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By adamg - 7/7/23 - 3:58 pm

Boston Police report teaming up with Transit and State Police to capture an alleged bank robber they say used the Orange Line as his escape route after a Downtown Crossing bank robbery, possibly because in an earlier Boston robbery, he tried using a stolen car, only to be foiled when he crashed the car, ran somebody over and was tackled by a bystander. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/23 - 3:21 pm
Barry Whelan

Boston Police report a man found lying on the ground outside 17 Winter St. in Downtown Crossing around 9 p.m. on March 17 has died, meaning that detectives are now looking for his murderers. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/22 - 2:13 pm

A Dorchester man was arraigned today on an armed-robbery charge for an incident at an entrance to the Corner Mall at Washington and Winter streets on Sept. 22, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/22 - 4:20 pm
Shooting scene at Winter and Tremont

Shooting scene. Photo by Tony Ursillo.

Stanley Stacos reports a person was shot at the corner of Winter and Tremont streets around 3:20 p.m. and that the suspect ran into the Park Street subway station, possibly to get on the Red Line.

By adamg - 11/10/21 - 9:37 pm

Police found the victim, stabbed in the back and shoulder, at Winter and Tremont streets around 9:30 p.m., although he was stabbed on Bromfield Street, midway between Washington and Tremont streets.

By adamg - 11/1/20 - 2:53 pm

Boston Police report officers in Downtown Crossing had to fire beanbags to subdue a man who refused to drop a knife at Winter and Washington street even after they pepper sprayed him early this morning, following a foot chase that ended on Franklin Street. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/20 - 1:34 pm

Boston Police report arresting a guy in an orange T-shirt they say was one of the bits of evidence linking him to a break-in at the Planet Fitness at 17 Winter St. around 8 a.m. on Monday - and to several other break-ins in the area. Read more.

By adamg - 3/10/20 - 10:35 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today voted to defer any action on a request from the owner of 17-33 Winter St. to convert what are now 27 apartments into 34 executive suites aimed at business travelers while the city law department considers the legalities of new executive suites now that the city has an ordinance aimed at keeping tenants from being forced out for units aimed at travelers. Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 11:34 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday gave Tasty Burger a license to start slinging burgers and chicken on buns at 48 Winter St., near Tremont, but deferred action on its request for a separate beer and wine license, which would have set it up for a high-end burger war with the beer-selling Mooyah around the corner. Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/19 - 3:49 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk chews over plans by the local chain to open an outlet, possibly with beer and wine, at 48 Winter St., near Tremont Street, and a short walk from the competing Shake Shack on Washington Street and Burger King on Tremont Street.

By adamg - 11/4/18 - 12:40 pm
Gilchrist's at the corner of Washington and Winter streets in downtown Boston

Marion Trikosko captured the scene at the intersection of Washington and Winter streets, looking towards Tremont Street in what we now call Downtown Crossing, one August day in 1964. Gilchrist's is now the Corner, Albert's is an AT&T store.

From the Library of Congress's collection of Boston photos and drawings.

By adamg - 10/4/18 - 2:07 pm

Boston Police report officers patrolling Winter Street in Downtown Crossing because of a recent outbreak of violence and drug dealing arrested seven men refusing to stop crowding the entry of a Winter Street shop last night. Read more.

By adamg - 10/2/18 - 10:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he smacked another man in the head with a silver gun on Winter Street in Downtown Crossing around 8 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/18 - 8:13 am

Boston Police report arresting Edward Tarencz, 30, on a charge of unarmed bank robbery for an incident yesterday at the TD Bank branch at 24 Winter St. Read more.

By adamg - 4/20/18 - 3:17 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyannis man after, they say, he robbed the TD Bank branch at 24 Winter St. in Downtown Crossing yesterday evening - and then stuck around the area. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/17 - 1:39 pm

A Boston Municipal Court judge today ordered Davongie Stone, 20, of the South End, ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail for a knife attack in Downtown Crossing early Sunday that sent the victim to the hospital with numerous chest wounds, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/17 - 9:42 pm

A South End man faces charges on both sides of the river for trying to carve up people during robberies over the weekend in both Downtown Crossing and Harvard Square. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/17 - 1:05 pm
Flooding on Winter Street in downtown Boston

"Winter Street is a freaking river" right now, Stephanie reports.

By adamg - 6/21/17 - 11:00 am

In most parts of the city, it would be totally unremarkable: At 11:45 p.m. on May 24, a worker at a restaurant opened a rear door, went outside and tossed a garbage bag into a trash hopper. Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/17 - 10:38 pm

Several times, at Winter Street and Winter Place, around 10:25 p.m.

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