By - 1/9/16 - 11:05 am

The Boston Licensing Board this week granted an alcohol license to the upcoming Homestead Bakery and Cafe in the Linane Building at 1448 Dorchester Ave.

Homestead will run as a bakery in the morning and early afternoon, then turn into a restaurant space featuring "pop-up" menus by chefs specializing in different ethnic cuisines and a series of poetry readings, art exhibits and stand-up comedy.

By - 1/8/16 - 9:48 pm

Around 9:30 p.m. inside 12 York St.

By - 1/8/16 - 8:33 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Fall River woman they say officers found with two guns after they responded to a report of gunfire in Dorchester Wednesday night. Read more.

By - 1/8/16 - 10:48 am

A suspected drug dealer ordered to pull over in his car got out with a gun and began firing around 10:25 a.m., hitting a plainclothes officer in the leg outside 33 Mt. Bowdoin Terrace, Police Commissioner William Evans said. Read more.

By - 1/7/16 - 5:42 pm
Wanted Dorchester suspect

Look familiar? Let BPD know.

A Savin Hill man reports his dog pinned a housebreak suspect on the hood of a downstairs neighbor's car this morning - although he didn't know the kid had ransacked the neighbor's place until after he managed to run away and the police arrived and searched the place, with guns drawn.

In e-mail, Jason Vitale reports what happend after he and his dog, Roxie - a 35-lb. huskie/German shepherd mix - started out for a walk from their Aukland Street three decker around 7:50 a.m. Almost immediately, he writes, Roxie sensed something wrong: Read more.

By - 1/7/16 - 11:28 am

Police are looking for whoever fired shots - at least four - at Washington and Kenwood streets around 11:10 a.m. A motorist driving down Kenwood at the time discovered a fresh bullet hole in the vehicle. The Red Line was briefly shut at Shawmut to let police search for a possible suspect who might have made his way there.

By - 1/7/16 - 8:40 am

And it is, of course, an inbound train.

By - 1/6/16 - 1:48 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to grant a full liquor license to Homestead Bakery and Cafe, 1448 Dorchester Ave.

Proposed manager Shiyu Wu told the board today he and his partners would run the long vacant space as a bakery between 6:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Then, in the evenings, they would offer a series of "pop up" menus by a rotating series of chefs in different cuisines. Read more.

By - 1/6/16 - 11:37 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the new owners of a bar in Dorchester Lower Mills transfer their liquor license to the bar they want to open in the South End's new Ink Block complex.

But fans of the former Lower Mills Pub shouldn't fret: Read more.

By - 1/5/16 - 9:47 am

It's buses between Ashmont and JFK/UMass because of track ish at Savin Hill.

By - 1/4/16 - 9:24 am

Update: Smashed glass due to car crashing into the place over the weekend.

A city health inspector ordered the Kentucky Fried Chicken at 465 Washington St. shut on Saturday due to glass, dust and other debris from a Saturday car crash. Read more.

By - 1/3/16 - 8:09 pm

Rosario Grocery, 760 Washington St., was held up around 7:40 p.m. by two people who showed a gun.

The suspects are described as a Hispanic man, about 5'7" and wearing a red hoodie and a black baseball cap and a Hispanic woman, about 5'4", slim, wearing a gray jacket. They fled through Roberts Playground.

By - 1/3/16 - 10:42 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

MadTy watched the sun come up this morning over Marina Bay from Morrissey Boulevard.

He wasn't the only one up early. Sharon McAuliffe watched the sun come up over the Longwood Medical Area and Mission Hill: Read more.

By - 1/2/16 - 1:31 pm
Proposed Bike Kitchen in Uphams Corner, Dorchester

Architect's rendering. What it looks like now.

Next City introduces us to the Sip and Spoke Bike Kitchen, which could open next year on Columbia Road, providing both a place to get something to eat and a place to buy a bicycle or get one fixed. Read more.

By - 1/1/16 - 9:40 pm

Boston Police report a woman was attacked shortly before 6:45 a.m. on Annabel Street, off Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 1/1/16 - 12:05 pm

Stanley Staco reports police found the woman with a gunshot wound around 5:30 a.m. at Norfolk Street and Talbot Avenue. The Herald reports she may have been shot in a car found crashed several blocks away, on Fairmount, where residents reported the sound of gunshots.

By - 12/31/15 - 4:27 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and teens from Dorchester and Revere on charges they held a man up at gunpoint on Bay Street yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 12/30/15 - 10:12 pm

Around 10:05 p.m. on Gleason Street; minor injury.

Two people were shot at Harvard and Gleason in July.

By - 12/30/15 - 7:13 pm

Shortly after 7 p.m. at Sawyer and Savin Hill avenues by a black woman, stocky, wearing a black mask and a black jacket, who jumped into the passenger seat of a dark sedan.

By - 12/29/15 - 11:42 pm

Dorchester's own Jimmy Hayes scored 3 of the Bruins' 7 goals tonight in their win over the Senators.