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samovar32 Nov 6, 2012 07:42 AM

Colleagues visiting from out of town seeking suggestions for a bar or restaurant to watch election returns. Seaport/Downton. Thoughts?

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    ScotchandSirloin RE: samovar32 Nov 6, 2012 08:17 AM

    Not a big fan of the place, but I got an e-mail from Fleming's steak house saying they were having $6 apps and election coverage all night tonight.

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      Madrid RE: samovar32 Nov 6, 2012 08:43 AM

      the Globe is reporting that roads in the South Boston seaport will be closed beginning at 6 pm for Romney's party.

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        C. Hamster RE: Madrid Nov 6, 2012 11:47 AM

        Summer Street and D street will close in a few hours but the Globe reports that a lot of the seaport restaurants have been atken over by private special events.

        Dont think about Copley or park plaza areas either.

      2. MC Slim JB RE: samovar32 Nov 6, 2012 08:54 AM

        Eater Boston offered this handy guide: http://boston.eater.com/archives/2012...

        I wouldn't mind watching the Fernet-Branca Barback Olympics at the Royale tonight.

        http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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          digga RE: MC Slim JB Nov 6, 2012 04:53 PM

          I'm not familiar with the "White Hipster Mixology Olympics" to which you are referring but watching that instead of election returns? Respectfully, I find that a bit perplexing.

          Maybe that was meant tongue-in-cheek and I'm just dense.

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          mats77 RE: samovar32 Nov 6, 2012 09:49 AM

          Not Seaport/Downtown but Parlor Sports in Inman is going to have the volume on tonight for election coverage.

          1. libertywharf RE: samovar32 Nov 7, 2012 04:35 AM

            Faneuil hall turned out to be a popular gathering spot. I think many bars got a spike in business from election night

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