Hurricane O’Reilly’s Near Boston’s North Station Is Being Sold

It looks like a well-known Boston bar that is popular with sports fans is going to be sold to a new owner.

According to a media source, Hurricane O'Reilly's by North Station and TD Garden is slated to change ownership pending approval by the city, with the information given indicating that Glynn Hospitality would transfer ownership of the Canal Street spot to "150 Canal Street Inc." Our source indicates that the proposed manager would be Austin O'Connor, who heads up The Briar Group, so it is possible that it could be the new owner, though this has not been confirmed as of yet.

In addition to Hurricane O'Reilly's, Glynn Hospitality also operates The Black Rose, Brownstone, Central Wharf, Cleary's, Coogan's, Dillon's, the Granary Tavern, Sports Grille, and Sterling's, while The Briar Group runs Anthem, Brew, City Bar, City Table, Gather, Glass House, The Green Briar, The Harp, K2, Ned Devine's, O'Connor's, and Solas.

The address for Hurricane O'Reilly's is 150 Canal Street, Boston, MA, 02114. It's website can be found at

August 27 update: A licensing board hearing page within the city of Boston website confirms that Hurricane O'Reilly's has petitioned to transfer its license to a new owner, with Austin O'Connor indeed being the manager listed, though no specific information on plans for the space has been given.

August 31 update: Eater Boston confirms that Hurricane O'Reilly's is indeed being sold to The Briar Group.

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