The Lord Hobo Lives…

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Cambridge, Lord Hobo, Shelton Brothers

After many months of negotiations, bankruptcy proceedings, gut renovations, and fights with the local licensing commission, the Lord Hobo finally opened to the public last Wednesday. Initial reviews were positive, with some inevitable sniping on various restaurant (*cough Yelp*) and local sites. We stopped by last night for dinner and a few drinks and to […]

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 […]