Fort Point Channel

By - 11/5/10 - 7:48 am

Fort Point Blog reports BTD is working to increase the number of resident-only parking spaces in the neighborhood, but has rejected local requests to start issuing Fort Point resident stickers, rather than continuing to give residents South Boston stickers:

Their position is that South Boston is one neighborhood and will not be separated.

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By - 8/21/10 - 8:15 am

The Boston Fire Department ordered the evacuation of the InterContinental Hotel around 2 a.m. after fire broke out in electrical conduits in the hotel basement. Some guests were put up to the ballroom of the Boston Harbor Hotel on Rowes Wharf for the duration, others were brought to a nearby Hilton, the department reports.

The department struck a second alarm when officials realized... Read more

By - 8/19/10 - 6:14 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he broke into cars along Congress Street in search of electronics.

Police say they found Tony C. Goforth, 48, shortly before 2 a.m. with a knapsack full of "electronic items including cameras, cell phones, I-Pods and GPS systems."

He was charged with breaking and entering motor vehicles, receiving stolen property and possession of burglarious tools.... Read more

By - 8/10/10 - 12:57 pm

Fort Point Blog alerts us the Intercontinental Hotel will be shooting fireworks above Fort Point Channel starting around 9 tonight.

By - 6/29/10 - 3:15 pm

Acidgalore takes us on a tour; discovers what appears to be the world's largest vuvuzela.

By - 6/23/10 - 3:04 pm

Guess when the earthquake hit the Boston area: From Boston College's Weston Observatory.Guess when the earthquake hit the Boston area: From Boston College's Weston Observatory.

An earthquake in Quebec near the Ontario line sent tremors through the Boston... Read more

By - 4/15/10 - 9:50 am

Boston Police are investigating how the woman's body came to be in Boston Harbor at Fort Point Channel around 5:30 this morning.

By - 2/26/10 - 5:38 pm

Jeff Tamagini is taking a series of photos on the theme of "blue." Here he captures the sign for the Blue Wave on Congress Street in Fort Point Channel.

Copyright Jeff Tamagini. Tagged as universalhub on Flickr.

By - 1/12/10 - 6:12 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today considered incidents outside bars in Roxbury and Fort Point Channel that police said may be linked to the board's decision last year to reduce the hours at Packy Connors on Blue Hill Avenue.

Officers testifying in hearings on a bottle-smashing brawl outside the Breezeway on Blue Hill Avenue on Nov. 15 and a "Western-style shootout" in the parking lot next... Read more

By - 11/5/09 - 7:12 pm

By none other than Goldman, Sachs, at 319 A St., the Boston Business Journal reports, adding the proposed development is "considerably smaller" than an original proposal.

The new tower

From the BRA page on the project.

By - 10/9/09 - 8:00 am

An early-morning riser files this around 7:40 a.m.:

On Congress across from luckys @ work. Whole building has lost power, and there were about 5 fire trucks at the Reuters building when I walked by 45 min ago. Not sure what the deal is, but whole block seems to be down...

He filed another dispatch shortly after 8: The power's back on; the problem seems... Read more

By - 8/18/09 - 9:05 am
ramshackle

Greg MacKay watched workgers yesterday getting ready to tear down what's left of the old bridge keeper's house at the old Northern Avenue Bridge.

Copyright Greg MacKay. Tagged as universalhub on Flickr.

By - 7/30/09 - 5:08 pm

Christine Liu tweets that the Achilles Project is closing this weekend.

By - 6/4/09 - 5:15 pm

Boston Police report the video below shows two suspects in two high-end burglaries at the luxury Channel Center complex over Memorial Day weekend:

In one case, on the 11th floor of 25 Channel Center, "assorted antique jewelry valued at approximately $213,000 was stolen." In the other case,... Read more

By - 5/28/09 - 2:39 pm

District C-6 reports two jewelry heists sometime this past weekend at 25 Channel Center, part of a complex where prices start at $759,000. In one case, on the 11th floor, "assorted antique jewelry valued at approximately $213,000 was stolen." In the other case, on the 8th floor, "assorted antique jewelry, Flamet painting, and a Dell laptop" worth a total of $30,000 was... Read more

By - 3/2/09 - 8:07 pm

BOLOBoston Police are looking for a 40-something guy on charges he ordered a worker at a South Boston convenience store to fill his backpack up with "all the store's money" shortly before 6 p.m. on Feb. 23.

After getting the money, the man left Metro Convenience, 253 Summer St. and fled toward South... Read more

By - 2/14/09 - 10:10 am
Fort Point Channel at night

Greg MacKay posts a Fort Point Channel photo.

Copyright, Greg MacKay.

By - 11/18/08 - 9:06 am

Residents furious the mayor now backs a plan to turn two vacant warehouses on Summer Street into offices instead of housing, the Herald reports, in a story that actually only quotes one resident, an "activist who declined to be identified," which kind of lessens the impact of the story.

By - 9/15/08 - 8:50 am

Sure, it's small, but it packs a punch.

Dave, meanwhile, writes how fortunate he is to live near the massive Westwood Station development and work in rapidly changing Fort Point Channel.

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