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J.J. Donovan's

By adamg - 2/16/23 - 11:48 am

The Boston Licensing Board ruled today that J.J. Donovan's Tavern in Faneuil Hall Marketplace probably could have handled an incident involving a particularly aggressive patron on Dec. 4 better, but since he was not the one who yanked another customer to the pavement 150 or so feet away, causing possibly permanent injuries, the bar did not warrant any sanctions. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/23 - 2:13 pm

A Boston firefighter who was a regular at a Faneuil Hall bar slammed a Connecticut man to the ground outside, possibly leaving him with limited mobility for the rest of his life, even though neither knew the other - or had anything to do with some scuffling that had occurred both in and just outside the bar not long before, police, bar workers and the man and his family told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/23 - 11:26 pm

A Connecticut man who came up to Boston with his wife to celebrate his daughter's engagement remains in a bed at Mass. General, suffering from life-altering injuries he and police say he suffered when an off-duty firefighter enraged at somebody else slammed him to the pavement outside J.J. Donovan's Tavern, according to the suit he and his wife filed today against both the bar and the firefighter. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/22 - 4:03 pm

A Plymouth man was ordered held in lieu of $2,000 bail today on charges he threw a 68-year-old man to the ground in front of J.J. Donovan's Tavern early Sunday, leaving his victim with a serious neck injury and a large forehead gash, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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