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By adamg - 10/6/23 - 1:13 pm

Nutter, McLennen & Fish today sued the owner of Seaport West, the tall curved brick office building across Seaport Boulevard from the World Trade Center, over what it says is an outrageous $1-million annual rent increase. Read more.

By adamg - 9/15/23 - 8:34 pm
Red sky over downtown Boston and Boston Harbor

If nothing else, the clouds heralding Lee gave us an amazing sunset tonight, as Tim Babatz couldn't help but notice at Fan Pier on the harbor.

Up the harbor a bit, Adam Balsam got a good view in the North End: Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/23 - 12:29 pm
Young seagull with a red cup in the Seaport

Steve Klise spotted this young seagull at a Northern Avenue parking garage about to take a snort in disgust at the attempt to ban him from Castle Island.

By adamg - 7/20/23 - 11:35 am

The Boston Licensing Board today gave Stubbys, which focuses on sandwiches and wraps at 43 Northern Ave., permission to extend its closing time from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. At a hearing yesterday, nobody voiced opposition.

By adamg - 7/19/23 - 9:24 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Sally's Apizza, which has been slicing up fare since 1938, plans to open in the Seaport next year.

By adamg - 6/3/23 - 4:22 pm
Diver going into Boston Harbor

Brooks Payne took in the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in the Seaport today. He adds that when he got there, the winds were gusting to 28 m.p.h. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/23 - 9:17 pm

Banker & Tradesman reports the Barking Crab on Fort Point Channel is seeking state permission to add a 1,900-square-foot barge to increase its patio seating.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.

By adamg - 5/4/23 - 10:52 am
ARM Cuauhtémoc at Fan Pier

Neil couldn't help but notice the Mexican ARM Cuauhtémoc docked at Fan Pier this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/23 - 12:48 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Coquette, inside the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, shut for two days as punishment for incident in which two BPD detectives found a table of six teenagers - one just 16 - at a table with drinks in front of them around midnight on Nov. 25. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/23 - 1:26 pm

The Coast Guard announced today it will investigate what caused the Spirit of Boston to catch on fire as it was docked at Commonwealth Pier Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/23 - 12:27 pm

Boston Licensing Board members reacted with shock on hearing that police on a surprise inspection found a 16-year-old at a table - with five other underage people - drinking alcohol at midnight in a Seaport hotel last November. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/23 - 2:32 pm
Nia Grace

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.

By adamg - 2/15/23 - 2:02 pm

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.

By adamg - 1/11/23 - 12:25 pm

A Moroccan native who grew up in Revere will have to stay behind bars - serving a four-to-five-year sentence - as he appeals his conviction for smashing a glass into the face of a bouncer at a Seaport bar in 2018, because he is just too much of a flight risk to ensure he sticks around for another trial should he win his appeal, the Massachusetts Court of Appeals ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/23 - 1:43 pm

The Boston Licensing Board last week approved plans by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to purchase the liquor license of the closed Canary Square in Jamaica Plain for the ten-screen movie complex it wants to open at 60 Seaport Blvd. - the fourth time in four years that a Seaport chain has taken a liquor license out of JP. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/22 - 12:38 pm

Aline Kaplan takes us on a tour of the best photo opportunities in the part of the Seaport near the Reserved Channel - along with places to grab a bite after all that photographing.

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.

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