South Boston

By - 10/24/10 - 10:03 am

Paul McMorrow examines what's happening on the South Boston waterfront as new developments replace all those parking lots:

Patterns of living, and travel, have evolved. Residents now work and shop in closer proximity to their homes. The city is no longer at the automobile's mercy. But zoning hasn’t caught up to this new reality. Until now.

By - 10/22/10 - 1:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting James J. Williams, 17, on charges he used a large kitchen knif to hold up a guy making a delivery of Chinese food at 8 Sterling Sq. around 9:30 last night.

By - 10/19/10 - 3:20 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports investigators have been unable to identify the woman, whose body was discovered by a jogger yesterday morning, and are asking for help from the public:

By - 10/19/10 - 6:16 am

Jane Fulton, owner of the dog hotel chased away from E. 1 St. by neighbors and city officials, will open where the neighbors won't object - because there aren't any.

By - 10/18/10 - 8:41 am

A jogger on Carson Beach discovered the body of a white female, apparently in her late 50s, around 7 a.m. today, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Foul play is not suspected and investigators are now trying to identify her, the DA's office says.

On Saturday, police recovered the body of an apparent suicide victim on Constitution Beach in East Boston.

By - 10/15/10 - 6:27 pm

BrowneA Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Torrey Browne, 34, of raping a co-worker on his new boat at the Dorchester Yacht Club after she told him she didn't want a romantic relationship with him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Judge Regina Quinlan ordered Browne, a computer consultant out on bail during the trial, taken into custody immediately, pending his sentencing on Nov. 17. He faces up to 20 years in state prison.

By - 10/15/10 - 3:22 pm

Distrct C-6 reports a man was jumped and stabbed by two men on the West Broadway bridge at Frontage Road around 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday.

By - 10/10/10 - 2:50 pm

Boston Police report arresting a pair of alleged GPS thieves in South Boston early this morning. To be sure, part of what aroused officers' suspicions was the way the two ducked behind parked cars when the cops drove by, at Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester Street. But also, one of the two told the officers he had just moved to Boston from Arizona, "despite having a strong Boston accent." Also:

By - 10/8/10 - 10:37 am

The bathroom is near the deli counter. Its in the hallway to the left between the produce department and deli counter.

By - 10/7/10 - 3:36 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Slainte, 28 W. Broadway, to shut for a week after hearing testimony that a bar bouncer threw a woman down stairs and did nothing when a crowd outside began kicking her and her girlfriend.

It's the second time in less than a year the board has ordered a weeklong shutdown for Slainte, which replaced another bar that shut after one patron stabbed another to death.

By - 10/7/10 - 12:43 pm

A federal jury today convicted a South Boston man of being a thug who helped shake down a Back Bay real-estate agent in hock to a South Boston broker.

Patrick Dehertogh, 48, will be sentenced in January, along with David Gefke, the Southie broker who hired him and two other thugs to go after the broker over a $90,000 debt related to a condo renovation at 263 Commonwealth Ave. in the Back Bay. Gefke and the other two boyos pleaded guilty earlier this month.

By - 10/7/10 - 11:21 am

District C-6 reports on two holdups and one robbery involving prescription drugs:

By - 10/7/10 - 9:22 am

From the main parking lot, take the path to the right, away from Sullivan's. Restrooms will be up a small hill on your left.

By - 10/2/10 - 11:14 pm

BellyGlad posts photos from the Boston Local Food Festival on Museum Wharf today. More photos, from the Small Boston Kitchen.

By - 10/1/10 - 7:48 am

District C-6 reports on three incidents this week:

By - 9/27/10 - 9:56 am

John King, urban design writer at the San Francisco Chronicle, likes the new Boston:

Don't get me wrong: The cobbled alleys of Beacon Hill are as alluring as ever. The Public Garden remains the nation's most sublime urban park. Would-be James Taylors still busk in Harvard Square.

But a waterfront long marked by barren stretches now has a long and lively promenade that puts San Francisco's Embarcadero to shame, scenery aside.

By - 9/23/10 - 9:10 am

Sometime this fall, A Street in South Boston will be getting KO Catering and Pies, "Boston's first Australian food truck serving savory pies and fresh food off the grill." No word if they'll also be serving vegemite sandwiches.

By - 9/21/10 - 11:04 pm

The BRA details the Seaport Square project on the South Boston waterfront, which will create 20 new city blocks on what is now largely a set of parking lots.

By - 9/17/10 - 12:41 pm

District C-6 reports the attack happened around 1:50 a.m. on Sept. 11 at 15 McDonough Way in South Boston: