South Boston

By - 6/4/09 - 5:15 pm

Boston Police report the video below shows two suspects in two high-end burglaries at the luxury Channel Center complex over Memorial Day weekend:

In one case, on the 11th floor of 25 Channel Center, "assorted antique jewelry valued at approximately $213,000 was stolen." In the other case, on the 8th floor of the same building, "assorted antique jewelry, Flamet painting, and a Dell laptop" worth a total of $30,000 was lifted.

These guys look familiar? Contact Area C-6 detectives at 617-343-4730, or call the anonymous CrimeStoppers line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word TIP to CRIME (27463). Oh, and there's a $1,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of the stolen goods.

By - 6/4/09 - 5:06 pm

After watching these excerpts from the Senate battle over getting rid of Evacuation Day and Bunker Hill Day, I can't tell who's worse: Some senator from Godknowswhere, MA, who briefly affects an Irish brogue to condemn our holidays and who defends Christmas as being "for the children," or our own Jack Hart, who says that unlike the rest of the state, "we have real history here in the city," nay, we have "a historic history" and if you strip that from our bosoms, what's next, gutting Thanksgiving?

Via Bostonist.

By - 6/3/09 - 10:39 am

Kevin McCrea acknowledges that Tom Menino has done a good job supporting Boston's GLBT community, but says MassEquality never even talked to him before endorsing Menino and that there's still more a mayor could do:

By - 5/31/09 - 8:52 am

Susan Labandibar is seeing a lot of dead and dying trees these days and wonders why:

... Young trees, even trees over twenty years old, are dying at an incredible rate. What does the Parks Department think? It looks like most of the street trees they are planting are not surviving. ...

With a Google map showing the location of all the dead trees on her dog-walking route.

By - 5/28/09 - 2:39 pm

District C-6 reports two jewelry heists sometime this past weekend at 25 Channel Center, part of a complex where prices start at $759,000. In one case, on the 11th floor, "assorted antique jewelry valued at approximately $213,000 was stolen." In the other case, on the 8th floor, "assorted antique jewelry, Flamet painting, and a Dell laptop" worth a total of $30,000 was lifted. In both cases, police say, there were no signs of forced entry.

By - 5/21/09 - 6:38 pm

Around 5:15 p.m. on Orton Marotta Way, Boston Police tweet.

Not looking good for the victim: Homicide unit called in.

By - 5/20/09 - 2:44 pm

District C-6 reports that a delivery guy for Chinese Noodle "was approached by 3 black males wearing hoodies and 1/4 face masks who displayed a silver handgun" around 12:42 a.m. on Tuesday at 283 E. 8th St. He dropped the food and ran.

By - 5/20/09 - 2:36 pm

Boston Police, District C-6, report that around 1:15 this morning, a victim was kicked to the ground at 573 Dorchester St. in South Boston by "two white males dressed in Gothic attire." All three had been at the Junction before the attack, police say.

By - 5/20/09 - 10:27 am

Boston Police issued an alert that a car crashed into the Dunkin' Donuts in Andrew Square this morning. Channel 5 reports four people were injured in the crash.

By - 5/6/09 - 7:01 pm

A trailer from Onbosmett:

By - 5/6/09 - 3:10 pm

And be a complete slob and read the ever informative Metro and its stories that make sure we know that woman got her new face from a cadaver and not a living donor, Mike Mennonno reports.

Miss M, who is 6 1/2 months pregnant, however, reports that one thing T riders never do, or at least, people on the 7 bus never do, is offer their seats to women in the later and more obvious stages of pregnancy. She prepares a Luther-like set of theses to explain to people what does not qualify them for sitting in those seats marked for the disabled, including:

2. Needing to reapply your lipgloss.

By - 5/4/09 - 5:30 pm

Lori Magno gives us an idea; at the Volvo ocean-racing thing at Fan Pier.

By - 4/30/09 - 1:45 pm

Area C-6 reports a man was stabbed multiple times early on the morning of April 25 at 524 Dorchester Ave. However police say the man, who has an extensive record himself, is "not cooperating with the investigation."

By - 4/29/09 - 9:45 pm

Boston Police report a naval ship on fire in the Reserved Channel in South Boston. No reports of injuries.

UPDATE: Must've been a small fire. All the fire companies were clear of the scene by 9:55 p.m., about 20 minutes later.

By - 4/23/09 - 5:39 pm

Area C-6 reports a man involved in an argument inside the Blue Wave Lounge on Congress Street around 2 a.m. on April 19 was jumped and stabbed by his opponent and five other men in the parking lot across the street.

The stabber is described as a black male, 5'10" and about 240 pounds, who goes by the name "Tony."

By - 4/22/09 - 10:07 am

Ben Affleck has been bouncing around town filming "The Company Men" and today is apparently near the South Station close to the Dunkin' Donuts on Congress Street. Sam Baltrusis has more info.

By - 4/21/09 - 4:33 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man yesterday for allegedly ending an argument with a friend last night by getting out a baseball bat and smashing in her car's windshield on W. 9th St.

Officers observed that the windshield was, in fact, smashed.

By - 4/17/09 - 11:11 am

Boston Police report an East Broadway residence was broken into between 1 and 4 p.m. on April 10 and that "the operator of a Boston DPW pickup may have been involved in the theft." The thief or thieves took a Dell laptop and two guitars, but apparently didn't think much of the guitars - they were found in a nearby alley.

By - 4/17/09 - 11:06 am

Boston Police report a man was robbed of his Nokia cell phone, diamond earrings, gold chain and gold bracelet by three black males, one with a knife, around 12:30 p.m. on April 11 at 1 Ellery St. in South Boston.

By - 4/15/09 - 9:07 am

Jason declares: Boston Beer Garden in South Boston has the city's best lettuce wraps:

... I thought the lettuce wraps were always a P.F. Chang's highlight, but after tasting the lettuce wraps at Boston Beer Garden, P.F.'s are quite inferior. ...