South Boston

By - 7/16/17 - 3:47 pm
M Street beach in South Boston

Mike reports a packed beach at M Street in South Boston today.

Jordan Frias reports a packed Toscanini's in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 7/15/17 - 11:06 am
Towing sail boats through Boston Harbor

A guy in a motorboat towed several sailboats past Castle Island from the direction of the harbor islands towards the inner harbor yesterday.

By - 7/13/17 - 12:32 am

The Department of Justice says it's settled a lawsuit against Eversource and the MWRA over a Deer Island power cable under Boston Harbor the government had said was not buried deeply enough to allow for planned dredging to let the Conley Terminal in South Boston handle larger ships. Read more.

By - 7/11/17 - 1:05 pm

Associated Press reports the company is leasing space in a Fort Point building.

By - 7/10/17 - 3:36 pm

Bampunim Teixeira, 30, was again ordered held without bail on charges he murdered two doctors in their South Boston condo in May. Read more.

By - 7/1/17 - 9:57 am

The Herald reports on opposition from residents along the dormant Track 61 to the T's plan to electrify much of the route so it can test the new Red Line cars we'll be getting in a few years.

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 - 6/28/17 - 10:13 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Marco Polo deli at 274 Summer St., has closed after a quarter century in business.

By - 6/27/17 - 11:55 am
270 Dorchester Ave. proposal in South Boston

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeal today approved a 114-unit, six-story residential building on Dorchester Avenue near B Street that takes advantage of new city zoning for the Dot Ave. corridor to rise higher than normally allowed in exchange for more affordable units and affordable commercial space. Read more.

By - 6/22/17 - 3:24 pm

Joshua Fabian watched one of the Tall Ships departing Boston today. Read more.

By - 6/19/17 - 12:28 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the Castle Island-based Sullivan's is looking to take over operation of the giant Hood Milk Bottle outside the Children's Museum.

By - 6/14/17 - 9:39 pm

Eric Ballard shows us Boston Harbor in time lapse (that's the Fish Pier on the left).

By - 6/13/17 - 10:44 pm

With no more bars left to tear down and with more and more gas stations and factories on their way out, developers are now looking at buying up and tearing down single-family homes in South Boston to replace with multi-unit buildings, Caught in Southie reports.

By - 6/12/17 - 3:58 pm

Maybe the MBTA needs a summer-resiliency program: Around 3:50 p.m., Boston firefighters responded to Broadway station because a power cable burst into flames just past the station on the inbound side. That was good for "severe" delays on the Red Line. The fire was quickly doused, but service was held for firefighters to check things out.

By - 6/9/17 - 5:57 pm

At least four shots, around 5:50 p.m. outside 139 Orton Marotta Way in the West Broadway project.

By - 6/9/17 - 4:29 pm

The Boston Licensing Board next week considers a proposal for a dueling-piano bar in the new Element Seaport Boston Hotel at 391 D St., across from the Lawn on D. Read more.

By - 6/7/17 - 6:29 pm
Dropped drinks

Drinks dropped in pursuit of robber. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report an officer on a drinks run for his district at the Andrew Square Dunkin' Donuts early this morning was forced to drop the beverages to arrest a man who was trying to rob the place. Read more.

By - 6/1/17 - 7:05 pm
Rainbow over the Reserved Channel

Krista Easterly enjoyed some rainbow action over the Reserve Channel and Boston Harbor this afternoon.

Dr. B watched the storm retreat from Revere Beach: Read more.

By - 6/1/17 - 11:58 am

alka seltzer mana mia spicy meatball commercial

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Certified Meatball Company is planning to open later this month at 429 West Broadway in South Boston, which is good, because who needs uncertified meatballs?

By - 6/1/17 - 9:11 am

WBZ reports on the new convenience-store battle on East Broadway between the chain and a former franchisee who objected to being forced to sell hot food nobody was buying.