Causeway Street

By - 3/8/15 - 10:19 pm
Proposed Garden Garage tower in the West End of Boston

Architect's rendering of proposed tower, in the middle.

A Chicago developer will try again to win city approval to replace an old garage at the If You Lived Here You'd Be Home Now complex with several hundred new residential units.

Equity Residential wants to replace a 650-unit garage and small one-story building next to it with a 46-story tower housing 482 apartments or condos - its application doesn't say which - and an... Read more

By - 12/24/14 - 1:41 pm
Hole about to swallow balls on Causeway Street in Boston

"That can't be good," Claire says of the new sinkhole she photographed outside the Tip O'Neill Building around noon.

By - 11/25/14 - 3:42 pm

Crime scene. Photo by Kate R.

Around 3:10 p.m. outside the Garden. David Finnerty reports the victim was stabbed in the chest, and that police may have a suspect in custody.

By - 6/20/14 - 4:18 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered a one-day license suspension for Halftime Pizza, 115 Causeway St., for an incident before a Bruins/Canadiens playoff game in which a customer walked out with a partially filled cup of beer - just as a detective from the Boston Police licensing division was walking in.

Owner Rita Pasquale said the man was a Canadiens fan who was probably unaware... Read more

By - 10/29/13 - 11:03 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the owners of the Garden have asked the BRA for Liberty Mutual-style tax breaks because damnit, they deserve it the fact they've failed to build anything on what is now a parking lot, a high water table on land near the Charles and Harbor and the presence of the Green and Orangle Lines means the land is blighted and... Read more

By - 9/10/13 - 2:20 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports on the latest proposal over the past couple decades by the owners of the Garden for the parking lot where the Garden used to be - a mixed-use development with a 45-story tower and two shorter buildings.

By - 6/10/13 - 7:19 am

Causeway sunrise

Justin Porter got up early enough this morning to capture this sunrise.... Read more

By - 1/17/13 - 8:20 am

The Globe reports the owners of the Boston Garden are finally looking to make good on plans - approved in the 1980s - to put something in front of the arena. Specifically, they're considering two 400-foot towers featuring, naturally, lots of luxury apartments, along with a Target and a Stop & Shop.... Read more

By - 6/27/12 - 10:26 am

A concerned citizen reports:

federal bldg. causeway at lomasny. some sort of giant rat like creature walking around. looks like rat with a raccoon body the size of a med size cat!

By - 7/15/10 - 11:38 pm

RobberBoston Police report the Dunkin' Donuts at 59 Causeway St. was held up by a guy with a gun on Tuesday.

Police say the suspect, wearing a white and yellow striped shirt, showed a gun, then demanded a clerk open the register. Police say he reached in with his left hand... Read more

By - 1/13/08 - 4:41 pm

Jesse Haley takes photos of a hawk making quick work of a pigeon:

Walked by the Burger King across the street from the Boston Garden and a flurry of pigeon feathers fell from above. I looked up and this hawk was devouring a very unfortunate pigeon.

Grisly - but that's life, right?

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