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By adamg - 3/18/24 - 11:11 am
Rendering of proposed 66 Cambridge St.

Rendering of proposed 66 Cambridge St. by SGA and DREAM Collaborative.

The BPDA board last week approved plans for a two-building life-sciences complex at 66 Cambridge St. in Sullivan Square, an Orange Line stop away from where another developer says it will soon file detailed plans for a 700-unit residential complex. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/24 - 10:34 am

Charles River Plaza Co., started by developer Jerome Rappaport in the 1960s, this week sold the building housing what is now the Wyndham Hotel at Blossom and Cambridge streets to the Maryland-based firm that was already running the hotel for $125 million, according to Suffolk County Registry of Deeds records. Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/23 - 9:35 am

The Boston Cyclists Union reports the death of Samuel Alvarado, 21, hit by a garbage truck at Cambridge and Hano streets in Allston Tuesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/23 - 4:03 pm
New West End library and apartments proposal

Between Charles River Plaza and the Otis House: 12 stories including 2 stories of library space.

A non-profit housing group and its investment partner have won preliminary city approval to replace the current West End BPL branch at 151 Cambridge St. with 119 affordable apartments atop a new two-story library branch. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/23 - 9:16 pm

A fight outside the Jackson-Mann School at Cambridge Street and Brighton Avenue sent a teen to the hospital with multiple stab wounds, at least one in the lower abdomen, around 3:20 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/23 - 10:07 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about a motorcycle madman in the area of Massachusetts General Hospital: Read more.

By adamg - 10/3/23 - 10:42 pm

Boston Area Public Safety Alerts reports a 40-foot-long trailer caught fire at the parking lot at 50 Cambridge St. in Charlestown shortly before 7 p.m. and that the fire may have spread to a second trailer before firefighters doused the blaze. Fire crews from Somerville and Cambridge joined Boston at the scene.

By adamg - 9/27/23 - 11:32 am
Douglas Bacon

Update: Approved.

Local restaurant operator Douglas Bacon today described his planned Hobson's Bar& Kitchen at 353 Cambridge St. in Allston as an American restaurant that will also serve pizza.
Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/23 - 1:50 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports local restaurant operator Douglas Bacon plans to turn the old Regina/Allston Depot on Cambridge Street in Allston into Hobson's Bar & Kitchen, which might offer a DJ and live music as well.

By adamg - 9/3/23 - 2:20 pm
Car on fire on Cambridge Street

Cornelia Vrel shows us the flaming car on Cambridge Street in Allston, on the bridge over the Massachusetts Turnpike ramps, around 2:15 p.m., moments before the first Boston firetruck arrived.

By adamg - 7/28/23 - 8:16 am
Three people in Goverment Center offering to lift weights for every honk

Jordan Frias spotted this trio where Court Street meets Tremont and Cambridge streets at Government Center yesterday, offering to do reps with their weights for every car honk. Because if there's one thing downtown needs, it's more car honks.

By adamg - 6/19/23 - 10:24 pm

The Dubliner in Center Plaza downtown won't give up its name without a fight - it filed a countersuit today against an older Dubliner pub in Washington, DC that demands it change its name. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/23 - 2:35 pm
Snow being delivered to the North End

Matt Damon and Casey Affleck and crews have taken over Bova's in the North End to film scenes from a movie in which they play thieves whose robbery attempt goes awry. Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/23 - 10:08 pm

The owner of Center Plaza across from CIty Hall today sued Twitter, alleging the company continues to use its third-floor office space even though it stopped paying rent after November. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/23 - 4:01 pm
St. Joseph Prep logo

Saint Joseph Prep Boston, with a history dating back 137 years, announced yesterday it will be closing at the end of the current school year.
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By adamg - 1/30/23 - 10:47 pm
Rendering of proposed new building at 521-523 Cambridge St.

Rendering by Embarc.

A pair of developers have proposed replacing a used-car lot and two-story building at 521-523 Cambridge St. in Allston with a six-story, 33-unit apartment building that would rely entirely on electricity for heating and air conditioning - via heat pumps - as well as for cooking and hot water. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/23 - 4:48 pm

A man with a criminal record dating to 1990 was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail at his arraignment on a charge that he robbed the TD Bank branch at 250 Cambridge St. on Beacon Hill on Tuesday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/22 - 12:54 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved plans for a "New York style" halal takeout place at 106-120 Cambridge St. that would offer Halal dishes such as chicken and lamb over rice and falafel. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/22 - 2:32 pm

The daughter of Boston Opera Company co-founder Randall Kulunis yesterday filed a negligence suit that alleges her father might have lived had he not got stuck in the elevator of his Allston condo building for half an hour with EMTs who were trying to get him to the hospital after he fell ill. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/22 - 12:51 pm
Cambridge Street bicycle lane filled with cars

Josh Bittker snapped the spiffy new lane near MGH yesterday: "The new Cambridge St. protected parking lane looks great!"

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