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By adamg - 1/9/24 - 1:38 pm
Rendering of proposed Greenhills Bakery and condos

Rendering by Choo & Company.

The owners of the Greenhills Bakery, 780 Adams St. in Dorchester, today won approval to raze their current store to replace it with a larger bakery topped with three additional floors with nine condos. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/23 - 10:24 pm

The Dubliner in Center Plaza downtown won't give up its name without a fight - it filed a countersuit today against an older Dubliner pub in Washington, DC that demands it change its name. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 10:33 pm

The owners of the Washington pub called the Dubliner today sued the owners of the Government Center pub called the Dubliner for trademark infringement, saying another pub with the same name would confuse consumers, even if they are 430 miles apart, because the Washington pub also has its own brand of Irish whiskey that is for sale in Boston. Read more

By adamg - 4/27/22 - 11:48 am

Update: License transfer approved.

The new owners of the Kinsale Irish Pub at Center Plaza say they're hoping to re-open in four to five weeks with pretty much the same look as before, but under the new name of the Dubliner. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/21 - 1:13 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the owners of the Kinsale in Government Center and the Asgard in Cambridge have announced the pubs are not coming back, after they shut them at the start of the pandemic, then said they were looking at re-opening them.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 10:06 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Kinsale Irish Pub in Center Plaza, across from City Hall, has shut for good.

By adamg - 7/6/20 - 4:50 pm

The Squealing Pig on Centre Street announced today it has permanently shut. Read more.

By adamg - 3/5/20 - 2:06 pm

Anna's Taqueria is offering corned-beef and cabbage burritos. Some people are not enamored.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 6:54 pm

Trish Fontanilla asks:

Irish pub vibe in or closest to the Seaport? For whatever reason (that's a lie, I know I have a baby face), I always get approached by folks from Ireland (hi to the couple from Cork that stopped me today!) and asked where the closest pub is.

By adamg - 5/1/18 - 3:06 pm
Squealing Pig in West Roxbury

Daniel Guzman alerts us that Diarmuid O'Neill is changing the name of his almost eponymous Centre Street restaurant from Eat with Jack O'Neill to the Squealing Pig - the name of the two other restaurants he owns. The mural on the side with the old trolley version of Centre Street and of Dapper O'Neil shaking hands with his former boss James Michael Curley, painted back in the West Roxbury Pub days, remains.

By adamg - 3/16/17 - 2:15 pm

Popoulis asks:

Where can folks find corned beef and cabbage for lunch downtown on Friday?

By adamg - 9/3/15 - 4:23 pm
Sign on the door of James's Gaete announcing its closing

Sign on the door of James's Gate. Photo by Gary Chase.

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the well known JP restaurant has ceased to be.

By adamg - 1/23/14 - 9:33 pm

The West Roxbury Bulletin reports the owner of the West Roxbury Pub has sold the place to Diarmuid O'Neill, who plans to remake it into Eat with Jack O'Neill.

The Boston Licensing Board considers the sale at a hearing next Wednesday.

No word on the fate of the James Michael Curley murals that line the four walls of the pub's dining room.

By adamg - 11/27/13 - 12:00 pm

The Boston Licensing Board next week hears a request from the owners of the closed Annabelle's, 1300 Hyde Park Ave., to sell their liquor license to Kevin Twohig, who would use it to convert the place into an establishment called the Briar Rose.

The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.

By adamg - 6/5/13 - 9:53 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports An Tua Nua becomes just a memory this weekend.

By adamg - 12/16/06 - 6:50 pm

Josh Ourisman says the Druid in Inman Square has the best shepherd's pie he's ever had - and free wireless to boot.

By adamg - 6/15/06 - 8:14 pm

Eat & Destroy says you can't go wrong at Galway House in Jamaica Plain.

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