The Madison Alcohol License Review Committee recommended approval early Thursday morning to grant a license to The Edgewater Hotel that would allow it to continue hosting concerts and live entertainment events.

The Downtown hotel was told by the city in July to cease certain events, including its popular live summer concert series on a public plaza that overlooks Lake Mendota, as the business has failed to hold an entertainment license since reopening in 2014.

Around 1:40 a.m. after hours of public testimony and deliberation that began Wednesday evening, the committee voted 3-1 to approve an entertainment license with five conditions.

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