Police are hunting a man who ran out of the East Boston Shaw's with two purloined plastic bags of shrimp, which he tried to sell at a nearby restaurant, only to be rebuffed, so he went into another restaurant to try to offload the shrimp, only they apparently didn't think his offer was kosher, either.
The suspect is described as white or Hispanic, wearing a blue hoodie over his head, and carrying two bags of shrimp. He was last seen heading towards Chelsea on Meridian Street.
The Bay State Banner reports on a sometimes contentious meeting recently between BPD officials and residents.
The BRA yesterday gave Boston Property Development permission to tear down the old fried-chicken place at 3385 Washington St. and replace it with a four-story building with 21 residential units and ground-floor commercial space.
The $3.5-million project will include four "affordable" units. One of... Read more
The Herald reports Star Market has agreed to build a mega-market in the $1-billion mixed-use development planned for that vacant space in front of the Garden and the train station.
We haven't gotten that much snow this year, but somebody in the Back Bay didn't let that stop them this morning, as Nicky Enriquez shows us.
Our own Swirlygrrl noticed the revised sign above Fort Point last night.
Around 2:30 a.m. at W. Selden, Stanley Staco reports.
A Florida woman charged with biting a Boston EMT in a drunken frenzy last month agreed to have her blood tested to help rule out the odds she infected him with something, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Laura Bell, 28, of Jacksonville, was... Read more
A neighbor of the closed Busy Bee cleaners at 4381 Washington St. reports current building owner Stelio Koutonidis outlined his plans to build a neighborhood restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, at a meeting tonight.
Koutonidis met with nearby residents to seek their approval before... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Mary Ann's to shut for two days as punishment for a Nov. 14 police inspection that found six underage customers with beers in their possession.
At a hearing on Tuesday, Sgt. Det. Robert Mulvey said he and his partner... Read more
A 19-unit condo development proposed to replace an old horse-trolley barn between E. 5 and E. 6 streets in South Boston would come with a 33-lot parking garage, according to the developers' filing with the BRA.
Aidan Gregory Feeney and Brendan Feeney of Feeney Brothers... Read more
John Henry's media company has shown boston.com associate editor Victor Paul Alvarez the door after honchos woke up yesterday to that story that boldly asked if anybody would notice if John Boehner actually had been poisoned, a source says.
In a tweet this morning,... Read more