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The Littlest Bar and The Times Irish Pub Will Both be Reborn Elsewhere in the City

The downtown pubs will both close after this weekend.

The Littlest Bar
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One of Boston's many luxury condo developments, 110-112 Broad Street, is usurping two popular pubs, as previously reportedThe Littlest Bar and The Times Irish Pub & Restaurant are now officially counting down the days at their current locations, though both plan to move to new spots in the city, Boston Restaurant Talk reported.

Both bars are considering this weekend their last for a while, according to Facebook posts. The Littlest Bar didn't announce where it will end up. Owner Paddy Grace said earlier this summer that he was looking around for spaces no larger than its current, 120-seat establishment. Grace purchased the 60-year-old drinking hole in 1991, when it was located at 45 Province St. Then just 400 square feet, the Littlest Bar succumbed to a different condo development in the mid-2000s.

In June, the bar's 77-year-old proprietor wasn't sure he would move it for a third time, but the Facebook post indicates a new location will be announced "soon."

The Times, located at 112 Broad for 15 years, is moving just down the street: It shared on Facebook that it will take over 99 Broad St. "soon." Barney Fanning's is currently operation there. A BRT source confirmed Fanning's will shutter, but the timeline hasn't been revealed.

UPDATE, 6 p.m. on 8/27/15: The Littlest Bar will remain open through September 15.

The Times Irish Pub & Restaurant

112 Broad St, Boston, MA 02110 (617) 357-8463 Visit Website

The Littlest Bar

102 Broad St, Boston, MA 02110 (617) 542-8469

Barney Fanning's Boston Irish Pub

Broad Street, Boston, MA 02110 (617) 357-8287 Visit Website

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