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By adamg - 6/20/23 - 9:35 am

Transit Police report that when the driver of a T bus near South Bay tried to get three disorderly teens to quiet down, one of them shot him with a BB gun, around 6 p.m. on Monday. The three then jumped off the bus, but police report they found them in Andrew Square and arrested the alleged shooter. The operator declined medical attention, police say.

Three teens shoot T bus driver with BB guns in Mattapan, police say

By adamg - 5/26/23 - 10:34 pm

A worker at the South Bay Stop & Shop, 1100 Massachusetts Ave. in Dorchester, was stabbed shortly before 10 p.m. by somebody in a group of eight to nine men who fled the scene. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/23 - 2:30 pm

A man is being held pending a dangerousness hearing on Thursday after he and two of his four daughters punched a security guard during a fight at the AMC Movie Theater at South Bay Friday night that started in front of Boston Police offices and after security guards asked him and his kids to leave because he was sexually harassing female workers, including asking them out on dates, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/4/23 - 8:50 pm
Crowd outside the Wang

Angry Wang customers demand to be let back in. Photo by Live Boston.

So far tonight, burst pipes caused by the sudden freeze have forced three hospitals to send patients elsewhere, left Wang Theatre patrons out in the cold, angrily yelling to be let back in, and flooded a floor at the Prudential Center mall. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/22 - 9:58 am

Boston Police report arresting a man they say reacted violently to a detail officer trying to stop him from walking out of the South Bay Stop & Shop with several steaks he hadn't paid for Saturday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/21 - 3:54 pm

The BPDA says a developer that took over a 14-unit condo building near the South Bay mall sold two units for several hundred thousand dollars more than it was supposed to under a city program aimed at ensuring at least some people of moderate means can keep living in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/21 - 12:31 pm

The Boston Licensing Board could vote tomorrow whether to allow Total Wine to open a 23,000-square-foot store in the South Bay mall, where the OfficeMax used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 9:23 pm

Around 9:10 p.m., by one of two men who then jumped into a car and sped off. At least one bullet hit the Target, but nobody injured.

By adamg - 2/11/21 - 1:48 pm

WFXT reports the state Attorney General's office has determined Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins did nothing criminal when she started yelling at another motorist in a traffic dispute at the South Bay Mall in December.

However, the station continues, the AG's office has forwarded its files to the state Ethics Commission for a look.

By adamg - 9/22/20 - 11:16 am
Det. Eddie Hernandez with fake Massachusetts licenses from Applebee's

Det. Eddie Hernandez holds up fake Mass. licenses from South Bay Applebee's

A state-of-the-art license scanner designed to ferret out increasingly sophisticated fake IDs won't work when a waitress lets her underage friends drink up, a manager at Mija in Faneuil Hall Marketplace acknowledged today. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/20 - 9:10 pm

Numerous shots fired around 7:10 p.m. on Massachusetts Avenue, just south of the train bridge and near the Stop &amp Shop. Police shut the street between Victoria's Diner and Allstate Road for their investigation.

By adamg - 1/27/20 - 1:27 pm

A developer wants to put up a three-building complex with a mix of apartments, condos and commercial and office space in an industrial area off Allstate Road that is increasingly being transformed into a new multi-family residential and office area behind the new wing of the South Bay Mall. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/18 - 12:12 pm

City Councilor Ayanna Pressley (at large) wants to ask the state legislature to give Boston the ability to issue 153 new liquor licenses, mostly in neighborhoods not served by cash-rich outlets of national chain restaurants - and to issue "umbrella" licenses that would allow unlimited numbers of alcohol-serving eateries at really big developments in the city, such as the South Bay Town Center now opening up in Dorchester and the Seaport Square project under development in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/17 - 11:03 am

The Dorchester Reporter takes a tour of the 11-acre site, next to the old South Bay mall, and says parts - including a new cineplex - could open in a couple of weeks.

By adamg - 10/17/17 - 7:24 am
Holiday Inn Express

Outside the hotel. Photo by Rick Macomber.

UPDATE: Victim identified as Joshua Briggs, 22, of Dorchester.

Rick Macomber reports a man was shot overnight at the Holiday Inn Express, 69 Boston St. at South Bay, and that he was declared dead in his fifth-floor room.

The Globe reports police say he was targeted.

By adamg - 3/15/17 - 3:18 pm
T-shirt with made-up, wrong Boston neighborhoods

We spotted these two T-shirts at the South Bay Target today. See if you can spot all the mistakes. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/17 - 10:59 am

Mayor Walsh and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley today unveiled a proposal to add 152 new liquor licenses aimed mainly at helping out start-up restaurants in outer neighborhoods.

But their proposal, which would require approval by the state legislature and the governor, would also grant the city the power to give an "umbrella" license to any development of more than 500,000 square feet, such as the South Bay Town Center project now under construction in Dorchester and the Seaport Square development in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/16 - 3:56 pm

The Boston City Council tomorrow considers asking the state legislature for 12 new liquor licenses for the South Bay Town Center project in Dorchester and 3 for the Seaport Square complex in the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/16 - 5:42 pm

Oh, don't worry, it's not that Councilor Frank Baker doesn't love Wahlburgers as much as everybody else - how could he not? - it's just that given how scarce liquor licenses are in this town, he doesn't think it's fair that the Boston Licensing Board give them a license for a South Bay Mall add-on where construction has barely started. Read more.

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