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By adamg - 4/4/24 - 2:04 pm
The Cave

Photo between 1955 and 1959 by Nishan Bichajian. See it larger.

What's now a little used alley across Tremont Street from Lagrange Street (so obscure the Google Street Views car has never been down it) was once an entrance to a nightclub that was part of a restaurant complex where Boston's elite would meet to greet and eat - and until 3 a.m., if you can imagine. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/24 - 12:57 pm

A bouncer at Game On in the Fenway lost his job after smacking one alleged jerk of a customer in the forehead with his flashlight, while a bouncer at Candibar in the Theater District was suspended for a week after punching a customer who made a particularly crude remark about his 11-year-old daughter. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/24 - 11:26 am

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the two bodies found yesterday in a room on the 13th floor of the Moxy Hotel, 240 Tremont St., were those of a man, 43, and a woman, 24.

Both victims sustained bullet wounds. A firearm was recovered at the scene. The incident remains under investigation by Boston police and the Suffolk DA’s office.

By adamg - 2/26/24 - 2:57 pm

WCVB reports on two bodies found on the 13th floor of the Moxy Hotel, 240 Tremont St. shortly after noon.

By adamg - 2/7/24 - 9:41 am

The turkey wasn't the only thing that was carved at a private Friendsgiving party at Bijou, 51 Stuart St., and now the Boston Licensing Board has to decide whether the club could have foreseen the slicing and done anything to prevent it. Read more.

By adamg - 12/31/23 - 1:11 pm
Tremont Street stabbing suspects

Photos of Tremont Street suspects by BPD.

Police have released photos of two men the suspect were involved in stabbing a worker at Royale on Tremont Street in the Theater District around 2:10 a.m. on Christmas Day. Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/23 - 11:37 am

The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday decides whether Royale, 279 Tremont St., could have done anything to prevent rising tensions over the impending World Cup final from boiling over into a fight between two students at MIT's Sloan School to Management students that, unlike the soccer match, ended with the French victorious. Read more.

By adamg - 5/11/23 - 5:07 pm

A man already facing six open cases involving robbery and assaults was arraigned yesterday on charges he robbed somebody leaving New York Pizza on Tremont Street in December and then, when the man resisted, punched him in the face. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/23 - 12:59 pm

The Boston Licensing Board will decide Thursday whether Legacy Boston on Warrenton Street could have done anything to prevent an incident in which an unruly man not allowed entrance near closing began trying to fight his way in, only to fall on the stairs and hit his nose hard enough to start it bleeding. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/23 - 8:50 pm
Crowd outside the Wang

Angry Wang customers demand to be let back in. Photo by Live Boston.

So far tonight, burst pipes caused by the sudden freeze have forced three hospitals to send patients elsewhere, left Wang Theatre patrons out in the cold, angrily yelling to be let back in, and flooded a floor at the Prudential Center mall. Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/22 - 11:09 pm

Boston Police report a man shot outside Moxy, 240 Tremont St. in the Theater District, on Dec. 11 has died. Read more.

By adamg - 12/19/22 - 12:08 am
Scene at Venu

Scene outside Venu. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports one person was stabbed at Venu, 100 Warrenton St. in the Theater District, late Sunday night and that several brawls erupted after police arrived.

The stabbing was a week after one person was shot, another stabbed outside Moxy, also in the Theater District.

By adamg - 12/11/22 - 10:45 pm

Update: The shooting victim, Branden Barrett, 34, of South Weymouth, died several days later. Police are looking for his killer.

One person was shot outside Moxy on Tremont Street at Stuart Street around 9:10 p.m. The homicide unit and the DA's office were called in due to the seriousness of the shooting victim's injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/22 - 10:55 am
Guy wanted for assault and battery

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of a man wanted for a closing-time attack in the Theater District they say sent his victim to the hospital for emergency brain surgery earlier this month. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/22 - 1:34 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he stabbed four men at Tremont and Stuart streets around 2:10 a.m. - leaving one with injuries so bad the homicide unit was called in just in case. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/22 - 9:17 pm

Correia in photo taken the night she died.

A federal judge today sentencing Louis Coleman, 36, of Providence, to life in prison without the possibility of parole for kidnapping Jassy Correia in the Theater District on Feb. 24, 2019, raping her and then strangling her to death, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/22 - 10:19 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a proposal by El Jefe's Taqueria to extend the closing time at its Emerson location, at Boylston and Tremont streets, to 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/22 - 8:33 pm

A federal jury today convicted Louis Coleman of kidnapping resulting in the death of Jassy Correia of Dorchester in 2019 - a verdict that could mean life in prison when he's sentenced on Sept. 22.

First Assistant US Attorney Joshua Levy said: Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/22 - 1:10 pm
Warrenton Street

Clearing everybody out. Photo by Live Boston

Live Boston reports people began fleeing Theater District clubs in a hurry early Sunday after a report of possible gunfire inside Venu on Warrenton Street.

No shell casings or other evidence of gunfire were found after the 1:30 a.m. incident. Still, Venu and nearby clubs were evacuated to allow for police sweeps, and after people "ran for cover after reports of shots fired inside of one of the clubs."

By adamg - 5/14/22 - 5:08 pm
Wanted women

Boston Police have released photos of women wanted for a double stabbing at Stuart and Warrenton streets around 2:20 a.m. on April 20.

If you recognize any of the women, you can contact detectives at 617-343-4248, or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

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