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‘They’ve come out of the woodwork;’ business booms at Durgin Park as historic Boston restaurant prepares to close

‘They’ve come out of the woodwork;’ business booms at Durgin Park as historic Boston restaurant prepares to close

It’s a raw, foggy day in January, but the atmosphere at Durgin Park is warm and inviting. Customers eager for a taste of Boston dining history squeeze inside the lobby entrance, waiting at the foot of the stairs to be seated. Tucked snugly into the concave North Market building at Faneuil Hall, Durgin Park is well-regarded for its offerings of fresh New England fare, like pot roast, baked scrod and clam chowder. Since news broke that Durgin Park would close on Jan. 11, the restaurant — one of Boston’s oldest, first opened in 1827 — has seen a boom […]

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