Some Bostonians are fighting to keep the 2024 Summer Olympics out of their city due.
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 immediately noticed "several small groups of patrons" who appeared to be too young to be quaffing suds legally.
Sure enough,... Read more
Randi Berkowitz, 64, and Patricia DiGiacomo, 58, today pleaded guilty to scores of charges that they took advantage of their neighbor's love of her cat, Puddy, and managed to steal her condo and savings and several hundred thousand dollars in government benefits, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Berkowitz pleaded guilty to 16 counts of larceny, 12 counts of fiduciary embezzlement, 13 counts of... Read more
At a Boston Licensing Board hearing on Wednesday, owner Baheja Rostami and her attorney said the extra space in the new location would mean "a more comfortable location" than the present storefront.
Ariana needs permission from the licensing board... Read more
Before the fire was declared knocked down about a half hour later, the fire went to two alarms.
The fire, which traveled along the heating pipe from the basement to the second floor, did an estimated $200,000 in damage, the department reports.
battling... Read more
A.P. Blake reports on an incident at Market and Mapleton streets in Brighton this morning. He rolled up his window, called 911 and waited until a uniformed officer arrived.
Boston College says it's doing its part to minimize the impact of students in the 17-story apartment building it bought on Comm. Ave. in part by installing locks that will keep students from opening windows more than six inches - and which will make apartment balconies completely off limits to them.
Brighton-based New Balance is suing soon-to-be North End-based Converse over lawsuits Converse has filed against other sneaker companies.
Converse did not name New Balance in its trademark suits and International Trade Commission complaints over the stylings of other vendors' sneakers, which Converse says is too close to its own Chuck Taylors. But New Balance launched a preemptive lawsuit to make sure Converse doesn't turn... Read more
It's been a couple years since Joe Fitzgerald wrote about his house Jew, this woman in Brighton who so loves Christmas. This year, she's enlisted on the war on those nasty atheists who want to take the Christ out of Christmas.
UPDATE: Around 3:35 p.m., Boston Police broke up what appeared to be a brewing altercation related to the earlier incident at Comm. Ave. and Warren - where they also stopped a Green Line trolley in search of somebody on the train. Police arrested several teens.
School Police today detained a student at the Boston Green Academy, 20 Warren St., after they found him with a... Read more
Brilliant Geeks surely does appreciate how Globe Direct is decorating an evergreen in his Brighton yard.
PSF HOLIDAY CELEBRATION FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
See the popular film
AND IN OUR NEW BALANCE COMMUNITY ROOM
WE WILL OFFER BEER AND WINE FOR SALE TO ADULTS ALONG WITH GOOD CONVERSATION
Date and Time: Saturday, 6 December following the Oak Square Tree Lighting. The event will start at @ 5:45 pm
Place: The Presentation School Foundation Community... Read more
A concerned citizen complains about the bartender at a drinking establishment on Market Street in Brighton:
Bartender is drinking heavily and adding his drinks to patron's tabs.
A developer has filed plans with the BRA to replace a gas station and small office building at 5 Washington St., across from the Whole Foods and next to the Brookline line, with a 145-unit, six-story residential building.
In its filing, Urban Spaces LLC of Cambridge says it would also build a two-level, 105-car garage under the 80-foot-tall building and leave space for new... Read more
Boston Development, which won BRA approval in June to replace the old Cleveland Circle Cinema and the Applebee's with a hotel and an apartment complex, is bringing on a new development partner and plans to limit residents to the silver-haired set.
In a press release, Boston Development and new partner National Development say:
The 162-key hotel and 92-unit residential project with retail... Read more
Boston Police have some questions for these two guys about a housebreak on Lake Street near Glenmont Road in Brighton shortly after 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
Police say a homeowner was taking a shower while a man broke into the house and stole $6,500 worth of electronics, including an iPhone that these two guys were later spotted trying to sell on Geneva Avenue in Dorchester.... Read more
LOCAL FOOD: IS IT HEALTHIER? IS IT BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT? WHERE TO FIND IT?
Date and Time: Tuesday, 18 November from 7 to 8 pm
Place: The Presentation School Foundation Community Center, 640 Washington Street. The event will take place in a community room on the buildingâ€™s lower level.
Join Zach Conrad, a PhD Candidate at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy... Read more
Bit of a blackout in parts of the neighborhood tonight.
This video was produced as a pilot for an upcoming BU Today video series featuring Mayor Menino making visits to a variety of diverse, affordable, and local neighborhood restaurants in Boston.
Best part: When Menino goes "Well, gimme my fork back! Jeez!"