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By adamg - 3/5/21 - 9:26 am

National Development of Newton yesterday told the BPDA it plans to file plans soon to replace a series of warehouses between F.W. Webb and Benjamin Moore on Dorchester Avenue, near Old Colony Avenue, with a four-building development - two buildings with 345 residential units and two buildings with 674,500 square feet of commercial space. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/21 - 11:47 pm

State Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say would have somebody order him up rides to a Massport parking lot on Summer Street in the Seaport, where he would then carjack the drivers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/21 - 5:51 pm
329 Northern Ave. now missing a wall

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 329 Northern Ave. after the wind ripped a 50x50 piece of wall off the side of the vacant building around 3:15 p.m. ISD and a structural engineer will now determine if the whole building has to come down.

Earlier:
Wind blows down Mission Hill scaffolding.

By adamg - 2/28/21 - 10:13 pm

An annoyed citizen speedily files a 311 complaint about a guy who seems to have made it his mission in life to drive his expensive Italian car around the Seaport as loudly and as often as possible, almost like a ghost from that race the mayor once wanted to have there: Read more.

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By adamg - 2/8/21 - 1:43 pm
Proposed taller Black Falcon Pier building

Rendering by SGA of the view from the Reserved Channel.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to add four floors to the top of an existing and long three-story building at the end of Black Falcon Pier in the Raymond Flynn Marine Industrial Park on the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/21 - 1:21 pm

Live Boston reports on the man apparently fell from the pier around 1:40 a.m. and his rescue by first responders.

By adamg - 2/6/21 - 9:36 pm

Shortly before 9:30 p.m. First responders were able to get him off the tracks and up to the platform, from which he was transported to a local hospital, conscious and alert.

By adamg - 2/6/21 - 12:44 pm

A WBZ reporter went to Doughboy Donuts in South Boston for reaction after soon to be former Mayor Walsh mentioned that's where he got his most recent cup of coffee before going down to Washington: Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/21 - 11:49 am

Update: Turns out the photo the 311 kvetcher posted was from neither East Broadway nor today - it was, in fact, a photo from a 2015 WBUR story and shows I Street.

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint about all the space savers in South Boston today - like this one on East Broadway.

Can we get BTD out to remove all of the space savers out?!? Absolutely ridiculous that there's numerous space savers out for a glorified rain storm

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 11:56 am

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Rosa Mexicano, 155 Seaport Blvd., and Kava Neo-Taverna, 315 Shawmut Ave., shut for one night each after BPD detectives found them with way more patrons than allowed under current Covid-19 restrictions. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/21 - 9:15 am
Evidence markers at steps

Evidence markers in the park. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that police responding to reports of gunfire the M Street park in South Boston shortly after midnight found numerous shell casings near the bleachers and stairs leading to the baseball field, on the N Street side of the park. No victims.

By adamg - 1/19/21 - 3:45 pm

The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council announced today it's called off the annual South Boston parade due to Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 10:40 pm

A not offended citizen filed a 311 complaint about "a massive cock," of the rubber sort, suction-cupped to a traffic sign at H and Emerson streets in South Boston this afternoon, along with a photo showing "Happy New Year!" written on one side of the shaft. The filer checked "not offensive" on the complaint form. Read more.

By adamg - 1/1/21 - 11:52 pm
Owl at Castle Island

Adam Balsam reports he and the kids spotted this owl up on a wall at Castle Island on Thursday morning - a few weekends after they'd driven up to Plum Island to see an owl, only they didn't.

I love that we we were ultimately able to see one so close to home.

By adamg - 12/29/20 - 11:55 am

Update: Kara Baskin reports they will re-open for breakfast and lunch on Jan. 6.

Boston Restaurant Talk reports it's unclear whether this is for the winter or for good. In October, a developer filed plans to build an R&D building on the site, but keep Amrheins on the first floor, if in a smaller space.

By adamg - 12/27/20 - 5:24 pm
Wanted for F Street stabbing

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man and a woman for a stabbing at F Street and West Broadway in South Boston around 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 18. Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/20 - 5:32 pm

And on at least one street, it was over yesterday:

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 5:48 pm
Former Au Bon Pain bakery in South Boston

That loading dock out front used to attract gulls, until the company installed screeching loudspeakers.

Marcus Partners this week signaled the BPDA it plans to replace the now shuttered Au Bon Pain building on Au Bon Pain in the Flynn Marine Industrial Park in South Boston with a 219,000-square foot life-sciences R&D building. Read more.

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