Broadway

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.

By - 1/31/17 - 2:12 pm

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.

By - 1/23/17 - 10:10 am

The Boston Architectural College library gives us a look at West Broadway in South Boston 100 years ago and today.

By - 1/9/17 - 3:25 pm

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.

By - 12/20/16 - 9:29 am

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.

By - 11/10/16 - 5:34 pm

Yes, of course there are delays on the Red Line this fine rush hour. Only "minor" ones, due to track problems at Broadway, the T assures us.