Closed: Sept. 21

Reopened: Sept. 22

History: no citations listed in city records dating back to 1999

Health Department Says: fire damage

Business Says: What the city said. “We had a fire,” says Phillips assistant manager Michelle Torres. She explains that a conflagration in one of the kitchens of the waterfront establishment led to a short closure. “We weren’t closed 24 hours,” she says. “It happened in the evening, and we reopened next day after lunch.” Torres says being temporarily shut down seems to be a reasonable part of protocol when a kitchen goes up in flames, even though the health department never got directly involved. “We called the fire department,” she says. “I guess it’s a part of their procedures.”

—Sarah Godfrey