An irate citizen complains about space savers on Telegraph Street in South Boston:
WTF?! Space holders in VISITOR PARKING?! Come on! The old Mayor's office was do-nothing on this stuff. I hope Walsh has a backbone.
Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports that around 11:25 a.m. yesterday, police were summoned to Dorchester Avenue and W. 4 Street for a suspicious bag about the size of a pressure cooker:
Ended up being bag of hockey pucks ... owner notified.
UPDATE: Arrest made.
Transit Police report they are looking for the guy in red in this video on charges he attacked and robbed a disabled man around 11 p.m. on Saturday in the Andrew busway.
He was accompanied by the woman in the video, police say.
If he looks familiar, contact Transit Police detectives at... Read more
Per the mayor's office. And you know what that means: 48 hours of space-saving frenzy (and then it all stops, right?).
Ed. note: Video NSFchairs at the end.
H/t JR Strauss.
Patrick Maguire gets fed up with Yelp after reading somebody gave the Lincoln Tavern in South Boston just one star, not because of the food, but because they gave her a pizza to go in a generic box:
Maybe itâ€™s a ruse, or maybe Nikki is just looking for a little attention, but restaurant workers have a right to be frustrated and angry when... Read more
A wary-eyed citizen reports from I Street in South Boston this afternoon:
This is absolutely ridiculous and unfair. This person left for work and left trash on the street to hold a spot. Across the street at 32 I Street another resident left for work and put a foot stool out in their spot (which we moved to park our car because up and... Read more
Boston Police report they are looking into what killed a woman whose body was recovered by firefighters around 1:35 p.m. yesterday.
Greg Cook stayed safely onshore for this morning's annual run into Dorchester Bay by the L Street Brownies in South Boston.
Boston Police report they're looking for the guy who made like a bank robber at a South Boston Tedeschi store on Tuesday, passing a note to a clerk to demand money.
Police say the man, white, about 6' and 200-220 lbs. and in his late 20s or early 30s, entered the store at 655 E. Broadway around 6:45 p.m. After handing the clerk his... Read more
The Globe reports the alleged assailant, in his 30s, knocked his 65-year-old neighbor into unconsciousness when they argued over who could park in the space the older guy had paid somebody to shovel out.
Boston Police report somebody unfamiliar with Southie moved a sawhorse by the curb in the 400 block of W. 4 Street yesterday afternoon and parked his car.
Officers then spoke to a witness who stated he observed an unknown suspect shooting nails into the tires of the victimâ€™s motor vehicle. The suspect then took the saw horse and fled on foot towards W. Broadway... Read more
Quilayute reports somebody with the nom de neige of Dave went along E. 6 Street last night moving space savers that had been plonked down before most of the snow had even hit.
Peter Stidman, director of the Boston Cyclists Union, is urging members and bike fans to call Michelle Wu - and other city councilors, but especially newcomer Wu - to try to convince them not to vote for Councilor Bill Linehan (South Boston, South End, Chinatown) as the next city-council president:
You may remember that Bill Linehan is the only city councillor to oppose a bike... Read more