It is an issue that seems to be bubbling up to the top like champagne in recent weeks. Alcohol licenses.
Recently, the , after a member mistakenly gave the license back. Also Boston City Councilor At-Large Ayanna of getting alcohol licenses.
In West Roxbury, the is seeking to gain a beer and wine license to compliment their dinner menu. When first opened, the Rox Diner was a breakfast to lunch place, and then expanded to include dinner.
Tonight Anthony Ross, representing John Fortin and Paul Louderback, owners of the Rox Diner, will discuss their plans to apply for a beer/wine license, at the .
Fortin and Louderback said many patrons requested beer and wine with their meals, and they determined that dinner was not viable without a beer and wine license. There is a distinction with alcohol licenses between having a beer/wine license and a full-liquor license, which permits a business to serve things such as gin, vodka, whiskey and more.
Fortin and Louderback have a beer/wine license at where the operating hours extend to 9 p.m., which is what they want for their Centre Street diner.
The West Roxbury Neighborhood Council will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the community room. All WRNC meetings are open to the public.
So what do you think - should the Rox Diner get a beer and wine license?