T.C.’s Lounge is gone now. After 42 years, all that is left is the ghostly outline of everything that hung on the walls. The end began with a small fire in a beer cooler. A block away and 90 minutes later, a huge transformer explosion plunged the Back Bay into darkness. It was a wild afternoon. But no one thought it would be the end of T.C.’s Lounge, one of Boston’s last great dive bars. No one, it seems, except the landlords.
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