South Boston Convention Center

By - 9/6/13 - 7:21 am

The Globe gets the scoop on a plan to use small self-propelled diesel cars to shuttle people between the Seaport and Back Bay station via a short and dormant track the state acquired in last year's CSX deal.

For you oldtimers, think Budd cars, only more modern. And, yes, the state is planning on buying some of the units for use on the... Read more

By - 3/23/13 - 10:38 am

Pax East is not your typical convention-center kind of exhibition.

Of course, even an unconventional convention needs seminars:

By - 3/22/13 - 9:04 am

Pax East is in town this weekend, bringing a deluge of gamer geeks to town. And yes, there's already been one Mario and Luigi sighting.

By - 1/31/13 - 8:13 am

Hint: The flashing alarms and the announcements to evacuate are a good indicator:

By - 6/18/12 - 3:16 pm

Cheesy protester

Protesting under a hot sun can wear you down, so protesters at the Bio show at the South Boston convention center came prepared with snacks, from cheesey puffs to boxes of cereal. Or maybe they were protesting genetically modified food stuffs in those treats. Courtney Sacco... Read more

By - 5/16/12 - 7:07 am

Seems that when a big convention is in town, the MBTA runs special Silver Line service to the airport straight from the convention center, rather than making people carry their bags on that long walk to the nearest Silver Line stop and crowding onto a bus there.

Are you outraged? The Herald is, to the point of displacing its long-running Indian Joke of the... Read more

By - 1/14/12 - 12:29 pm

Blue Mustang

Jeff Cutler reports from the New England Auto Show, which runs through Monday at the convention center.

There were a ton of cars shipped here right from the Detroit show and also a few vehicles that made their debut here. Count the Fiat 500 Abarth edition and

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By - 11/26/10 - 11:23 am

Paul McMorrow takes a look at the new D Street now that Southie no longer distrusts the convention center or the fancy-shmancy waterfront district.

By - 10/25/10 - 12:42 pm

Good news for people who keep kosher or just like the idea of easy access to a knish:

Hot Nosh Boston, LLC is proud to announce that our Kosher Automated Food Diners can now be found at our newest location the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The diners are located in the food court area and are available for use 24 hours a

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By - 5/7/10 - 9:43 am

City, state officials are looking for tax breaks, road improvements to entice somebody to build a 1,000-room hotel at the South Boston convention center, the Globe reports. Best part is at the end, when the guy who runs the Mass. Convention Center Authority brings out the old world-class-city argument, as in: How can Boston be world class if it doesn't have a 1,000-room hotel... Read more