The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a marijuana store on Atlantic Avenue at Beach Street. Read more.
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The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved an Ontario developer's plans to replace the aging parking garage at 125 Lincoln St. with an 11-story life-sciences building with ground-floor space for a banquet hall - and with plans for 50 to 60 units of affordable housing on Essex Street. Read more.
Shamus Moynihan spotted Old Faithful at South and Beach streets in the Leather District this evening (and yes, he reports he called 911 first before he started recording). Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a 115-unit condo building at the site of a former nightclub at 150 Kneeland St. that will be "fully electric" and which will mean the development of 20 units of "deeply affordable" apartments on Oxford Street. Read more.
On April 9 of last year, a puzzled citizen filed a 311 report about a tree outside 112 South St. in the Leather District that had been laced with panties. Read more.
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.
Boston had an actual speakeasy but its manager was just fired for allegedly sexually attacking women patrons
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.
Owner of building across from South Station hopes to replace failed co-work space with, of course, life-sciences lab space
Oxford Properties, which owns the building across Atlantic Avenue from South Station where WeWork no longer works, says it will soon file plans to replace the co-working space with space aimed at attracting some of those up-and-coming life-science companies that seem to be what's keeping Boston's commercial developers afloat these days - and maybe add a ground-floor restaurant to keep those workers and nearby Leather District residents well fed. Read more.
Early morning argument in the Leather District ends with car-to-car gunfire and one arrest, police say
Live Boston reports somebody began firing a gun from the intersection of Lincoln and Tufts streets around 3:30 a.m. Officers recovered casings as far away as Kneeland Street and Surface Road. No victims, however.
A developer that wanted to replace a defunct Kneeland Street nightclub near South Station with a 230-room hotel asked the BPDA this week to let it build a 115-unit residential building instead, because it couldn't get financing for a hotel in the middle of a pandemic. Read more.
WBUR spent time inside the Kitchen Cafe on South Street in its final days in the middle of a pandemic.
A Toronto developer has swapped out its plans for a 24-story office building at 125 Lincoln St. - now home to a parking garage and the Hei La Moon restaurant - with new plans for a 14-story building made up mainly of research and development space. Read more.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Kitchen Cafe on South Street is closing forever on Nov. 20, victim of a Covid-19-related loss of business.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports Les Zygomates has closed for good.
A developer has told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans to replace the garage at 125 Lincoln St. in the Leather District with a 24-story, 625,000-square-foot office building. Read more.
The Leather District dad who in winters past has built a snow Batman and a snow Darth Vader turned to the work of Charles Schulz for inspiration today, as Mike McD. shows us.
The Hudson Group today filed detailed plans with the BPDA for its proposal to replace a defunct nightclub on Kneeland Street between Atlantic Avenue and Lincoln Street with a 230-room, 21-story hotel. Read more.
A developer wants to replace the remains of the old Splash Ultra Lounge at 150 Kneeland St. with a 250-room hotel. Read more.
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