An Arkansas man was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bail after he was arrested on Day Boulevard in South Boston early Sunday for driving around with a loaded gun under his leg, three other loaded guns and a total of 230 bullets, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
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Hugmajesty stopped to watch a worker put up a new sign at the Barking Crab.
Michael Spicher watched a guy walking an Irish wolfhound in the St. Patrick's parade today.
Chris Lovett posts a collection of his parade photos through the years.
Masshole smashes bus window after bus driver honks at him for blocking access to South Boston bus stop, police say
A pair of developers have proposed a four-story, 18-unit condo building on what is now a vacant lot that stretches between Dorchester Avenue and Boston Street in the Polish Triangle, just south of Andrew Square. Read more.
A Newton developer says he's finally ready to break ground on a three-story, 127-unit apartment building at H and East 1st streets in South Boston, more than 10 years after what was then the BRA approved the project. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans by Darryl's Corner Bar owner Nia Grace to open what her attorney called "a supper club and speakeasy with a full menu" in the Seaport Square complex. Read more.
WCVB reports US Rep. Steve Lynch, state Sen. Nick Collins, state Rep. David Biele and City Councilors Ed Flynn and Michael Flaherty have asked Transit Police to figure out how to prevent a repeat of last year's "Keep Boston Irish" display by area Nazis, on the assumption none of them live in Southie and took the T there.
The family of Robinson Lalin, dragged to his death by a Red Line train leaving Broadway station last April, today sued the MBTA, alleging recklessness and wanton misconduct. Read more.
A New York developer that paid $80 million for a slice of Gillette's land in South Boston in 2021 says it will soon file detailed plans for a new building there that will have both lab and retail space, or as it calls it, "a vibrant, inclusive mixed use project that integrates into and complements the Fort Point neighborhood." Read more.
City, feds ponder next steps for protecting Boston from rising seas, including Providence-like flood barriers
A consultant hired by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission is recommending a new barrier system where Boston Harbor meets Fort Point Channel, to keep rising sea levels and more intense storms from letting the ocean reclaim what was once South Bay - a large swath of Dorchester, South Boston and Roxbury. Read more.
Michael Spicher reports this hawk regularly hangs out outside his South Boston condo.
All those hard-charging Seaport life-sciencers need a place to eat, so why not a Lydia Shire restaurant?
Boston Restaurant Talk reports chef Lydia Shire has signed a lease with BioMed Realty to open a new restaurant in its 13-story Seaport Science Center, 601 Congress St. In a press release, BioMed says:
Slated to open in 2024, this new concept will complement the venerable Scampo which Shire opened at the Liberty Hotel in 2008.
A Texas developer says it's working on a proposal to replace the current home of the Mass Bay Credit Union at 147 West 4th St. in South Boston with an 8-story life-sciences building, a 13-story residential building and a new 2-story home for the credit union. Read more.
City Point could get a bit more life-sciency with proposal to replace old warehouse between Elkins and Summer streets
A New York developer with an active Boston presence and a South Boston family say they will soon file plans to replace a garage built in 1945 with a three-story life-sciences building. Read more.
CommonWealth takes a look at the MBTA's plan to buy most of Widett Circle, which nobody had heard of before the Olympic effort briefly made it famous, for what would essentially be a waiting area for commuter trains, doesn't make sense.
The MBTA had to stop the Red Line between Broadway and JFK/UMass this morning because of "a downed fence blocking the track area" near Andrew Square. And then there were the disabled trains it had to push/shove/somehow remove from the tracks on the Braintree branch.
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