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By adamg - 6/14/22 - 9:31 am
Fenway gun suspect

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police are looking for a man they say opened fire on Brookline Avenue outside Fenway Park and Game On around 10:10 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 1/15/22 - 11:39 am
Firefighters at gas-main leak on Brookline Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports that workers building the expansion of the former Landmark Center, now known as 401 Park, hit a gas main under 201 Brookline Ave. around 10 a.m. Workers were evacuated and National Grid called in to fix the pipe.

By adamg - 1/5/22 - 12:15 pm
Rendering of proposed Brookline Avenue complex

Possible rendering by Sasaki Associates.

Skanska USA has filed preliminary plans with the BPDA for the proposed six-acre, four-building mixed-use complex it plans to build with Simmons University off Brookline Avenue as the school moves its current dorms to new space on its main campus a few blocks away. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 9:56 pm

Skanska USA told the BPDA today it will soon file plans for a six-acre mixed use development along Brookline Avenue to replace the dorms that Simmons University is planning to move into a new 18-story tower on its main campus a few blocks away. Read more.

By adamg - 10/29/21 - 8:23 am
Fenway crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports two people were shot around 2 a.m. outside Game On at Brookline Avenue and Jersey Street. Read more.

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By adamg - 6/3/21 - 10:54 pm
New building at Brookline Avenue

Bird-enhanced rendering of new building at Brookline Avenue and Jersey Street by Morris Adjmi.

A key player in the development of the Seaport, the Red Sox and the D'Angelo family, which owns stores on Jersey Street across from Fenway Park, today filed plans with the BPDA for a 2.1-million-square-foot redevelopment of several parcels around Fenway that will include residential units, new retail space, offices and, of course, life-sciences research space. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/21 - 9:32 am
Expanded Landmark Center rendering

Rendering by Elkus Manfredi, showing proposed new building on the left.

Samuels & Associates yesterday filed plans with the BPDA for a new 13-story building next to the existing Landmark Center that would include 550,000 square feet of lab and related office space and room for a large new Star Market that would replace the current one on Boylston Street. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/21 - 1:03 pm
Rendering of proposed 109 Brookline Ave.

Rendering by Gensler.

A California-based real-estate trust that focuses on life-sciences projects has filed plans to replace a vacant three-story building at 109 Brookline Ave. at Overland Street with a ten-story, 247,000-square foot building aimed at the burgeoning life-sciences business, with lots of lab space and room for offices for overseeing all that lab work. Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/21 - 8:53 am

Boston Police report arresting three people, two on gun charges, after a traffic stop on Brookline Avenue near Kilmarnock Street in the Fenway early Sunday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/21 - 2:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved marijuana shops proposed for what is now the Little Steve's pizza place on Boylston Street and the basement of the Cask 'n Flagon at Brookline Avenue and Lansdowne Street. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/21 - 11:42 pm

The developer behind the 23-acre Seaport Square project in the Seaport says it will soon file plans to redevelop a total of eight acres around Fenway Park - including a deck over the Massachusetts Turnpike - that will include eight new buildings with offices, residential space, restaurants and stores. Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/20 - 1:53 pm
Wanted for assault and battery in Longwood Medical Area

Update: Suspect charged.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say ran up to a woman standing outside the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Jimmy Fund Way and punched her in the right side of her head, around 10 a.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/20 - 11:10 am

A Longwood Medical Area already jolted by the gun incident outside Brigham and Women's Hospital on Friday was put on alert again this morning after a woman was robbed at knifepoint and her assailant fled down Brookline Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 3:30 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk pours the news on Trillium Brewing Co.'s plans for space near Park Drive and Brookline Avenue.

By adamg - 3/13/19 - 5:32 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved pot shops proposed for Brookline Avenue in the Fenway and Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain.

The rulings mean the applicants can now go to the state Cannabis Control Commission to seek a license to open. Read more.

By adamg - 2/24/19 - 4:39 pm
Fenway ghost bike

Ron Newman was among the bicyclists who attended the unveiling of of Boston's latest ghost bike, to honor Paula Sharaga, 69, a Cambridge resident and Brookline librarian, who died in a crash with a cement truck at Brookline Avenue and Park Drive on Feb. 15. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/19 - 10:19 am
Paula Sharaga

State Police have identified the woman killed in a crash with a truck at Park Drive and Brookline Avenue yesterday as Paula Sharaga, 69, of Cambridge.

Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/19 - 1:51 pm
Fenway crash scene, showing bicycle.

Crash scene. Photo by Lynda Gail.

UPDATE: Victim identified.

State Police report a pedestrian suffered "serious injury" in the crash at Brookline Avenue and Park Drive. NECN reports the bicyclist, a woman, died.

By adamg - 2/3/19 - 9:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting Leonard Payne, 54, of Hyde Park on charges he held up two employees inside the Cask 'n Flagon on Brookline Avenue and fired his gun before fleeing. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/18 - 11:53 am

A Brookline Avenue bar say it's fired its security firm after an April incident in which two plainclothes Boston police detectives showed up for a snap inspection and one of the security workers got on the radio to announce a "Code Blue." Read more.

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