by Marc Hurwitz
A waterfront restaurant and bar that resides at the site of a planned residential tower has announced a closing date.
According to a Facebook post from the place, The Whiskey Priest is closing at the end of business hours on Sunday, September 2, saying that they "had a great run and have had some unforgettable times. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your patronage over the years and we hope you had as much fun as we did. To all the staff who have been part of the family over the years and helped make this place a home away from home, a true thank you and much Love." As reported earlier, the plan is to demolish the building housing both The Whiskey Priest and the now-closed Atlantic Beer Garden, replacing it with what could be a 22-story structure.
The Whiskey Priest opened approximately 10 years ago by what is now the corner of Seaport Boulevard and Pier Four Boulevard, taking over the former Seaport Bar and Grille space.
Thanks to a poster on the Friends of Boston's Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page for bringing this to our attention.
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