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Downtown Crossing


Roche Bros. Set to Open in Downtown Crossing

Wellesley-based grocery chain, Roche Bros., has announced that its new Downtown Crossing supermarket will open on Wednesday, April 29 in the recently restored Burnham Building. […]


George Howell Coffee Opening in Downtown Crossing

George Howell Coffee has announced that it will be opening its second cafe in the upcoming The Godfrey Hotel, located at 505 Washington Street in […]

City Life

Bostonian Society: ‘See You in 2114!’

After buffing, shining, re-guilding, and painting the lion and unicorn statues from the Old State House, the Bostonian Society is preparing to place them back […]

City Life

Time Capsule Found Inside Lion Statue to Be Cracked Open on October 9

In less than a week, Boston will take a gander at what life was like in the city more than 100 years ago. Archivists from the Bostonian […]

City Life

It’s Official: There’s a Time Capsule Inside the Head of the Lion from the Old State House

Ever since the Bostonian Society took down the lion and unicorn that typically stand atop the Old State House, there has been speculation that perhaps […]

City Life

An Eerie Coincidence Between Scotland’s Vote and the Old State House

Call it a curse, or maybe call it a blessing, but whatever it is, some historians can’t ignore the fact that the weather-beaten statues on top of the […]


The Painted Burro Reaches an ‘Impasse’ with Downtown Crossing Landlord

Downtown Crossing residents hungrily anticipating the opening of The Painted Burro’s second location at 35 Temple Place (the former Windsor Button location) might be waiting […]


Roche Bros. to Debut Downtown Crossing Produce Stalls This Week

Starting on Wednesday, September 17, Roche Bros. supermarket will be setting up five pop-up produce tents in front of their eventual brick and mortar location […]

Arts & Entertainment

New Downtown Crossing Mural Takes a Step Back in Time, and Looks to the Future

Members of the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District already proved they have a knack for the creative arts when they teamed up with a local […]

City Life

What Should Boston Put in a Time Capsule at the Old State House?

Keytar Bear’s mask? Images from the filming of Ted 2? A blue or white lobster would be perfect, but that’s animal abuse. Perhaps a plastic bag from […]

City Life

Downtown Crossing Ditches the Rolling Carts for Special Kiosks

Beginning Friday, officials from the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District will introduce yet another new addition to the neighborhood. Saying goodbye to the traditional vendor […]

City Life

Old State House Statues Shipping Off to Woburn Studio for Restorations

It takes a very steady hand, complete silence, and a room that’s void of even the slightest bit of wind. But the job is a rewarding one; […]

City Life

Downtown Boston BID’s ‘Light Rover’ Hits the City Streets

Hubways are a great mode of transportation for getting around Boston. But artist Ross Miller’s four-wheeled traveling light show is way better. Called the “Light […]

Home & Property

Downtown Crossing Is Improving, According to Area Business Leaders

  The 575 guests who attended Bisnow‘s Future of Downtown Boston Summit last week heard mostly positive things about Downtown Crossing from the event’s featured […]


A First Look at Mast’ in Downtown Crossing

After months of construction delays, Mast’ in Downtown Crossing is finally set to open. The Southern Italian restaurant, on the ground floor of the 45 […]