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.
WCVB reports the guy behind the plan to have race cars speed around the South Boston Waterfront has filed a $15-million law suit against Boston environment chief Austin Blackmon, alleging Blackmon failed to tell him about revised federal flood maps that were yet another straw that made the race plan collapse.
One minor, teensy-tiny possible problem: FEMA presented the revised maps to the Fort Point Neighborhood Association on Jan 26, 2016, at a meeting attended by several of the race guy's underlings.
WBUR reports the city has let a Cambridge company piloting driverless cars expand its testbed to include much of the South Boston Waterfront and Fort Point.
The Board of Appeal today rejected an East 5 Street resident's proposal to raze a garage and replace it with a two-family home with six parking spaces.
The board expressed reservations about Alex Lanstein's proposal to put two glass or translucent garage doors right at the street at 420 E. 5 St., on a block consisting of brick-fronted buildings. Read more.
Around 7:50 p.m. at Rev. Burke and Dorchester streets in the Old Colony project. The victim then ran away, towards Telegraph Street; police found him near Dorchester Street.
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!