A Dorchester man's lengthy arrest record got even longer yesterday after Transit Police officers joined an employee of the Summer Street CVS who was chasing a man with "hundreds of dollars worth of stolen items."
Three men who were arrested in the post-rally melee that broke out Saturday skipped out on their arraignments today, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports - which means there are now warrants out for their arrest. Read more.
Gary Waldeck shows us what's going into the space where that bauble store used to be at Winter and Washington, adds:
And Cambridge thought there were too many pizza shops in Harvard square.
A police officer found him around 10:05 p.m. at Washington Street and Avenue de Lafayette.
Jamie Walsh reports: Read more.
The Boston Business Journal reports young fashionistas flocking to Downtown Crossing now have one fewer place to go as they jump over the water still cascading down Winter Street.
Cybah was browsing the Macy's online store, came across this item and wonders what's up with that.
"Winter Street is a freaking river" right now, Stephanie reports.
Bisnow reports the new owners plan to renovate the five stories of space into high-end retail under the name DTX 399, starting this summer.
In most parts of the city, it would be totally unremarkable: At 11:45 p.m. on May 24, a worker at a restaurant opened a rear door, went outside and tossed a garbage bag into a trash hopper. Read more.
I need a place for lunch in DTX/FD that serves soup & has cozy booths.
John Duffill reports Boston firefighters responded to Macy's around 8:30 a.m. for a loading-dock fire. Firefighters knocked the fire down not long after, but then had to figure out how to keep the smoke that got into the basement from going up into the main part of the store.
Out for a walk before 6 this morning, Beth Wolfe found some company on Washington Street downtown - a turkey pondering whether to cross the road.
The Boston Preservation Alliance takes a look at the side streets between Tremont and Washington, which face danger from developers who just want to tear down buildings to put up bigger buildings - but which also has new development in the form of reuse (such as the Godfrey Hotel).
The Globe reports a pair of Chicago real-estate firms could be about to plonk down the big bucks for the perpetually unused former Barnes & Noble building on Washington Street. And at $65 million, you can bet they're not going to just open another bookstore there.
Thomas Farragher writes today about how exciting and new Downtown Crossing is now that all the rich people are moving in.
Police did not name the teen because of his age, but said he was arrested at 40 Veterans Ave. in Everett around 6:30 a.m. yesterday. He was charged with being delinquent for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
In one of those only-in-Boston things, plans for some licensing musical chairs in which a longtime Charlestown bar would sell its full liquor license to a Dominican restaurant in Roslindale, so it could in turn sell its beer and wine license to a coffeehouse in a boutique hotel in Downtown Crossing hit a last-minute snag today. Read more.