South Boston

By - 9/11/15 - 7:35 am
Seaport Boulevard in South Boston in the rain

Daniel Glennon shows us the Seaport Square construction along Seaport Boulevard in South Boston in this morning's rain.

By - 9/8/15 - 10:42 pm

Boston Police report a woman was indecently attacked around 3 a.m. on Saturday at Boston and Mayhew streets in Dorchester - almost two months after another woman was similarly attacked late at night in the area of Farragut Road in South Boston.

In both cases, the attacker was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s; in one case, 5'9" or 5'10" and in the other 5'7" to 5'9." Also, in both cases, the women screamed for help and the guy then ran off.

By - 9/3/15 - 5:12 pm

A South Boston man with one OUI conviction under his belt and facing charges for another alleged OUI incident was ordered held without bail after he allegedly hit a woman walking across Day Boulevard yesterday evening - sending her 15 feet into the air - and then just driving off, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/3/15 - 10:04 am

The Boston Business Journal talks to developer John Hynes about the three-building, 750-unit Seaport Square complex on which work is set to begin in mid-2016.

By - 9/2/15 - 10:04 am

WBZ reports Harpoon Brewery is now making an ale with (don't worry, heavily purified) Charles River water.

Maybe this winter, JP Licks will come out with a line of snow cones made with actual Boston snow?

By - 8/30/15 - 7:32 pm
Leaning house in South Boston

A concerned citizen frets about his house on E. 8 Street in South Boston:

House is falling over more than ever before and now looks like it's causing house next door to sag.

H/t Trevor Maloney.

By - 8/29/15 - 11:36 pm
Tiny house at Castle Island

Castle Island regular Eileen Murphy ran across some people filming "World's Smallest House" with a tiny unit they probably just brought in for the filming, rather than something they're actually going to try to rent out, although one would probably have to check with the BRA to be sure.

By - 8/25/15 - 2:51 pm

Residents opposed to a restaurant planned for Dorchester and Dresser streets meet tomorrow to figure out their next steps now that the Boston Licensing Board has agreed to grant it the license it needs to open. Read more.

By - 8/17/15 - 6:22 pm
Hammock at M Street Beach in South Boston

Eileen Murphy spotted somebody cocooned in a hammock at the M Street beach in South Boston today.

Gwen Betts, meanwhile, took a moment out from reading a book to give us a foot's eye view from the Greenway hammock she's in this afternoon: Read more.

By - 8/15/15 - 11:33 am

First responders rushed to the Summer Street bridge around 8:30 a.m. on a report of a person in the water. Eileen Murphy reports they recovered a body.

By - 8/14/15 - 12:21 pm

A man who apparently decided to try to evade justice at South Boston Municipal Court shortly before noon quickly found himself being tracked by Boston police officers. Eventually, as one does in Southie, he found himself at the water, in this case the beach at O Street. Read more.

By - 8/14/15 - 10:31 am
Dust cloud in South Boston

A concerned citizen complains about the clouds of dust bursting from the St. Augustine project, in which the former school is being demolished. Another concerned citizen reports the entire neighborhood now reeks of paint.

By - 8/10/15 - 9:14 pm

Mayor Walsh says his administration and Vertex have negotiated a roughly 25% cut in a property-tax deal for Vertex because the company did not bring as many jobs to the South Boston waterfront as it had originally said it would. Read more.

By - 8/10/15 - 11:31 am

Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports that a guy who'd come all the way up from Rhode Island spent most of his weekend in a holding cell after he was arrested for an attempted breaking and entering at 652 E. 2 St. around 3:10 a.m. on Saturday.

Around 12:10 a.m. today, somebody else tried breaking into a residence at 46 O St., only to be confronted by the owner, who made it clear the guy was not welcome. He's described as white, 5'8" and heavy, wearing ripped blue jeans and a black hoodie.

By - 8/8/15 - 11:32 pm

Mallory Mathias couldn't get enough of the "amazing sound" at the Need to Breathe show at the Bue Hills Bank Pavilion on the South Boston waterfront tonight.

By - 8/6/15 - 12:00 pm

CORRECTED: Application is only for LTK patio.

Legal Test Kitchen, 225 Northern Ave., goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week to seek permission to keep its outdoor patio open until 2 a.m. The restaurant currently has to shut it at 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Legal Harborside, 270 Northern Ave., meanwhile, hopes to gain permission to keep its patio open until 2 a.m. seven days a week.

The board considers the requests on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall. Hearings start at 10 a.m.

By - 8/2/15 - 8:07 pm
Queen Mary 2 at Black Falcon pier in Boston

Eileen Murphy spent some time watching the Queen Mary 2 today, as it approached the Black Falcon pier and after it docked at the pier.

For a size comparison, she also photographed a harbor water taxi as it passed the ship: Read more.

By - 8/1/15 - 7:11 pm

The haters won't stop me.

Posted by Nate Swain on Saturday, August 1, 2015

The wall in better times - in June.

By - 7/31/15 - 9:27 pm
Sunset over Nahant

John Gage watched the sun go down from Nahant.

Southie Spots watched the blue moon rise over the Harbor Islands from South Boston: Read more.