Friends say farewell to Anthony’s Pier 4

Former mayor Ray Flynn and his wife Kathy outside Anthony's Pier 4. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
Former mayor Ray Flynn and his wife Kathy outside Anthony's Pier 4. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Anthony’s Pier 4, an institution on the Boston waterfront for 50 years, is closing its doors, and a few old friends gathered at the venerable restaurant this week to say farewell. The party, hosted by former police commissioner Bill Bratton and PR poobah George Regan (Anthony’s is a client, by the way) drew a crowd that included City Council President Steve Murphy, former AG Frank Bellotti, Suffolk DA Dan Conley, Police Commissioner Ed Davis, Bratton’s wife, Rikki Klieman, former mayor Ray Flynn (pictured, with his wife, Kathy), former state senator Jack Hart, Willowbend owner David Southworth, restaurateurs Joe Cimino and Roger Berkowitz, TV types Tom Ellis, Ron Gollobin, Susan Wornick, and Mike Macklin, former Boston city councilor Michael McCormack, former Palace nightclub owner Russell Robbat, and Entercom’s Julie Kahn.

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