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By adamg - 3/16/22 - 11:41 pm
Parcel 25

Parcel 25; steam plant and Reggie Wong Park not included.

The MassDOT board today approved a 99-year lease for construction of a new building between Kneeland, Lincoln and Albany streets that would include a deck over a part of I-93. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 2:05 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a local resident's plans to convert what is now a security-systems firm at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Birmingham Parkway into a cannabis shop topped by a kitchen that would baked pot-infused cookies and brownies. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/21 - 10:56 pm
Firmin, Feaster, Ciccolo, Joyce

Eddie Firmin, Joseph Feaster, Robert Ciccolo and Kathleen Joyce in Zoom hearing.

City licensing head Kathleen Joyce is considering cutting back closing time at Savvor, 180 Lincoln St. - and could even revoke its entertainment license - over a string of late-night incidents that the local police captain says is draining his resources when he's already got the Theater District and Faneuil Hall Marketplace to worry about. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/21 - 12:20 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man following a series of incidents that started with an argument on Lincoln Street near Beach Street early Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/21 - 10:15 am
Downed transformer and pole on fire in Allston

Gamma Ray Digital had a front-row seat from across the turnpike this morning as a utility pole topped with a transformer fell across Lincoln Street near Everett Street in Allston, ending with not one but three explosions and, of course, a smoke-belching fire. Read more.

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By adamg - 6/28/21 - 5:32 pm
Line search looking for bullets

Officers in a line search looking for casings. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports somebody began firing a gun from the intersection of Lincoln and Tufts streets around 3:30 a.m. Officers recovered casings as far away as Kneeland Street and Surface Road. No victims, however.

By adamg - 12/17/20 - 11:33 am
Proposed 125 Lincoln St.

Rendering by S9.

A Toronto developer has swapped out its plans for a 24-story office building at 125 Lincoln St. - now home to a parking garage and the Hei La Moon restaurant - with new plans for a 14-story building made up mainly of research and development space. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/20 - 10:21 am
Proposed new innovation center on Lincoln Street

Rendering by CBT Architects, with birds.

Berkeley Investments has filed plans with the BPDA for a "post-Covid" three-building campus on Lincoln Street at Everett Street that would include an apartment building with 314 units and two buildings with life-sciences R&D space and ground-floor retail. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 2:58 pm
Architect's rendering of 525 Lincoln St.

Rendering, with birds, by HDS Architecture.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a six-story apartment building between Lincoln and Cambridge streets aimed at people who don't mind sharing apartments - such as grad students and young professionals looking to save on rent. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/20 - 10:39 am

Local developer Berkeley Investments has told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for a three-building complex with 314 residential units and 548,000 square feet of office and R&D space at the Harvard-owned 176 Lincoln St. - the old Boston Tech Center that has sat vacant since the 1980s. Read more.

By adamg - 7/11/20 - 4:50 pm
Suspects

Photo via BPD.

Update: Police say they've identified a suspect, but are not releasing his name.

Boston Police are looking for this guy and his alleged partner in defacement for an attempt to paint over the "Black Lives Matter" installation on Lincoln Street in Allston Thursday night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/20 - 9:07 pm

Rising smoke. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a car caught fire three levels down at the 1 Lincoln St. garage around 9:20 a.m. The fire went to two alarms as smoke filled the garage. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/20 - 2:19 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that C-Mart on Lincoln Street has shut for good. The market was in a garage - also home to the the Hei La Moon restaurant - that a Toronto developer wants to replace with an office tower.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 2:36 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal to stick a newfangled digital billboard atop a Lincoln Street business next to the Massachusetts Turnpike after hearing from elected officials and neighborhood groups that 60-foot-high structure would become a blight in an up-and-coming area, even if its LEDs would be designed to only beam into the eyes of drivers on the highway. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 12:46 pm
Common Allbright proposal in Allston

Architect's rendering shows roomies will have birds to look at.

Two developers have filed detailed plans with the BPDA for a five-story, 80-unit apartment building on Lincoln Street in Allston mostly aimed at people who don't mind living with roommates or who have no choice because they're suffocating under student-debt burdens, in rooms that in some cases could rent as low as $844 a month. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/19 - 9:14 am
Proposed 125 Lincoln St.

Architect's rendering of proposed 125 Lincoln St.

Oxford Properties Group of Toronto has filed detailed plans for replacing the garage - and the Hei La Moon restaurant - at 125 Lincoln St. in the Leather District with a 24-story, 625,000-square-foot office building that would include some ground-floor retail space and construction of an "all-season indoor/outdoor space available for public gathering and community functions and events." Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/19 - 9:08 am

A developer has told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans to replace the garage at 125 Lincoln St. in the Leather District with a 24-story, 625,000-square-foot office building. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/19 - 11:02 am

Two developers have told the BPDA they will soon file plans for a six-story "co-living" building where most of the units have four bedrooms - and at least two bathrooms. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/18 - 2:48 pm
Vivant Vintage mural before defacement

Mural before it was defaced.

Just three months ago, artist Hiero Vega finished this mural on the side of his brother's Vivant Vintage clothing store on Lincoln Street in Allston. Sometime this week, somebody who has yet to master the art of writing, let alone a sense of shame, defaced it. People who admire the work are raising funds to pay for Vega's travel up from Florida and the cost of the new paint so he can repair the damage.

By adamg - 1/15/18 - 1:41 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man with a valid gun license but not a valid reason for firing it early this morning outside Savvor Restaurant and Lounge, 180 Lincoln St. Read more.

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