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By adamg - 8/25/22 - 1:03 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a plan by a dosa place on Boston Wharf Road to start selling crepe-like dosas as late as 2 a.m. every night. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/22 - 11:35 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of Madras Dosa at 55 Boston Wharf Rd. extend its closing hours from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and to 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/22 - 1:14 pm
FDNY ambulances on Drydock Avenue

Kyle Benton spotted this mini-caravan of aging FDNY vehicles on Drydock Avenue today, but speculates they're for filming Madame Web, a Spideyverse movie in which Boston will stand in for New York.

By adamg - 8/18/22 - 10:14 am

WCVB reports on the incident at 400 Summer St., where Suffolk Construction is putting up a building. The man who was in the car required four stitches to his nose.

By adamg - 7/20/22 - 12:55 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Boston Licensing Board will hold a hearing next Wednesday on whether to let B.K.'s Pub on Washington Street in Roslindale sell its liquor license to Borrachito and the Garret Bar at The Superette on Seaport Boulevard, with Borrachito being your basic New York-style taco place and the Garret Bar a "speakeasy" behind that that those in the know will enter by opening what appears to be the door to a walk-in freezer, but, oops, we've said too much.

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By adamg - 7/16/22 - 10:38 am
Bicyclists in Copley Square

Erica Mattison was among the scores of bicyclists yesterday evening in Copley Square who set off for the first Boston Bike Party in a long time.

The Fort Pointer captured the procession through the Seaport (and, yes, one of the Seaport's Lambo drivers making the rounds): Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/22 - 9:32 pm
Jill Biden's motorcade

Shamus Moynihan watched Jill Biden's motorcade come down Congress Street this evening. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/22 - 2:56 pm

WBUR reports a worker died in a construction incident at 65 Northern Ave. in the Seaport around 6:30 this morning.

The Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health reports the man died during "the unloading of street curbing material when the heavy blocks became loose and crushed him."

By adamg - 6/9/22 - 9:31 am

Aline Kaplan revisits a 1953 fire onboard a docked ship, named the Black Falcon, that killed several longshoremen, which might not have happened had more than 100 drums of sodium peroxide been stowed properly in Antwerp.

Black Falcon photos.

By adamg - 5/30/22 - 11:47 am
Rendering of proposed 17 Farnsworth St. building

Rendering by Perkins + Will.

A Canadian developer last week filed detailed plans with the BPDA for a four-story life-sciences building that would replace a 369-space garage at 17 Farnsworth St. off Congress Street.

By adamg - 5/13/22 - 10:05 pm
A huge goose family

Beth Gavin watched a newly expanded family of geese quickly making their way near the Black Falcon Pier today: Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/22 - 10:37 pm
Suspect being put in cruiser

Suspect being put in cruiser. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports an employee at Kings on Seaport Boulevard slashed somebody in the neck around 8:30 p.m. and that police found and arrested him about a half hour later. The victim is expected to survive. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/22 - 3:36 pm

A former Lowell man now living in Florida was charged with federal human-trafficking and gun charges yesterday stemming from his arrest last year at a Revere hotel, near the one where he allegedly used threats of force and a gun to keep two Oregon women turning tricks for him via ads on various "adult" Web sites. Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/22 - 1:09 pm

Update: Both approved.

Boston could soon be awash in places to hit your putts without worrying about the weather: With one indoor simulated golf "course" already planned for West Broadway in South Boston, companies are now proposing two more: A similar full-swing facility across from City Hall, where the wax museum used to be, and a mini-golf range in a new space in the Seaport. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/22 - 10:51 pm

Boston firefighters responded to the waterfront between the ICA and the Mass. Mutual building on Fan Pier on a report of a dog in the water around 10:45 p.m. They rescued a dog from the cold waters and returned it to its owner.

By adamg - 2/16/22 - 10:10 am

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let a Dunkin' Donuts franchisee open an outlet at 157 Seaport Blvd., across the street from the World Trade Center, where it formerly had an outlet that had to be shut due to extensive renovation work at the center. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/22 - 11:00 am

A Canadian developer says it will soon file plans with the BPDA to replace a 361-space parking garage on Farnsworth Street with a four-story life-sciences building with no parking whatsoever. Read more.

By adamg - 1/19/22 - 12:42 pm
Gibson

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld a Virginia man's convictions for raping a co-worker and photographing her in the nude without her consent while they were in Boston on a business trip in 2018. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/22 - 12:33 pm

Update: No violation by Lucky's, board rules.

When bouncers at Lucky's on Congress Street in the Seaport say that when they told an out-of-town patron he couldn't smoke in the restaurant vestibule, he unleashed a torrent of N-word-laced expletives at an off-duty bouncer who'd stopped by, then spit in his mouth, which led to a fight that ended with the patron on a gurney in a hallway at Mass. General, his jaw wired shut, police and workers told the Boston Licensing Board this morning. Read more.

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