From the Nov. 6 License Commission meeting, City Hall:
•Tony’s Kitchen, LLC
D/B/A: Tony’s Kitchen, 266-268 Newbury St., Back Bay.
Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the license and location from the above – To: LaPosta Pizza, LLC d/b/a Da LaPosta 12 Farnsworth Street Boston, MA 02210. 2,948 SF: In one main room on ground floor with main entrance/exit on Farnsworth Street; includes 1 main bar with seating at bar and in bar area, seating in main dining area, and kitchen counter seating. Kitchen, office and storage in rear of premises. Seasonal (April-October) outdoor patio on private property. Mario G. LaPosta, manager. 1 a.m. Closing Hour.
•Creative Restaurant Concepts, INC., D/B/A: WHISKY SAIGON, 116 BOYLSTON St., Back Bay. Holder of a Common Victualler All Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the license and location from the above – To: Cill Dara, Inc. d/b/a Eugene O’Neill’s 3700 Washington St., Jamaica Plain. Entrance from Washington Street; in one room on first floor, stock in basement; rear exit. Melissa Hunt, Manager. 1 a.m. Closing Hour.
•CANTONA, INC., D/B/A: GLOBE, 384 BOYLSTON St., Back Bay. Holder of Common Victualler 7 Day All Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the license and location from the above – To: Cisco Beer Garden, LLC d/b/a Cisco Beer Garden 80-88 Seaport Blvd., Boston. Spring/Summer Term Description: Licensed Premises to include approximately 9,200 s.f. of enclosed open air beer garden space, on private property, with seating areas and 3 bars, merchandise area, food vendors and performance/athletic space. Entrances and exits on Seaport Boulevard and Northern Avenue. Fall/Winter Term Description: Licensed Premise to include approximately 7,500 sf of space containing a tented area, with office space, seating areas, 2 bars and merchandise area, with adjacent heated deck for additional seating/viewing area overlooking skating rink. Licensed Premise located adjacent to additional non licensed space for food vendors and performance/athletic space, and other winter activation including skating rink, curling rink, and Christmas tree area. Entrances and exits on Fan Pier Boulevard, with emergency exit to adjacent non licensed winter activation space. Patrick D. Mehigan, Manager. 11 p.m. Closing Hour.
•003, INC., 312 STUART St., Back Bay. Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to transfer the license and location from the above – To: Triangle Restaurant, LLC d/b/a Mooncusser Fish House & Moon Bar at 304 Stuart St., Back Bay. On three floors and lower level, Utilities, bathrooms, storage, back of house on lower level; Food prep, cooking area, counter seating, take out area, On first floor; Main kitchen, bathrooms on second floor; Dining area, tables and chairs, on third floor. Two entrances main entrance and service entrance on first floor. Three Exits. Ian Calhoun, Manager. 2 a.m. Closing Hour. Lastly has petitioned to pledge the license to 304 Stuart St. LLC.
From the Nov. 7 Back Bay Architectural Commission hearing, 10 a.m., City Hall Rm. 709:
•Review of proposal to address moratorium on the enactment rules related to the location of sandwich board signs on public ways in the Back Bay Architectural District set to expire on Dec. 31.
•Review of proposed designs and standards for display board signs.
•Review of October 7, 2019 revisions to Signage Proposal by Robert Weintraub.
From the Nov. 7 Public Improvement Commission hearing, 10 a.m., City Hall Rm. 801:
•FENWAY THEATRE PROJECT: On a petition by 175 Ipswich Street LLC for the acceptance of a Pedestrian Easement adjacent to Lansdowne Street (public way), Boston Proper, on its southerly side at the side of 175 Ipswich St., west of Ipswich Street. On a petition by 175 Ipswich Street LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within the following public ways in Boston Proper, consisting of curb realignment, roadway and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new and relocated pedestrian ramps, specialty pavement, pavement markings, street lights, street trees, street furniture, storm drain infrastructure, hydrants, bike racks, bollards, and driveway curb cuts: Ipswich Street – generally at address no. 175, between Lansdowne Street and Van Ness Street; Lansdowne Street – west of Ipswich Street. On a petition by 175 Ipswich Street LLC for the granting of a Projection License for the installation of a canopy and signage over portions of the following public ways in Boston Proper: Ipswich Street – on its northwesterly side at address no. 175, southwest of Lansdowne Street; Lansdowne Street – on its southerly side west of Ipswich Street. On a petition by 175 Ipswich Street LLC for the granting of an Earth Retention License for the installation of a temporary earth support system within Ipswich Street (public way), Boston Proper, on its northwesterly side at address no. 175, southwest of Lansdowne Street.
•On a petition by Concepts International I LLC for the making of Specific Repairs within Public Alley no. 438 (public way), Boston Proper, located on its northwesterly side at the rear of 18 Newbury Street, generally between Arlington Street and Berkeley Street, and consisting of curb and sidewalk reconstruction, as well as new groundwater recharge infrastructure.
