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By adamg - 2/27/21 - 10:38 am

The Boston Licensing Board concluded this week that the Hyatt Regency on Avenue de Lafayette was not to blame for two incidents in which men were robbed in hotel rooms. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/21 - 3:27 pm

A manager at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Avenue de Lafayette says he's stepped up security over the past two months following two incidents, one in which a man said he was tasered and robbed by a woman he'd hooked up with over Tinder, the other in which a particularly dexterous prostitute managed to remove $4,000 in cash from a man's wallet even as she performed fellatio on him. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 8:41 pm

A judge today ordered Messiah Leggett, 20, of Hyde Park, held in lieu of $100,000 in bail on a gun charge in connection with last night's shooting murder of a 17-year-old inside a room at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Avenue de Lafayette, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 8:49 am

Boston Police report a woman was shot around 11:25 p.m. on Thursday in the Hyatt Regency, 1 Avenue de Lafayette, across from Harrison Avenue. She was declared dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 8/12/20 - 9:18 am

Boston Police report arresting a woman from a Seattle suburb on charges she used a taser at a downtown hotel to hold up a guy she'd arranged to meet via an online dating app. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/22/17 - 10:13 pm

A police officer found him around 10:05 p.m. at Washington Street and Avenue de Lafayette.

Jamie Walsh reports: Read more.

By adamg - 4/3/14 - 6:44 am

The scene at Kingston Street. Photo by Melissa Palardy.

Stanley Staco reports two men were shot early this morning, starting shortly before 4:30 a.m. One was found at Avenue de Lafayette and Kingston Street; the other at South Station.

Both victims were transported to local hospitals and are expected to survive.

Police were looking for two suspects, one of whom may have run into South Station.

By adamg - 10/9/13 - 9:02 am
New two-way Avenue de Lafayette

The change caught some drivers unaware, and, yes, they got tickets. Photo by Sarah K.

Boston Police alert us that Avenue de Lafaytte is now a two-way street between Chauncy and Harrison Avenue Extension:

New traffic signal equipment, signs and pavement markings will be in place to help drivers to navigate the new traffic pattern. The change is expected to reduce the number of vehicles that inadvertently enter the Downtown Crossing pedestrian only zone, and provide easier access from Downtown Crossing to the highway system, the Greenway and Chauncy Street.

By adamg - 1/25/10 - 4:30 pm

Boston Police tweet the fifth floor of 11 Ave. de Lafayette had to be evacuated this afternoon after somebody spilled some nitric acid, but that the city hazmat team neutralized the acid (with a familiy size box of baking soda?) and all is clear.

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