License Commission General Hearing

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Police Station
First Floor Conference Room
125 Sixth St.
Cambridge, MA 02142

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Contact

Elizabeth Lint
elint@cambridgema.gov
617-349-6140

Description

License Commission Agenda

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Robert W. Healy Public Safety Building

125 Sixth Street

Community Room

 

            The following are the matters which the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed or voted upon as of 5:00 p.m., without public testimony. 

 

MALT & WINE LICENSES WITH OR WITHOUT ENTERTAINMENT:

 

1.         Kristen Glauser and Benjamin Kuhlmann has applied for a malt and wine with entertainment (Recorded/live music and Amplification system) license to be exercised at  18 Saint Paul Street (Dead end), Cambridge, on 7/9/16 from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for a party. Expected attendance - 150 people.

 

 

2.         Kateryna Kuc, has applied for a malt license to be exercised at Urban Outfitters, 11 JFK Street, Cambridge, on 6/10/16 from 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. for an in store event.  Expected attendance – 75 people.

 

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT LICENSES ONLY:

 

1.         Selvin Chambers, has applied for an entertainment and open air festival license to provide DJ and Amplification system service for a family and youth event at Green Rose Heritage Park, 155 Harvard Street, Cambridge, on 7/4/16 with rain date 7/9/16 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Expected attendance – 200 people.

 

 

 

VENDORS

 

1.         Sarah Spinella, has applied for a vendor’s license to sell T-shirts, Tote bags, and Stickers at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge on 6/19/16 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

2.         Keith Schubert-Taco Party LLC, has applied for a vendor’s license to sell food at Jamestown Davenport Thorndike Street on 6/16/16 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and at Draper lab 555 Technology Square on 6/30/16 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 

3.         Edward Goyette on behalf of Beantowne Café has applied for a peddler’s permit for a block party at One Kendall Square on June 16, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30 pm.

 

4.         Ian Grossman, on behalf of The Smoke Shop BBQ, has applied for a peddler’s permit for a block party at One Kendall Square on June 16, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30 pm.

 

5.         RJHeart, d/b/a Mamaleh’s Delicatessen has applied for a peddler’s permit for a block party at One Kendall Square on June 16, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS:

 

 

1.         Topsfield Bakeshop Inc. dba The Whoopie Wagon holder of Hawkers and Peddlers licensee has applied for a change of location from Third & Binney Street to Grand Junction

 

 

 

2.         Nicholas Emmons on behalf of Flying Toad, Inc. d/b/a Cambridge Common, 1667 Massachusetts Avenue, holder of an all alcoholic beverages restaurant license, has applied for a one-day amendment to their existing license to serve food and beverages (beer and hard cider) in their parking lot on June 26, 2016 from 12pm to 6pm with 100 people expected.

 

3.         Philip Bannatyne, on behalf of Cambridge brewing Co. has applied for a one-day extension of their license to sell food and alcoholic beverages for a block party at One Kendall Square on June 16, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30 pm.

 

4.         Slaw Dog, LLC d/b/a State Park, has applied for a one-day extension of their license to sell food and beer for a block party at One Kendall Square on June 16, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30 pm.

 

5.         Toasted Brothers, LLC has applied for a one-day extension of their license to sell food and beer for a block party at One Kendall Square on June 16, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30 pm.

 

6.         DNS Group, Inc. has applied for a one-day extension of their license to sell food and beer for a block party at One Kendall Square on June 16, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            The following are matters which the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed, and for which public testimony will be taken, as of 5:00 p.m.

 

            Rule Proposal    The Commission will accept a total of 30 minutes of public comments/testimony on the proposed changes to the Rules and Regulations.  Written comments may also be submitted to the Commission at the time. 

 

 

 

 

            Disciplinary     Eugene F. Lynch Post #30 United American Vets, Inc., 1 Cedar Street, to respond to allegations of violations of G. L. c. 138, §§ 12, 15A and 23, G. L. c. 272, § 53(b), Cambridge Noise Control Ordinance 8.16.080, Rules 1, 15, 16, 45 and 47 of the Rules and Regulations of the Cambridge License Commission, and Rules 1 and 2 of the License Commission’s Noise Rules.  Specifically, it is alleged that on March 26, 2016: the premise was over capacity; patrons were obstructing the public way, causing nuisance, disturbance of the peace and public safety issues; there was a transfer of ownership/interest and club was being operated by a non-member; and club was open to non-members.  In addition, it is alleged the club is allowing non-Veterans to join as members.

 

 

 

Application      Uno Restaurants, LLC d/b/a Uno Pizzeria & Grill, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcohol License at 22 JFK Street has applied for a Change of Manager to Blair Wells.

 

 

 

 

            Application      The Studio at 550, Inc., has applied for an Entertainment License at 550 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, for: Live music with amplification; Dancing Exhibitions; Music to be played below, at, or above conversation level; and 1 TV/Video Screen.

