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Owners David Colombo and Scott Brownlee invite you to the harbor-side Black Cat Tavern overlooking the water in Hyannis, MA. The Black Cat strives to achieve the same high levels of food and service as Mr. Colombo’s other Hyannis restaurants, the Roadhouse Cafe, in operation for more than 30 years, and Colombo’s Cafe and Pastries. The Black Cat is not simply a seafood shack. The restaurant has a spacious bar and piano lounge – with live music offered four nights a week – a roomy, heated patio and unbeatable ferry access. The expansive menu offers a variety of the freshest seafood, signature burgers, steaks and chops, and chef-driven specialties. The menu also incorporates local ingredients extensively.

165 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA
phone: 508-778-1233
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Hyannis Road Work To Begin On Monday
Sunday June 16, 2024
HYANNIS ? Barnstable officials are notifying drivers to expect delays as contractors begin paving work on West Main Street in Hyannis on Monday, June 17, 2024. The work will be split into two stages, the first being performed overnight at the Intersection of West Main Street and Strawberry Hill Road on Monday and Tuesday from [?] The post Hyannis Road Work To Begin On Monday appeared first on
Sunday June 16, 2024
YARMOUTH PORT, MASSACHUSETTS ?  [HN VIDEO NOTES]  ?  As you will see in the following HN Video, Yarmouth police and firefighters rushed to Route 6A ?  just east of the Barnstable town line ?  after a single vehicle apparently left the roadway and struck some boulders before slamming into a large tree.  The crash happened shortly after midnight, this morning.  The driver, a male in his mid-thirties, was banged up with facial injuries, but otherwise conscious and able to communicate with EMTs.  He was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by Yarmouth FD.  The vehicle was heavily damaged and smoking.  Firefighters wet down the engine compartment.  The YPD is investigating the cause of the crash.  One of the investigating officers requested an arrest number and responded the emergency room to continue his investigation.  A member of the Barnstable County Sheriff's Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to photograph the scene.  No further details available at the time of this report? HN NOTE: The following single vehicle crash was just one of several that happened across the Mid-Cape around the same time early this morning? [HN VIDEO ?  PRESS PLAY] P.S. ? Today's Hytown Vignette is a brought to you by Miles Davis?  [CLICK IT/CRANK IT!]   * The defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Saturday June 15, 2024
COTUIT, MASSACHUSETTS ?  [DEVELOPING]  ?  An adult male was reportedly found in the roadway, badly injured last evening after an alleged hit and run closed down Route 28 as police investigated. At around 10:00 p.m. Friday evening, Barnstable Police rushed to a crash possibly involving a bicyclist on Route 28, just east of the intersection with Route 130.  In the following HN ?video,? one of the first officers on scene can be heard asking for Cotuit Rescue to ?step it up.?  According to radio transmissions, officers reported the vehicle that allegedly struck the bicyclist/pedestrian had left the scene.  There were no witnesses, according to one of the earlier BPD radio transmissions.  The section of Route 28 between Santuit-Newtown Road and Route 130 was now a crime scene and needed to be completely shut down.  Mashpee Police responded to the intersection of Route 130 and 28 to assist by shutting down eastbound traffic.  A Barnstable Police cruiser responded to Santuit-Newtown Road to shut down westbound vehicles.  Responding Cotuit FD EMTs inquired regarding the possibility of a Medflight helicopter.  Medflight was said to be unavailable due to weather conditions.  The patient was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital under a trauma alert.  His current condition was unknown at the time of this report.  Meanwhile, a patrolman at the crime scene radioed that he had just located a license plate.  It was a major clue.  Another patrolman was immediately dispatched to a Marstons Mills address on Route 149 to investigate.  At the address, the patrolman radioed that he had located a vehicle with front end damage.  Dispatch warned the officer that the registered owner has a history of drug and gun charges.  