Around 9:20 p.m., Geneva Grocery, 385 Geneva Ave., was held up by a man with a gun. He was described as 5'10", thin and possibly Cape Verdean. He wore a black jacket, a gray hoodie and a yellow ski mask.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Parlour on Centre Street is now an ex-pizza place.
Brian Appel, co-founder of Boston Calling, is scheduled to appear before the Mayor's Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing on March 12 to seek licenses for both the already announced May 23-25 music festival on City Hall Plaza and for a second weekend of music Sept. 5-7, also on City Hall Plaza.
The application does not specify band names.
The hearing starts at 10 a.m. in the office's eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.
Greg Hum looked out his window this afternoon to see two people walking across the Charles.
The Dorchester Reporter alerts us that the perpetual candidate has sued Secretary of State William Galvin for barring her from the Democratic ballot for Carlos Henriquez's old seat on the grounds she didn't switch from being a Republican to being a Democrat in time this time.
The Boston Business Journal reports.
Mark Garfinkel posts a series of photos from Deer Island of the president's plane arriving in Boston yesterday.
Bos Guy attended the AIDS Action Committee's annual fundraiser the other night.
The Boston Business Journal interviews Charlie Kravetz, WBUR general manager.
Signal problems mean the dreaded "severe" delays on the Red Line between Harvard and JFK/UMass this morning.
That has to be a new record... Took 45 minutes to get from Davis Square to Kendall Square.
Are there any good gelato spots in Allston?
Boston firefighters responded to the Constitution Marina next to the North Washington Street bridge around 10 p.m. for a boat on fire.
By 10:20 p.m., the 24-foot-long craft was fully engulfed in flames and firefighters were ordered off its pier. The fire was declared knocked... Read more
Emily Murphy shows us the notice she got from the producers of Black Mass, the Johnny Depp movie based on the Whitey book by two former Globe reporters, not the script being worked on by Affleck and Damon.
Ian Holness, 27, will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court tomorrow for the fatal shooting of Rashaan O'Neil, 34, at a party at 92 Wales St. early last Christmas, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Holness was arrested today by the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force.