South Boston

By - 2/19/19 - 12:23 pm

When a server at the Grand on Northern Avenue reported that one of the men at a table she was hosting had grabbed her buttocks and inserted a finger in her, her manager did not call the police or even kick them out. Instead, police detectives testified today - and the club acknowledged - the man said he would give the men "another chance" and let them stay and enjoy the Grey Goose vodka they'd ordered. Read more.

By - 2/16/19 - 10:55 am
Photos showing woman wanted for South Boston bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a woman who robbed the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 430 West Broadway on Wednesday, about 11 months after she last robbed the same bank branch. Read more.

By - 2/14/19 - 3:48 pm

WBUR reports on what happens when your company shrinks like spinach in a frying pan. But don't worry, what's left of GE will still call Boston home.

By - 2/14/19 - 9:57 am

WBZ interviews Kerri and Brendan McGrath, whose 2-year-old son, Colin, died when two cars collided at L and East 6th streets and one ran into him last July. They've set up Colin's Joy Project to help build two playgrounds in his memory and to bring family-friendly programs to South Boston.

By - 2/13/19 - 5:25 pm
Architect's rendering of 765 East 3rd St.

Architect's rendering.

The owners of a decades-old South Boston electric contracting firm has filed plans for a four-story, 25-unit residential building on East 3rd St., between O and P streets - with parking spaces for 37 cars. Read more.

By - 2/12/19 - 8:16 am
Red sky over South Boston

Johnmcboston woke up to a reddish sunrise over South Boston this morning. Read more.

By - 2/11/19 - 10:53 pm
Edibles and money found at South Boston store

Photo of some of the confiscated goods by BPD.

The owner of King Smoke Shop, 600 East Broadway in South Boston, was arrested along with one of his clerks today on charges they were selling marijuana cigarettes, THC and edibles that included pot-laced gummy worms. Read more.

By - 2/11/19 - 5:05 pm

City Councilor Ed Flynn (South Boston, South End, Chinatown, Downtown) wants to do something about construction workers he says are starting earlier or finishing later than allowed and leaving the streets they work on a mess. Read more.

By - 2/8/19 - 9:19 am

A Brazilian national living in Quincy was arrested yesterday on charges related to what turned out to be a bogus letter sent to federal immigration officials warning of an imminent attack against a school in South Boston, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 2/5/19 - 1:44 pm
Guy climbing a really tiny tree along the waterfront

Dave Shea captured this Darwin Award contestant outside Liberty Wharf on Northern Avenue after the Patriots parade.

By - 2/3/19 - 2:11 pm
Bringing Kai to shore

Bringing the victim to shore. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 9:40 a.m., its dive team rescued a 12-year-old dog who swam out too far in Pleasure Bay and then couldn't get back to shore. Read more.

By - 2/3/19 - 1:44 pm
Danilchuk Super Bowl display

Greg Cook Danilchuk Auto Body's annual Super Bowl prediction in East Boston.

Along the South Boston Waterfront, people - and cute, fluffy baby goats - made their preferences clear: Read more.

By - 1/30/19 - 2:31 pm

City Councilors Michael Flaherty (at large) and Ed Flynn (South Boston) want the BPDA to shove developer's plans for more than 1,300 condos and apartments at the old L Street power station into a drawer until after the developer and Massport can proved the developers actually have the right to build a giant residential complex next to a truck route feeding into the nearby working port area. Read more.

By - 1/28/19 - 11:33 am

Two developers want to build a six-story life-sciences building on the West 3rd Street parcel now occupied by the Coppersmith restaurant, the one with the food truck inside. Read more.

By - 1/25/19 - 11:27 pm
Lamps used as space savers in South Boston

Look at all that snow! Eileen Murphy ran across these faux French-provincial space savers on West 1st between E and F this evening, should you need something for your living-room end tables.

By - 1/22/19 - 2:56 pm

UPDATE: Both firefighters and police departed the tracks at 3:05 p.m.; service resumed around 3:35 p.m.

Boston firefighters are on scene trying to extricate the person.

The MBTA reports it is running shuttle buses between JFK/UMass and Park Street.

By - 1/22/19 - 9:04 am

Complaints are ice-flowing into 311 about unshoveled sidewalks across our frozen tundra of a city, from Brighton to Charlestown to Jamaica Plain (where ice is ice, says Stan) and to the yuppie-encrusted ways of South Boston, where one disgruntled citizen gets particularly irate about condo owners: Read more.

By - 1/15/19 - 6:12 pm

One thing the Trump shutdown didn't end was a plan by the Army Corps of Engineers to set off explosives at the bottom of Boston Harbor tomorrow to deepen a shipping channel. It took a judge to do that. Read more.

By - 1/15/19 - 8:53 am
Sunrise over Pleasure Bay in South Boston

M and David Farragut watched the sun come up over Pleasure Bay this morning.

By - 1/12/19 - 5:51 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man for opening fire during a home invasion at 61 Logan Way on Dec. 8. Read more.