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By adamg - 10/19/19 - 10:36 pm
Sign announcing the closing of the Boloco in Copley Square

Ron Newman spotted this sign at the Boylston Street Boloco today. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/19 - 11:02 am
Brady jersey at zoning meetin

Zoning hearings went on this morning, but with a nod to events outside City Hall.

Chick-fil-A won permission from the Zoning Board of Appeals today to begin outfitting the Boloco at 569 Boylston St. as a two-story chicken-sandwich emporium. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/18 - 10:52 am

When news broke last week that Chick-fil-A had an agreement to move into the Boylston Street location now occupied by a Boloco, it was news not just to fans and haters of the chicken chain, but to Boloco.

Boloco owner John Pepper says today: Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/18 - 3:47 pm

Biznow reports the chicken-on-a-bun chain has decided Tom Menino has not been mayor long enough and is looking to replace the Boloco at 569 Boylston St. in the Back Bay. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/17 - 1:05 pm
Chick-fil-A under construction in Norwood

Fried chicken on the way. Photo by Travel New England.

Mikhaela Houston alerts us that a Chick-fil-A is under construction on Providence Highway, near the Ocean State Job Lot - and the West Roxbury line, which would mark the chain's closest approach to Boston since it was banned here (by Northeastern and then by the city) for being owned by homophobes. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/12 - 9:45 pm

The Herald reports that dbar is now offering a Chic-2B-gAy fried-chicken plate. Proceeds from sales of the meal (which includes mashed potatoes and a biscuit) go to Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders.

By adamg - 7/28/12 - 10:23 am

Four, John Carroll reports, adding that left the Herald no space at all to cover the Mittstakes out of London.

By adamg - 7/26/12 - 3:48 pm

The Herald catches up with Hizzona, who acknowledges he can't legally stop Chick-fil-A from opening up, say, in the space to be vacated by the Purple Shamrock:

"I can't do that. That would be interference to his rights to go there," Menino said, referring to company president Dan Cathy, who drew the mayor's wrath by going public with his views against same-sex marriage.

The mayor added: "I make mistakes all the time. That's a Menino-ism."

By adamg - 7/26/12 - 9:51 am

Once you start, where do you stop? How about an organization that already has outlets all over town?

David Bernstein, meanwhile, wishes a pox on everybody and everything on every side of the Great Menino Gay Chicken Wars.

By adamg - 7/20/12 - 7:59 am

The mayor is vowing to block the chicken chain from opening a location on the Freedom Trail after its president said gay marriage could bring God's wrath down on America, the Herald reports. The chain is looking at replacing the Purple Shamrock near Faneuil Hall.

Northeastern skewers plans for campus Chick-fil-A.

By adamg - 2/28/12 - 8:10 am

UPDATE: The News has updated its report: The university has decided that because of the vote, it won't allow a Chick-fil-A at the school.

The Huntington News reports the Northeastern Student Government Association voted 31-5 last night to denounce the university's proposal to allow a Chick-fil-A in a remodeled student center.

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