Broadway

By - 12/7/17 - 9:36 am

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays persist on the Red Line long after evidence of the smoking train at Broadway has been cleaned up.

By - 12/5/17 - 11:36 am

A woman who walked into the Lincoln Tavern on West Broadway on the night of Oct. 15 and spotted her ex-boyfriend kissing another woman grew enraged and went up and punched the other woman, a BPD detective said today. Read more.

By - 12/4/17 - 8:35 pm
Family Dollar replacement on West Broadway

Architect's rendering.

Developer Michael Moore last week filed his detailed plans for replacing the Family Dollar, a pizza place and three other shops on West Broadway with a 44-unit apartment building and a 50-car garage that has room for stores on the first floor. Read more.

By - 11/28/17 - 12:07 pm
Proposed building at West Broadway and A Street

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeals today approved a developer's plans to replace the Gulf station at West Broadway and A Street with 7-story, 65-unit residential building. Read more.

By - 10/24/17 - 2:00 pm
High-angle rescue on Broadway in South Boston.

"High-angle" rescue in South Boston.

Jim Gavaghan, who took the photo, reports firefighters and EMTs rushed to 636 East Broadway in South Boston around 12:10 p.m. today after the worker fell onto the roof.

Engine 2 and Ladder 19 was dispatched and requested the Tower which has a bucket to effect the patient to the ground for transport by Boston EMS.

By - 10/17/17 - 12:31 pm

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.

By - 9/29/17 - 1:45 pm

New England Revolution - Hat Act

There's a reason the Revolution started here, it seems.

By - 9/14/17 - 4:38 pm
Man on crane

Man on crane. Photo by Nate Morrow.

Updated, 5:15 p.m.

Around 4:30 p.m. a shirtless man went into the construction site at 6 West Broadway, near the T stop, and climbed to the top of a 15-story crane, where he spent about 40 minutes clambering around the cables at the very top before starting to head down. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 10:32 am

The Playwright Bar, 658 E. Broadway in South Boston, is changing its name to the Punk & Poet. Read more.

By - 9/10/17 - 1:38 pm

A developer is telling the BPDA it wants to tear down the buildings that now house, among other things, Nick's Pizza and the Family Dollar on West Broadway and replace them with a single building with 44 residential units, first-floor retail space and a parking garage. Read more.

By - 8/29/17 - 10:29 pm
Cullers

A man arrested for aiming a camera up a woman's skirt at Porter on the Red Line last fall was arrested Sunday afternoon for aiming a camera up a woman's skirt at Broadway station, Transit Police report.

According to police: Read more.

By - 8/22/17 - 11:23 am

UPDATE: Bar found not at fault.

There are two things everybody involved can agree on: Around 1:30 a.m. on July 5, the small entryway at Croke Park, 268 West Broadway, was filled with both pepper spray and a group of angry women. Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 4:25 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say broke into the 7-Eleven on West Broadway near Dorchester Street early this morning and stole 89 packs of Newports and rifled through the scratch tickets. Read more.

By - 6/12/17 - 3:58 pm

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.

By - 6/1/17 - 11:58 am

alka seltzer mana mia spicy meatball commercial

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?

By - 6/1/17 - 9:11 am

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.

By - 4/28/17 - 12:00 pm

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.

By - 4/11/17 - 12:54 pm
420 West Broadway rendering

Two stories in front, six stories in back. Rendering by Rode Architects, Inc.

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.

By - 3/24/17 - 9:09 am

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.

By - 2/3/17 - 4:29 pm
Janet Bourke

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.