Chinatown

By - 8/24/17 - 5:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kiewann Watson, 28, of Mattapan, on charges he shot two men at closing time on Sunday, killing one of them, Michael Miranda of Dorchester.

Watson was arrested today on Norfolk Avenue, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/24/17 - 9:49 am
Miranda

WFXT reports two men were shot, one fatally, in a fight outside the Cure Lounge on Tremont Street shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday.

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By - 8/23/17 - 8:52 am

Boston Police are seeking videos and photos from a "a large fight" that erupted at closing time outside the Cure Lounge, 246 Tremont St. around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

If you'd rather help the cops than Worldstar, send them to [email protected].

By - 8/20/17 - 9:34 am

NBC Boston reports on the double shooting around 2:15 a.m. at 274 Tremont St. - a garage commonly used by people going to Theater District clubs, and one that has had its share of closing-time problems over the years, from murder to stabbings to attempted kidnappings to fatal falls.

By - 8/13/17 - 2:31 pm

Here's a Harvard Crimson account of the day in 1961 when George Lincoln Rockwell and some other American Nazis showed up at the Saxon Theater (now the Cutler Majestic) on Tremont Street to protest the showing of "Exodus." Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 10:42 am
August Moon lion dancers

Adam Cheung is at the August Moon Fest in Chinatown, which runs through 5 p.m. and features dancers, music and food, celebrating the year's harvest.

By - 8/11/17 - 8:46 am

The Herald reports on an inciddent the other day at Chinatown on the Orange Line involving a couple of the non-union "ambassadors" a contractor had supplied to replace MBTA customer service agents at T stations.

By - 8/9/17 - 11:02 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Intermission Tavern on Tremont Street is up for sale - and that it "can be delivered vacant, allowing investors the opportunity to redevelop the Property on an immediate basis."

By - 8/8/17 - 12:04 pm

The city's last two strip clubs, next door to each other on Lagrange Street in Chinatown, have agreed to make changes in the way they disperse customers at closing time following a 911 call from a nearby resident about the "circus atmosphere" on the small street early one June morning. Read more.

By - 8/4/17 - 2:16 pm
Smoke from pickup fire on I-93

Smoke from the fire rising. Photo by David Callahan.

State Police reported around 1:45 p.m. they shut the highway to let Boston firefighters quench the fire, which was on the southbound side where the O'Neill opens back up into open sky.

By - 8/2/17 - 10:37 pm

"Moderate" delays towards Oak Grove due to a train that bought the farm at Chinatown, the MBTA advises.

By - 7/24/17 - 2:58 pm

Candidates for the District 2 (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, Downtown, Bay Village) seat now held by Bill Linehan get a chance to explain why they should succeed him at a forum Wednesday evening. Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 12:57 pm

The Boston Transportation Department today identified five neighborhoods that, over the next year, will get city-funded street changes in an attempt to make side streets safer by making motorists slow down: Read more.

By - 7/13/17 - 10:04 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a deal with the owner of Icon and Venu on Warrenton Street to shut Icon for nearly a month and Venu for two weeks, partly as punishment for a string of incidents with pre-21 drinkers over the past year, partly to retrain and recertify their staff in how to recognize and bar underage would-be drinkers and how to better disperse crowds at closing time. Read more.

By - 7/11/17 - 11:29 am

A Chicago woman in town for a bachelorette night in May wound up spending much of her time in an emergency room after a flaming rum and whiskey drink set her face and upper torso on fire at Crave Mad for Chicken on Kneeland Street, police, her attorney and the restaurant's owner told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 7/6/17 - 9:45 am

Boston Police report the arrests of suspects in the murders of Ailton Goncalves in Dorchester on Aug. 20, 2016 and Kevin Reyes in Chinatown on May 27 of this year. Read more.

By - 6/28/17 - 1:00 pm

Ray Flynn's son, Ed, has the backing of Southie's Nick Collins and Michael Flaherty for the District 2 (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, downtown) seat, but Mike Kelley has the support of Linda Dorcena Forry, Aaron Michlewitz, Joseph Boncore and Byron Rushing, the Herald reports.

By - 6/21/17 - 7:58 pm

The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission yesterday upheld a five-day suspension levied against Icon on Warrenton Street for serving four underage Tufts freshmen on an April, 2016 night that ended with one of them falling to his death from the Tufts Medical Center garage. Read more.

By - 6/20/17 - 12:11 pm
Bijou on Stuart Street

Bijou in repose during the day.

An unconscious man lying in a stairwell and an underage college student with fake Colombian IDs could prove the straw that breaks the camel's back for Bijou, 51 Stuart St., which had to make the case to the Boston Licensing Board that its 2 a.m. closing time not be rolled back. Read more.