Boston Restaurant Talk reports that chef Jason Santos is looking to turn the old Oak + Rowan space on A Street into another outlet of his Citrus & Salt, "which features Baja-inspired dishes found along the coast of Southern California and Mexico."
A New York developer that paid $80 million for a slice of Gillette's land in South Boston in 2021 says it will soon file detailed plans for a new building there that will have both lab and retail space, or as it calls it, "a vibrant, inclusive mixed use project that integrates into and complements the Fort Point neighborhood." Read more.
The owner of Lenox Sophia, 87 A St. in South Boston, today asked the Boston Licensing Board to allow guests to bring in their own bottles of beer or wine to go with his "casual fine dining" fare. Read more.
An educational concern that replaced an old rivet factory on A Street in South Boston with what it hoped would be its new five-story headquarters has sued the Zoning Board of Appeal over its rejection of plans to retrofit the new building with "boutique" biotech lab space now that the pandemic means it no longer needs the space itself. Read more.
A joint venture between a New York developer and a Los Angeles biotech venture-capital firm last week paid Gillette $80 million for a 2.4-acre parcel at A and Binford streets that Gillette now uses mainly for parking. Read more.
Rendering of proposed replacement for A Street scrap-metal business.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today gave the owner of a scrap-metal company at 29 A St. in South Boston a year to find a place in the city to relocate so that he can convert his current location into a nine-unit residential building. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today unanimously rejected a proposal to convert an unoccupied office building at 69-71 A St. into a "boutique" life-sciences building, because it sits in an area now zoned specifically for residential use - like the condo building next door on West 3rd Street. Read more.
Boston EMS Incidents reports the crash happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. at A Street and Broadway. Live Boston reports the fatal-crash reconstruction team and the homicide unit were called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
The Boston Business Journal reports a developer has paid $31 million to Gillette for some land between West 2nd and West 3rd streets and A street and the haul road and has begun planning a new development that will include residential units.
UPDATE: KO Pies reports the blocking was by a contractor working for Verizon, that the shop will be able to re-open today and that Verizon swore that, in the future, any similar work would only be done when the shop is normally closed.
KO Pies reports it had to close its South Boston outlet this morning "until further notice" when an excavation contractor showed up and blocked off all access, with no advance notice.
Needless to say, they're not very happy: Read more.