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  • Concord Nov 17, 2020

    2 Locations of 99 Restaurant & Pub Are Closing for Good This Weekend

    A family-friendly chain of restaurants with local roots will be closing two locations in the Greater Boston area. According to posters within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, the 99 Restaurant & Pub in both Braintree and West Concord are closing, with a message from the company confirming this, saying that their last day in operation will...

  • Nov 17, 2020

    This Iconic New England Lobster Shack Is Up for Sale

    One of the best-known seafood shacks in New England is on the market. According to a source, Markey’s Lobster Pool in Seabrook, NH, is for sale, with an article from seacoastonline.com confirming this, indicating (via a sales brochure given by the commercial division of Keller-Williams Real Estate) that the owner of the dining spot is looking to retire. Markey’s...

  • Boston Aug 18, 2020

    Cheers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Is Closing for Good

    This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk. A replica of a bar that was the focal point of a beloved sitcom is shutting down for good. According to a source, Cheers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace is closing permanently after 20 years in business, with a press release indicating that the last day for the bar will be August 30. The…

  • Food & Drink Jul 17, 2020

    Restaurant Closings in Greater Boston Since the Start of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    CLOSED: — Brit Bakery, Cambridge, MA — Cinquecento, Boston (South End), MA — Craigie Burger, Boston (Fenway), MA — Les Zygomates, Boston (Leather District), MA — Love Art Udon, Brookline (Boston University), MA — The Squealing Pig, West Roxbury, MA — White’s Bakery and Cafe, Wellesley, MA OPEN: — 4th & Cherry, Weymouth Landing, MA — The Alumni, Quincy, MA…

  • Food & Drink Jul 17, 2020

    Whiskey's in Boston's Back Bay Has Closed Down; Exact Status of Space Up in the Air

    A longtime watering hole in the Back Bay of Boston has shuttered, and it isn’t known what might become of the space. According to a source within the restaurant industry, Whiskey’s on Boylston Street is closed, saying that it is “100% done,” which comes on the heels of several other sources and posters on social media indicating that the...

  • Food & Drink Jul 14, 2020

    DavidsTea Closes All Retail Locations in the US, Including Several in Greater Boston

    A Canadian tea company is closing all of its stores in the United States–including several in the Greater Boston area–as it shifts its focus in order to survive. Eater Boston is reporting that DavidsTea it shutting down all 42 locations in this country along with 82 stores in Canada, with CTV News mentioning that the company has obtained court protection…

  • Food & Drink Jun 26, 2020

    Uno Pizzeria and Grill in Boston's Kenmore Square Has Closed

    A Boston-based group of deep-dish pizza spots has closed its last location within the Boston city limits. A message sent to us from the company states that Uno Pizzeria and Grill in Kenmore Square has shut down permanently, confirming what a member of the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page had mentioned earlier. With the closing of...

  • Food & Drink Jun 25, 2020

    North End Restaurants to Face Random Inspections; Outdoor Permits Could Be at Risk

    Earlier this week, it was reported that the Boston Licensing Board would be holding an emergency hearing for all North End restaurants on the heels of multiple complaints concerning social distancing and more as related to temporary outdoor spaces, and now the dining spots have been put on notice that they need to adhere to guidelines or face immediate punishment….

  • Boston Jun 25, 2020

    Former Home of Legendary Rock Club Great Scott in Allston to Go to Another Tenant

    Earlier this month, it was reported that an iconic music club that closed down this spring could be coming back thanks in part to a collaborative fundraiser. Now we have learned that if it does return, it apparently won’t be coming back to its old space. According to an article from Vanyaland, Oak Hill Properties LLC, has gotten a...

  • Food & Drink Jun 23, 2020

    Century-Old Wenham Tea House Shuts Down Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

    An iconic North Shore dining spot that has been around for more than 100 years has called it a day. According to several sources, including a source within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, the Wenham Tea House has shut down, with a Wicked Local article confirming this. A Facebook post from owner Chris Keohane says that…

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