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By adamg - 11/30/23 - 5:48 pm

Boston Police report an angry drug dealer with a machete in one hand and an axe in the other advanced on a group of teens on Temple Place as he challenged them to fight late Monday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/23 - 11:16 am
Babak Bina

Update: Expansion approved.

The owner of jm Curley's and the Wig Store Lounge on Temple Place hopes to expand down the street by opening a new "fast casual" Korean place and a "fine dining" sushi restaurant where diners would be serenaded with music from actual records on a record player - hi-fi records, "so it would be a hi-fi lounge," Curley's attorney, Stephen Miller, specified at a Boston Licensing Board hearing this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/23 - 1:37 pm

Update: Licensing board says Estella's not to blame for what happened.

Boston Police say that when officers responded to a report of a large fight outside Estella's on Temple Place, they found a crowd of people on the street, up to 50 people, many of them shoving and yelling at each other, around 9:20 p.m. on June 18. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/23 - 10:44 am
Photos of men wanted for machete attack in downtown Boston

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for two men they say used a machete to attack a third man at Tremont Street and Temple Place downtown shortly before 9 a.m. on May 23. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/23 - 8:42 pm

Updated Monday with arrest info.

A 15-year-old was stabbed in the back on Temple Place near Tremont Street around 7:40 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/22 - 10:45 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Boston Chops on Temple Place, which closed at the onset of the pandemic, has started advertising for help

By adamg - 5/26/22 - 11:35 am

The Boston Licensing Board today gave jm Curley on Temple Place downtown permission to expand into the soon to be closed Wig World next door.

The bar will use the space for a 31-seat space to be called the Wig Shop Lounge, bar attorney Marci Costa told the board at a hearing yesterday.

By adamg - 10/26/21 - 12:48 pm

Seem tourists from far away are having trouble with the concept of Boston, at least based on incidents at Democracy Brewing downtown and Table Boston in the North End. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 11:28 am

Ace Gershfield, one of the people behind the Temple Place watering hole, announced and explained the permanent closing today: Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/20 - 12:11 pm
Stabbing scene

Stabbing scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was beaten and stabbed by three to five other men on Temple Place in Downtown Crossing around 8 p.m. on Friday. He was found outside Boston Chops, although responding police also found blood on Park Street. Because of the severity of the man's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By adamg - 8/17/20 - 10:47 pm
Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to hospital

Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to nearby hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed at Washington Street and Temple Place around 2 a.m.

As he was being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries that were not, however, considered life threatening, police found a suspect about a block away - a guy covered in blood, possibly from his own minor head injury.

By adamg - 4/24/20 - 8:44 pm

Boston Police are trying to figure out where a man who wound up on an Orange Line platform at Downtown Crossing bleeding from a fresh stab wound around 8:20 p.m. was actually stabbed. Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/19 - 3:00 pm

The Boston Guardian alerts us to a battle between downtown resident and business groups and a Winthrop company that wants to install a 25-foot-tall electronic billboard at Washington Street and Temple Place. Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/18 - 11:25 am

Boston Police report officers chased a gun-packing man through the streets of Downtown Crossing Monday morning before nabbing him in the men's room at the Corner Mall. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/18 - 12:17 pm

A worker at JM Curley on Temple Place got punched to the ground in June by an angry customer who accused the bar of stealing his wallet, while a bouncer at Hennessy's of Boston found himself tumbled in a heap of people after he tried to escort a vaping customer out in August, police and bar managers told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/18 - 3:24 pm

UPDATE: Bail set at $2,000, Suffolk County DA reports.

Boston Police report a man with a cast on one leg and holding a cane was punched to the ground and then repeatedly kicked by four men who made off with his purple cell phone, at Temple Place and Washington Street, around 4:30 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/17/18 - 5:51 pm

A 16-year-old was arrested yesterday for a May 2 shooting on Washington Street that left Temple Place shut at rush hour, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By adamg - 12/10/17 - 6:19 pm

At Tremont Street and Temple Place around 6:05 p.m. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 9/21/16 - 1:24 pm

Christopher Coombs and Brian Piccini hope to replicate the success of their Boston Chops steakhouse in the South End in the large space in Downtown Crossing where Mantra used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/15 - 11:51 am

The owner of the former Windsor Button Shop on Temple Place told the Boston Licensing Board he's close to an agreement with a restaurant operator to take over the space that was once promised to become a downtown outlet of a Somerville Mexican place. Read more.

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