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By adamg - 9/16/22 - 9:17 am
Washington Street flooding in Chinatown

Rachel McKinney raced to high ground at Washington and Lagrange streets and watched the new Washington River in front of Jaho Coffee around 6 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/6/22 - 9:50 am
Crime scene at the South Street diner

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports gunfire at the corner of Kneeland and South streets around 12:40 a.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/22 - 1:21 pm

A convicted drunk driver already facing several charges for a crash on Kneeland Street near Hudson Street early Monday will likely face additional or more severe charges because the pedestrian she allegedly hit has died, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/16/22 - 11:41 pm
Parcel 25

Parcel 25; steam plant and Reggie Wong Park not included.

The MassDOT board today approved a 99-year lease for construction of a new building between Kneeland, Lincoln and Albany streets that would include a deck over a part of I-93. Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/22 - 12:49 pm
Rendering of 150 Kneeland St.

Rendering by RODE Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a 115-unit condo building at the site of a former nightclub at 150 Kneeland St. that will be "fully electric" and which will mean the development of 20 units of "deeply affordable" apartments on Oxford Street. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/21 - 10:08 am
Steaming steam plant

Steam plant being extra steamy. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters rushed to the large steam plant on Kneeland Street near South Station around 9:45 a.m. to help deal with a ruptured steam plant in the structure. Read more.

By adamg - 10/4/21 - 9:50 pm
Steam plant on fire

The Boston Fire Department reports that firefighters who responded to an alarm at the Veolia steam plant at 165 Kneeland St. around 7:30 p.m. found fire on multiple floors in the eight-story plant. Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/21 - 5:11 pm

A developer that wanted to replace a defunct Kneeland Street nightclub near South Station with a 230-room hotel asked the BPDA this week to let it build a 115-unit residential building instead, because it couldn't get financing for a hotel in the middle of a pandemic. Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 10:03 am
Rendering of proposed hotel on Kneeland Street

Rendering by RODE Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today gave a developer an extra year to start building a 21-story, 230-room hotel at 150 Kneeland St., on a site formerly occupied by a series of nightclubs near South Station. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 3:50 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Luan Maxwell, 30, on charges he tried to rape a woman walking across the Public Garden early Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 2:02 pm

MassDOT, which owns the Kneeland Street land that Reggie Wong Park sits on, announced today it's shut the park indefinitely due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 5/11/19 - 9:46 am
Welcome to Chinatown sign coming down, but for good?

Roving UHub photographer Garrett Quinn spotted workers removing letters from the "Welcome to Chinatown" sign above Kneeland Street today, but reports:

Looks like they’re replacing it as there’s a duplicate “NATOWN” on the sidewalk.

By adamg - 2/7/19 - 10:51 am
Truck into restaurant at Washington and Kneeland streets in Chinatown

Nea looked down at the damage caused this morning when the driver of a city-owned box truck somehow wound up crashing into the front of the recently opened Liuyishou hot-pot place at Kneeland and Washington streets. WBZ reports a pedestrian was hit.

By adamg - 6/25/18 - 10:02 pm
Proposed Kneeland Street hotel

Architect's renderings.

The Hudson Group today filed detailed plans with the BPDA for its proposal to replace a defunct nightclub on Kneeland Street between Atlantic Avenue and Lincoln Street with a 230-room, 21-story hotel. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/18 - 3:04 pm

While the rest of Boston is busy earning its reputation as the City that Always Sleeps overnight, patrons at the South Street Diner on Kneeland Street get their bill when they're served their food. It helps owner Sol Sidell turn over the seats in the small eatery and prevents dine-and-dashing. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/18 - 3:04 pm

A developer wants to replace the remains of the old Splash Ultra Lounge at 150 Kneeland St. with a 250-room hotel. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/17 - 3:57 pm

Seven months after his release from a 15-year federal sentence for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, Imauri Ivery began repeatedly robbing several stores along Blue Hill Avenue within a short run of his Elm Hill Park home, Suffolk County prosecutors said today. Read more.

By adamg - 10/3/17 - 11:35 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether the young women staffing Crave Mad for Chicken on Kneeland Street should have been more assertive in trying to get a bunch of obnoxious men from New York out when they refused to leave at closing time, and if so, what punishment to levy. Read more.

By adamg - 11/30/16 - 9:39 am

Smoke and carbon monoxide from drenched manholes at Washington and Kneeland streets started filling some basement buildings around the intersection of Washington, Stuart and Kneeland streets around 9 a.m. Firefighters evacuated the HI Boston Hostel at 19 Stuart St. due to high carbon-monoxide readings.
Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/16 - 6:21 pm

Chinatown residents walked out of a meeting with state and city officials over development next to South Station yesterday after learning much of the "affordable" housing there would not be affordable to them and that state plans call for keeping a park at the site the same size rather than ensuring its expansion. Read more.

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