The production company currently filming the new Boston Strangler movie is telling neighbors of the empty shell where Doyle's used to be that they'll be shooting a scene there on Jan. 6, between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Read more.
A local developer who had been going to Doyle's since he was a kid has teamed up with Brassica Kitchen in Forest Hills on a plan to renovate and re-open Doyle's in its original Washington Street building by using some of the profits from the sale of neighboring condos. Read more.
Hannah Spicher reports that among the people at the auction of interior stuff at Doyle's today were representatives of the Boston Public Library and the Jamaica Plain Historical Society, who were photographing and cataloging items up for sale to create an online gallery of what would seen be going out the doors. Read more.
The now closed Doyle's Cafe in Jamaica Plain will become an auction house Wednesday morning. For sale: Most of the stuff on the walls of the now former neighborhood landmark, along with most of its tables, chairs, booths and kitchen and bar equipment. Read more.
The venerable Jamaica Plain bar closed for the final time last night. All that's left now is the auctioning off of all its posters and paintings and memorabilia, and the inevitable announcement of a plan for condos on the site.
Kristin Johnson sighs about Doyle's in JP, a place that had been a Friday-night refuge for her and her family for more than ten years:
As our family tries to wrap our brains around what life will be like when Doyle’s is no longer a part of it, I struggle to teach my children lessons that will prepare them for the next time they lose something they love with all their heart. We talk about gratitude and living in the moment. Tonight, as we visit this hospice we once called home, I realize we’ll have to talk about death too.
The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow will likely decide whether to approve a Seaport restaurant's $450,000 purchase of the liquor license now held by the venerable Doyle's on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain.
Also tomorrow, the board is scheduled to consider a request by one of the owners of the neighboring Midway Cafe to buy out the other. Read more.