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By adamg - 5/6/21 - 12:57 pm

The Glynn Hospitality Group, which owns bars downtown and in the Back Bay and the South End, is suing its insurance company for notreimbusring it for all the money it's lost due to Covid-19 restrictions, despite having an "all risk" policy. Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/21 - 10:15 am

Boston Medical Center has filed a revised master plan for the next ten years that eliminates a controversial new building on Albany Street but adds the conversion of space in an existing administrative building to "supportive housing" for recovering homeless patients with complex medical needs. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/21 - 9:20 am
Placard on rear windshield says car owner sucks at parking

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about somebody who parked in a Waltham Street space that's supposed to be open in the mornings for drop offs at a daycare there. "I did not put the sign on their windshield," the complaint emphasizes.

By adamg - 4/29/21 - 9:20 am

WBUR reports on a financing issue that could affect some 400 South End residents living in apartments owned by the Tenants’ Development Corp.

By adamg - 4/27/21 - 10:30 pm

When BPD detectives went to arrest Liquarry Jefferson for the fatal Methadone Mile stabbing of Jamaal Chin-Clark on Feb. 27, they knew right where to go - Jefferson was already being held on a probation violation related to his 2015 conviction for the armed robbery of a Roxbury market. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/27/21 - 3:18 pm

Update: The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the fatal stabbing actually happened in a Southampton Street parking lot, but that the victim was able to walk to the intersection of Mass and Cass, where police found him. Also, the suspect has a long record.

Boston Police report arresting Liquarry Jefferson, 41, of Taunton on charges he fatally stabbed Jamaal Chin-Clarke of Mattapan around 5:45 a.m. on Feb. 27.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 4/22/21 - 9:36 am

Co-publisher Sue O'Connell reports that after 18 years she and Jeff Coakley are leaving the newspaper business, and are looking for somebody - or somebodies - to take over the two newspapers. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/21 - 1:35 pm

Boston Police report arresting David Robinson, 48, of Roxbury, this morning outside the city shelter on Southampton Street - where he is now charged with helping murder Richard Ghiozzi of Medford on Jan. 4.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 2:01 pm
Sue Sullivan speaks

Sue Sullivan speaks as residents wearing "Build the Bridge" shirts listen.

It was bad enough when the Long Island Bridge shut and even more drug addicts began congregating in the area of Mass and Cass, Sue Sullivan said. But now, the area has become a haven for drug sellers and people quick to settle a beef with a knife or gun, the head of the Newmarket Business Association says. Read more.

By adamg - 4/10/21 - 3:00 pm
Commemorating Boricaneers Day on Harri

Today was the first official commemoration of National Borinqueneers Day in honor of the largely Puerto Rican members of the 65th Infantry Regiment, who served in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Kurt Power watched the local commemoration, at the Puerto Rican veterans memorial on Washington Street in the South End.

By adamg - 4/2/21 - 1:04 pm
License plate reading WKDPSSA

Guy was tooling around the South End today in a pickup with Georgia plates sending a message only Bostonians would get.

By adamg - 4/1/21 - 12:10 pm
Church of the Immaculate Conception in the 19th century

The church sometime before 1900. From the BPL.

For the second time in a week, a developer is signalling the reluctance of lenders to put money into condo projects has ended: This time with a proposal to sell 63 units at the former Immaculate Conception Church at 771 Harrison Ave. in the South End as condos, rather than renting most of them as apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 9:44 am
Mess in front of the Troy building

At 5:34 a.m., Ross Levanto reported:

Major water leak at the Troy Boston building, 266 East Berkeley in Ink Block, South End. Power is off and residents (including me) displaced.

By adamg - 3/19/21 - 2:49 pm

Boston Police report officers on patrol in the general Methadone Mile area due to resident complaints about drug sales arrested a man police say the officers spotted selling some drugs, at Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street around 1 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/21 - 9:38 am
Getting ready to film a bar scene for George Clooney movie

Michael Ratty caught the setting up at the Buttery on Shawmut Avenue this morning for filming a scene in George Clooney's movie about a kid who loses his father and bonds with the guy's at his uncle's Long Island bar before heading off to Harvard, um, Yale.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 5:19 pm

BosGuy reports the demise of the Boston Eagle on Tremont Street, and that the space, along with its liquor license, is now up for lease.

By adamg - 2/27/21 - 5:35 pm

Victim identified as Jamaal Chin-Clarke, 40.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard around 5:45 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/21 - 8:49 pm
321 Harrison Ave. rendering

Rendering of 321 Harrison Ave.

A Kendall Square company that builds life-sciences labs has an agreement to buy an existing office building at 1000 Washington St. and a second office building under construction next door at 321 Harrison Ave., across from the Ink Block in the South End, and is seeking BPDA approval to convert the eight new floors of space for use as life-sciences labs. Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/21 - 1:45 pm

The citizen isn't always right, one Boston city worker, from BTD, we're guessing, complains.

Yesterday, at 3:43 p.m., an aggrieved citizen filed a 311 complaint about the shocking thing she saw on Tremont Street, between Rutland and West Newton streets in the South End: Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/21 - 1:04 pm

Boston Pride announced today that it's once again canceled its annual Pride festival and parade due to Covid-19, although on a slightly hopeful note: Read more.

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