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Southie Starbucks Community Meeting in a nutshell

More than 100 people filled the cafeteria at the Tynan School in Southie to discuss the proposed Starbucks at the corner of L and Broadway on Monday evening. Neighborhood Coordinator for the mayor’s office of neighborhood service, John Allison was on hand as moderator. Starbucks was also on hand with two attorneys and two managers/community outreach. Irene (community outreach) from Starbucks presented to the crowd. She stated that they were at the meeting to address concerns and questions. She spoke about how Starbucks could basically be customized to fit community needs. She said is should be a positive addition to [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: News|5 Comments

Starbucks Community Meeting Play by Play

Update: The Boston Globe is reporting Mayor Marty Walsh's office is coming out against Starbucks at the hearing for the Common Victualers License on Wednesday morning at City Hall.  Normally this type of license is just part of the process and typically gets approved without issue - especially if the space has already been zoned for a restaurant by the City's zoning board.  Evidently not in this case.  The mayor's office is against the Starbucks "due to inadequate support in the neighborhood."  Hmmm..... A meeting was held on Monday night to discuss this license from the City of Boston for the [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|4 Comments
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