Is Coming to Boston's Theater District
    Boston's Theater District is getting a new cocktail lounge and restaurant in March. The Ghost Walks - which is owned by the same folks who operate Bijou, Committee, and Cafeteria - will open at 57 Stuart St., in the space beneath Bijou.
    https://boston.eater.com

Feb 07

The Ghost Walks to Open in Boston's Theater District

The address for this upcoming restaurant and lounge in the Theater District is: The Ghost Walks, 57 Stuart Street, Boston, MA, 02116.

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    It looks like a new dining and drinking spot is on its way to downtown Boston, though very little is known about the place at this point in time.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

Feb 07

Office of Outdoor Advertising Meeting

a.    51 – 59 Stuart Street (rooftop)

10 Park Plaza

    Office of Outdoor Advertising Meeting
    The Office of Outdoor Advertising, Attention John R. Romano, Director Ten Park Plaza, Room 6141 Boston, MA 02116
    https://www.boston.gov

Feb 05

BostInno Approved: February’s Top Tech & Startup Events in Boston

...innovating ideas about how to make this city better. This free event takes place at 50 Milk St. on the 15th Floor,  and is from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m...

...and the tickets for this event are $10.  It is hosted at Yesware Boston at 75 Kneeland St on the 15th floor...

...page. This takes place at 6 p.m. at Morgan Lewis, which is located at 1 Federal St.

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...is free of charge and is located at the Care.com headquarters, which is at 77 4th Ave, Lower Level in Waltham. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and space is...

...MA. This event is at 5:45 p.m. and is located at WorkBar at 399 Boylston St on the sixth floor...

...is from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Hatch Fenway, which is located at 401 Park Dr on the eighth floor...

Female Millennial Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Meetup: This is a monthly networking event for female entrepreneurs or business owners to get to know each other. This event is at the Caffe Nero located at 416 West Broadway from 11 a.m – 1 p.m and is free of charge.

...runs from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. and takes place at Alley Cambridge at 10 Ware St in Cambridge...

...8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Boston University Questrom School of Business 595 Commonwealth Ave. Tickets range from $20 – $25...

...business’s ideas. This event is $25 and takes place at the WeWork located at 625 Massachusetts Ave in Cambridge...

...are $0-$25. This takes place at John Harvard’s Brewery and Ale House at 33 Dunster St in Cambridge...

Stitch and Pitch: This is a casual networking event for people in tech and startups to bond over beers and crafting. This event is free and takes place at WeWork space at 51 Melcher St from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

...event takes place at 5:30 p.m. at District Hall, which is located at 75 Northern Ave.

...This class takes place at 2 p.m. at the Boston University BUild lab at 730 Commonwealth Ave. Tickets for this event range from $0 – $45...

...5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Ray and Maria Stata Center at 32 Vassar St in Cambridge...

    Top Boston Tech & Startup Events Happening in January 2018
    February may be the shortest month of the year, but there are no shortages of tech and startup events this month. Here is our list of events you won't want to miss this month that are worth braving the cold. General Assembly hosts Tech and Customer Experience: This free event focuses on customer experience in the tech industry.
    https://www.americaninno.com

Feb 02

16 Events Worth Checking Out in February

February 7 — 6:30 p.m. — 125 Summer St., Boston — If one of your resolutions for 2018 is to finally learn to code, you...

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February 1 — 11:30 a.m. — 1 Kendall Sq., Cambridge — Craft breweries from all over the world will raise a glass of gruit to...

February 2 — 6 p.m. — Seaport World Trade Center, 1 Seaport Lane — If you’re one of those poor bastards who chose to put yourself through “Drynuary...

February 3 — 6 p.m. — 82 Boston St., Boston — Need to laugh those winter blues away? The Polish American Citizens Club of South...

February 3 — 2 p.m. — Warrior Ice Arena, 90 Guest St. — It’s not hyperbole to say that the folks over at Dana-Farber are miracle...

February 9 — 5 p.m. — 284 Broadway, Cambridge — The days after the Super Bowl are some of the darkest of the year...

February 10 — 10 a.m. — 465 Huntington Ave., Boston — Ring in the Year of the Dog at the Museum of Fine Arts with...

February 11 — 10 a.m. — 100 Hanover St., Boston — And now, for something completely different. This first-ever free festival is expected to...

February 13 and 14 — 4 p.m. — 40 Brattle St., Cambridge — Fresh off its 75th anniversary celebration last November, one of the greatest love stories...

February 14 — 6 p.m. — 215 Charles St., Boston — I’ve never been a big anti-Valentine’s Day guy because I fully...

February 15 — 6:30 p.m. — 44 Cedric St., Boston — You love cheese. I love cheese. Everyone loves cheese! That being said, how much...

