The Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace the old Broadway Theater, 420 West Broadway, with a 42-unit condo building that will preserve the theater's old facade and lobby on Broadway and replace the seven-story theater space fronting Athens Street with six stories of residences. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved a plan by Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Avenue, to run a beer garden on Friday and Saturday evenings at its brewery at 306 Northern Ave. in the marine industrial park. Read more.
Caught in Southie reports the Dorchester Street Yoberry is gone.
A concerned citizen in South Boston is outraged because the city didn't immediately respond to his complaint about couches on a sidewalk on Saturday afternoon. Read more.
A perplexed citizen files a 311 complaint about a car parked on East 2 Street:
There is no resident sticker affixed to this vehicle. If a sticker was issued why isn't it on the vehicle? How do the residents know if a sticker was issued? If it had a sticker I wouldn't be wasting my time and yours!
The Zoning Board of Appeals today rejected plans by condo owners at the six-unit building at 159-165 M St. to add space to the rear of their units after residents of a neighboring building complained the expansion would cut off their light and air - and create a fire hazard for them should a rooftop deck grill at the building ever have a grease fire. Read more.
The Globe reports the Trustees of Reservations are looking for a waterfront parcel on which to build a major new park.
The Globe reports a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries when hit on the James Kelly Bridge around 5:45 a.m. Police shut the bridge for an investigation.
Manu captured this scene in the Seaport this morning.
— Jen richard (@Jenboston) March 21, 2017
Jen Richard videoed this in Fort Point Channel by the Tea Party Museum this morning. The New England Aquarium confirms it was a harbor porpoise.
Esplanade dock gets fat, sassy visitor.
Transit Police charge that as an inbound Red Line train hurtled from Broadway to South Station around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, an Everett man whipped his supposed manhood out and began rubbing it while staring at a woman sitting across from him.
Police say that the woman departed the train at South Station and alerted police, who found Luis Carlos Martinez-Santamaria, 40, of Everett there as well and arrested him on a charge of open and gross lewdness.
RoadTrip New England took in the Evacuation Day commemoration at Dorchester Heights this morning.
Snow is the issue again, WBZ reports.