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The Otherside is closing?

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Anyone have an inside scoop as to whether they are relocating or are they closing altogether?

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  1. Closing. They may reopen if they can find a spot, but it probably won't be a clone of the original.

    See: http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/b...
    And the gm's comments: http://beeradvocate.com/forum/read/42...

    Quoth the GM: "We are aggressively looking to open a new place. It will obviously be quite different."

    1. That is unfortunate. We lived closeby for years. The Otherside was (and is) only of the reasonable priced places to get a healthy lunch or breakfast in the Back Bay. The space was a little grungy, but the food was good.

      1. I'm very sad about this, especially as it's making way for a chain furniture store. I'll miss their small but extraordinarily well-selected beer list and the Advanced BLT.

        1. That's sad, what a great joint.

          1. What a bummer! It was a great, reliable place to go when downtown as a vegetarian. It will be sorely missed.

            Not sure where we'll go now :(

            1. Would the Otherside be a possible tenant for one of the open spots on Petersborough Street? It would seem to be a good fit in that mix.

              1. The closing date has been pushed back to Jan 28, with $5 drafts until then:


                1. From the Beer Advocate just now via http://beeradvocate.com/forum/read/42...

                  THIS JUST IN:

                  Otherside will NOT be closing, per a facebook post they put up about an hour ago, replete with assurance that it is not a joke. Apparently the deal their landlord kicked them out over didn't go through, and the closing has been called off.

                  Absolutely terrific news. Congrats guys!

                  Posted: Dec 21, 2011 - 18:19:17 UTC (58 minutes ago



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                  1. re: yarm

                    Yeah, apparently the landlord was kicking them out before the deal with Bowl and Board even went through. Haw haw to the landlord!