By - 8/23/14 - 10:54 am

WRKO is advertising for a full-time host:

Do you have what it takes to be in a top ten market, with 50,000 watts of power at your command and working under these legendary call letters that gave birth to the talk format? WRKO is

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By - 8/23/14 - 10:09 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports that when a 21-year-old got kicked out of a party on Oak Tree Lane in Revere for brawling, he went and got his pa and a female relative and returned to apply some justice:

The 21-year-old and 50-year-old

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By - 8/23/14 - 10:00 am

Pip asks:

Any tips for a good but not overly expensive steak place in Boston for a group that don't get to see each other often? Please.

By - 8/23/14 - 9:58 am

The Herald reports Mayor Walsh is trying to lure a grand-prix race to the South Boston waterfront.

By - 8/23/14 - 8:56 am
Praying mantis in South Boston

Suldog forwards this Thursday-evening photo by Joe Burke, explains:

Last night, at the M Street Softball League playoffs in Southie, a praying mantis was on the field. Showing that we fast-pitch softball guys have some heart, our league commissioner, Mark Senna (pictured here with the

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By - 8/23/14 - 8:20 am

Around 8:15 a.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Charlotte Street. One woman's injuries were serious enough the homicide unit was summoned. The second woman, found a couple blocks away at American Legion Highway, was grazed to the leg.

A gun was recovered a couple... Read more

By - 8/23/14 - 7:10 am

But he was conscious and alert when police and EMTs arrived at Westview and Ames streets around 3 a.m., Boston EMS Incidents reports.

By - 8/23/14 - 7:00 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed around 10:45 p.m., Friday, outside Sissy K's, 6 Commercial St.

By - 8/22/14 - 8:00 pm

Maybe the City Council didn't go far enough in banning that smartphone app that lets drivers hand off parking spaces to other users. Nam Le reports:

WTF, just saw a graybeard in a polo doing his own Haystack by hawking his space for

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By - 8/22/14 - 7:36 pm

Shirley Leung's column about why she and her husband left the South End for the suburbs is actually a decent enough piece about the problems faced by people who live in the South End who decide to have children.

My problem with her column... Read more

By - 8/22/14 - 4:42 pm

On Wednesday, the City Council voted to ban the Haystack app for finding open on-street parking spaces.

By - 8/22/14 - 4:37 pm

With the rising rents in South Boston, I'm thinking about moving to Dorchester. I realize that Dorchester is very big and that some parts are safe while other parts are less safe. What is the crime situation in Fields Corner, particularly around Geneva Street between... Read more

By - 8/22/14 - 4:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decided yesterday the Boston Garden committed no violations that led to 86 people needing medical attention, a sexual assault and a beating the night of a June 25 concert by Swedish DJ Avicii.

At a hearing on Tuesday, Garden officials... Read more

By - 8/22/14 - 3:56 pm

Moto asks:

I want to eat a honeycomb. Where in boston can I buy a honeycomb by itself and not in a jar?

By - 8/22/14 - 2:48 pm

Around 3:35 p.m. on Brunswick Street off Blue Hill Avenue. Suspects: Two black men in a newer-model, beige Camry.

By - 8/22/14 - 1:47 pm
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor

Jan looked out her office window this morning to see Old Ironsides returning from Castle Island after a salute of volleys.

The nation's oldest commissioned warship goes into drydock for two years of repairs in March.

Jocelyn photographed the Constitution from East Boston,... Read more

By - 8/22/14 - 1:42 pm

Spotted shortly after noon at Tremont and Winter, Spare Change Guy, back on duty.

By - 8/22/14 - 1:16 pm
Wanted for Dorchester jewelry heist

Boston Police report they are looking for four people in connection with the robbery of $20,000 worth of jewelry at Thai Binh Jewelry, which recently opened at 1283 Dorchester Ave.

According to police, one of the four walked into the shop around 3:30 p.m. on... Read more

By - 8/22/14 - 9:31 am

Riders from the south and west got to enjoy the scenic vistas of the South Station rail yards this morning when Amtrak's signals failed yet again, and trains were unable to pull into the station. America's Railroad fixed the problem shortly after 9:15 and trains began pulling in.

Last month:
T says South Station problems not their fault, riders go 'Oy, gevalt!'

By - 8/22/14 - 9:20 am
New Assembly stop on the MBTA's Orange Line

MBTAinfo notes you can tell the new Assembly stop on the Orange Line is almost ready for business because they've installed the benches and station-name signs, although hopefully Hulk smash neither.