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

City Councilor Michael Flaherty says that the case of a man charged with threatening him and his campaign staff and injuring two Boston police officers highlights Boston's needs for better mental-health care - and that he hopes that, this time, the man can get the care he needs. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/19 - 9:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man they say walked into at-large City Councilor Michael Flaherty's campaign office on East Broadway around 10:40 a.m. and made "threats towards an elected official and his staff" - while on the lam from a car chase earlier in the morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/17/19 - 9:25 am
Two boats on Carson Beach

Never mind all the talk about dropping pressure and bombogenesis and stuff: The mark of a true nor'easter in Boston is when a boat washes up on Carson Beach (added points if it then stays there for weeks on end). Roving UHub photographer Jim Gavaghan provides all the evidence we need that that was some blow overnight: Not one, but two boats washed up on the beach. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/19 - 9:39 am
Giant heads of Boston

Boston has tons of statues, but only a select few are giant heads rising from the ground. The other day, we went on a tour of the city to take a look at some of these bad boys and girls: Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 9:05 am
New Red Line cars

The MBTA reports the first of the new Red Line cars arrived at the T's Cabot Yard in South Boston yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/8/19 - 3:51 pm
Stolen wreath poster vows to find the bastard who stole a South End resident's Halloween wreath

Shamus Moynihan couldn't help but notice this flier in the South End, vowing vengeance on the spineless bastard who stole one Appleton Street resident's Halloween wreath. Halloween wreath? Halloween wreath.

Someone takes their Halloween decorations VERY seriously.

By adamg - 10/3/19 - 11:09 pm

The Dig reports on Pat Falco's latest work, on Northern Avenue.

By adamg - 10/3/19 - 8:47 am
Red skies over South Boston

Johnmcboston met the dawn in South Boston this morning.

By Anonymous - 10/1/19 - 10:26 am

Post Road Diet ^

Pre Road Diet v
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By adamg - 9/27/19 - 10:48 pm
Red Lobsters at climate protest

Extinction Rebellion shut the Congress Street Bridge at rush hour this afternoon in a protest over climate change. Among the protesters: Women dressed as lobsters (photo by Chris Walton). Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 9:54 pm
Red Line test car being offloaded in New Jersey

Red Line car being offloaded in New Jersey

The MBTA reports that the first two "pilot" Red Line cars from CRRC arrived in New Jersey from a Chinese factory today and will now be trucked up to the Red Line's Cabot Yard in South Boston, where they will undergo extensive testing (including, no doubt, of the doors) before the T gives the go-ahead to CRRC's Springfield plant to start cranking those puppies out. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 10:39 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 218 Old Colony building

Architect's rendering.

A developer is proposing to replace a nondescript one-story commercial building at 218-220 Old Colony Ave., between Dorchester and E streets, with a five-story, 32-unit residential building. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/19 - 7:40 pm
Sunset over downtown from near the South Boston convention center

Apeller watched day morph into night from near the South Boston convention center.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 3:37 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved the sale of the liquor license now held by Doyle's on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain to the owner of a planned Davio's in the Seaport.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 11:11 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow will likely decide whether to approve a Seaport restaurant's $450,000 purchase of the liquor license now held by the venerable Doyle's on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain.

Also tomorrow, the board is scheduled to consider a request by one of the owners of the neighboring Midway Cafe to buy out the other. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 8:04 am
By adamg - 9/16/19 - 5:11 pm

The MBTA reports residual delays of up to ten minutes on the Red Line due to a train that kicked the bucket at Andrew Square and had to have its carcass hoisted over to the nearby maintenance yard.

By adamg - 9/12/19 - 10:58 am
Architect's rendering of Block N building

Architect's rendering of proposed building on Congress Street.

The developer of the massive Seaport Square project is seeking BPDA approval to shift an as-yet unbuilt building on Congress Street from residential to office and R&D space and to replace many of the large luxury units it had originally planned on other parcels with "smaller, lower-priced units." Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/19 - 9:42 pm

UPDATE: WFXT reports the more seriously injured pedestrian, a woman, has died.

The Fort Pointer reports spotting the aftermath of a crash between a van driver and two pedestrians at Summer and Melcher streets, shortly before 9 p.m. At least one had injuries serious enough to warrant having the homicide unit respond. He reports the van was still at the scene of the crash.

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