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By adamg - 5/26/22 - 4:10 pm

A man in his car on Northampton Street outside Boston Medical Center was robbed Tuesday afternoon by two men who jumped into his car - with one of them removing his key while the other put him in a chokehold, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/22 - 1:09 pm

Mayor Wu today announced the city's "warm weather" plan to deal with Mass and Cass: Basically, more services decentralized across the city, with transportation to get people from the troubled intersection to new "day centers" in other neighborhoods. Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/22 - 9:27 am

A pair of developers say they will soon file plans to replace five rundown buildings and a parking lot on Wareham and Plympton streets with a five-story life-sciences building - with ground-floor retail. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/22 - 1:53 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today took no action on requests by the owners of Boston Chops on Washington Street in the South End to sell their liquor license to a proposed parmigiana-based restaurant in Copley Place - and to then transfer the liquor license from their closed Boston Chops on Temple Place downtown to the Washington Street restaurant - because of a lawsuit by their Temple Place landlord. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/22 - 11:12 pm

Live Boston reports that Boston Police human-trafficking officers say they caught a prominent local attorney with his pants down - on account of the woman orally servicing him in his car - in a garage at the South Bay mall around 6:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

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By adamg - 4/28/22 - 12:01 pm

A Mattapan man charged with selling crack and fentanyl he was storing in plastic bags clenched in his buttocks at Mass and Cass could lose the $1,401 police say they found in his jacket pockets at booking. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/22 - 12:18 pm
Lots of cruisers in Newmarket Square

BPD responded in force to the train station. Photo by Night Ridah.

Gavin Schoch reports one man was found stabbed on Topeka Street while another was found stabbed by police following a blood trail to the Newmarket commuter-rail station, around 9:30 a.m.

By adamg - 4/23/22 - 5:52 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about some graffiti at Lawrence and Clarendon streets - and about the State of the City today:

Menino wouldn't have let this happen.

By adamg - 4/21/22 - 11:16 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that the insurers for Coppa and Toro in the South End and Little Donkey in Central Square do not have to reimburse owner Ken Oringer for Covid-19 losses because the virus did not cause the permanent damage to his tables and other furnishings that might be covered under his "all risks" policies. Read more.

By adamg - 4/19/22 - 10:32 pm
Rainbow over Boston Common

Christopher Haley looked up at a rainbow from Boston Common late this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/22 - 11:21 pm

The Boston Public Health Commission reported today that the citywide Covid-19 test positivity rate has reached 6.2%, up from just 2.2% in early March. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/22 - 6:27 pm

A Boston man arrested last fall on state human-trafficking and drug charges at Mass and Cass now faces federal charges that he trafficked women and drugs both there on the Cape and in New York - and that he would beat and rape women to keep them in line. Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/22 - 2:07 pm
New building proposal

Condo rendering by Stack + Co.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a new condo building on Albany Street at East Canton Street after the developer agreed to add an extra unit that would be sold as affordable. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/22 - 2:02 pm

Update: Licensing Board found Anchovies did nothing wrong.

A woman who'd spent the day drinking with some man she'd met after losing her job realized shortly before 1 a.m. she'd had enough and left Anchovies on Columbus Avenue in the South End to walk home - alone. But he followed her. And two women to whom she'd confided some of her life story at the bar, followed, along with a male friend of theirs, to try to keep the guy from bothering her. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/22 - 1:49 pm

The Boston City Archives have been poring through Boston voter records from 1920, when women could legally register to vote in Boston for the first time, and tells the story of some of the women from Lower Roxbury and the South End listed on the rolls who worked as cherry pickers helping to make boxes of chocolate-covered cherries at the United Drug Co. factory on Leon Street - now part of Northeastern University's campus.

By adamg - 3/18/22 - 2:56 pm

Live Boston reports on a 1 a.m. stabbing on Albany Street, across from the Boston Medical Center ambulance bays. His attacker might have gotten slashed as well, if not to the extent of immediately needing the services inside the building.

By adamg - 3/16/22 - 3:40 pm
Elawad

State Police report arresting two men for paying for sex with women at Mass and Cass yesterday, although one was unsuccessful because he claimed to be a state trooper and threatened to arrest the woman who had gotten into his pickup if she didn't do exactly what he wanted. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/22 - 4:33 pm
Dumb sign allegedly advertises an urgent auction

An irate Back Bay resident filed a 311 complaint about the stupid signs that popped up everywhere yesterday, blue this time, unlike they yellow signs that popped up everywhere last fall: Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/22 - 10:28 am

BosGuy reports Boston Sports Club will shut its Harrison Avenue gym on March 31.

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