South Boston

By - 11/14/15 - 6:06 pm
Sunset over the water in South Boston

Eileen Murphy braved the cold to watch the sunset from South Boston this evening.

By - 11/13/15 - 3:32 pm
Storm over the Back Bay and South Boston

Around 1:45 p.m. at Castle Island.

The view across Pleasure Bay towards the Kennedy Library was equally dramatic: Read more.

By - 11/11/15 - 3:07 pm
Veterans marching through South Boston today

Jim Gavaghan shows us veterans from the Fitzgerald VFW post in South Boston marching to St. Brigid Church today for a remembrance service in honor of deceased veterans and war dead.

By - 11/6/15 - 10:00 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say came up behind an 11-year-old at 1 Gavin Way shortly after 9 a.m. and "grabbed her buttocks." Read more.

By - 11/6/15 - 7:35 am
Sunrise in South Boston

Eileen Murphy watched the sunrise in South Boston this morning.

By - 11/5/15 - 4:26 pm

Pedro Alarcon, who runs an eponymous Latin-American restaurant in Watertown, got approval today to open a new La Casa de Pedro at 505 Congress St. Read more.

By - 11/3/15 - 12:50 pm

Boston Police report a man who robbed the Citizens Bank branch at 441 W. Broadway yesterday afternoon tried to hide his face by pulling his sweater over it. But he did that in the bank, and after a teller had noticed the Band-Aid on his face. Read more.

By - 11/2/15 - 4:30 pm
Sun halo over South Boston

Eileen Murphy looked towards the west late this afternoon and spotted a sun halo.

By - 11/1/15 - 5:59 pm
Firefighters on L Street in South Boston

L Street scene. Photo by Mary Cappuccio.

The Boston Fire Department reports "careless disposal of smoking material" at 120 L St. in the Monsignor Powers project led to a fire around 5:10 p.m.that sent two residents and one firefighter to the hospital. Read more.

By - 10/31/15 - 3:21 pm

If you live in the path of Logan Airport departures there's no doubt you were unable to sleep the morning of Saturday, October 31, 2015. He's a chart of the flights from about 5:30 A.M. to about 9:00.
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The same data is presented here as a gif.

By - 10/29/15 - 6:41 pm
Make the 7 great again

Felicity TC spotted this amended Linehan sign on Summer Street in South Boston today.

By - 10/29/15 - 5:16 pm
Kiteboarder in South Boston

Eileen Murphy captured a kite boarder in Pleasure Bay today.

By - 10/26/15 - 7:55 pm

Gabrielle Schaffner picked up a handful of painted snails on Carson Beach today and wonders what's going on.

By - 10/25/15 - 7:22 pm
Curved clouds in East Boston

Jocelyn photographed a distinct cloud line just before sunset in East Boston this evening.

Meanwhile, your faithful and ob'd't editor saw the line from Westwood: Read more.

By - 10/24/15 - 8:33 am

The Globe reports on sale of "the last big chunk of open land" - some ten blocks worth - to a Chestnut Hill developer best known for its malls.

By - 10/21/15 - 11:04 pm
Blue Hills Bank Pavilion under repair

Earlier today, Matt the roving UHub photographer noticed the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion was in the process of being torn down and wondered why. Turns out it's not going away forever, just that the tent fabric is being replaced in time for performances to start up again in the spring.

By - 10/20/15 - 11:23 pm
Proposed Washington Village development near Andrew Square

A developer today filed its plans to turn a 4.9-acre collection of small industrial buildings into a new neighborhood with 656 residential units in eight buildings, 96,000 square feet of retail space - including a grocery store and a pharmacy - and 2.4 acres of "public realm" space.

In a filing with the BRA, Core Investments says its Washington Village - at Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester and Damrell streets - will include both apartments and condos at affordable, "mid-market" and market-rate prices. Read more.

By - 10/20/15 - 8:24 am
Sunrise over South Boston

Eileen Murphy got up early enough to capture the dawn over South Boston this morning.

By - 10/16/15 - 10:30 pm

A car parked outside 19 Gavin Way got two bullet holes around 10:20 p.m.