Thursday, October 29, 2020

Bella Luna/Milky Way Liquor License May Be Headed for Boston's Seaport District

A few months ago, it was reported that a beloved dining, drinking, and entertainment spot in Jamaica Plain had shut down. Now we have learned that its liquor license may be going to an upcoming dual-branded hotel in Boston's waterfront area.

According to a licensing board hearing page, Bella Luna and The Milky Way are petitioning to transfer their license to Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites in the Seaport District, with the notice saying that the development--which will be located by the Raymond F. Flynn Marine Park between Terminal Street and Summer Street--will have nearly 6,500 square feet of restaurant and retail space and could be opening in the spring of 2021, based on the web pages for both hotels which say they are taking reservations for April 1 and beyond.

Bella Luna and The Milky Way announced their permanent closure in June, three months after closing temporarily due to the coronavirus outbreak. The two places had resided in the old Haffenreffer Brewery complex on Amory Street, and before that, in the Hyde Square area of JP.

[Earlier Article]
Bella Luna and The Milky Way in Jamaica Plain Have Closed for Good

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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