South Boston

By - 4/11/17 - 12:54 pm
420 West Broadway rendering

Two stories in front, six stories in back. Rendering by Rode Architects, Inc.

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.

By - 4/11/17 - 11:26 am

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.

By - 4/10/17 - 5:25 pm

Caught in Southie reports the Dorchester Street Yoberry is gone.

By - 4/10/17 - 12:42 pm
Suspicious bag

Daniel Gerow shows us the suspicious duffel bag chained to a pole outside 280 Summer St. - just over the bridge from downtown - that brought the bomb squad around 12:20 p.m.

Tim Cooney provides the street-level view: Read more.

By - 4/9/17 - 10:54 am
Offending couches

The offending couches.

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.

By - 3/31/17 - 8:54 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

617 Images captured the pre-storm sunrise over Boston Harbor this morning. Read more.

By - 3/30/17 - 8:06 pm

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!

By - 3/30/17 - 12:20 pm

Boston Police report officers talking to a guy in the West Broadway project in South Boston around 7 p.m. yesterday arrested him after they noticed "the handle of a firearm protruding from his jacket pocket." Read more.

By - 3/28/17 - 11:36 am

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.

By - 3/27/17 - 8:52 am

The Globe reports the Trustees of Reservations are looking for a waterfront parcel on which to build a major new park.

By - 3/25/17 - 7:12 pm

State Police report somebody rigged up a system this afternoon to make hoax calls across the region that appeared to be coming from their South Boston barracks: Read more.

By - 3/24/17 - 9:09 am

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.

By - 3/23/17 - 12:36 pm
Car on snow in Boston

Manu captured this scene in the Seaport this morning.

By - 3/22/17 - 8:11 am

Rick Macomber captured the scene at 62 O Street, where a wall gave way overnight.

Boston Police report: Read more.

By - 3/21/17 - 9:44 am

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.

Last spring:
Esplanade dock gets fat, sassy visitor.

By - 3/20/17 - 5:23 pm
Louis Carlos Martinez-Santamaria

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.

Innocent, etc.

By - 3/17/17 - 2:07 pm
Evacuation Day memorial

RoadTrip New England took in the Evacuation Day commemoration at Dorchester Heights this morning.

By - 3/16/17 - 9:36 am
Tall ship Cuauhtemoc docked at Fan Pier on the South Boston waterfront

Rob Littlefield got up early to take a peak at the tall ship Cuauhtémoc, currently berthed at Fan Pier. reports the ship will have public visiting hours today through Sunday.