The development team that has long had the rights to an empty parcel across from Boston police headquarters on Tremont Street have filed new plans that include 700 residential units, a 200-room hotel, a big-box store, smaller shops and a museum and performing-arts space. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board today granted a package-store license to Wine Riot for its Web 3.0-enabled wine store at 519 Tremont St.
The board accepted arguments from Tyler Balliet and Morgan First that there was a public need for a shop that caters to users who want to help drive their inventory through app-driven reviews and histories of their own drinking habits, coupled with an emphasis on wine education. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to grant a liquor license to Wine Riot, which wants to open an app- and database-driven wine store at 519 Tremont St. in the South End. Read more.
Around 6:15 p.m. Police found him limping about a half block down Mass. Ave., limping towards Boston Medical Center.
The Boston Fire Department reports investigators are looking at what exactly caused a small and quickly extinguished fire on the roof of 518 Tremont St. around 1 p.m. The roof has a number of solar panels on it; three of them may have malfunctioned.
Boston Police report arresting two people for an attack outside the Park Street T stop that sent a man to the hospital with multiple stab wounds on Oct. 8. Read more.
Around 3:30 p.m. Police are looking for a white woman with pulled-back black hair in a black sweatshirt and blue jeans, carrying a large bag, last seen disappearing into the crowds on Winter Street. She was accompanied by a white man, 5'8" to 5'10" and about 170 lbs with a scruffy beard, wearing a black zip-up jacket and a black and green Celtics cap.
Another view of the scene, by Tom McLaughlin:
A concerned citizen who doubles as a Boston parking-enforcement officer posted a photo of a rain-filled pothole on Tremont Street this morning:
HERE IS THE POTHOLE I STEPPED INTO WHILE I WAS GOING TO GIVE A UPS TRUCK A TICKET IN NO STOPPING AT 145 TREMONT ST ALONG WITH THIS PICTURE I'M PUTTING UP 3 PICTURES OF MY RIGHT FOOT SWOLLEN AND BRUISED.
Ed. note: The online 311 system only allows for one photo, so, no, you can't see photos of his/her swollen right foot.
A federal grand jury has indicted two former workers at Roxse Homes on charges they placed ineligible people in subsidized apartments in exchange for payments of up to $7,000. Read more.
Boston Police are investigating gunfire in front of their Tremont Street headquarters around 9:15 p.m.
The apparent targets were two men on bicycles across Tremont from the headquarters; the shots came from Tremont and Whittier, between BPD HQ and Northeastern's International Village building. Police have two suspects in custody after foot chases just across Melnea Cass Boulevard, on the other side of Tremont.
The Boston City Archives recently posted a collection of photos of Boston street cars, including this photo of trolleys lined up in Copley Square for the School Boy Parade on June 6, 1937, and a photo of the scene on Tremont Street around 1895 - two years before the first subway tunnel in America opened underneath Tremont: Read more.
Stanley Staco reports somebody in a car fired shots into the crowds milling around Tremont Street after the clubs closed, around 2:50 a.m.
Police initially did not find the victim; he turned up about an hour later when he showed up at his home in Mattapan.
UPDATE: A Boston Municipal Court judge set bail at $10,000 - the amount requested by prosecutors, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports, adds Stoughton Police ordered him to turn over all of the 17 guns he's registered to own, while the case is pending.
Boston Police report a Canton man impatient with the motorist in front of him on Tremont Street near Avery yesterday evening started blaring his horn, then pulled up and unfurled his middle finger, and then: Read more.
Spiderman turned on Tremont, only to find he was already surrounded. Craig Caplan couldn't bear to stick around to see what happened.
Stanley Staco reports a woman was held up at gunpoint at W. Newton and Tremont streets around 9:45 p.m. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s, with a black gun.
The Globe's Andrew Ryan reports police officers will be instructed to order down anyone they see atop a snow pile during tomorrow's Patriots victory parade.