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Old Colony Avenue

By adamg - 8/10/23 - 3:53 pm
Alejandro and his owner reunited at D-4.

Alejandro and his owner reunited at D-4.

Boston Police report finding Alejandro, the missing Fenway chihuahua and the woman they say dognapped him on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/22/23 - 11:15 am
Blinding light coming in windows from Rotary

A vexed citizen filed a 311 complaint about the blinding light that Rotary Liquors, at the rotary in South Boston, has added that would make a good topic for a song by the Weeknd or Manfred Mann and the Earth Band, depending on the citizen's age. Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/23 - 11:52 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans by Mei Mei to open a cafe - and a new dumpling factory - at 58 Old Colony Ave. in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/22 - 10:13 pm
Current Supreme House of Pizza

From Supreme House of Pizza to Simplicity Dispensary?

A North Grafton man's proposal to turn the decrepit and now closed Supreme House of Pizza at 313 Old Colony Ave. in South Boston into a modern recreational-marijuana shop met with heavy opposition at a community meeting this evening - just a day after the owner of the pizza place withdrew his application to deliver pizza until 2:45 a.m. on weekends. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/22 - 9:41 am

In the face of overwhelming neighborhood opposition, the owner of an Old Colony Avenue pizza place yesterday withdrew his request to extend its weekend delivery hours from 11 p.m. to 2:45 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/8/22 - 12:36 pm

And there we stopped, unable to come up with a family-friend limerick to report on a Nantucket food/liquor outlet planning an outlet on Old Colony Avenue in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/22 - 12:36 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old from Somerville and men from Roxbury and Charlestown after stopping their car in South Boston, initially because officers throught its window tinting was too dark. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 9:08 am
Empty South Boston intersection

Normally, Michael Spicher would see plenty of vehicles - and downtown Boston - when he looks out his window over Old Colony Avenue in South Boston. At 8:45 a.m., though, he saw neither.

Up in Revere, meanwhile, RadRebe watched the angry sea: Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/21 - 12:02 pm
Brian Weller

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let a proposed indoor pickleball emporium recreate the best of the Catskills or a cruise ship at an old factory building at Old Colony Avenue and C Street, where patrons could play pickleball, shuffleboard or cornhole, then retire to a cabana to cool down and get something to drink. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/21 - 9:54 am
Rendering of proposed 212 Old Colony Ave.

Rendering by Arthur Choo and Co.

Developer Joe Hassell has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a warehouse at 212 Old Colony Ave., near Dorchester Street, with a six-story, 30-unit residential building with commercial space on the ground floor. Read more.

By adamg - 5/22/21 - 11:03 am

South Boston Scanner reports three people were stabbed on Old Colony Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Anna Meiler at WBZ reports an argument at the Speedway gas station near D Street ended with the stabbings, none considered life threatening. Video from the scene.

By adamg - 3/11/21 - 9:17 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 request about the rotary where Old Colony Avenue meets Preble Street and Columbia Road: Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/19 - 12:41 pm

Fifth Element Short Clip - Dallas Wakes Up

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a five-story, 19-unit apartment building at 142-144 Old Colony Ave., at D Street in South Boston, that will have 18 one-bedroom units and one studio small enough that it will come with a Murphy bed installed. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 2:33 pm

State Police report arresting a woman they say attacked a Boston EMT supervisor responding to a call on Old Colony Avenue in South Boston yesterday - a day after another EMT was stabbed repeatedly downtown. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 9:59 am

Boston Police report arresting a Chicago man - who seems to like coming here to cause trouble - for the robbery of the East Boston Savings Bank branch on Southampton Street in Andrew Square yesterday.

Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 4:45 pm
Mr. Mahoney selling flowers out of his van on Old Colony Avenue

There's the opening of Sullivan's at Castle Island, of course, but also the day that Richard Mahoney returns to Old Colony Avenue to sell flowers out the back of his van again, Eileen Murphy reports.

By adamg - 3/27/19 - 11:16 am
267 Old Colony Ave. architect's rendering

Architect's rendering. Are those earthquake cracks?

Developers have proposed replacing a small, single-story block of stores at 267 Old Colony Ave. with a five-story residential building with first-floor commercial space - across Dorchester Street from the much larger Washington Village project now under construction. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/19 - 12:42 pm
Proposed apartment building at 142 Old Colony Ave.

Architect's rendering

A developer has proposed replacing a nondescript, gray building that now houses a glass company with a 19-unit, six-story apartment building that would sit between Old Colony Avenue and West 9th Street, near their intersections with D Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/18 - 6:50 pm

Around 6:35 p.m. At least two shots fired, gun recovered off Gavin Way.

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