Because it seems Hatoff's on Washington Street in JP, with the famous slogan, ran out of gas this afternoon. Disappointed motorists can, of course, wash their sorrows away at the Drinking Fountain.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports one of the co-owners of James's Gate is looking at moving into the equally deceased Coco's Lounge on Washington Street with a new place called the Gate.
Around 2:15 p.m. at Washington Street and Granfield Avenue, Matt Shatkin reports. Some residents reported hearing three shots. No one hit.
Boston EMS Incidents reports somebody was found stabbed in the stomach at the Dudley bus station around 3:40 p.m.
A developer this week filed plans with the BRA to build a new synagogue and mikvah at 101 Washington St. in Brighton and to supplement them with a 73-unit, seven story apartment building. Read more.
Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today that a Boston police officer and an FBI agent had good reason to fatally shoot Usaamah Rahim in the parking lot of the Washington Street CVS last year: They already feared he was planning to kill a police officer when he started was coming at them with "a large, military-style knife."
In a statement today, Conley said he concluded no charges were warranted because Rahim: Read more.
UPDATE: Driver faces charges.
A driver from Needham in a New Jersey car hit at least three pedestrians around noon at School and Washington streets downtown, then got out of her car and ran away.
WalkBoston reports that one of the first people at the scene was a man dressed as a Minuteman, who opened the car's driver-side door - only to see the woman driver bound away. When police arrived, he pointed out her direction of flight. Read more.
The BRA board today approved a proposed 40-unit condo project at Washington Street and Montebello Road that will include seven condos sold at below-market costs - and commercial space that will also be offered at below market rates. Read more.
Around 11:30 p.m. outside SKB, 151 Washington St.
Roving UHub photographer Joseph Laws reports a "For Rent" sign now hangs in the window of Canto 6, while fans of the JP bakery have a clipboard on which to write their thoughts on the loss.
This giant chicken now keeps vigil on Washington Street in Roslindale, at the Tostado near Forest Hills.
Compare to the giant chicken of West Roxbury.
Annemarie Walsh shows us the car turned turtle shortly before 10:30 p.m., on Washington Street at Averton in Roslindale. She says the car flipped after the driver hit a car parked in front of JJ Brannelly's. People rushed to pull him out and he was able to stand up as EMTs arrived, she adds.
Norvia Pena says her long closed Norvia's Place, 2807 Washington St., should re-open this fall - with more of an emphasis on food than drinks. Read more.
WFXT has video of the mob rushing into the store at Alfa, Washington Street at South Street and just grabbing stuff. One of the perpetrators slipped on the way out.
Cabot, Cabot & Forbes officials took careful note of Brighton residents' objections to the density and types of tenants at its proposed St. Gabriel's project off Washington Street and said: Eh, we know better. Read more.