The Boston Licensing Board yesterday deferred any action on revoking the liquor licenses for Townsends on Fairmount Avenue and Drifter's Restaurant and Lounge on Hyde Park Avenue, both of which have been shut for several months now.
The owners of both licenses failed to show at cancellation hearings on Tuesday. The board yesterday scheduled new hearings - Nov. 13 for Townsends and Dec. 11 for... Read more
UPDATE: Board defers any action until at least mid-November.
John Button, who owns the Fairmount Avenue building where Townsends once dished up upscale fare, told the Boston Licensing Board he's found somebody willing to open a new restaurant there - but only if he can clear up the legal uncertainty over the restaurant's liquor license.
Button and his lawyer, Dennis Quilty, appeared at a... Read more
Shiva apparently keeps residence on Storrow Drive and not as far South as Hyde Park's River Street. A Bud truck didn't make it into the alley... Read more
In 1995, the House of Compassion opened its doors taking in people living with HIV and AIDS to live in a welcoming home environment. The House now faces closure, with a looming 30,000 in debt threatening the homes of their ten residents. Find out more about the House of Compassion!
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To get to the meat cases at the Hyde Park Shaw's today, we had to get around all these displays of Halloween candy. As we left early this evening, the thermometer in our car read 84.... Read more
Richard Jeanetti, an off-duty Boston officer, was released on personal recognizance today at his arraignment for drunk driving and other charges related to a May crash in Hyde Park that sent a woman to the hospital with a broken leg and a broken vertebra, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Prosecutors say a "black box" recovered from Jeanetti's car showed he was doing 68... Read more
Not a good night for the AC to go off.
Boston Police report arresting two men on charges they drove around the city robbing and shooting people early this morning. Police found victims in Dorchester, the Fenway, Hyde Park and Roslindale before, they say, they found the suspects in Roxbury - one asleep in their car.
Carlos Rivera, 24, and Eric Cruz, 23, were both charged with two counts of assault and battery with... Read more
The other day, I felt like some curry for lunch, so I headed down to Cleary Square in Hyde Park for some chicken from Konteki Kitchen. Gasp! In its place, all I found was some butcher paper and... Read more
More specifically, the Logan Square area down Fairmount. Mike Ball surveys the grooming scene, marvels at all the different salons and barber shops for all kinds of hair in the two-block district:
Perhaps symbolic of the vitality of this genre was that Qadosh (oriented toward black women) just took over TC's Coffee. It had been next to one of those odd little churches. TC's... Read more
Emergency crews are at Collins and Bradlee streets in Hyde Park, where somebody apparently opened up a radioactive package in a stolen car.
UPDATE: The package turned out to be a "nuclear density gauge" used in surveying, not the glowing bodies of aliens. Plus, as you can see in Scott Eisen's photos, the car was not a '64 Chevy Malibu.... Read more
WBZ-TC reports Officer Richard Jeanetti was charged today with OUI and other charges for a crash in May while he was off duty, at West and Austin streets.
Channel 4 reports on a May 24 crash that sent a woman to the hospital with a broken neck, allegedly caused by an off-duty Boston cop who blew through a stop sign but was not given a breath test or arrested.
Police say they're looking a black Jeep Liberty that raced toward Cleary Square without stopping. It has a black wheel cover with red and blue lettering.
Anybody with info can contact the homicide... Read more