Faneuil Hall

  • coronavirus Jul 1

    Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market Reopen to Customers, Tourists

    Businesses at Boston’s iconic Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market reopened to customers Wednesday as Massachusetts slowly reopens amid the coronavirus pandemic. The food colonnade at Quincy Market, which features numerous food businesses, began serving customers and pushcart merchants and kiosks were able to do the same.    A special reopening event was scheduled for 11 a.m., featuring musical performances....

  • Boston Jun 9

    Advocates Rally to Change Name of Faneuil Hall Over Ties to Slavery

    Religious leaders and activists — including former presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein — on Tuesday called on the city of Boston to change the name of one its best-known landmarks due to its ties to slavery. At a rally at City Hall, the activists with the New Democracy Coalition called for city leaders to change the name of Faneuil Hall,…

  • Faneuil Hall Jun 9

    Jill Stein Calls for Changing the Name of Faneuil Hall

    Former presidential candidate Jill Stein joined other faith and community leaders in an effort change the name of Boston’s Faneuil Hall on Tuesday.

  • Faneuil Hall Feb 17

    Woman's Rideshare Kidnapping From Boston Was a Misunderstanding, Police Say

    A woman’s unexpected trip from downtown Boston to a gas station near the New Hampshire border early Sunday morning was not a kidnapping, as she thought, but a misunderstanding, Boston police said Monday.

  • kidnapping Feb 17

    Woman Says She was Kidnapped in Boston, Escaped at Gas Station Near New Hampshire Border

    Police say an Allston woman who thought she was getting into a ride-sharing service car reported that she was kidnapped near Boston’s busy Faneuil Hall and taken on a half-hour drive before managing to escape near the New Hampshire border. The woman in her 20s said she ordered a Lyft around 12:50 a.m. Sunday after spending the night out...

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  • Boston City Council Jan 7

    Boston's City Council Swears in Most Diverse Group Ever

    Boston’s city council swore in the most diverse group in its history on Monday. The Boston Herald reports the 13-member council made up more than half by women and people of color were ushered in by Mayor Marty Walsh during a ceremony at Faneuil Hall. The council had been a white male bastion for decades, but Boston is now...

  • Boston Aug 20, 2019

    ‘Boy Meets World' Cast Reunites — In Boston

    Cory, Shawn, Topanga and Eric have reunited! That’s right, the stars of Boy Meets World got together in Boston and the photos will take you right back to the 90s. Actors Ben Savage, Rider Strong, Danielle Fishel and Will Friedle were in Boston over the weekend for Comic Con’s Fan Expo Boston at the Boston Convention Center. The four participated...

  • Massachusetts Jul 18, 2019

    Artist Withdraws Slave Memorial Project Near Boston's Faneuil Hall After NAACP Objects

    A black artist has dropped his bid to build a slave memorial in front of Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall after the NAACP objected. Steve Locke announced Tuesday on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter that he won’t go forward with the project because the president of the Boston chapter of the prominent civil rights group warned him they would come out strongly...

  • Sue O'Connell Jun 7, 2019

    Faneuil Hall Kicks off Boston Pride Week

    Faneuil Hall, a historic marketplace celebrated by the city’s own and it’s many tourists. A landmark the city is prideful of today for more than it’s rich history.

  • Massachusetts Apr 11, 2019

    Man Accused of Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Held Without Bail

    The detention hearing for the Massachusetts man indicted with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman continued Thursday. Victor Pena, 38, of Charlestown was indicted last month on one count of kidnapping and 10 counts of aggravated rape in connection to a woman who disappeared after a night out at a Boston bar in January. The judge ordered Pena held...

  • Massachusetts Apr 10, 2019

    Man Indicted for Kidnapping, Rape Has Detention Hearing

    The man who was indicted for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman in January was back in court Wednesday for a detention hearing. Victor Pena, 38, of Charlestown, Massachusetts was indicted by a grand jury on one count of kidnapping and 10 counts of aggravated rape. Attorneys completed producing evidence on Wednesday and will be back in court for...

  • Massachusetts Mar 21, 2019

    Disturbing New Details Revealed in Boston Kidnapping, Rape Case

    The man charged with kidnapping a 23-year-old woman and sexually assaulting her in his Charlestown, Massachusetts home pleaded not guilty during his arraignment on Wednesday. Victor Pena, 38, was charged with one count of kidnapping and 10 counts of aggravated rape. He was indicted on the charges by a Suffolk County jury on March 14.

  • Boston Mar 14, 2019

    Man Accused of Kidnapping Woman From Bar Indicted on 10 Rape Charges

    A man accused of holding a 23-year-old woman against her will and sexually assaulting her in his home was indicted Thursday on one count of kidnapping and 10 counts of aggravated rape. Victor Pena, 38, of Charlestown, was indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury, which moves his case from municipal to superior court. He is scheduled to be arraigned...

  • Boston Mar 2, 2019

    Charlestown Kidnapping Suspect to Face New Rape Charges

    The man accused of kidnapping a 23-year-old woman and holding her captive in his Charlestown apartment was ordered to be held without bail on Friday until mid-March, when he’ll face new charges of aggravated rape following his completion of a mental health evaluation. Victor Pena, 38, was arrested Jan. 22 in connection to the disappearance of a woman who, at...

  • Boston Feb 27, 2019

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    Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., went on a minute-long tirade on the House floor just one day before former Trump fixer Michael Cohen was set to testify before Congress. “Tomorrow, we will find out if there’s anyone Michael Cohen hasn’t lied to,” Gaetz said. He later posted, then deleted, a tweet to Cohen asking if his “wife & father-in-law know about...

  • City Council Feb 22, 2019

    Proposed Project Seeks to Recognize Boston's Slavery Ties

    Boston is taking a step toward recognizing the role slavery played at one of its most visited landmarks. Democratic Mayor Mary Walsh’s administration has proposed spending $315,000 to restore 17th and 18th-century artifacts found beneath Faneuil Hall as part of a project highlighting Boston’s role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

  • Boston Feb 13, 2019

    Durgin-Park Memorabilia Up for Auction Online

    Fans of the historic Durgin-Park restaurant now have the opportunity to bid on memorabilia online. Beginning Feb. 13 and lasting a week, everything from advertising signs to photos and art to a large wooden pig are ready to be auctioned off.

  • Boston Feb 3, 2019

    Boston City Officials Discuss Super Bowl Security

    Although the Patriots are playing in the Super Bowl in Atlanta, police in Boston are ready for the big game. And at this point, with three Super Bowls in a row and the World Series in the fall, police have it down to a science.

  • Boston Feb 3, 2019

    Boston Police Prepare for Super Bowl

    Although the Patriots are playing in the Super Bowl in Atlanta, police in Boston are ready for the big game.

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