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By adamg - 12/1/21 - 12:36 pm

New manager, Charles Hitchcock, at Zoomed hearing today.

When the Pour House re-opens with a new manager, it will be exactly the same as patrons remember from the Before Times, an attorney for the proposed new liquor-license holder told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/21 - 8:52 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk pours out the news: The owners of the Pour House, which closed at the start of the pandemic, are looking to turn the place over to a new group to re-open the Boylston Street watering hole. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/21 - 10:22 pm

State Police report a man on parole for a second-degree murder is back behind bars after his arrest for stabbing somebody during a traffic altercation where Boylston Street crosses the Muddy River at the Bowker Overpass. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/21 - 12:19 pm

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let a restaurateur re-open McGreevy's with a new concept that is nothing like the sports-focused college bar the place was until the pandemic hit last year. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 11:07 pm

A federal judge today sentenced Rahshjeem "Six Nine" Benson, 39, to nine years in prison for the federal charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm after he was arrested by Boston Police for dealing drugs out of Whskey's, 885 Boylston St. in the Back Bay, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/21 - 10:52 am
Rendeirng of proposed building at Boylston and Arlington

Bird's eye rendering by Robert A.M. Stern Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today gave the Druker Co. until December of 2023 to begin actual construction of a nine-story building at the corner of Boylston and Arlington streets, more than 12 years after it first filed for permission. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/21 - 11:24 am

The re-birth of the historic Jacob Wirth German restaurant on Stuart Street might coincide with end of the historic Marliave French and Italian restaurant at Bosworth and Province streets. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/21 - 12:37 pm

The owner of the former Tannery and Tannery Outlet on Boylston Street this week admitted he systematically barred and verbally attacked potential customers because of their race and national origin and agreed to never again operate "a public accommodation" in Massachusetts. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/21 - 8:31 am

Aline Kaplan takes us on a tour of Steinert Hall on Boylston Street and wonders what will become of it.

By adamg - 6/30/21 - 9:12 am

The Globe dishes that Gordon Ramsay will be opening a restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental space left vacant when Bar Boulud shut. Ramsay was quite complimentary about Boston and its chefs in a brief e-mail exchange, the Globe says.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 9:38 am
Firefighters at Boylston Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters used one of their ladder trucks to rescue a resident on a second-floor porch during a fire this morning at 20 Boylston St. in Jamaica Plain. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/21 - 10:23 am

The Boston Sun reports the redeveloper of Landmark Center, now redubbed 401 Park, will be making 50,000 square feet of space available for Star Market - space once proposed for a Wegmans. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/21 - 10:28 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Teriyaki House, 1110 Boylston St., around the corner from Mass. Ave., will be closing forever on March 27.

By adamg - 3/8/21 - 10:11 pm
Proposed expanded Boylston Street buildings

Rendering by Elkus Manfredi Architects.

A Florida-based developer yesterday filed plans with the BPDA for adding five floors to the three-story buildings that now house Abe & Louie’s, Crate and Barrel and the Atlantic Fish Co. on Boylston Street in the Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/21 - 2:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved marijuana shops proposed for what is now the Little Steve's pizza place on Boylston Street and the basement of the Cask 'n Flagon at Brookline Avenue and Lansdowne Street. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/21 - 1:00 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed marijuana mart at 829 Boylston St., between the Apple Store and the Walgreens, across from the Mandarin Oriental. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/21 - 10:55 am
Developer would add floors to these Boylston Street buildings

Going up? The buildings that would get taller.

A Florida-based developer wants to raise the height of four buildings on Boylston Street between Fairfield and Exeter streets, to add new residential, office and retail space. Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/21 - 8:59 pm
Painted wall shows former home of Whittemore Caterer on Boylston Street

Nick Aldwin snapped this photo yesterday of 1270 Boylston St. in the Fenway, showing advertising for the C.C. Whittemore Caterer - a paint job that may have been hidden from site for more than 100 years as the building and the former garage that sort of got grafted to it next door went through decades of transformations, ending up as a series of clubs and bars. Read more.

By adamg - 12/29/20 - 10:04 am
Truth in 2021 on the side of the Little Building at Boylston and Tremont

Msmariamad captures Emerson College's Little Building done up in lights for the new year at Boylston and Tremont streets.

Copyright Msmariamad. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 12/21/20 - 10:56 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Max Brenner has closed forever.

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