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By adamg - 9/9/23 - 11:19 am
Sinkhole on Maverick Street

Incipient Lake Maverick.

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the sinkole of unusual size forming at Maverick and Orleans streets in East Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/23 - 9:30 pm

The Boston Licensing Board agreed today to give John Tyler one last chance to show he can actually run a restaurant in the Maverick Street building he and his ex-wife co-own and if he can't, it'll yank the place's liquor license and give it to somebody else. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/23 - 3:00 pm

An East Boston man who lives right above the now closed Maverick House Tavern on Maverick Street at Bremen Street, says he is getting it ready to re-open next month as a Latino-themed restaurant with consulting help from another local restaurant operator - who could take over as the place's manager if he works out. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/23 - 1:16 pm

Update: Board decides neither incident was foreseeable so no violation for either bar.

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday what to do about incidents at bars in the South End and East Boston in which patrons apparently looking for trouble found it. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/22 - 3:27 pm
279 Maverick St. rendering

Rendering by Embarc.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a developer's plans to replace a parking lot at 279 Maverick St. in East Boston with a five-story, 32-unit apartment building. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/22 - 10:44 am
9 McKay Place rendering

Rendering by Zephyr Architects.

A Rhode Island developer has filed plans for a five-story, 41-unit condo building at Maverick and Cottage streets, next to the McKay School, in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/22 - 9:01 am

Nicole DaSilva has set up a GoFundMe page to help the 25 families who lost everything when their Maverick Street homes caught fire early Monday.

By adamg - 2/28/22 - 8:53 am
Fire on Maverick Street

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 183 Maverick St. in East Boston shortly after 3:30 a.m. for what turned into a six-alarm fire that spread to two adjoining buildings. Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/21 - 1:11 pm
Rendering of proposed 279 Maverick St.

Rendering by Embarc Studio.

A developer is proposing a five-story residential building at 279 Maverick St. in East Boston, next to a five-story building it recently finished. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/21 - 11:00 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for combination cafe and home-ownership resource center at 18-20 Meridian St. in East Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 11/22/20 - 1:50 pm

Yahya Noor, owner of Tawakal Halal Cafe, which serves Somali food in East Boston's Jeffries Point Tuesday through Sunday, is thinking of adding a menu that would be just vegetarian on Mondays and is seeking advice to go along the East Indian spices that would go on the dishes.

By adamg - 8/13/20 - 2:53 pm
197-207 Maverick St.

Architect's rendering. At least they'll be bringing back the Swish & Swash.

Construction has started on a 49-unit condo building on Maverick Street in East Boston that the developer has decided to call ēbo Condominiums, yes, lower case and with a macron above the "e" to let you know it gets a long pronunciation, so the name comes out like EaBo, which we thought was long dead, but Eastie Estates or Maverick Manse were just too déclassé, we guess.

By adamg - 5/3/20 - 12:12 pm
Boston cops investigate Orleans Street gunfire

Investigating Orleans Street alley gunfire. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports somebody fired several shots in an alley behind 80 Orleans St., near Maverick Street, around 5 p.m. on Saturday. Nobody was hit.

By adamg - 8/18/18 - 8:35 pm
Narrow-gauge proposal

Narrow-gauge proposal.

A strip of land up Jeffries Point that was once used to ferry millions of riders a year between the East Boston waterfront, Revere Beach and Lynn could become a series of five apartment and condo buildings under a developer's proposal. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/18 - 1:44 pm
Architect's rendering of 205 Maverick St.

Architect's rendering of 205 Maverick St.

Developer Joseph Nogueira of Woburn has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a one-story building housing the Maverick Street Market and the Swish & Swash Laundromat on Maverick Street across from Frankfort Street with a five-story building with 55 residential units - and room for the market and the laundromat to move back into. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/18 - 8:57 am
Architect's rendering of 287 Maverick St.

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeals yesterday approved plans for a five-story, 38-unit condo building at 287-293 Maverick St. that will include ground-floor space for a cafe or restaurant. Read more.

By adamg - 4/25/18 - 1:23 pm
Proposed Maverick Square building

Architect's rendering of proposed building.

The Board of Appeals voted yesterday to let a developer proceed with plans to replace two bow-fronted buildings on Maverick Street with a new retail building, after determining a Landmarks Commission moratorium was based on a possibly flawed process. Read more.

By adamg - 11/14/17 - 9:21 pm

The Boston Preservation Alliance reports the Boston Landmark Commission tonight ordered a developer to hold off on tearing down two adjacent townhouses on Maverick Street built in the 1870s, for at least two years. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/15 - 3:18 pm

The Boston Fire Department ordered residents out of the four-story building at 175 Maverick St. after a rear brick wall undergoing some work began to collapse around 3 p.m. A few minutes later, fire commanders decided to get residents of 177 Maverick to leave as well.

By adamg - 1/13/15 - 2:44 pm
Jeffries Point proposal

Architect's rendering.

Two East Boston developers want to build 33 condos on what is now an overgrown old gas-station property at 320 Maverick St..

In their filing with the BRA, Joseph Ricupero and John Zirpolo said they would build 23 two-bedroom condos and 10 one-bedroom units, and provide 32 deeded parking spaces.

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