Additional police officers responded to assist? While a BPD accident reconstruction expert responded to the Cotuit crash scene, members of the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office were assisting with evidence collection and photos, with one crime scene unit member responding directly to the CCH emergency room to photograph injuries.  Police on the license plate lead ?  the one that led them to a Marstons Mills address ?  eventually took a male suspect into custody.  According to sources, the suspect is currently looking at several charges, including Operating Under the Influence, Negligent Operation, and Leaving the Scene of a crash with Personal Injury.  The investigation is ongoing, and more charges may follow.  The suspect vehicle was seized by police and transported back to BPD Headquarters as the investigation continues?  [DEVELOPING] HN will provide updates as additional official details are released.  The following HN ?video? contains radio transmissions from the Barnstable Police, Cotuit FD, and Barnstable County Sheriff's Office? [HN VIDEO ?  PRESS PLAY] * The defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Barnstable Police sergeant promoted to Lieutenant
Saturday June 15, 2024
HYANNIS ? The Barnstable Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of Sergeant Jason Laber to the Rank of Lieutenant. Lieutenant Jason Laber was raised in New Bedford and served with the New Bedford Police Department from 1996 ? 1999. In 1999 he transferred to the Barnstable Police Department. Prior to becoming a Police [?] The post Barnstable Police sergeant promoted to Lieutenant appeared first on
Bicyclist seriously injured in Cotuit
Saturday June 15, 2024
COTUIT ? A bicyclist was seriously injured in Cotuit about 10 PM Friday. A passerby found the victim down on the road on Route 28. Barnstable Police are reportedly investigating the incident as a possible hit & run. Route 28 was closed between Route 130 and Santuit-Newtown while the scene was worked and police investigated. [?] The post Bicyclist seriously injured in Cotuit appeared first on
Serious injury reported after car vs motorcycle crash on Route 6 in Barnstable
Saturday June 15, 2024
BARNSTABLE ? A car and motorcycle collided on Route 6 in Barnstable. The collision happened about 9 PM Friday on Route 6 westbound about a more before Route 132 (Exit 68). One person was rushed to South Shore Hospital trauma center in Weymouth. Traffic was delayed in the area. The cause of the crash is [?] The post Serious injury reported after car vs motorcycle crash on Route 6 in Barnstable appeared first on
Barnstable County Health Director Sean O'Brien To Retire In July
Friday June 14, 2024
BARNSTABLE ? Regional health officials recently announced the upcoming July 1, 2024 retirement of Sean O'Brien, Director of the Department of Health and Environment for Barnstable County, capping off a 38-year career dedicated to public health. Beginning with his time as a Senior Environmental Specialist in 1987, O'Brien spearheaded programs such as the Cape Cod [?] The post Barnstable County Health Director Sean O'Brien To Retire In July appeared first on
Thursday June 13, 2024
HYANNIS, MASSACHUSETTS ? [HN VIDEO NOTES] ? [DEVELOPING] ?  A Hyannis News camera was rolling when an 18-year-old was arrested earlier this evening for allegedly being in possession of a Yamaha motorcycle reported stolen out of Worcester. At around 8:00 p.m., Wednesday evening, Barnstable Police recognized a motorcycle that had just pulled into the parking lot at the corner of Main Street and High School Road. The motorcycle is suspected of recently failing to stop for police and driving recklessly. According to sources on scene, the male driver wasn't providing correct information regarding his identity. Officers dug deeper and ran the motorcycle's vehicle identification number (VIN), learning that the motorcycle had been reported stolen out of Worcester. The 18-year-old was transported back to BPD Headquarters where he is reportedly being charged with Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle, along with other charges. [DEVELOPING] The following HN Video highlights the arrest. No further details available at the time of this report. HN is actively working on getting more details about tonight's investigation and arrest? [HN VIDEO ? PRESS PLAY] P.S. ? Today's Hytown Vignette is a brought to you by The Vampires' Sound Inc.?  [CLICK IT/CRANK IT!]
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