South End

By - 1/24/15 - 11:47 pm
Family of snowmen on the Southwest Corridor in the South End

Matthew shows us the row of snowmen somebody made on the Southwest Corridor path in the South End today.

By - 1/24/15 - 10:28 am
Branch down in the South End

Todd Buffum shows us winter's wrath in Concord Square in the South End.

By - 1/23/15 - 8:35 am

The pedestrian is hurt, the dog is dead. Karen Twomey at WBZ reports the bus was turning onto Dartmouth from Columbus. Because of the severity of the man's injuries, the homicide unit was called in - routine procedure for both murders and potentially fatal accidents.

Police have shut the intersection.

By - 1/17/15 - 10:35 am

Around 3:30 a.m. in the 600 block between Washington and Shawmut, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 1/12/15 - 7:56 pm

Bread & Puppet Theater in the Cyclorama. Includes “Captain Boycott” [recommended for ages 12 & up], along with “The Nothing Is Not Ready Circus” [recommended for everyone] and a visual art installation created by the theater's artistic director Peter Schumann. Performances and exhibit run January 24 through February 1, 2015.

Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA), 539 Tremont St., South End,... Read more

By - 1/12/15 - 3:26 pm

Todd Wallack asks:

How easy is it to find street parking in the South End nowadays?

By - 12/29/14 - 10:49 pm

Salem Is Wicked posted this photo from an incident shortly after midnight on West Newton at Tremont in the South End:

Friend's car now part of "active investigation."

By - 12/23/14 - 8:33 am

Boston Metro reports on an incident involving a Route1 driver and an unruly passenger on Mass. Ave. near Washington Street on Saturday.

By - 12/20/14 - 9:56 am

Victoria's Diner on Mass. Ave. in Newmarket Square had its request for an all-liquor license deferred this week because the Boston Licensing Board doesn't have any to dole out.

Although its location on the Roxbury/Dorchester line with the South End might have made it eligible for one of the new liquor licenses the state granted Boston this year, owner Damian Marciante asked for one of... Read more

By - 12/18/14 - 5:42 pm

Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports on an incident at the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Melnea Cass Boulevard around 7:30 this morning:

Victim reports man selling the Boston Herald spit on her, called her the C word and kicked a dent in her car. She refused to buy the paper twice, after kicking the motor vehicle, he said "I want to buy

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By - 12/9/14 - 2:58 pm
Flooding in the Fenway

Fenway flooding causes gridlock around 5 p.m. Photo by Brendan.

Reports of flooding are beginning to pour in. The intersection of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue became a liquid mess. State Police are busy diverting cars on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester, due to flooding southbound by Lambert's and northbound at Tolman by the credit union.

UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. Police blocked off the underpass on Huntington Avenue at Mass. Ave. due to two feet of... Read more

By - 12/8/14 - 10:18 pm
South End snow

Neal Gaffey watched the snow come down on Harrison Avenue tonight.

By - 11/27/14 - 6:58 pm
BMW at a hydrant in the South End

Barely two weeks after a photo of a BMW at a hydrant on Rutland Street during a fire went national, Tim W. finds a BMW parked in front of a hydrant on Rutland Street. At least it's a different hydrant this time.

By - 11/26/14 - 3:04 pm

Sgt. Luke Taxter at D-4 reports a frank and open exchange of ideas at the bar at Gaslight, 560 Harrison Ave., last night ended with a frank and open exchange of fist:

A political discussion at the bar resulted in the A&B of one patron by another. Victim's glasses the only injury.

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By - 11/26/14 - 1:23 pm
No spacesavers in the South End

The South End Forum says effective immediately, there's no more cluttering up neighborhood streets with chairs, lamps and just general crap to save parking spaces: A pilot ban on post-snow space saving in the South End has gone permanent.

And instant: Roving members of the neighborhood's many civic groups will be going around collecting any space savers they see.

Although in some other Boston neighborhoods

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By - 11/26/14 - 9:40 am

State Police report 51 people were arrested at three locations during last night's wending Ferguson protest march, which made its way from one highway ramp to another in what turned out to be vain attempts to block a highway.

Some 33 people were arrested on or near the Mass. Ave. Connector, where protesters first tried to walk onto I-93 south; 17 in Dewey... Read more

By - 11/25/14 - 8:45 pm
Arrest being made near South Station

Some cops make arrest while others block protesters in Dewey Sq. Photo by Conqy.

A Ferguson protest in Dudley Square turned into a march of people that kept getting thwarted by Boston and State Police to shut one of the highways running through Boston.

The action started at the Southeast Expressway southbound at the Mass. Ave. connector, where protesters were mostly blocked - although they shut down the connector, police kept them off the Expressway.

The march then headed... Read more

By - 11/23/14 - 12:26 pm
Frog Pond skating

Just because it's up in the 50s today doesn't mean you can go skating at Frog Pond, as TrueNE_79 shows us.

Meanwhile, down in the South End, about 100 people got in a big circle and started doing calisthenics, as Boston shows us:

By - 11/22/14 - 12:55 pm

The real story is the mother who saved her kids - and then rushed back into the building to wake up her neighbors.

But, you know, this guy.

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