Government Photos & Videos

Boston City Council Inauguration 2012 – Photos

The 2012 Boston City Council Inauguration ceremony was held today at Faneuil Hall. For the North End / Waterfront, East Boston & Charlestown, Councilor Sal LaMattina starts his 6th year representing District 1 after running unopposed in the November 2011 election. Councilors-At-Large representing the entire city include Felix Arroyo, John Connolly, Stephen Murphy and Ayanna Read More…

Business Real Estate

Architect Firm Selected For Faneuil Hall Marketplace Improvements

News from Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., Faneuil Hall Marketplace lease holder: Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation announced today that it has retained Elkus Manfredi Architects to guide design plans for anticipated improvements to Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, Massachusetts.  Elkus Manfredi principal, Howard Elkus, will act as the lead architect in crafting a master plan to enhance and revitalize the Read More…

Event Notices People

Armenian Heritage Foundation Sponsors Human Rights Lecture With Paul Rusesabagina

Internationally recognized human rights activist Paul Rusesabagina (left) being greeted by Langham Hotel’s Managing Director, Serge Denis. (Photo courtesy of the Langham Hotel.) The Armenian Heritage Foundation hosted its annual lecture last night on human rights at Faneuil Hall, featuring international humanitarian Paul Rusesabagina. Paul is perhaps best known as the real life hero of Read More…

Business Real Estate

Faneuil Hall Marketplace Gets New Operator

ASHKENAZY ACQUISITION CORPORATION CLOSES ON GROUND LEASE FOR BOSTON’S ICONIC FANEUIL HALL MARKETPLACE   New leaseholder selects Jones Lang LaSalle to manage city’s landmark property   Boston, MA (October 12, 2011) – Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation announced today that it closed on the acquisition of the 63-year ground lease for Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, Massachusetts from General Growth Properties, a Chicago-based real estate investment trust.  As Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Regina Pizzeria Anniversary at Faneuil Hall – 35 Cent Pizza for 35 Minutes on September 8th

The number 35 signals an innovative event celebrating the 35th anniversary of Regina Pizzeria, the oldest shop in Faneuil Hall Marketplace! Join us on Thursday, September 8, 2011 as Regina Pizzeria celebrates 35 years at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (opened in 1976)! Marketplace visitors can enjoy pizza slices for only 35 cents; available for 35 minutes Read More…

Business Photos & Videos

Video: Changing of the Guard at Faneuil Hall

  The British Changing of the Guard at Faneuil Hall always catches the tourists off-guard. The series takes place near the original British barracks on State Street. Boston was occupied by British soldiers in the nine years before the American independence. This historical program, jointly offered by Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Freedom Trail Foundation, Read More…

Arts & Culture

Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events, the Museum of African American History and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) will present a free tribute concert in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 17, 2011, at 1:00pm at Faneuil Hall.  The program will feature a moving selection of classical music, spirituals and freedom songs performed by the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Intensive Community Program, conducted by Marta Zurad.  

Police & Fire

Boston Police Issue Missing Person Alert – Long Wharf/Faneuil Hall Area

MISSING PERSONS ALERT: BOSTON POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN EFFORTS TO LOCATE MISSING PERSON The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in their efforts to locate a person who has been missing since February 20, 2010. The missing person is described below: Name: Eugene Losik Sex: male Age: 25 Race: white Height: 5’11” Read More…

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Faneuil Hall Ranks #4 in U.S. Tourist Ranking, Ahead of Disney World & Grand Canyon

Just walking around town close to Faneuil Hall, I was trampled by tourists. Sure, it is the peak summer season, but it just seemed “monumental”, which reminded me of a recent survey of national destinations. A few weeks ago, neighbor Ann Pistorio handed me a USA Today article referencing a Forbes Traveler national survey of Read More…