February 22 — 6 p.m. — 700 Boylston St., Boston — What is the role of a public library in 2018? How does the Boston...

February 25 — 9 a.m. — 19 Clarendon St., Boston — It has apparently flown under my radar, but Fitbit Local is running a series...

    16 Boston Events Worth Checking Out in February 2018
    Sure, February is the shortest month and also one of the coldest months around here. But it's also when we start to emerge from our hibernation and get reacquainted with the city around us. If you're one of those #SoberyJanaury people, February is the light at the end of the tunnel.
    https://www.americaninno.com

Jan 31

Phone fraud workshop Feb. 3

70 Beach Street, 5F

    Phone fraud workshop Feb. 3
    70 Beach Street, 5F Boston, MA 02111 The Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York will speak about phone fraud at the Wong Family Association. Scammers have called Chinese individuals in Mandarin. The calls spoof the embassy's number and scammers ask for credit card information, along with personal information.
    http://sampan.org

Jan 24

Chinatown Food Crawl: Dumplings, Eggplant, and Some Awfully Good Offal

52 Beach St., Boston, MA 02111 Yelp/Wai L. The Sichuan fish soup at Gourmet Dumpling House

86 Bedford St., Boston, MA 02111 Official Website This is sandwich heaven

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34 Oxford St., Boston, MA 02111 Facebook Crispy exterior, pork- and vegetable-filled interior

    Chinatown Food Crawl: Dumplings, Eggplant, and Some Awfully Good Offal
    Welcome back to When we go out, we often find ourselves wanting to try more than one restaurant or bar at a time - a drink and a snack here, another drink and perhaps a dessert there - and want to share our favorite multi-stop combinations with you.
    https://boston.eater.com

Jan 17

Jacob Wirth Restaurant in Boston's Theater District Is Up for Sale

The address for Jacob Wirth is 31-37 Stuart Street, Boston, MA, 02116. Its website can be found at http://www.jacobwirth.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    A downtown Boston institution that has been in business for 150 years is on the selling block. Boston Magazine is reporting that Jacob Wirth Restaurant in the city's Theater District is up for sale, with the Stuart Street dining and drinking spot going on the market for $1,025,000.
    http://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

Jan 16

Accomplice-Backed VentureApp Pivots to Become Real Estate Tech Startup

A recent report in Bloomberg gave credence to this idea, pointing to commercial real estate owners like Blackstone Group, which owns 100 Summer St. in Boston, that are creating new amenities like built-in clubs to attract startups with large millennial workforces.

    Accomplice-Backed VentureApp Pivots to Become Real Estate Tech Company
    Say goodbye to VentureApp and hello to HqO. VentureApp, a Boston-based business messaging platform that raised a $4 million round last year led by Accomplice, announced on Tuesday that it has pivoted its focus to real estate and changed its name to HqO, short for Headquarters Optimized.
    https://www.americaninno.com

Jan 15

Best Spots For A Quick Lunch In Downtown Boston

44 Province St.

21 Temple Place

    Best Spots For A Quick Lunch In Downtown Boston
    While there are some who can take all the time they need for a long, lazy and luxurious lunch, most people are lucky to be able to get away from work, school, family or activities for more than 15 or 30 minutes.
    http://boston.cbslocal.com

Jan 09

Police: Body found in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood

The body was found at about 11 a.m. near 61 Beach St.

    Police: Body found in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood
    A body was found in Boston's Chinatown neighborhood Tuesday morning, police said.
    http://www.wcvb.com

Jan 09

Body found in Boston’s Chinatown section, police say

The body was discovered around 11 a.m. near 61 Beach Street.

    Body found in Boston's Chinatown section, police say
    BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police say a body was found Tuesday morning in the city's Chinatown section. The body was discovered around 11 a.m. near 61 Beach Street. Police are on the scene investigating at this time. No additional details were immediately available. (Copyright (c) 2018 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved.
    http://whdh.com

Jan 02

17 Events Worth Checking Out in January

January 6 — 2 p.m. — 1 Federal St., Boston — Instead of trudging back to the same old gym to work on those tenuous...

January 25 — 6:30 p.m. — 125 Summer St., Boston — Resolved to make more connections in Boston’s always changing startup community? Head over...

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January 1 — 11 a.m. — 360 Harrison Ave., Boston — Grab your best Hawaiian shirt, comb your mustache, borrow a Tigers hat from your...

January 1 — 1 p.m. — 40 Brattle St., Cambridge — The best way to say farewell to a crazy year is by settling for...

January 3 — 6 p.m. — 140 Guest St., Boston — YogaWorks instructor Anne Patrick and by DJ Sprino are ready to start your 2018...

January 5 — 5 p.m. — 450 Harrison Ave., Boston — If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to take in more culture...

