South Boston

By - 11/30/17 - 5:36 pm

Caught in Southie noticed that Forbes is the latest non-local media outlet to get the stupid idea that people who live east of the Expressway are "southies," in an article about this show called SMILF, which is about a Southie mother whom you'd, well, you know: Read more.

By - 11/30/17 - 5:02 pm
Cottage Cafe in Hyde Park

Cottage Cafe, 1227 Hyde Park Ave., is getting ready for its final last call: Next week, the Boston Licensing Board considers letting its owner sell the venerable watering hole's liquor license to about as un-gritty a locale as you could imagine: A large building aimed at "makers, designers, architects, communicators, researchers, manufacturers, technologists, innovators and entrepreneurs" on the South Boston waterfront. Read more.

By - 11/30/17 - 12:37 am

Faced with a deluge of complaints from the Hub, the food writer who said a new Wahlburgers would let Californians "eat like a Southie" has apologized for the gaffe, but not without adding:

Although in all fairness Southie does sound like a person and not a place.

Via the Globe.

By - 11/29/17 - 8:21 pm
Seaport chapel torn down

Chris Walton took one last look at the old Our Lady of Good Voyage chapel on Northern Avenue, torn down today several months after the replacement chapel went up. A developer moved the chapel to make way for one of those Seaport developments.

By - 11/28/17 - 8:37 pm

Dear San Jose,

There are no Southies in Southie (or anywhere else).

There aren't any Wahlbergs - or Wahlburgers - in Southie, either.

And Dorchester isn't south of Boston. It's in Boston.

New York Times only hurts itself when it tries to speak Boston English.

By - 11/28/17 - 12:07 pm
Proposed building at West Broadway and A Street

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeals today approved a developer's plans to replace the Gulf station at West Broadway and A Street with 7-story, 65-unit residential building. Read more.

By - 11/28/17 - 8:47 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Angel Suazo, 16, of South Boston.

Boston Police report two teens, one 15 and one 16, were shot shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday at 264 O'Callaghan Way in the Mary Ellen McCormack project. The 16-year-old was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The younger teen was taken to another local hospital, where he is expected to survive.

By - 11/24/17 - 5:46 pm
Quaint bungalow in South Boston

Roving UHub photographer Frank Kosiba ran across the quaint 2-bedroom bungalow on East 2 Street between K and I in South Boston, wonders if it comes with parking.

By - 11/21/17 - 9:00 am
First responders at Fort Point Channel

First-responder vehicles at the water. Photo by Christina Pazzanese.

Caught in Southie reports first responders are at the channel near the Gillette plant this morning.

By - 11/17/17 - 7:49 pm

A few days ago, the New Yorker reviewed SMILF, a new comedy about a single Southie mom, and referred to the neighborhood as: Read more.

By - 11/16/17 - 3:24 pm

A Lawrence man used his Uber car for several months to sell and deliver heroin in the Boston area, prosecutors in Suffolk and Essex counties charge. Read more.

By - 11/14/17 - 1:06 pm

A guy asked to stop talking trash to a woman at a Summer Street bar reacted by getting enraged and smashing a beer bottle with which to stab the requester last month - after first getting on a stool to confront him and then, after the man briefly subdued him, biting him in the chest to free himself, a Boston Police detective told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 11/12/17 - 8:32 pm

A man with dual Irish and US citizenship was arraigned in Boston last week on federal fraud and identity-theft charges that could put him in prison for four decades after he spent six years trying and failing to convince Irish courts to let him stay in County Kildare. Read more.

By - 11/12/17 - 11:41 am
Spraying fountain in Charlestown park

Quite the spray in Doherty Park in Charlestown

Looks like not all the water fountains in Boston got turned off before the first freeze, based on reports filed with the city 311 system over the past couple of days. Read more.

By - 11/10/17 - 12:08 pm

New Boston Food Market, a co-op that owns food-processing facilities in the no-longer unknown Widett Circle, has signaled its intent to build a two-story fish-processing plant, to be shared by several fish processors, at 3 Dolphin Way, at the end of Fid Kennedy Avenue in the Raymond Flynn Marine Industrial Park. Read more.

By - 11/6/17 - 3:15 pm
256 Dorchester St. rendering

Architect's rendering of 256 Dorchester St.

The owner of Bell's Market on Dorchester Street has submitted plans to the BPDA for a $13-million, five-story replacement building with 32 apartments and room for his market on the first floor. Read more.

By - 11/3/17 - 6:10 pm
Flowers in South Boston on Nov. 3

Eileeen Murphy enjoyed the flowers at the firehouse garden at K and 4 streets in South Boston today.

Wait, what? It's Nov. 3, not May 3? Read more.

By - 11/2/17 - 9:08 pm

The Globe reports on the new restaurant going into the complex rising on Pier 4.

By - 11/1/17 - 9:35 pm

I am the co-chair of Coalition Against Indycar Boston. I'm posting this on behalf of CAIB attorney David Lurie.

​The Globe’s full-throated endorsement of Mayor Walsh’s re-election bid (“A Second Term for Mayor Walsh”, October 23) concludes that “Walsh’s record over the last four years should give voters confidence in his leadership.” Glaringly omitted from the editorial is any mention of the IndyCar debacle, which most definitely should give Boston voters second thoughts about the Mayor’s judgment, temperament, and susceptibility to insider influence. Read more.

By - 11/1/17 - 10:39 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Tim Colby captured the sunrise this morning.