The owners of the Motor Mart Garage in Park Square - once the largest auto garage in the world, with a helipad on top - have filed their formal plans for sticking a 20-story residential tower atop it. Read more.
NBC Boston reports somebody drove into Showroom Collezione, 240 Stuart St., around 2:25 a.m.
The owner of the Motor Mart garage in Park Square will be seeking city permission to add 17 stories of residential units to the structure. Read more.
A non-viable trolley near Arlington is causing "moderate" delays on the Green Line, the MBTA reports.
In the arm and upper back, possibly in the area of Cortes Street around 11:45 p.m., Friday. Injuries not considered life threatening.
Police did not initially find the victim, but instead found a long blood trail that took them into the South End.
The Board of Appeal today approved plans to replace an old pet-care place at the lonely corner of Tremont and Herald streets with a new seafood place that would offer outdoor seating in warmer months. Read more.
The City Council today approved a request to the state legislature to let Boston create "sub-precincts" in certain crowded districts in Bay Village, Chinatown, Roxbury, Downtown, South Boston and the South End. Read more.
As expected, Edward Flynn, son of the former mayor, is taking steps to run for the District 2 City Council seat that Bill Linehan is giving up. Read more.
Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.
The New York Post reports David Barton Gym's corporate overlords shut their Park Plaza outlet along with gyms in New York, because the finances just weren't working out.
A small parking lot next to a large parking garage on Stuart Street could be replaced by a 131-unit residential building, under plans filed with the BPDA this week.
Developers Peter Spellios, Neal Howard and Bryan Lee hope to succeed where two previous - and smaller - proposals, in 2006 and 2008, failed at 212 Stuart St. Read more.
Pilotblock noticed this map in the window of a South End real-estate broker, who's replaced Chinatown and Bay Village with "Midtown" (and dramatically expanded the range of "Waterfront" and de-annexed the Seaport from South Boston).
A disgusted citizen files a complaint:
Move the Coconut Grove plaque to where it belongs. The city needs to stop bending over for the rich. 492 people died, why are millionaires allowed to change history and dishonor the dead. THE CITY SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF THEMSELVES FOR MEETING THIS HAPPEN!
The citizen probably read the Cullen column: Cocoanut Grove plaque shoved down the street.
Starbucks goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals next week for permission to change the shuttered Melting Pot fondue place in the Park Plaza Hotel into a, well, Starbucks.
Park Plaza guests who now want the Starbucks experience have to walk a full two-tenths of a mile to the Starbucks in the Transportation Building. Read more.
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