January 8 — 8 p.m. — 2 Bennett Street, Cambridge — Les Sablons pays homage to the Thin White Duke’s 25,000 days on...

January 11 through 15 — 415 Summer St., Boston — New England’s premier showcase of the newest model year vehicles is the perfect...

January 11 — 8 p.m. — 136 Mass Ave., Boston — Although he doesn’t have the megaphone he once had, few people have covered...

January 13 — 7 p.m. — 89 Winthrop St., Cambridge — Gods, monsters, warriors, and mere mortals are invited to this one-of-a-kind...

January 13 — 8:30 a.m. — 92 Newbury St., Boston — If you weren’t able to get your 2018 fitness resolutions going in the...

January 16 — 7:30 p.m. — 306 Northern Ave., Boston — If you’ve recently been stuck in a routine or found yourself wanting to...

January 18 — 6:30 p.m. — 67 Smith Place, Cambridge — Two competing Formaggio Kitchen cheesemongers will be given a specific cheese to use to...

January 25 — 6 p.m. — 44 Cedric St., Boston — Drink local in Bully Boy Distillers’ tasting room and raise money to support The...

January 31 — 7 p.m. — 539 Tremont St., Boston — The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is bringing back Movers & Shakers for 2018...

    17 Boston Events Worth Checking Out in January 2018
    If you're anything like me, 2017 can't be gone fast enough. After enjoying the holidays and some time off, you're going to want to start the new year in style and I've got 17 great events all worth leaving the house for. After you've kicked that New Year's Day hangover, of course.
    https://www.americaninno.com

Dec 29

Traffic Advisory for Sunday, December 31, 2017, and January, 1, 2018

Traffic delays are expected in the vicinity of the intersection of Tremont Street and Boylston Street on Monday, January 1, 2018, as Boston residents gather for the 10 a.m. Inauguration...

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Trinity Place, Copley Fairmount side, from Saint James Avenue to Stuart Street; and both sides, from Stuart Street to the Clarendon Street Garage, at and opposite #40 Trinity Place.

    Traffic Advisory for Sunday, December 31, 2017, and January, 1, 2018
    On Sunday, December 31, 2017, the City of Boston will welcome the New Year with its annual First Night Celebration, and Monday, January 1, 2018, the inauguration of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh will take place at the Cutler Majestice Theatre. Street closures and parking bans will be in effect throughout the weekend to support these events.
    https://www.boston.gov

Dec 21

The Winter 2017-2018 Restaurant Opening Guide: Boston Proper

52 Temple Pl., Downtown Crossing, Boston

2 Broad St., Downtown Boston

Democracy Brewing (35 Temple Pl., Downtown Crossing, Boston): A worker-owned brewpub opening in the historic Windsor Button space. It’ll have a tasting room and event space, and the team plans to distribute to bars and restaurants. Projected opening: April 2018

Kamakura (150 State St., Downtown Boston): Contemporary kaiseki cuisine — high-end, multi-course meals featuring seasonal ingredients — from Youji Iwakura (Snappy Ramen, Uni, Basho). Projected opening: Unknown

Sam Adams (60 State St., Downtown Boston — maybe): After the fall 2017 debut of a taproom at its longtime JP...

Unnamed Emerald Lounge replacement at the Revere Hotel (200 Stuart St., Downtown Boston): The five-year-old Emerald Lounge closed in December 2017, and it will...

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Prudential Center, 800 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston

384 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston

217 Newbury St., Back Bay, Boston

399 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston

107 Porter St., East Boston

256 Marginal St., East Boston

900 Boylston St., Audubon Circle/Fenway, Boston

1350 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston

51 Sleeper St., Fort Point, Boston

154 Green St., Jamaica Plain, Boston

3346 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, Boston

The Tremont, 1480 Tremont St., Mission Hill, Boston

19 Poplar St., Roslindale, Boston

60 Seaport Blvd., Seaport District, Boston

391 D St., Seaport District, Boston

455 E 1st St., South Boston

246 W. Broadway, South Boston

1750 Washington St., South End, Boston

400 Tremont St., South End, Boston

The Girard, 600 Harrison Ave., South End, Boston

150 Canal St., West End, Boston

1 Nashua St., West End, Boston

6 West Broadway hotel restaurant and rooftop bar (6 West Broadway, South Boston): Part of Meyer Jabara Hotels, this forthcoming South Boston hotel will have a restaurant as well as a rooftop bar. Projected opening: Early 2019

Akinto (1 Appleton St., South End, Boston): Once a residency at Wink & Nod, this Southeast Asian restaurant will eventually open in the former Merrill & Co. space next to Wink & Nod. It’s been in the works for quite some time. Projected opening: Unknown

Backlash Beer Co. (152 Hampden St., Roxbury, Boston): This longtime contract brewer is in the process of opening up its own brewery and taproom. Retail sales began in September 2017, but there’s more permitting and construction that has to happen before the taproom debuts. Projected opening: Unknown

Backyard Betty’s (172-174 W. Broadway, South Boston): A forthcoming Southie restaurant that is apparently related to Publico. Projected opening: Unknown

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (1124 Boylston St., Fenway, Boston and another yet-to-be-announced location): The Canadian pizza-focused sports bar...

