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By adamg - 10/3/21 - 8:58 pm

Porter Square Books of Cambridge today confirmed a report by the Fort Pointer that it will be opening its Boston edition at 50 Liberty Dr. on Fan Pier tomorrow.

The book store is part of new quarters for Grub Street.

By adamg - 9/6/21 - 11:56 am

A man already locked up because of a 1987 rape in Revere now faces charges he raped and murdered a woman 11 months later in a building in what was then the industrial South Boston waterfront, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/21 - 2:56 pm
Big ship at Black Falcon Pier

Beth Gavin got a gander today at the Crystal Symphony, the first cruise ship to dock in Boston since 2019.

By adamg - 8/3/21 - 2:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men on drug-trafficking charges at NEMA Boston, 399 Congress St., last night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/21 - 10:37 pm

Raisman reports that Mylo, who broke away and ran during fireworks in the Seaport on July 3, was found today by three good Samaritans - and their dog - all the way down near UMass Boston.

By adamg - 7/6/21 - 12:58 pm

Marcus Partners last week told the BPDA it will soon file plans for replacing a seafood-processing plant at 310 Northern Ave. in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park with two buildings aimed at life-sciences research and development. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/21 - 10:35 pm

Aly Raisman (yes, that Aly Raisman) reports:

To my followers in the seaport/Boston area…my dog Mylo was terrified of fireworks and ran off. He has a tag on and a leash. Please let me know if you see him. Thank you.

Update: Don't actively search for him or yell his name.

By adamg - 6/10/21 - 5:27 pm
Map of proposed Easteron facilities.

Proposed Eastern facilities.

The BPDA board voted today to being negotiations with the operator of the Chelsea salt pile to begin building a similar facility on the South Boston waterfront - as well as a facility capable of handling the shipment of giant turbine blades that could one day power New England from offshore towers. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/21 - 11:23 am
601 Congress St.

601 Congress St. From the BioMed filing.

A Kendall Square concern has filed plans with the BPDA to retrofit the curvy 14-story building at 601 Congress St., originally built as the US headquarters of a Canadian insurance company, as lab and office space for the red-hot life-sciences market in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 5/28/21 - 11:26 am
Fighter jets over Boston

Kenny Medium looked up at just the right time.

The jets were part of the re-dedication of the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes memorial in the Seaport.

By adamg - 5/21/21 - 8:38 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Khalid Kalila, 31, for a 2018 attack at a Seaport restaurant that left a bouncer at Empire on Seaport Boulevard blind in one eye for several months and with paralysis on one side of his face that persists to this day, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/21 - 1:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Fall River man on a variety of charges last night after he allegedly did a variety of bad things, starting at Ocean Prime Restaurant and ending with him and a pal captured nearly a mile away on Drydock Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/21 - 9:36 am
Proposed new building in Flynn Marine Park

Seagull's eye view rendering by SGA.

Marcus Partners last week filed plans with the BPDA to replace the old screeching Au Bon Pain bakery at 1 Au Bon Pain Way in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park with an eight-story building aimed at Boston's exploding life-sciences R&D market. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/21 - 11:43 pm

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Massport hopes to formally open an expanded, "Big Ship Ready" Conley Terminal this fall, after $850 million and several years' worth of expansion work that has included dredging a deeper ship channel through Boston Harbor and installing new, bigger cranes to unload containers from the largest ships that can traverse the Panama Canal. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/21 - 9:12 am

WBUR heralds the arrival of the pink flamingos.

By adamg - 3/16/21 - 12:11 pm
Proposed 24 Drydock Ave.

Rendering by DHK Architects.

Cronin Development has filed plans with the BPDA for an eight-story building on Drydock Avenue at Tide Street in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park that would feature the seemingly now obligatory life-sciences R&D space as well as space for an actual marine-industrial concern - Boston Ship Repair, which runs the large drydock that gave Drydock Avenue its name. 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.

Wind blows down Mission Hill scaffolding.

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