Liquor Licenses

The Scapegoats

Two black politicians have already been convicted of taking bribes, but the real crime when it comes to awarding valuable liquor licenses in Boston is the abuse that remains perfectly legal. 

The Drinks Are on Them

In dominating the city’s liquor license scene, the law firm of McDermott, Quilty & Miller has lots to celebrate. The rest of us? Not so much.

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The Hill and the Hall Week in Review

Each Friday, Paul McMorrow will take you inside the smoke-filled rooms and darkly-lit corridors of government to bring you the hottest and juiciest political tidbits. […]

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The Wilbur Theater: Boston’s Dry Rock ‘n Roll Venue

A horrifying thing happened last night at the Wilbur. My friend and I slid up to the bar shortly before Eli “Paperboy” Reed & the […]

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The Hill and the Hall Week in Review

Each Friday, Paul McMorrow will take you inside the smoke-filled rooms and darkly-lit corridors of government to bring you the hottest and juiciest political tidbits. […]

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The Pour House Dries Up?

When tourists think of Boston landmarks, they often mention the Bunker Hill Monument, the Old North Church, or even the Bull and Finch Pub. But […]

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Won’t Anyone Think of the Children?

Brookline teenagers have a problem. Is it violence in their neighborhood? No. Asbestos in their high school? Not that we know of. To a perpetually […]

Liquids: The Burden of Proof

The Burden of Proof