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By adamg - 2/19/24 - 12:00 pm

Boston Police report officers assigned specifically to Downtown Crossing to deal with "community complaints of drug use, trespassing and quality of life issues" arrested a man they say was exactly the sort of person they were looking for, shortly before 7 p.m. on Saturday: Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/24 - 12:00 pm
Snow covered car on Tremont Street

Trevor Michaels spotted a Masshole inbound on Tremont Street at Ruggles this morning. He adds:

This dipshit nearly cut me off because they were in the wrong lane and turned left in that incorrect lane.

By adamg - 12/31/23 - 1:11 pm
Tremont Street stabbing suspects

Photos of Tremont Street suspects by BPD.

Police have released photos of two men the suspect were involved in stabbing a worker at Royale on Tremont Street in the Theater District around 2:10 a.m. on Christmas Day. Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/23 - 12:32 pm
Park and Tremont during construction of the nation's first subway

In December, 1895, construction of what would be the nation's first subway was well under way along and under Tremont Street, but that didn't stop busy Bostonians from making their rounds.

Compare to the view today: Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/23 - 9:27 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 19-year-old they say shot Fermin Baez to death on June 7, 2021. Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/23 - 11:35 am
290 Tremont St. rendering

Rendering by Stantec.

Two non-profit groups have filed formal plans for a 12-story residential building with all the units rented or sold as affordable on what is now a parking lot at 290 Tremont St. in Chinatown. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/23 - 9:20 am
Nissan Rogue parked in a bike lane with a sign saying driver doesn't care, just go around him

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about a Nissan Rogue parked in the bike lane on Tremont Street inbound just past Mass. Ave. in the South End with a very special message for bicyclists yesterday.

The long view: Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/23 - 9:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say went on a spree of destruction in Chinatown and downtown Saturday into Sunday before retiring to the city shelter on Southampton Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/23 - 11:52 am

Boston Police report arresting a woman they say punched and kicked a dog - and smashed it with a glass bottle - on Tremont Street Tuesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/23 - 9:23 pm

Police who initially responded to a report of what appeared to be a pedestrian hit by a car instead found two teens stabbed at Tremont and Camden streets in Roxbury around 5:45 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/23 - 2:35 pm

A Weymouth woman was ordered held without bail at her arraignment today on second-degree murder charges for the fatal stabbing of Jazreanna Sheppard outside the Park Street T stop July 20, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/23 - 10:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester woman for the stabbing murder of Jazreanna Sheppard of South Boston outside the Park Street T stop shortly after 11:30 p.m. on July 20. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/23 - 9:44 am
Gun and bullets

Seized gun with laser sight and bullets. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report arresting a man from the Philadelphia suburb of Upper Darby on various gun charges after performing two illegal driving maneuvers where Tremont Street turns into Columbus Avenue around 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/23 - 10:06 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man in Downtown Crossing this afternoon on charges he stabbed Jean Casseus, 78, to death on Rugby Road in Mattapan around 11 a.m. on Oct. 19. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/23 - 9:48 pm
Suspects in two sexual assaults

Northeastern (l) and Simmons suspects.

Boston and Simmons University Police report two sexual assaults on women near the Simmons and Northeastern campuses in recent days, while Boston University Police report making an arrest for two sexual assaults along their campus yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/23 - 12:31 pm

Managers at restaurants in the South End and a Faneuil Hall-area hotel had to explain to the Boston Licensing Board today why they got caught with patrons chilling with unattended bottles of tequila in ice-filled buckets at their tables when neither have licenses for bottle service, but even if they did, Boston's not the sort of place where patrons are allowed to be alone with bottles of hard liquor. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/23 - 12:58 pm
Rendering of proposed Drexel Village

Rendering by the Architectural Team.

The Archdiocese of Boston has filed detailed plans for a three-building, 217-unit residential complex at Tremont Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard in Roxbury on the grounds of St. Katherine Drexel Church. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/23 - 11:19 am
Old payphones on Tremont Street, Mission Hills

At the tone, the time will be 1987.

A disgruntled citizen filed a 311 report this morning to complain about these odious double eyesores at the Shell station on Tremont Street at Brigham Circle, which look like they haven't emitted dial tones in a couple decades now.

Earlier:
Still working, un-rusted payphones on Dartmouth Street.
Bostonians lining up for payphones.

By adamg - 9/29/23 - 1:44 pm
Rendering of proposed new building

Drone's-eye view from atop Roxbury Crossing T stop by Utile.

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services this week submitted plans to the BPDA for a six-story, 94-unit apartment building between Tremont Street and Station Street along the Orange Line and Northeast Corridor tracks instead of the ten-story office building it had already won approval for. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/23 - 11:37 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the closing of Fiorella's Express/Trattoria at 2 Tremont St. in Oak Square in Brighton this weekend.

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