South End

By - 9/20/18 - 11:25 pm
By - 9/13/18 - 10:07 am

Boston Police report arresting two men on charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute yesterday at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street in the South End. Read more.

By - 9/12/18 - 2:20 pm

The City Council agreed today to bring in city and state public-health experts to figure out what to do about increasing amounts of problems they say are happening from Dudley to Andrew because of the continued shutdown of the Long Island shelter and treatment programs. Read more.

By - 9/8/18 - 11:08 am
Building a crane at Harrison Albany project

John Hanzl has a bird's eye view of the construction for the 650-unit Harrison Albany Block development in the South End. Today, he watched workers put together the crane that will help build the crane that will help build the buildings.

By - 9/6/18 - 4:41 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court today sentenced Benjamin Josey, 59, to three to five years in state prison after a jury convicted him of armed robbery, assault and battery on a disabled person and stealing by confinement for an incident on Dartmouth Street on Aug. 24, 2017. Read more.

By - 9/3/18 - 8:41 am

The Boston Sun catches up with incumbent state Rep. Byron Rushing and challenger Jon Santiago on the eve of tomorrow's Democratic primary for the 9th Suffolk district, which covers the South End, the Fenway and part of Roxbury.

By - 8/23/18 - 3:17 pm

UPDATE: Found walking around Downtown Crossing on Friday; recaptured.

The Suffolk County Sheriff's Department reports it and Boston Police are looking for Patricia Lambert, 26, who escaped deputies while on a visit to Boston Medical Center for care around 10 a.m. today. Read more.

By - 8/20/18 - 9:24 am
Car with no wheels in the South End

John Hanzl spotted this newly wheelless car on Union Park Street in the South End this morning.

By - 8/18/18 - 10:16 am
Architect's rendering of South End project

Architect's rendering.

The BPDA board has approved a developer's plan to replace the Boston Flower Exchange at 540 Albany St. with a new office and R&D complex with 1.6 million square feet of space. Read more.

By - 8/17/18 - 9:36 am
Trash on Tremont

Tremont Street this morning. Source.

Reports poured into 311 this morning about trash bags ripped open, their contents scattered about, along Tremont Street, Massachusetts Avenue and Shawmut Avenue. As one concerned citizen put it in a 311 complaint: Read more.

By - 8/15/18 - 10:24 pm

UPDATED, 8:45 a.m., Thursday.

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 9:50 p.m. behind the Massachusetts Avenue T stop. Read more.

By - 8/10/18 - 3:35 pm
Flaming car on the Massachusetts Turnpike

Brian the roving UHub photographer spotted the flaming car inbound near roughly Mass. Ave. around 3 p.m.

Shamus Moynihan also watched the car go up in flames: Read more.

By - 8/9/18 - 12:59 pm
Old Hotel Alexandra

Two developers plan to submit plans to turn the decaying old Hotel Alexandra at Washington Street and Massachusetts Avenue into a ten-story boutique hotel that will retain the old building's facade. Read more.

By - 7/29/18 - 6:01 pm

Around 4:25 p.m. at 755 Tremont St., near Worcester Street, WFXT reports.

By - 7/26/18 - 1:30 pm

A Mattapan man faces six counts of felony graffiti after, police say, an officer out specifically to look for taggers spotted him standing next to one of those green postal "relay" boxes in the South End with a white marker in his hand. Read more.

By - 7/20/18 - 10:05 am
Harrison Albany proposal in the South End

They didn't count on this.

The Boston Sun reports areas between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street will add 32% more development than BPDA planners estimated in 2012. The BPDA will use payments from one of the unexpected projects to hire a traffic consultant to figure out what to do about the unexpected traffic from the unexpected development.

By - 7/11/18 - 9:30 am

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a roof deck proposed by the owner of 10 Bond St. that would sit between the roof decks at 8 and 12 Bond St., rejecting demands by neighbors to deny permission because he currently lives and works in Argentina. Read more.

By - 6/25/18 - 10:14 am

Boston Police report arresting Mark Mazzone, 30, of Winthrop, on charges he threatened to stab a man with a hypodermic needle during a robbery around 9:30 last night behind 29 East Springfield St. in the South End. Read more.

By - 6/24/18 - 1:02 pm
Graffiti: Trump eats babies

A concerned citizen files a 311 report from the South End:

Disgusting and hateful graffiti trashing up our beautiful tennis court at Titus Sparrow park. This political message needs to be removed immediately from city park/property.


By - 6/23/18 - 12:25 pm
Busted windshield on Washington Street in the South End

Alex Kingsbury reports three cars parked on Washington Street near the Peters Park baseball diamond were hit by baseballs this morning, although only one of them will get the Giant Glass jingle stuck in your head.