 

 

Application      Colwen Management, Inc. d/b/a AC Hotels by Marriott Cambridge, has applied for a new Innholders All Alcoholic Beverages License to be exercised at 10 Acorn Park Drive, Duje Bozikovic, as proposed Manager of the premise described as: Four story hotel with 150 guest rooms; first floor licensed area (10,683 SF) consisting of lounge/bar, breakfast/dining restaurant, two (2) board rooms, meeting room with pre-function area, outdoor function terrace (1,094 SF) and bar terrace (394 SF). 1 main entrance and 4 exits with 2 additional seasonal exits. Licensed area, public space, hotel operations areas and 6 guest rooms on the first floor, 48 guest rooms on each of floors 2 through 4. Application is also made for an Entertainment License for an audio tape machine/CD/computerized digital media that can be played at conversation level and 3 TV’s.

 

 

 

Application      Catalyst Café, LLC d/b/a Catalyst Cafe, has applied for a Common Victualler License at 75-125 Binney Street with a proposed seating capacity of 46 inside and 6 seasonal patio seats on the private property with proposed hours of 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. seven days per week, William Kovell as proposed manager of record. Premise is described as: 2,159 SF restaurant with dining room and kitchen, located on the first floor. Seasonal outdoor seating on private property. An application has also been made for an Entertainment License to include background music at conversation level.

 

 

 

            Application      HSA Food Park, LLC d/b/a Naco Taco, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcohol License at 297 Massachusetts Avenue has applied for an Entertainment License to include: Dancing by patrons; Live musical instruments and/or vocalists with or without amplification; karaoke; Dj; and 4 TV’s.

 

 

 

 

Application      450 Kendal Hospitality, Inc. d/b/a Launch, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcohol License at 450 Kendall Street has applied for a Change of d/b/a to Glass House, Change of Manager to Thomas Shea, and Change of Sunday alcohol service from 11:00a.m. to 10:00a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Application      450 Kendall Hospitality, Inc. d/b/a K2 Cafe, has applied for a Common Victualler License at 500 Kendall Street with a proposed seating capacity of 79 inside and 24 seasonal patio seats on the private property with proposed hours of 7:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday, Austin O’Connor as proposed manager of record. Premise is described as: 2,790 SF in one room on ground floor with dining area, storage, kitchen, and restrooms. Seasonal outdoor seating on private property. An application has also been made for an Entertainment License to include background music at conversation level and 2 TV’s.

 

 

 

 

            Application      Season to Taste Catering, LLC d/b/a Season to Taste, holder of a Common Victualler Wine & Malt Beverages License at 2447 Massachusetts Avenue has applied for an Alteration of Premise to add an outdoor seasonal patio on public property. Proposed new premise description is: Kitchen and dining room in an open space. Seating for 20. 160+/- Sf patio on the public sidewalk with 8 seats. Applicant has also submitted an application to expand the current closing hour from 10:30p.m. to 11:30p.m.

 

 

 

Application      Transfer of the Common Victualler All Alcoholic Beverages License held by T.O.M.I. Brothers, Inc. d/b/a Blue Fin Restaurant, at 1815 Massachusetts Avenue to JC.N.A, Inc. d/b/a Wafuya, at same location, Aya Tano, proposed manager of record. The proposed hours are 10:30a.m. to 1:00a.m. seven days per week with a seating capacity of 80. Application has also been made to Pledge said license. The premise is described as: 2,433 Sf with 3 exits; Double door entrance inside the mall; Exit in kitchen; Old entrance/main; Kitchen area; Sushi counter; Waitress counter; Four dining areas.

 

 

 

            Application      SlawDog, LLC d/b/a State Park, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcoholic Beverages License at One Kendall Square, Building 300, has applied for a New Stockholder, Transfer of Stock, and Pledge of Stock.

 

 

 

 

            Application      RJ Heart, LLC d/b/a Mamaleh’s Delicatessen, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcoholic Beverages License at One Kendall Square, Building 300, has applied for an Alteration of Premise Description, New Stockholder, and Transfer of Stock. The proposed premise is described as: 5 story building, first floor to be licensed for 96 seats in 2 rooms, and kitchen (3,508 Sf); basement for private dining for 18 seats in 1 room and storage (2,604 Sf); 1 entrance, 2 exits. Total square feet is 6,212.

 

 

 

            Informational  Dip Dog, Inc. d/b/a Hungry Mother, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcohol License at 233 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, currently inactive, pursuant to G.L. c.138 §77 and G.L. 140 §9- non-use of license.

 

 

 

            Application      Dip Dog, Inc. d/b/a Hungry Mother, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcoholic Beverages License at 233 Cardinal Medeiros Avenue, has applied for a New Stockholder, New Officer/Director and Transfer of Stock. This location is currently closed and not operating.

