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By adamg - 3/19/21 - 4:11 pm

Around 6 p.m. on Thursday, Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 2/20/21 - 8:56 pm

Transit Police report arresting two of the several men they say grabbed a man from behind, punched him to the ground and kept kicking him as one of them removed the man's wallet and phone, around 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 8:49 am

Boston Police report a woman was shot around 11:25 p.m. on Thursday in the Hyatt Regency, 1 Avenue de Lafayette, across from Harrison Avenue. She was declared dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 1/14/21 - 6:04 pm
Dead Red Line train at rush hour at Downtown Crossing

Door-impaired Red Line train at DTX at rush hour. Photo by Ben Chan.

Ben Chan reports he was on the Red Line platform at Downtown Crossing around 5:40 p.m. when a train pulled in and the doors on one car just wouldn't open and the driver ignored the herdette of people (like five people) banging on the train and waving at him and he just doesn't care and wants to keep going, schedules and all that, no doubt, before deciding this train is coming out of service. Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/21 - 1:37 pm
Wanted for questioning: Two women

Transit Police have released photos of two women they want to talk to about a stabbing at Downtown Crossing around 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 3. Read more.

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By adamg - 12/21/20 - 12:28 am

The Boston Fire Department reports it evacuated the 27 apartments at 6 Hamilton Pl., the alley that leads to the Orpheum off Tremont Street, early Sunday morning because of high carbon-monoxide readings. No residents were reported ill.

By adamg - 12/18/20 - 8:36 pm

Attacks on demonstrators from Boston Police 5/31

The Appeal gets copies of some of the video from the night of May 31, after a George Floyd protest ended and as looting began. The videos: Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/20 - 1:54 pm
Rhyming ad for Salom's Great Bazaar and Old Curiosity Shop on Washington Street downtown

In 1860, Mark Salom had this ad printed for his shop on Washington Street at West Street (333 Washington, to be exact, a number that is now assigned to a building several blocks up Washington, near Milk Street). Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/20 - 12:38 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals today rejected a company's plans to convert 21 apartments at 103-111 Arch St. into executive suites after elected officials and a neighborhood residents association said the proposal would be an end run around the city's short-term rental restrictions and efforts to increase the amount of housing stock available for Bostonians. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/20 - 12:17 pm

Boston Police report arresting Fitsum Teklehaimanot, 28, of Chelsea, on three counts of indecent assault and battery for incidents Friday in Downtown Crossing. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 1:30 pm
Shuttered Marshalls in Downtown Crossing

Roman Lilligren wandered the empty, boarded-up Washington Street in Downtown Crossing in advance of Election Day. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/20 - 2:53 pm

Boston Police report officers in Downtown Crossing had to fire beanbags to subdue a man who refused to drop a knife at Winter and Washington street even after they pepper sprayed him early this morning, following a foot chase that ended on Franklin Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/31/20 - 11:11 am
Proposed tower at Bromfield and Washington streets in downtown Boston

Renderings by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gil (hard to tell at this size, but, yes, the left rendering includes a flock of birds).

Midwood Investment and Development this week filed plans for a 23-story office building, with the first two floors and the basement set aside for retail use, at the corner of Bromfield and Washington streets in Downtown Crossing. Read more.

By adamg - 10/30/20 - 8:47 am

"Oh, rats!" Coach Bolster was no doubt thinking at DTX this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/20 - 12:02 pm

The MBTA said today it's reopening the CharlieCard store at Downtown Crossing on Tuesday, several months after it was shut due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 10/17/20 - 10:36 am
Downtown Crossing emergency response

Emergency response at Downtown Crossing. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports emergency crews responded to Downtown Crossing around 2 a.m. after a man was found on one of the third rails on the Orange Line. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 11:20 am

Boston Police report arresting two of three men they say tried to rob a man on a moped - who was able to drive away even though one of them had repeatedly stabbed his rear tire. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 11:28 am

Ace Gershfield, one of the people behind the Temple Place watering hole, announced and explained the permanent closing today: Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/20 - 12:11 pm

Boston Police report arresting William Diawuoh, 24, of the Bronx on Saturday afternoon after he sold some marijuana to somebody in front of St. Paul's Cathedral on Tremont Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 4:03 pm

Live Boston reports a man entered the Mass. General emergency room shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday with a stab wound he may have gotten on Washington Street. Read more.

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