South Boston

By - 7/24/17 - 2:58 pm

Candidates for the District 2 (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, Downtown, Bay Village) seat now held by Bill Linehan get a chance to explain why they should succeed him at a forum Wednesday evening. Read more.

By - 7/21/17 - 10:33 pm

WFXT reports on the incident on Columbia Road, where the temperature was 87.

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 - 7/19/17 - 12:14 am
Fiery sunset over Boston

A roving UHub photographer watched the sun go down from Castle Island on Tuesday.

By - 7/18/17 - 10:41 pm

A developer who won city approval for a six-story, glass-sheathed apartment building on Dorchester Avenue between A and B streets is now asking city permission to put up an eight-story hotel with 159 rooms instead. Read more.

By - 7/18/17 - 5:17 pm

The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to "an ongoing signal problem" at Andrew.

By - 7/16/17 - 3:47 pm
M Street beach in South Boston

Mike reports a packed beach at M Street in South Boston today.

Jordan Frias reports a packed Toscanini's in Cambridge: Read more.

By - 7/15/17 - 11:06 am
Towing sail boats through Boston Harbor

A guy in a motorboat towed several sailboats past Castle Island from the direction of the harbor islands towards the inner harbor yesterday.

By - 7/13/17 - 12:32 am

The Department of Justice says it's settled a lawsuit against Eversource and the MWRA over a Deer Island power cable under Boston Harbor the government had said was not buried deeply enough to allow for planned dredging to let the Conley Terminal in South Boston handle larger ships. Read more.

By - 7/11/17 - 1:05 pm

Associated Press reports the company is leasing space in a Fort Point building.

By - 7/10/17 - 3:36 pm

Bampunim Teixeira, 30, was again ordered held without bail on charges he murdered two doctors in their South Boston condo in May. Read more.

By - 7/1/17 - 9:57 am

The Herald reports on opposition from residents along the dormant Track 61 to the T's plan to electrify much of the route so it can test the new Red Line cars we'll be getting in a few years.

By - 6/28/17 - 1:00 pm

Ray Flynn's son, Ed, has the backing of Southie's Nick Collins and Michael Flaherty for the District 2 (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, downtown) seat, but Mike Kelley has the support of Linda Dorcena Forry, Aaron Michlewitz, Joseph Boncore and Byron Rushing, the Herald reports.

By - 6/28/17 - 10:13 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Marco Polo deli at 274 Summer St., has closed after a quarter century in business.

By - 6/27/17 - 11:55 am
270 Dorchester Ave. proposal in South Boston

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeal today approved a 114-unit, six-story residential building on Dorchester Avenue near B Street that takes advantage of new city zoning for the Dot Ave. corridor to rise higher than normally allowed in exchange for more affordable units and affordable commercial space. Read more.

By - 6/22/17 - 3:24 pm

Joshua Fabian watched one of the Tall Ships departing Boston today. Read more.

By - 6/19/17 - 12:28 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the Castle Island-based Sullivan's is looking to take over operation of the giant Hood Milk Bottle outside the Children's Museum.

By - 6/14/17 - 9:39 pm

Eric Ballard shows us Boston Harbor in time lapse (that's the Fish Pier on the left).

By - 6/13/17 - 10:44 pm

With no more bars left to tear down and with more and more gas stations and factories on their way out, developers are now looking at buying up and tearing down single-family homes in South Boston to replace with multi-unit buildings, Caught in Southie reports.

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.