Cure Lounge Fined, Must Apologize Ove...

Cure Lounge Fined, Must Apologize Over Harvard Incident

There are 2 comments on the Bostonist story from Feb 26, 2011, titled Cure Lounge Fined, Must Apologize Over Harvard Incident. In it, Bostonist reports that:

The apology posted at the Cure Lounge's website . The Cure Lounge, owned by Paige Hospitality, on Tremont Street in Boston must pay a $30,000 fine to the state, send its employees to anti-discrimination training, and publicly apologize after some black Harvard University graduates were not allowed into the club for an event after the Harvard-Yale ...

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Ho Lee Schitt

Pennington, NJ

#1 Mar 1, 2011
They did absolutely nothing wrong and should fight this decision! There is a good reason for certain stereotypes. The wait staff and bartenders knew they would receive no tips from this group so why should they waste their time and effort?

Since: Dec 08

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#2 Mar 3, 2011
Pressley, who was among the first public officials to call for an inquiry into the incident, issued a statement today congratulating Coakley.

“This consent judgment sends a CLEAR MESSAGE to every licensed venue in Boston- discrimination will not be tolerated and the consequences for offenders will be significant,’’ she said in a statement.“Discrimination has no place in 2011 Boston and episodes like this do serious damage to the city’s brand.’’

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