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By adamg - 6/16/19 - 9:04 pm

WHDH reports an Attleboro man is recovering from serious head injuries caused when one of those large Lawn on D swings collapsed, sending a metal support pole came crashing down on his head.

By adamg - 6/16/19 - 12:34 pm

WBZ reports on yesterday's opening ceremonies for Martin's Park, the new playground near the Children's Museum named for Martin Richard of Dorchester.

The Dorchester Reporter has more.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 1:48 pm
Everybody off the train at Andrew

Just because Red Line riders are still affected by Tuesday's derailment doesn't mean other things can't go wrong. Jules Wang was among the people ordered off an outbound train that developed a sudden case of the vapors or something at Andrew around 1:30 p.m. - at the same time the T was announcing Ashmont delays due to "police activity" at Fields Corner.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 12:03 am
Rabbit at the ICA

Julia spotted this bun at the ICA on Wednesday.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 3:32 pm
David Farragut in Bruins gear

Roving UHub photographer John Walsh reports from South Boston that David Farragut is urging the Bruins on.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 9:29 pm
Sunset over Pleasure Bay

David Callahan watched the sun go down from Castle Island over Pleasure Bay and the Back Bay and downtown this evening.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 9:59 am
Suspect

Boston Police report arresting a Chicago man - who seems to like coming here to cause trouble - for the robbery of the East Boston Savings Bank branch on Southampton Street in Andrew Square yesterday.

Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 10:11 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports officers in districts C-11 and C-6 and members of the BPD gang unit will start donning body cameras on Monday.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 12:38 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday deferred action on a proposed liquor license for the Cambria 6 West Broadway hotel now nearing completion so that the building's current owners can explain their plans for a ground-floor lounge and restaurant, second-floor function room and rooftop patio to the West Broadway Neighborhood Association. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/19 - 8:32 pm
Rainbow over South Boston

CCJones prefers to think of it as a sign of good luck for the Bruins.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 5:26 pm

Developer John Hynes told the BPDA yesterday he will soon file detailed plans for a two-story complex on land owned by Massport near the World Trade Center Silver Line stop that will feature ongoing cultural programming. Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/19 - 4:35 pm

South Boston Assault & Battery

Boston Police are seeking help finding two men they say concluded an argument with a third man by beating him up on East 3rd Street, near Dorchester Street, around 1:15 a.m. on May 12. Read more.

By adamg - 5/17/19 - 4:45 pm
Note that begs driver to hit the car in front, not the car behind

Note on boxed-in car and weak front bumper of car behnd it.

Eileen Murphy spotted a car that was well and truly boxed in in South Boston - just a few inches between it and both the car right in front of it and the car right behind it. Nothing unusual, of course, but then she noticed the note on the windshield of the boxed in car - from the owner of the car behind it.

By adamg - 5/17/19 - 1:58 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men wanted in connection with a February murder in Minneapolis. Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/19 - 3:19 pm
Guy with stun gun

Transit Police report stopping and then arresting a Haverhill man spotted fare jumping at the Andrew Red Line stop yesterday.

Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/19 - 10:28 am
Geese in Fort Point Channel

Roving UHub photographer Wendy S. spotted a new goose family at the very far end of Fort Point Channel, way past Gillette, where it gets all small and curvy and hemmed in by highways and train tracks and stuff.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 11:12 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the owners of American Provisions at East Broadway and I Street to add a restaurant that will focus on locally-sourced food - just like their store. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 9:49 am

The Channel Story is a podcast and blog about the fabled Fort Point venue.

Based on the vivid recollections of club founder Harry Booras, we'll cover the too-true-to-believe tale from the club's beginning in 1980 to its inglorious end at the hands of Boston's most ruthless mobsters.

By adamg - 4/23/19 - 2:46 pm
Red Line shed in South Boston

New shed being built next to Track 61. See it larger.

John Keith snapped a photo of a new shed and siding near Cypher Street that the MBTA is having built along Track 61 - a former freight line and the last rail connection to the South Boston Waterfront - where the T will test those new Red Line trains we should see someday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/19 - 3:25 pm
Big bunny hops into South Boston bar

Eileen Murphy spotted a large bunny heading into the Broadway in South Boston at lunchtime.

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