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Boston Globe

July 1, 2015

Garrett Harker’s emerging restaurant empire

Gorgeous lionesses clink glasses. Bow-tied men shake hands. Ladies of a certain age toss their hair. It’s noon on a gray Tuesday, but inside Eastern Standard at Kenmore Square’s Hotel Commonwealth, it’s all bubbles and brasserie glitter.

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Boston Eater

April 30, 2015

Eastern Standard Personnel Propose Something New in Watertown

A place potentially called Boilerplate, located in the Arsenal on the Charles complex, was approved for a new common victualler’s license during a Watertown Licensing Board meeting earlier this month, an employee in the
city’s clerk’s office confirmed today.

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February 24, 2015

A New Outdoor Beer Garden Will Open at The Arsenal on the Charles

If you’re dreaming of a beer garden by the water (and warmer weather), we’ve got some great news for you! Boston Restaurant Talk is reporting (via the Watertown Tab and Press) that a new beer garden will be opening at a “historical site along the Charles River” in Watertown.

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The Boston Globe

September 4, 2013

Athenahealth plan would reinvent Arsenal site

The owner of a 29-acre cluster of brick buildings that stored gunpowder in the 1830s, built cannons for World War I, and housed an Army materials lab in the 1950s, wants to reinvent the site as a 21st-century hub where innovators come to work and play.

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