South Boston

By - 10/29/14 - 3:29 pm

Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports somebody left a pillow on an electric stove this morning at 82 O'Callahan Way and the fire department had to be called in to put it out.

Greland also provides another helpful hint: If you raise a ruckus inside a police station, then go out and jump on the hood of a cruiser and start trying... Read more

By - 10/29/14 - 11:18 am

A ten-screen complex being planned for Seaport Square across from Fan Pier will feature reserved seating in custom recliners for moviegoers who will be able to sup on small plates and sip from their wine or beer.

Kerasotes Showplace Theatres has begun work on its proposed Showplace Icon for a building in front of one of the current Vertex buildings. The company highlighted its proposal... Read more

By - 10/26/14 - 11:48 pm
Football rescue in Pleasure Bay

Eileen Murphy watched this pair successfully rescue their football from the chilly waters of Pleasure Bay at Castle Island today - without either of them getting dunked in the briny deep

By - 10/26/14 - 6:31 pm
Sunset over South Boston

Just when you were thinking we hadn't had a good rainbow recently. Christine Kelly shows us the scene in South Boston late this afternoon.

Over in Charlestown, Nathaniel Stinnett had a ringside seat for the rainbow as well:

By - 10/26/14 - 9:09 am

Boston Police report arresting Domenic Bazzinotti, 18, on charges he stabbed two men in a fight at the Hess gas station at Old Colony Avenue and D Street around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday.

One of his victims, a 33-year-old man from Quincy, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say. The other, a 26-year-old man from Waltham, was taken to... Read more

By - 10/25/14 - 4:49 am

Around 3:30 a.m. at Old Colony Avenue and D Street, Boston EMS Incidents reports.

By - 10/24/14 - 11:01 am

UPDATE, 11:15 a.m. Water back on at 273/281 Summer.

Workers at several buildings in Fort Point and along Summer Street report a water-main break means no water for them. 374 Congress St., however, still has water.... Read more

By - 10/23/14 - 10:52 pm
Buzz Lightyear on a 9 bus in South Boston

MC Slim JB spotted Buzz on the 9 bus in South Boston this evening.

By - 10/22/14 - 10:28 pm
Big tree down on L Street in South Boston

UPDATE, 11 p.m.: Tree fell on Northeast Corridor tracks between Canton Junction and 128. Providence bound train just stopped.

Skatefitz snapped the tree that fell clear across L Street in South Boston tonight.

Dougie Fresh shows us his driveway in Everett (where, he adds, his car was not parked):

By - 10/18/14 - 4:52 pm

A disgusted citizen complains about noshers getting their fix at Boston Bagel Co.:

Bagel addicts double parking at this busy intersection. This is a public safety issue and somebody is going to get hurt trying to cross here.

By - 10/15/14 - 9:58 am

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire around 8:20 a.m. at 712 E. 5 St. did an estimated $750,000 in damage.

One firefighter suffered a shoulder injury fighting the blaze, which started on the first floor and spread to the second. No residents were injured.

By - 10/14/14 - 3:23 pm

The Herald reports that Massport is getting ready to build a 1,700-space garage to replace all the parking lots that have been torn up for all the development that is generating all the traffic. that is increasingly clogging the streets of the Innovation District.

By - 10/13/14 - 11:01 am
Who is this Marine?

Heather Foley reports his photo popped up in a South Boston attic recently, and she wonders if anybody knows who he is.

By - 10/12/14 - 6:15 pm
Pyramid sculpture being launched into Fort Point Channel in Boston

In she goes. See it larger.

With some help from friends, designer Don Eyles today launched Fort Point Channel's latest floating artwork: A pyramid made of plastic blocks painted to look like the paving stones that used to line Boston streets.

Some of the neighborhood's toughest artists - and one little kid - raised the wooden beams on which the pyramid sat and it glided, more or less, into the... Read more

By - 10/12/14 - 11:28 am

Don Eyles and crew are scheduled to launch this floating pyramid from Necco Court into Fort Point Channel at 2:30 p.m. today.

By - 10/8/14 - 2:53 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let restaurateur George Aboujaoude open a small-plates restaurant in one of the new Vertex buildings.

With the board's approval, Aboujaoude will pay $325,000 for the liquor license being given up by Elephant Walk in Audubon Circle as it moves to a new location.

Aboujaoude's attorney, Karen Simao, said there's a growing need for restaurants in the waterfront... Read more

By - 10/5/14 - 7:31 pm
Big ship leaves Boston Harbor

Neal Gaffey watched the Brilliance of the Seas passing Castle Island on its way out to sea today.

By - 10/3/14 - 10:40 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports a deal to open a Wagamama on the other side of Fort Point Channel has fallen through, but that the chain is continuing to look for space in the up-and-coming area.

By - 9/29/14 - 7:44 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor and the South Boston waterfront

Tim Colby watched the sun come up over Boston Harbor and the South Boston waterfront this morning.

By - 9/25/14 - 9:13 am

Capt. John Greland of District C-6 reports the owner of a car parked for a week at 391 Congress St. came back the other day to find his or her rear window smashed with an ax. Greland says police know an ax was used because whoever did it left the ax behind.... Read more

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