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By adamg - 6/17/20 - 10:27 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of Backyard Betty's on West Broadway.

By adamg - 5/9/20 - 11:25 am
Downed tree on East Broadway

Katie Kat was witness to the awesome power of wind and gravity at East Broadway and G Street this morning.

By adamg - 4/12/20 - 10:36 am
Flaming motorcycle

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that shortly before midnight on Saturday, two motorcycle drivers collided at C Street and West Broadway in South Boston. The drivers, and a passenger on one of the bikes, ran away before firefighters or police arrived.

By adamg - 3/16/20 - 1:52 pm
St. Patrick's sort of parade on Sunday

Chad Parenteau reports he and his girlfriend were driving down Broadway yesterday when:

We came across a flash mob Saint Patrick's parade of sorts. People driving around decorated vehicles and screaming from their windows (and even the open back of a van).

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 1:40 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports that after South Boston started trending nationally on Twitter yesterday, the neighborhood watering holes have agreed to voluntarily stay closed today.

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By adamg - 2/24/20 - 9:19 pm

Updated, 9:55 p.m.

Broadway got smoky around 9 p.m. when a train pulled in with an overheated motor that belched both sparks and smoke. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/20 - 8:14 pm

Transit Police are investigating an incident last night in which somebody commandeered the PA system on an outbound Red Line train pulling into Broadway.

A Red Line rider who was on the train reports: Read more.

By adamg - 2/20/20 - 10:24 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 472 West Broadway

Rendering by Tim Johnson Architecture.

Charles McCarthy and Patrick McDevitt of East Way Development LLC have filed plans with the BPDA to replace the building with Ottavio's Barbershop at 472 W. Broadway with a five-story building with 16 "compact" condos. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/20 - 4:31 pm

Several hours after a brake-spasmed Green Line trolley filled Copley station with smoke, a Red Line train pulled the same stunt at Broadway, around 4 p.m., sending smoke down the tunnel and into the South Station subway stop.

Red Line service towards Alewife went into delay mode as T workers strove to make the brake-locked train disappear.

By adamg - 11/12/19 - 1:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the Playwright, 658 East Broadway, to expand its capacity and add residential units on floors above it - but board members said they are concerned by complaints from nearby residents about boisterious, often angry customers, especially at closing time. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/19 - 9:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man they say walked into at-large City Councilor Michael Flaherty's campaign office on East Broadway around 10:40 a.m. and made "threats towards an elected official and his staff" - while on the lam from a car chase earlier in the morning. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 2:52 pm
Wong

Transit Police report arresting Yoa Wong, 27, of Quincy, on charges he used his phone to photograph up a woman's skirt on the escalator at the Broadway Red Line stop yesterday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 12:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Brockton man after they say officers found him packing a loaded handgun early this morning on Broadway at Dorchester Street in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 9:38 pm
Car was on fire in South Boston; firefighters put it out

Shane Dunn watched Boston firefighters make sure a car fire on West Broadway between C and D streets didn't flare up, around 9 p.m.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 3:32 pm
David Farragut in Bruins gear

Roving UHub photographer John Walsh reports from South Boston that David Farragut is urging the Bruins on.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 11:12 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the owners of American Provisions at East Broadway and I Street to add a restaurant that will focus on locally-sourced food - just like their store. Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/19 - 3:25 pm
Big bunny hops into South Boston bar

Eileen Murphy spotted a large bunny heading into the Broadway in South Boston at lunchtime.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 4:53 pm

The MBTA reports delays on the Red Line due to a train suffering from a mechanical problem at Broadway.

By adamg - 2/16/19 - 10:55 am
Photos showing woman wanted for South Boston bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a woman who robbed the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 430 West Broadway on Wednesday, about 11 months after she last robbed the same bank branch. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/19 - 10:53 pm
Edibles and money found at South Boston store

Photo of some of the confiscated goods by BPD.

The owner of King Smoke Shop, 600 East Broadway in South Boston, was arrested along with one of his clerks today on charges they were selling marijuana cigarettes, THC and edibles that included pot-laced gummy worms. Read more.

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