South Boston

By - 12/12/18 - 11:15 am
South Boston sunrise

Moooonchiiilldd was up early enough to catch the sunrise over Pleasure Bay in South Boston this morning.

By - 12/11/18 - 10:00 am

Fidelity Investments, which owns the World Trade Center, has told the BPDA it plans to invest heavily in revamping the Word Trade Center, to add stores, offices and "public realm" space by re-purposing some of the current exposition space. Read more.

By - 11/29/18 - 11:49 am reports on a recent meeting on the currently closed bridge - which Mayor Walsh has said in the past he wants rebuilt to allow for cars to jam themselves into the existing crush along Atlantic Avenue.

By - 11/29/18 - 11:43 am

The Dig takes a look at one South Boston condo project in which the developer sold the two "affordable" units she was required to have to herself, then sold them off at market rates. The BPDA only realized what she'd done when updating its databases, not because they were keeping track of the units. The agency says it is now going to be more careful.

By - 11/26/18 - 2:06 pm
Wanted for South Boston bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a man who held up the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 501 Southampton St. around 5:50 p.m. on Nov. 23. Read more.

By - 11/23/18 - 1:03 pm
Upside-down manhole cover

A concerned citizen files a complaint about improper manhole-cover placement on K Street in South Boston:

After cleaning this catch basin they put the cover on upside down. Manhole cover needs to be flipped over. It's a tripping hazard the way it is.

By - 11/21/18 - 5:58 pm
Atlantic Beer Garden gets torn down

Neil watched the Atlantic Beer Garden come down this morning to make way for one of those trendy waterfront residential towers. Read more.

By - 11/17/18 - 6:50 pm

Around 6:35 p.m. At least two shots fired, gun recovered off Gavin Way.

By - 11/16/18 - 9:03 am
Architect's rendering of 400 West Broadway proposal

Architect's rendering, with birds.

The march of redevelopment continues down West Broadway in South Boston with a proposal to replace an existing three-story building at 400 West Broadway with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building with a garage for 34 cars. Read more.

By - 11/14/18 - 7:08 pm

Patrick Lee, 45, admitted today in federal court that he and relatives defrauded lenders of $1.5 million in a condo-flipping scheme in 2005 and 2006, involving properties in Dorchester, South Boston and Randolph. Read more.

By - 11/12/18 - 10:10 pm
Upscale yard sale

"First the condos and now the yard sales," Eileen Murphy sighs.

By - 11/10/18 - 1:17 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday gave Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, a clean bill of health, which allows it to re-open.

The inspection found absolutely no health violations at the take-out place, just four days after it was shut for a series of violations, some of which had been noted on inspections going back several months.

By - 11/5/18 - 8:46 pm

UPDATE: Restaurant fixes all violations, allowed to re-open.

A Boston health inspector today shut Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, for violations that included letting cooked chicken fingers cool down too much and uncooked meat warm up too much and not doing anything about rodents and smokers. Read more.

By - 11/5/18 - 11:42 am
Copter Recon Unit

Mass. EMA and State Police report troopers, local police and the National Guard will be doing training exercises this week in locations that will include Boston Harbor and Gillette Stadium.

Read more.

By - 11/3/18 - 11:56 pm
Lights out on a street that looks like a painting

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about the street lights on Bowen Street in South Boston being out, but, OK, we admit we posted this because it's a cool photo that looks more like a painting, and that's just not something you see very often in 311 complaints.

By - 10/31/18 - 11:21 am
Racist graffiti painted on Tynan School in South Boston

Jor forwarded this photo of what was spray painted on the doors to the Tynan Elementary School on East 4th Street in South Boston this morning.

Boston Police, including civil-rights detectives, are currently investigating.

In a statement, BPS says: Read more.

By - 10/29/18 - 7:34 pm
Proposed residential building at West 2 and Athens streets in South Boston

Architect's rendering.

Developers Peter Spellios and Neal Howard have filed plans with the BPDA to replace a parking lot at West 2nd and Athens streets with a five-story, 55-unit residential building - and two parking spaces for the two cars they will own that residents can rent by the hour. Read more.

By - 10/29/18 - 10:30 am
Rainbow over the South Boston Waterfront

Lee Morrison captured this morning's rainbow over the Seaport.