Posts tagged "Restaurants"

Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-100-15)

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Worcester.      March 5, 2015. – June 23, 2015.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Negligence, One owning or controlling real estate.  Notice.  Practice, Civil, Summary judgment.

Civil action commenced in the Worcester Division of the District Court Department on July 6, 2010.

The case was heard on a motion for summary judgment by Steven E. Thomas, J.

After review by the Appeals Court, the Supreme Judicial Court granted leave to obtain further appellate review. read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 23, 2015 at 5:24 pm

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Less Restaurants, More Childcare Could Come to Waterfront

The Boston Redevelopment Authority is undergoing a visioning and planning process for future development of Boston's downtown waterfront. A change to Massachusetts Chapter 91 could make it easier to include daycare facilities in waterfront developments.

The Boston Redevelopment Authority is looking to change a state law designed to protect public access to waterfront buildings to allow the installation of childcare facilities on the ground floor of new waterfront developments.

Massachusetts’s Chapter 91 encourages the leasing of ground-level buildings located within 250 feet of the waterfront to restaurants, shops and other businesses that would be open to the public, according to a Boston Business Journal article. That requirement makes it difficult for developers to get state approval for projects that feature daycare services on the ground level, which could serve employees in that building.

The BRA’s director for waterfront planning, Richard McGuinness, reportedly testified on the matter before the state legislature earlier this month.

But others say daycare uses are already allowed in ground-level waterfront sites, after a complete review by the Department of Environmental Protection, and that changing the state law could encourage future developers to push for additional uses that would further limit public access, the BBJ reported. read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 30, 2013 at 6:46 pm

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South End Restaurants with Outdoor Seating

The cat patio is already a hit with diners at Tres Gatos.

Not sure where you can get a drink or a meal outside in the South End? The Boston Business Journal made the decision-making process delightfully easy for you.

The BBJ released an interactive data map with the location of (almost) every bar in the Greater Boston area that has outdoor patio seating.

On Tremont Street, there’s a huge patio with seating for The Beehive and Hamersly’s Bistro, both top notch dinner spots with the Beehive also carrying a lovely cocktail menu. Further down Tremont is Tremont 647 and Parish Cafe. On Washington Street there’s Toro for small plates and Stella for Italian, and in SoWa, there’s Gaslight and a newly opened patio at Cinquecento

Where do you go to have a drink or a meal outdoors in the South End? Tell us in the comments.

South End Patch


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 18, 2013 at 11:02 am

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