Eileen Murphy watched a plane on the final approach to Logan from South Boston at sunset today.
Residents left a planning meeting to improve South Boston bus services Wednesday night frustrated by bus stop changes the T developed without first asking the public for insight into major issues in the area. Read more.
Eileen Murphy watched Congressional Medal of Honor recipients lay a wreath at the annual rededication of the South Boston Vietnam Veterans Memorial today.
The Economic Development and Industrial Corporation this week selected a company to build a 405-room hotel in the Boston Marine Industrial Park.
The proposal, by Harbinger Development, calls for the hotel on a lot off Summer Street that is one of two in the industrial park not required to be used for marine or industrial use.
Harbinger is talking to Hilton Worldwide to operate the hotel, EDIC says.
The Boston Licensing Board today found "no violation" in the case of a guy who leaped into Boston Harbor from the roof deck of Legal Harborside on Northern Avenue. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports a developer has purchased the building at A and West 2 that houses Williams Tavern and My Diner and that, of course, its plans do not include keeping those two places open.
Neil photographed one of the helicopters that ferried Congressional Medal of Honor recipients around town to various ceremonies today - in this case, parked outside the World Trade Center, where the recipients were holding their national convention.
Mad Ty photographed an airborne Blackhawk helicopter: Read more.
Even in rapidly gentrifying South Boston, $12 million for a 3-bedroom, 2,421-square foot condo seems just a tad high, so we're going to assume that Zillow made a $10.8-million mistake on its initial price listing, rather than fretting that such a dramatic price reduction signals the complete collapse of the South Boston condo market.
H/t Eileen Murphy.
UPDATE: Board rules no violation.
A Brighton man who celebrated his 24th birthday last month by taking a leap into Boston Harbor from the top of Legal Harborside on Northern Avenue got the restaurant hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today to explain how it will keep that from happening again. Read more.
On Pier 4, near the road on the World Trade Center side, you can now buy any of several types of frozen bait from a vending machine that is open for business 24 hours a day: Clams, squid, pogies, herring and, of course, whole mackerel. Read more.
Daniel Glennon shows us the Seaport Square construction along Seaport Boulevard in South Boston in this morning's rain.
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.
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.
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.