Monday, November 02, 2015

Sign and Awning Down at Mary Ann's in Brighton's Cleveland Circle; Appears to Be for Renovations

Questions about the status of an infamous dive bar and college hangout have come up over the past 24 hours, but it appears that the place may simply be undergoing renovations.

According to a source, the sign and awning at Mary Ann's in the Cleveland Circle section of Brighton are down, with a Twitter post confirming this and showing workers at the site. And while there has been chatter as to whether the Beacon Street watering hole is closed for good or simply getting a facelift, another source tells us that it appears to be the latter--that the bar is simply getting a new sign. This has not been confirmed 100% as of yet, but it does seem that the bar remains open for business. (Phone calls to the place have gone unanswered, with no voicemail clicking in.)

Mary Ann's has received several suspensions over the past couple of years for underage drinking, with the city of Boston looking into the possibility awhile back of reducing the bar's hours because of past troubles there.

The address for Mary Ann's is 1937 Beacon Street, Brighton, MA, 02135.

[Earlier Article]
Mary Ann's in Brighton's Cleveland Circle May Have Hours Reduced

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