Chinatown

By - 10/17/17 - 3:28 pm
Thing on Lagrange Street

Tower would replace this thing.

St. Francis House is teaming up with a developer of affordable housing for a proposed 19-story, 126-unit building on Lagrange Street. Read more.

By - 10/14/17 - 9:17 am

A man panhandling near Lincoln Street and the basketball court at the I-93 ramp in Chinatown was stabbed in a fight around 7:45 p.m. on Friday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/6/17 - 10:05 am

CORRECTION: The candidates will have two debates after all - they agreed to a second one on Oct. 11.

After both sides agreed not to scab out at a WBZ debate, we're left with just a single mayoral debate, at WGBH's studios on the 10th (and now a second one the next night at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury). Tito asked Marty for at least four total debates. One of Marty's minions replied, basically: Yeah, right.

Speaking of Walsh opponents, John Connolly popped up this week ... Read more.

By - 10/3/17 - 11:35 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether the young women staffing Crave Mad for Chicken on Kneeland Street should have been more assertive in trying to get a bunch of obnoxious men from New York out when they refused to leave at closing time, and if so, what punishment to levy. Read more.

By - 9/27/17 - 11:54 am

The MBTA reports a dead train somewhere near Tufts Medical Center means "severe" delays towards Oak Grove (which, of course, will eventually mean problems towards Forest Hills, especially since Forest Hills is down to just one track). That means every single T line had a dead train this morning. Is there a prize for that?

By - 9/27/17 - 8:54 am
Lydia Edwards

David Bernstein writes that the interesting news in last night's results were not in the race for mayor - which surprised no one - but in the council races, which could mean two black women joining the council in January - possibly alongside incumbent minority councilors Ayanna Pressley and Michelle Wu (at large) and Andrea Campbell (Dorchester). Read more.

By - 9/26/17 - 9:17 pm

UPDATED at 10:05 p.m.

Mayor Marty Walsh will face off against City Councilor Tito Jackson in the November elections, according to preliminary results from the city elections department. Jackson will his work cut out for him: Walsh is leading by a better than 2-1 margin. Read more.

By - 8/24/17 - 5:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kiewann Watson, 28, of Mattapan, on charges he shot two men at closing time on Sunday, killing one of them, Michael Miranda of Dorchester.

Watson was arrested today on Norfolk Avenue, police say.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/24/17 - 9:49 am
Miranda

WFXT reports two men were shot, one fatally, in a fight outside the Cure Lounge on Tremont Street shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday.

Read more.

By - 8/23/17 - 8:52 am

Boston Police are seeking videos and photos from a "a large fight" that erupted at closing time outside the Cure Lounge, 246 Tremont St. around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

If you'd rather help the cops than Worldstar, send them to [email protected].

By - 8/20/17 - 9:34 am

NBC Boston reports on the double shooting around 2:15 a.m. at 274 Tremont St. - a garage commonly used by people going to Theater District clubs, and one that has had its share of closing-time problems over the years, from murder to stabbings to attempted kidnappings to fatal falls.

By - 8/13/17 - 2:31 pm

Here's a Harvard Crimson account of the day in 1961 when George Lincoln Rockwell and some other American Nazis showed up at the Saxon Theater (now the Cutler Majestic) on Tremont Street to protest the showing of "Exodus." Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 10:42 am
August Moon lion dancers

Adam Cheung is at the August Moon Fest in Chinatown, which runs through 5 p.m. and features dancers, music and food, celebrating the year's harvest.

By - 8/11/17 - 8:46 am

The Herald reports on an inciddent the other day at Chinatown on the Orange Line involving a couple of the non-union "ambassadors" a contractor had supplied to replace MBTA customer service agents at T stations.

By - 8/9/17 - 11:02 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Intermission Tavern on Tremont Street is up for sale - and that it "can be delivered vacant, allowing investors the opportunity to redevelop the Property on an immediate basis."

By - 8/8/17 - 12:04 pm

The city's last two strip clubs, next door to each other on Lagrange Street in Chinatown, have agreed to make changes in the way they disperse customers at closing time following a 911 call from a nearby resident about the "circus atmosphere" on the small street early one June morning. Read more.

By - 8/4/17 - 2:16 pm
Smoke from pickup fire on I-93

Smoke from the fire rising. Photo by David Callahan.

State Police reported around 1:45 p.m. they shut the highway to let Boston firefighters quench the fire, which was on the southbound side where the O'Neill opens back up into open sky.

By - 8/2/17 - 10:37 pm

"Moderate" delays towards Oak Grove due to a train that bought the farm at Chinatown, the MBTA advises.

By - 7/24/17 - 2:58 pm

Candidates for the District 2 (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, Downtown, Bay Village) seat now held by Bill Linehan get a chance to explain why they should succeed him at a forum Wednesday evening. Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 12:57 pm

The Boston Transportation Department today identified five neighborhoods that, over the next year, will get city-funded street changes in an attempt to make side streets safer by making motorists slow down: Read more.