An Update on the B-Side/Lord Hobo Drama in Cambridge…

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in B-Side Lounge, BeerAdvocate Mag, Cambridge, Cambridge Licensing Commission, Daniel Lanigan, Lord Hobo

When we last discussed the continuing drama over the B-Side Lounge in Cambridge, the city’s licensing commission and the former bar’s neighbors were raking new owner Daniel Lanigan over the coals about a series of issues, including the new bar’s projected food-to-alcohol sales ratio and how the new owners would minimize noise and annoyance to […]

Cambridge’s B-Side Lounge To Become the Lord Hobo, Licensing Problems Ensue…

Posted on 10 CommentsPosted in B-Side Lounge, Cambridge, Daniel Lanigan, Licensing, Lord Hobo, Moan and Dove

I’ve written here and elsewhere about the continuing troubles and sordid history of the popular B-Side Lounge here in Cambridge. The coverage has even made it into the Boston Herald and the Boston Globe’s online editions. One of the last local pubs to be integrated into the neighborhood, the B-Side reminded me of the many […]

The New England Beer Rumor Mill Swirls…New beer bars in Boston, Lowell Beer Works, and A Shelton Goes AWOL

Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in B-Side Lounge, Beer Works, Craft Beer, Daniel Lanigan, Moan and Dove, New England, Shelton Brothers, The Publick House

What follows is a host of smaller news items that I haven’t been able to fit into any particular place so I’ve decided to place this here until I can offer further follow-up and detail. One Shelton Gets High and Mighty Word is that one of the founders of Shelton Brothers has left his day […]