Faneuil Hall Marketplace

By - 9/10/14 - 7:52 am
Freshly killed turkey at Quincy Market in Boston in 1948

Restoration of Quincy Market meat and poultry markets probably not in offing, though.

The Globe reports on plans by Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., which currently runs the city-owned marketplace for what could be its largest revamp since it was redone as a festival market in the 1970s: Wider spaces, the removal of heel-killing brick sidewalks, fancier restaurants and more seating in what the oldtimers still know as the Quincy Market building.

Our intent is to make this a

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By - 9/8/14 - 11:07 am

Adam Castiglioni reports Ghirardelli Chocolate is opening a store in the North Market Building - its first in New England.

What, you thought I meant this stuff?

By - 7/15/14 - 3:41 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed repeatedly around 2 a.m. on Sunday at Commercial and Chatham streets, but that he is expected to survive.

In an area like that, police figure, lots of people probably whipped out their phones and started taking photos and video:

Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance in locating witnesses as well as obtaining any smart phone footage

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By - 1/12/14 - 12:27 pm
Crowds at Quincy Market

Jason Turgeon was part of the horde trying to get into the Body Worlds exhibit today using discount tickets purchased through LivingSocial. Seems the discounter sold a block of tickets for today, and lots of people picked the same time to use them and LivingSocial did nothing to stop them. He gives this a big "FAIL."... Read more

By - 12/12/13 - 11:18 pm
Tower and tree

R2_SNEWeather looked up from Quincy Market the other night.

Copyright R2_SNEWeather. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 12/5/13 - 8:52 am

The Herald reports the company that now manages Faneuil Hall Marketplace is looking at some big changes for the Quincy Market building - possibly including escalators and construction of two two-story glass "sheds" for new retailers.

By - 11/24/13 - 9:53 am
Faneuil Hall Marketplace Christmas tree

Mark Pijanowski watched the tree get lit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace last night.

By - 8/26/13 - 4:07 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports fellow superchef Mario Batali might not be opening his planned pizza joint on Summer Street in Fort Point after all.

The possible non-opening would not be good news for English because three weeks ago, his lawyer told the Boston Licensing Board he was hoping to sell the license for his long closed Kingfish Hall to Batali, which would... Read more

By - 8/26/13 - 10:21 am

Quincy Market in 1828 or 1829.Quincy Market a couple years after its opening.

Mass. Moments alerts us that today's the anniversary of the grand opening of Quincy Market, in 1826:

[O]nly two years earlier, Bostonians had derided Mayor Josiah Quincy's huge construction

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By - 8/13/13 - 10:05 am

Japanese fast-food cooks in Quincy Market.

Photographynatalia captured Japanese fast-food cooks at work in Quincy Market the other day.

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By - 5/16/13 - 1:29 pm

Auerbach backs Bruins

Faneuil Hall Marketplace notes somebody made sure Red Auerbach was ready for today's opening Bruins/Rangers playoff game.... Read more

By - 4/30/13 - 12:18 pm

Todd English is refinancing his culinary empire, which now stretches from Charlestown to Las Vegas. Locally, the infusion of money means English will be able to pay the state of Massachusetts and the company that operates Faneuil Hall back payments for Kingfish Hall, which closed under a cloud of acrimony last year.

Ron Chorney, CFO of Todd English Enterprises, Inc., gave the financial update to... Read more

By - 12/17/12 - 7:46 am

Dancer and tourist at Quincy Market

On Saturday, Photographynatalia took in a performance of the Nutcracker in the Quincy Market rotunda.

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By - 11/20/12 - 11:23 am

Turkey shopping in Boston.

Leslie Jones photographed some pre-Thanksgiving turkey shopping at Threser & Kelly, Quincy Market, in 1933.

Also see some of the 12,000 turkeys at Pine Hill Turkey Farm, 2938 Mass. Ave., Lexington.

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By - 6/7/12 - 7:59 am

Todd English goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week to explain why it shouldn't strip him of the liquor license for Kingfish Hall, the Faneuil Hall Marketplace restaurant he recently closed in a nasty rent dispute with marketplace management.

By law, holders of liquor licenses - which in Boston now typically go for $300,000 or so on the open market - are not... Read more

By - 5/30/12 - 6:43 am

A concerned citizen has had enough of all those gold-plated people just silently staring at him in front of Faneuil Hall:

The living statues, dancers, etc are taking over and people are not seeing the reason to be here Our HISTORY.

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