Chinatown

By - 2/3/18 - 2:37 pm

City officials this morning formally opened the new Chinatown branch in the China Trade Center, on Boylston Street at Washington. The location is intended to be open for three to five years as the city looks for a location for a permanent branch. Read more.

By - 2/1/18 - 8:47 am
Stabbing scene in Chinatown

Crews were still investigating and cleaning up around 6:30 a.m. Photo by Teddy Kokoros.

The Globe reports a man was stabbed at Washington and Stuart streets around 3:30 a.m.

By - 1/30/18 - 9:02 am
Snow in Chinatown

Rick Macomber walked around Chinatown at the start of the storm last night.

By - 1/27/18 - 10:57 am
Theater District crime scene

Crime scene.

KMV shows us the crime scene on Tremont Street next to Eliot Norton Park, where first responders found an unconscious man lying on the ground, stabbed to the back, shortly before 1:30 a.m. Doogs reports the victim may have been stabbed on the other side of the park, on Charles Street South.

By - 1/23/18 - 12:18 pm

An argument inside New York Pizza, 224 Tremont St., in November ended with a man getting puncture wounds in the head, neck and shoulder, Boston Police told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 1/23/18 - 11:32 am

Managers at Guilt on Warrenton Street had to explain to the Boston Licensing Board today how a 19-year-old Harvard student wound up requiring an ambulance ride to the hospital for extreme ethanol poisoning on Dec. 1, while the owner of T's Pub on Commonwealth Avenue had to explain how a 19-year-old BU student managed to get a rum and ginger ale on Nov. 28. Read more.

By - 1/17/18 - 5:00 pm

Boston Magazine reports the owners of the unique 19th-century German place on Stuart Street are looking for $1 million for the restaurant - not the building itself - and hope whoever buys it will keep it pretty much the way it is now.

Via Marc Hurwitz.

By - 1/17/18 - 12:18 pm
Proposed tower on Tremont Street

Architect's rendering of proposed tower. Presumably those are not meteor strikes.

A parking lot off Tremont Street next to Tufts Medical Center in Chinatown would be turned into a 29-story residential and hotel tower - with all the residential units marketed as affordable - under a proposal submitted to the BPDA by two well known developers, the Asian Community Development Corp. and Tufts. Read more.

By - 1/9/18 - 10:14 pm
Snow Darth

Jacob Long forwards this photo of a snow Darth in the making in the Leather District, where a guy built a snow Bat Man last spring for his kid.

You can see the final Snow Darth in the comments.

By - 1/9/18 - 5:00 pm
Dog stuck on train at Tufts Medical Center

Krista reports on the scene on the Orange Line at Tufts Medical Center this afternoon when a man and his dog started to get off the train, only the door closed between them, leaving them attached by a leash, but unable to get to each other: Read more.

By - 1/9/18 - 12:10 pm

The Boston Licensing Board on Thursday considers two wildly different accounts of how two patrons of Bijou, 51 Stuart St., wound up in the Boston Medical Center emergency room with stab wounds on Dec. 5. Read more.

By - 1/3/18 - 11:29 am
Rabbit in the snow in Chinatown

A concerned citizen files a complaint about all the rabbits where Albany Street, I-93 and the turnpike come together: Read more.

By - 12/21/17 - 10:31 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line towards Forest Hills due to a non-viable train at Chinatown.

By - 12/5/17 - 12:10 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today continued a hearing on a violent incident at Candibar in the Theater District after an out-of-town patron and the club's owner, sitting next to each other, took turns calling each other a liar.

The board agreed to extend its hearing to let police, the man and the club round up more witnesses to try to shed more light on just what happened shortly after midnight on Oct. 9. Read more.

By - 11/15/17 - 3:57 pm

Seven months after his release from a 15-year federal sentence for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, Imauri Ivery began repeatedly robbing several stores along Blue Hill Avenue within a short run of his Elm Hill Park home, Suffolk County prosecutors said today. Read more.

By - 11/11/17 - 10:26 pm

A train headed to Forest Hills mistakenly thought the cemetery was at Tufts and died there instead and now there are "minor" delays that way, the MBTA reports.

By - 11/7/17 - 1:37 pm

A homeless man is being held without bail pending a "dangerousness" hearing after he was arrested - wearing what appeared to be blood-stained clothes - on a charge that he repeatedly stabbed another man at a Washington Street ATM early Friday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/3/17 - 10:13 am

The Globe reports on the "vote farming" among elderly people in Chinatown, says city elections officials just want to fix the problem without blaming anybody.

Over in East Boston, District 1 council candidate Stephen Passacantilli is appealing for votes by telling residents they live in a hellhole: Read more.

By - 11/1/17 - 10:35 pm

The Boston Election Department has set a meeting tomorrow morning at Asian Community Development Corp. to discuss "possible unauthorized actions involving absentee ballots." Read more.