South Boston

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.

By - 5/24/17 - 9:43 am

WFXT reports on the growing problem along Day Boulevard in South Boston, which is supposed to be off limits to large trucks.

By - 5/18/17 - 12:00 pm
Anti-vaxxers outside the Boston Herald offices

Titanium Cranium shows us the small group of pro-measles anti-vaxxers who showed up in front of the Herald offices today to express their outrage at a Herald editorial accusing their Minnesota kin of putting Somali immigrants at risk by making them forego measles shots on the discredited theory they could cause autism.

No word if the Herald is planning an editorial in favor of fluoridation.

By - 5/15/17 - 11:15 pm
L Street proposal

Architect's rendering. See it larger.

The developers working on transforming the 15-acre Boston Edison power-plant site today filed formal plans with the BPDA and state environmental regulators for 2.1 million square feet of development, including 1,588 residential units, a 150-room hotel, 340,000 square feet of office space and 68,000 square feet of retail, 987 parking spaces and more than an acre of public space along the Reserved Channel. Read more.

By - 5/11/17 - 4:00 pm

Kyzr Willis's did not drown in the water off Carson Beach last summer because of any malicious action, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says. Read more.

By - 5/11/17 - 7:22 am

The Bulletin reports the T is adding seven buses - and the drivers to drive them - to the 7 and 9 routes in September, due to ridership increasing 84% in recent years.

By - 5/10/17 - 8:23 am

In the stomach at 57 Orton Marotta Way around 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Mark Parkinson reports.

By - 5/8/17 - 7:59 pm

MassDOT announced today it will spend $32 million to convert the abandoned Track 61 along the Haul Road up by the convention center into a test bed on which to test the new Red Line cars that are expected to start showing up in 2019. Read more.

By - 5/8/17 - 6:52 pm

The Globe reports on the hospital-room arraignment today of Bampumim Teixeira, charged with murdering Richard Field and Lina Bolaños in Field's penthouse condo at the Macallen Building on Dorchester Avenue on Friday.

By - 5/6/17 - 6:53 pm
Field and Bolanos

North Shore Pain Management, a Beverly medical practice, has announced the death of Dr. Richard Field.

Field, 49, owned the 11th-floor condo in the Macallen Building on Dorchester Avenue where he and his fiancee were found murdered last night - allegedly by a man newly out of jail on a bank-robbery sentence. Read more.

By - 5/5/17 - 9:43 pm
Outside the murder scene

Outside the murder scene. Photo by Nick Pizzolato.

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the suspect as Bampumim Teixeira, 30, of Chelsea; say the victims were a man and a woman in their 50s.

Around 8:40 p.m. in an 11th-floor penthouse unit at the Macallen Building at 141 Dorchester Ave. Cheryl Fiandaca at WBZ reports they were bound and had their throats slashed. Read more.

By - 5/3/17 - 8:48 am

Eric Ballard watched the sun come up this morning.

By - 4/28/17 - 12:29 pm

A company that has sold conveyor belts and motors at 20 West 5 St. since 1970 has reached a deal to move out so a developer can build 54 residential units. Read more.

By - 4/28/17 - 12:00 pm

Developers are proposing to tear down a Gulf station at West Broadway and A Street to put up a 65-unit residential building. Read more.

By - 4/28/17 - 11:50 am

The owners of the generating station that towers over South Boston has started the formal process of turning the site into a development with 2.1 million square feet of residential, commercial, office, restaurant and hotel space. Read more.