South End

By - 7/1/10 - 9:56 pm

If you're getting hungry, mark Aug. 8 on your calendar for the Food Truck Festival in the South End.

Via Grub Street Boston.

By - 6/28/10 - 1:26 pm

Channel 4 reports on the chase that started on Tremont Street and ended on the turnpike near Temple Street in Framingham. With video.

By - 6/27/10 - 10:30 am

NotifyBoston alerts us that a water-main break at E. Newton Street and Harrison Avenue will make a mess of things until late afternoon.

Channel 7 has video.

By - 6/17/10 - 2:07 pm

Space 242, on East Berkeley Street, reports it is closed for the indefinite future:

Due to multiple break-ins in the building over the past few weeks, the gallery will be on hiatus while better security measures are taken, or a new space is secured. No artwork was stolen/damaged.

It's in the same building as the Weekly Dig and around the corner from the Pine Street Inn.

By - 6/13/10 - 10:50 pm

AOL's Patch hyperlocal network is advertising jobs for editors of new sites in Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Charlestown and the South End, as well as all of Boston, according to postings on the AOL corporate site.

The incursion is a full scale attack on, well, almost nobody, since boston.com has yet to set up a single Your Town hyperlocal site in the city it's named for. The South End News does have a longstanding site, unlike the Back Bay Courant, which doesn't get this InterWebs thing.

By - 6/8/10 - 12:37 pm

The Butcher Shop on Tremont Street in the South End agreed this morning to work with neighboring condo owners to settle complaints over possible noise and odors from a planned oven duct.

The upscale butcher shop and eatery had to replace the ventilation system for its ovens when the fan inside the system failed on May 3. Residents told the Boston Licensing Board this morning that a temporary system means noise in their units and that the shop's proposed replacement vent would be pointed right at the condos of some residents of 100 Tremont St.

By - 6/4/10 - 5:26 pm

Boston and State Police are flooding the area around Columbus and Massachusetts avenues this afternoon in search of a man who attacked a cop and left him with both knees injured. The suspect is described as a black man with dreadlocks.

By - 6/4/10 - 12:50 pm

Boston Police report arresting a local man late last night on charges he broke into a car in front of 285 Columbus Ave. and stole a bottle of cologne and a stick of men's deodorant. Police report the man left the deodorant cap in the car.

By - 5/18/10 - 9:03 am

State Police found the body of a white male, about 45, below the Albany Street off ramp from I-93 last night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The body, found in what appears to be a makeshift shelter, shows no obvious signs of trauma, but an autopsy will be performed, the DA's office says, adding troopers have tentatively identified the apparently homeless man, but are not releasing his name pending confirmation and notification of next of kin.

By - 4/28/10 - 5:01 pm

Mass. Ave. and Albany Street, the South End News reports.

Ed. note: Sounds like a job for the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

By - 4/25/10 - 7:20 pm

Julie Q reports on yesterday's Bacon and Beer Festival at the Power Station:

... Of course there were scented Beer & Bacon candles ...

By - 4/16/10 - 11:53 am

Charlotte marvels over the elegant bike she spotted locked to a pole in the South End.

By - 4/13/10 - 9:54 am

JD photographed a standoff the other day between a BTD worker and a turkey.

By - 4/9/10 - 1:04 pm

The envelopes, sent to six Boston police stations, turned out to contain ground brown tea from tea bags, but it took the evacuation of a floor at District D-4 on Harrison Avenue and the arrival of the police bomb squad and the fire hazmat team to determine that, police say.

By - 4/5/10 - 9:17 am

Joel Brown reports the Boston Art Dealers Association now has a shuttle between "the Newbury Street and South End gallery districts," at least, on the first Saturday of every month.

By - 3/25/10 - 11:36 am

Workers in the basement of 58 Berkeley St. cut a natural-gas line this morning, sending gas into the building and forcing its evacuation until National Grid could come to repair the damage and the building could be aired out, Boston Fireman tweets.

By - 3/19/10 - 4:54 pm

Boston Police report an argument between a cab driver and the occupants of a car pulled up next to him at Harrison Avenue and Herald Street around 2:40 this morning ended when one of the car's passengers got out, jumped on the cab's hood and started jumping up and down.

Officers on routine patrol noticed the commotion and wound up arresting Emmanuel Taylor, 29, on a charge of willful and malicious destruction of property.

Police did not specify what allegedly got Taylor so heated up.

Innocent, etc.

By - 3/13/10 - 1:09 pm

Boston Police report a man pumping gas at the Sunoco station at 895 Mass. Ave. got into an argument with two other men that ended with one of them stabbing him, around 12:30 a.m. on Friday.

By - 3/10/10 - 6:49 pm

So those steel girders can just slowly turn to dust now - unless some enterprising soul puts some boards across them and turns the ex-construction site into a teeter-totter park.