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By adamg - 11/17/21 - 9:20 am

Richard Auffrey details the background behind the sign on Hudson Street for the China Pavilion, a restaurant that hasn't been open since 1990.

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By adamg - 11/8/21 - 9:40 am
Under arrest on Tremont Street

One of the suspects in custody. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men from Hyannis on charges they used a gun loaded with ten bullets to threaten somebody in an altercation in the Tufts Medical Center garage on Tremont Street early Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/21 - 5:10 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire in a walk-in refrigerator on the seventh floor of a Tufts Medical Center building on Harrison Avenue did not extend past the refrigerator walls this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/21 - 10:48 am

Boston Police report arresting a Newton man on a variety of gun charges after detectives found "an AM-15 rifle with a mounted scope," an old Yugoslavian rifle a loaded .45 caliber Remington 1911 R1 handgun, two larg- capacity magazines and several rounds of ammunition inside a room at the W Hotel on Stuart Street last Thursday night. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/21 - 9:20 am

Intrepid fact finder Richard Auffrey, though, finds the facts to dismiss the claim by the long gone Bob Lee's Islander on Tyler Street.

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By adamg - 10/15/21 - 10:08 am
Steaming steam plant

Steam plant being extra steamy. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters rushed to the large steam plant on Kneeland Street near South Station around 9:45 a.m. to help deal with a ruptured steam plant in the structure. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/21 - 1:17 pm
Lagrange Street shooting site

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that somebody fired seven to ten shot on Lagrange Street, in front of Boston's two remaining strip clubs, around 1:15 a.m. on Friday. One building was hit, but no injuries were reported.

By adamg - 10/4/21 - 9:50 pm
Steam plant on fire

The Boston Fire Department reports that firefighters who responded to an alarm at the Veolia steam plant at 165 Kneeland St. around 7:30 p.m. found fire on multiple floors in the eight-story plant. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/21 - 5:13 pm

A man who was involved in the mass purchase of Boston dives a few years back has filed plans with the city to re-open the seemingly dead-and-buried Jacob Wirth on Stuart Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/21 - 10:56 pm
Firmin, Feaster, Ciccolo, Joyce

Eddie Firmin, Joseph Feaster, Robert Ciccolo and Kathleen Joyce in Zoom hearing.

City licensing head Kathleen Joyce is considering cutting back closing time at Savvor, 180 Lincoln St. - and could even revoke its entertainment license - over a string of late-night incidents that the local police captain says is draining his resources when he's already got the Theater District and Faneuil Hall Marketplace to worry about. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/21 - 2:16 pm
Stupid yellow signs in Chinatown

Signs all over Chinatown.

From Neponset Circle to Chinatown, agitated citizens are filing 311 complaints about those stupid yellow "forced auction" signs that have sprung up in recent days. One person even walked around Chinatown to take photos with which to urge the city to take down the "P.O.S." signs.

By adamg - 9/3/21 - 1:33 pm

Boston Police report thieves downtown and in the Theater District are robbing people of their iPhones, then holding the phones up to their victims' faces to use the "Face ID" feature to unlock them. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/21 - 11:58 am
Old cab on South Street

Mister Jon took snaps of old cars rolling down South Street today as part of the ongoing filming for HBO's Julia Child bioseries. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/21 - 4:17 pm

WGBH reports on the now ex-manager of Offsuit, a literal hole in the wall that you had to know the code to enter owned by the better known Troquet on South in the Leather District. The place is closed now, due to his alleged actions.

By adamg - 8/18/21 - 10:30 am

Update: The Elections Department says it will add sites in the neighborhoods.

The Herald reports the city is out with its list of proposed early voting sites and that Roslindale, Chinatown and the Seaport aren't slotted for any. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/21 - 9:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dante Wentz, 23, on charges he tried to kidnap a woman by dragging her into an alley off Washington Street at Tufts Medical Center early Thursday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/21 - 12:20 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man following a series of incidents that started with an argument on Lincoln Street near Beach Street early Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/21 - 10:43 pm
Suspect

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man who attacked a woman on Washington Street outside Tufts Medical Center around 5:20 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/21 - 1:50 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for a triple shooting when he was 17 should get an immediate parole hearing on the lesser charges that are keeping him behind bars even after he was paroled on the murder charge. Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/21 - 12:59 pm

A New England Law student got a personalized lesson in federal constitutional, contract, sex-discrimination and "standing" law today when a federal judge dismissed his lawsuit that argued his "unconditional scholarship" to the Stuart Street school meant he doesn't have to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Read more.

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