 

 

 

 

            Application      Moksa, LLC d/b/a MONROE, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcohol License at 450 Massachusetts Avenue for a Change of Manager to Brig Dauber.

 

 

 

 

 

            Application      MJ. Auto Sales, Inc. has applied for a Used Car Dealers License Class II, Office Only, at 2380 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 109.

 

 

 

 

Application      CoffeeShop, LLC d/b/a UpperWest, has applied for a new General on Premise All Alcoholic Beverages License to be exercised at 1 Cedar Street with proposed hours of 7:00a.m. to 12:00a.m. seven days per week with a seating capacity of 36, Kimberly Courtney, as proposed Manager of record a premise described as: Basement level with two rooms, including kitchen, 2 egresses, approx. 1,140 sq. ft.  Applications are also made for a Common Victualler License and Entertainment License for: Darts; Reading of poetry or other works; live musical instruments and/or vocalists without amplification; radio; audio tape machine/CD/computerized digital media that can be played below conversation level and 2 TV’s.

 

 

Application      M&R Hospitality Group, Inc. d/b/a Moona Restaurant, has applied for a new Common Victualler Wine & Malt Beverages License to be exercised at 243 Hampshire Street with proposed hours of 5:00p.m. to 1:00 a.m. seven days per week with a seating capacity of 19 inside and 8 seasonal patio seats on private property, Mohamad El Zein as proposed manager of record of a premise described as: Ground level of three story building. 1,000 SF with 19 seats and standing room by the bar area at high top tables. Basement for storage underneath. Patio on private property with 8 seats.

 

 

 

Application      Longfellows Provisions, LLC d/b/a Longfellows, has applied for a Common Victualler License at 284 Broadway with a proposed seating capacity of 35 inside and proposed hours of 7:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. seven days per week, Alisha Fowler as proposed manager of record. Premise is described as: Building at 284 Broadway. Single story 10,032 Sf brick and concrete structure. Taproom where café will be is 1,060 SF. 3 bathrooms, break room, and storage in the rear (1,300 SF). An application has also been made for an Entertainment License to include background music below, at, or above conversation level.

 

 

 

Disciplinary     Moksa, LLC d/b/a MONROE due to alleged violations of Rule 1 of the Rules and Regulations of the Cambridge License Commission, Rules 2 & 3 of the Noise Rules, permitting smoking on the premise, patrons blocking pedestrians and vehicle traffic, and disturbances inside and outsode of the establishment causing public safety issues and overcrowding.

 

 

              Disciplinary   Grafton, Inc. d/b/a Park Restaurant & Bar, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcohol License at 59 JFK Street, for allegations of violations of G. L. c. 138, §§12, 23, and 64- serving alcohol/employees consuming alcohol beyond the closing hour on March 20, 2016.

 

 

Application      Dunster Street Restaurant Corporation d/b/a Dunster Restaurant, holder of a Common Victualler All Alcohol License at 15 Dunster Street has applied for an Alteration of Premise to add an outdoor seasonal patio on private property. Proposed new premise description is: 2600 SF Restaurant with 2 dining rooms, 2 bars, and kitchen on the first floor. 2600 SF of storage in basement. Approx. 200 SF Seasonal patio on private property.

 

 

 

Application      Transfer of the Common Victualler All Alcoholic Beverages License held by Wagamama Boston One, LLC d/b/a Wagamama at 57 JFK Street to Sumiao Xiang Restaurant, LLC d/b/a Sumiao’s, at 270 Third Street, Sumiao Chen,  proposed manager of record. The proposed hours are 11:00a.m. to 12:00a.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 11:00a.m. to 2:00a.m. Thursday through Saturday with a seating capacity of 116 inside and 40 outside on seasonal patio on private property. The premise is described as: One floor at street level approximately 4458 SF with kitchen, dining area, and liquor bar and basement for storage. 780 SF seasonal patio on private property.

 

 

 

 

Application      Wagamama Boston One, LLC d.b.a Wagamama has applied to transfer the Common Victualler Wine and Malt restaurant license of Fi-Hi Pizza, Inc. d/b/a Hi Fi Pizza, at 496 Massachusetts Avenue; Change of Location to 57 JFK Street; Amendment to premise description.

 

 

 

 

 

THE ABOVE LISTED MATTERS FOR HEARINGS MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, EXCEPT TO THE PRINCIPALS. TO DETERMINE WHETHER A MATTER IS STILL SCHEDULED FOR A HEARING ON THE NOTICED DATE, PLEASE CALL 617-349-6140 THE DAY OF AND INQUIRE. 

 

IN ADDITION, THE ORDER IN WHICH THE MATTERS ARE CALLED MAY CHANGE ON THE DAY OF THE HEARING. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Elizabeth Y. Lint, Executive Director

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