Chinatown residents walked out of a meeting with state and city officials over development next to South Station yesterday after learning much of the "affordable" housing there would not be affordable to them and that state plans call for keeping a park at the site the same size rather than ensuring its expansion. Read more.
The BRA has posted the design guidelines for developers who want to turn 5 1/2 acres of mostly state-owned land next to South Station into a "gateway" project - and a key part is a requirement that any development include a replacement for Reggie Wong Park, which consists mainly of basketball courts on Kneeland Street. Read more.
In addition to retaining the old pagoda-ish overhang and lights, the new Joy Luck Hot Pot Restaurant is keeping the red and yellow colors of the McDonald's it's replacing at the corner of Washington and Kneeland streets.
Kristie Helms shows us the water-main break on Kneeland Street near South Station this morning.
Arturo Gossage was on Kneeland Street near Hudson Street - just down the street from Tufts Medical Center - in Chinatown around 12:45 p.m. today:
I looked away for just a second. When I looked back up I saw this SUV on the sidewalk with people running towards it. One person taken away in an ambulance and another hurt person appeared OK to walk away. Lots of people ran over to help.
Transit Police report arresting Rafael Hernandez, 53, on charges he unzipped his pants and was "fully exposing himself" on a bus at Kneeland and Tyler streets around 9:30 a.m.
Hernandez is due for arraignment tomorrow in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of open and gross lewdness.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Enzo Sushi on Kneeland Street has shut down its conveyor belt for the last time.
Tim photographed the remains of a hit-and-run crash on Kneeland Street in Chinatown tonight:
Taxi rammed this car into pole then sped off.
Firefighters are at Washington and Kneeland streets, where CO2 is leaking from a 100-gallon tank in the basement of the McDonald's at the corner. Police are diverting traffic away from the area.
Sgalla watched a kid waiting for a school bus on Kneeland Street this morning makes some snowy Valentine's Day hearts.
City and state officials gather Monday morning to announce financial help for a planned development that would restore housing to a block demolished for a support structure for I-93 nearly five decades ago.
The Asian Community Development Corp. and the New Boston Fund, Inc. plan a mixed-use development on Parcel 24, bordered by Kneeland and Hudson streets and the highway that will include 345 units of housing - 40% designated as "affordable."
The announcement, which will include Gov. Patrick and Mayor Menino, starts at 8:45 a.m. at the corner of Kneeland and Hudson.
The MBTA reports the driver of a Silver Line bus was taken to Tufts Medical Center with non-life-threatening "lacerations to the upper lip and eye area" after the attack around 3 p.m. at Washington and Kneeland streets The search for the suspect, who fled the scene, continues.
Based on the name, one assumes CC Sign on Kneeland Street is not in the mohel business.
Tufts University Police report a man was stabbed outside the Dunkin' Donuts at Kneeland and Knapp streets around 7:30 p.m., Tuesday:
The victim was able to walk to the Tufts Medical Center emergency department for treatment. The suspect was described as a black male, thin build, wearing a red jacket. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction and was not apprehended at the time of the crime.