Brato Brewhouse & Kitchen (190 North Beacon St., Brighton, Boston): The forthcoming brewpub from Cambridge Brewing Company alums will be located not too far from the new Boston Landing development. Projected opening: Sometime in 2018; meanwhile, Brato is hosting a number of pop-up events

Burro Bar (1357 Washington St., South End, Boston): The latest from the Alpine Restaurant Group (Painted Burro, Posto, and more...

Carrot Flower (703 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, Boston): Juices, smoothies, soups, nut milks, and more. Projected opening: Spring 2018

Cava (667 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): This rapidly expanding DC-based fast-casual Mediterranean chain is also coming to Fenway (January 2018), Hingham (February 2018), and Dedham (February 2018). Projected opening: Later in 2018, after the other locations

Distraction Brewing Company (2 Belgrade Ave., Roslindale, Boston): A new brewery will take over the corner space that was once home to an Emack & Bolio’s ice cream shop. Projected opening: Spring 2018

Feng Shui (1924 Beacon St., Cleveland Circle, Brighton, Boston): Sushi, hibachi, and Chinese food from a restaurant group with locations in Chelmsford, Waltham, Cohasset, and Tyngsborough. (It’ll open in Burlington eventually as well.) Projected opening: Unknown

Gyu-Kaku (101 Allstate Rd., Dorchester, Boston): An international Japanese barbecue chain with hundreds of locations (including one in Brookline and one in Cambridge) will expand to Dorchester’s under-development South Bay Town Center. Projected opening: Unknown

La Colombe (250 West Newton St., Back Bay, Boston): The Philadelphia-based coffee roaster and cafe chain already has two Boston locations (in the Leather District and the Seaport District), and a Back Bay one is coming up next. Projected opening: Unknown

New Yorker Fried Chicken (1251 River St., Hyde Park, Boston): A slightly renamed chicken takeout spot, under new ownership. The old ownership had a bit of a fraud scandal. Projected opening: Unknown

Orá Trattorizza (655 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston): A two-floor trattoria/pizzeria from the owner of Piattini Wine Cafe on Newbury Street. Projected opening: Unknown

Pig ‘N Whistle Diner (226 N. Beacon St., Brighton, Boston): A diner that has been closed for 15 years might get resurrected without too many changes. Projected opening: Unknown

The Quiet Few (331 Sumner St., East Boston): A casual restaurant and bar slated for the space briefly occupied by East Boston Kitchen in 2014 (and vacant since then). Projected opening: Unknown

The Sip & Spoke Bike Kitchen (611 Columbia Rd., Uphams Corner, Dorchester, Boston): Repair your bike; drink coffee. Projected opening: Unknown

Soup Shack (779 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, Boston): Replacing Kamado Super Fusion and serving Asian noodle soups. Projected opening: Unknown

The Westland (10 Westland Ave., near Symphony Hall, Boston): From the group behind Hopewell Kitchen & Bar, the Avenue, and more comes a “classic American tavern” in the long-vacant Symphony 8 space. Projected opening: “Soon”

Time Out Market (401 Park Dr., Fenway): The Landmark Center is being converted into a new development, 401 Park Drive, which...

Xi’an Street Foods (182 Brighton Ave., Allston, Boston): No relation to Xi’an Famous Foods, but presumably more Xi’an cuisine, which may include hand-pulled noodles, a lamb and flatbread stew, and flatbread “burgers.” Projected opening: Unknown

Wild Pops (3212 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, Boston): This popsicle pop-up can be found at various events and locations around town, but at some point in 2018, its previously seasonal storefront will reopen — and stay open year-round. Projected opening: Spring or summer 2018

Zuma (1 Dalton St., Back Bay, Boston): A London-based upscale Japanese restaurant that draws inspiration from izakayas and serves sushi, robata grill dishes, and more. It’ll be located in the One Dalton building. Projected opening: Unknown

    The Winter 2017-2018 Restaurant Opening Guide: Boston Proper
    Winter is here, but it's not all bad: The days will start getting longer again, and some interesting restaurant openings are on the horizon. Here's the rundown on what's coming up in Boston proper this season, sorted by neighborhood. At the bottom, find a preview of what's coming up beyond winter.
    https://boston.eater.com

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