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
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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.
Mark Pijanowski watched the tree get lit at Faneuil Hall Marketplace last night.
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
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
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
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.
J.L. Bell begins an investigation.
Boston Police report arresting a man on a shoplifting charge at Faneuil Hall Marketplace yesterday afternoon.
According to police, William Anderson started at a pushcart in the main market building and placed five pink sweatshirts under his jacket. He then stole six pairs of sweatpants from another cart and placed those under his jacket. Police say he then sauntered into the Bill Rodgers store,... Read more
Disgusted citizen is disgusted; complains to the city about the new marketplace Christmas tree:
This Christmas tree in FH is a disgrace and needs to be replaced.
The city throws up its municipal hands:
Case Invalid. Under jurisdiction of marketplace association. they should be contacted directed w/... Read more