Two men involved in an altercation at a South Boston restaurant involving pepper and a beer bottle face criminal charges, a police detective told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
There's a reason the Revolution started here, it seems.
The Playwright Bar, 658 E. Broadway in South Boston, is changing its name to the Punk & Poet. Read more.
Maybe the MBTA needs a summer-resiliency program: Around 3:50 p.m., Boston firefighters responded to Broadway station because a power cable burst into flames just past the station on the inbound side. That was good for "severe" delays on the Red Line. The fire was quickly doused, but service was held for firefighters to check things out.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Certified Meatball Company is planning to open later this month at 429 West Broadway in South Boston, which is good, because who needs uncertified meatballs?
WBZ reports on the new convenience-store battle on East Broadway between the chain and a former franchisee who objected to being forced to sell hot food nobody was buying.
Developers are proposing to tear down a Gulf station at West Broadway and A Street to put up a 65-unit residential building. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace the old Broadway Theater, 420 West Broadway, with a 42-unit condo building that will preserve the theater's old facade and lobby on Broadway and replace the seven-story theater space fronting Athens Street with six stories of residences. Read more.
The Globe reports a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries when hit on the James Kelly Bridge around 5:45 a.m. Police shut the bridge for an investigation.
Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester woman on charges she threw hot coffee in a T worker's face around 9:30 p.m. yesterday.
Police say Janet Bourke, 61, of Dorchester, was trying to get into Broadway on the Red Line without paying when the worker spotted her and tried to stop her.
A man punched in the head by a guy holding a salt shaker at the Boston Beer Garden in December remains in the hospital with head trauma - and finding his attacker is now District C-6 detectives' top priority, a C-6 detective said today. Read more.
The Boston Architectural College library gives us a look at West Broadway in South Boston 100 years ago and today.
Amrheins, 80 West Broadway, goes before the Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday to seek permission to stay open until 2 a.m. seven days a week.
The restaurant, which opened in 1890, is currently licensed to stay open until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9 p.m. on Sunday.
The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. in Rm. 809 in City Hall.
In August, a Starbucks got approved in City Point. Now it looks like another frou-frou coffee chain is moving in, specifically, Caffe Nero, at 416 W. Broadway. Now, granted, that's a bit closer to the part of Southie already irredeemably lost to yuppies, but still, makes you wonder how long until a Whole Foods or Trader Joe's moves in.
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