From the 2:30 p.m. City Council Committee on Government Operations :
An ordinance relative to the establishment of an independent commission on equal opportunity and the elimination of systemic bias in the workplace. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Michael Flaherty. The sponsors of the docket are Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Andrea Campbell, and Councilor Josh Zakim.
From the Nov. 12 Zoning Board of Appeal hearing, City Hall Rm. 801, 9:30 a.m.:
•28 Concord Sq. Applicant: Alpine Advisory Services. Purpose: Amendment. Install 6’ cantilevered rear decks at rear of parlor and third floors as per plans. Install roof deck as per plans. Where a stairway is provided to a roof, access to the roof shall be provided through a penthouse.
•222-224 Newbury St. Applicant: Qisheng Jia. Purpose: Wish to change use from retail to restaurant.
•3 Bond St., South End. Applicant: Alison Ryan. Purpose: Total renovation of single family dwelling per plans. Reconstruction of structurally compromised front and rear exterior walls of this row house. Erect roof deck. Enlarge rear dormer.
From the Nov. 12 Licensed Premise Violations hearing, 10 a.m., City Hall Rm. 809a:
•Speakeasy Group, Inc. As G.P. Of Speakeasy L.P., doing business as: Storyville, 90 Exeter St., Back Bay. =Date: 07/13/2019: Patron on patron assault & battery.
•Azumi, LLC, doing business as: Zuma, 1 7 Dalton St., Back Bay. Date: 06/29/2019: Patron on patron assault, Patron on employee indecent assault. No Entertainment Lic. on file (2 DJ, at least 1 TV).
•Eddie V’s Holdings, LLC, doing business as: Eddie V’s, 800 Boylston St., Fenway. Date: 07/20/2019: Expired BFD Assembly Permit 6/30/19.
•Newbury Fine Dining Limited Partnership, doing business as: Sonsie, 327 Newbury St., Back Bay. Date: 08/15/2019: Expired BFD Permit 6/30/2019, expired ISD Cert. 6/30/2019j.
•Bay Village Historic District Commission; Back Bay West Architectural District Commission; and Boston Landmarks Commission – Nov. 12 – all canceled due to no applications.
•From the noon, Nov. 13, COMMITTEE ON ARTS, CULTURE, AND SPECIAL EVENTS: Order for a hearing regarding improving access to workspace and live-work spaces for artists in the City of Boston. This matter is sponsored by the Councilors Annissa Essaibi-George, Matt O’Malley and Kim Janey and was referred to the Committee on Arts, Culture and Special Events on 3/6/2019.
•From the Nov. 13 Back Bay Architectural Commission, City Hall Rm. 900, 4:30 p.m.:
•46 Hereford St.: Unapproved HVAC unit attached to rear elevation.
•135 Commonwealth Ave.: Unapproved HVAC unit attached to rear elevation.
•48 Gloucester St.: At side elevation unapproved removal of louver at window opening and installation of PVC piping out louvered window opening.
•64 Commonwealth Ave.: Unapproved asphalt paving at rear parking area.
•28 Commonwealth Ave.: Unapproved asphalt paving at rear parking area.
•31 Fairfield St.: Unapproved wood railings at front entry steps.
•252 Newbury St.: Unapproved blade sign and electronic window signage.
•254 Newbury St.: Unapproved banner sign on fence.
•15 Arlington St.: Signage plan for Newbury Street, Arlington Street and Public Alley 437.
•103-105 Newbury St.: At front facade level patio, install patio dining area, and install window signage.
•731 Boylston St.: At front façade remodel storefront and install signage.
•354 Marlborough St.: At rear of property remove Linden tree.
•10-11 Arlington St.: At rear elevation remove upper fire escapes; and at roof enlarge previously approved roof deck and construct copper-clad headhouse.
•90 Commonwealth Ave.: At roof repair and remove a section of the existing roof deck, and modify approved penthouse renovation.
•315 Commonwealth Ave.: At roof replace black rubber membrane roof in-kind, replace roof deck and railings, install deck step lights, remove brick chimney, access hatch, skylight and elevator headhouse, construct new access hatch, replace existing large skylight in-kind, install pyramid skylight, install nine heat pumps, and add three chimney pots to west chimney; at front façade and rear elevation refurbish and clean roof slate, replace all flashing and gutters with copper, remove all security devices, flood lights, sirens, and lock boxes, repair wood moldings and masonry, refurbish doors, clean and re-paint ironwork and fire escapes; and at rear elevation replace roof over entry door with standing seam copper, and install air intake vent and light fixture above entry door.
From the 1 p.m. Nov. 14 City Council Committee on Housing and Community Development:
City Council hearing to discuss updates on the implementation of the Short Term Rental Ordinance. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Lydia Edwards. The Sponsors are Councilor Ed Flynn, Lydia Edwards, and Michelle Wu.