West End

By - 4/17/18 - 11:24 am

The guy was just not doing well at West End Johnnies on Super Bowl Sunday: The Patriots had lost, the bar wanted him to leave because he'd had too much to drink and then the cops showed up when he refused to leave. Read more.

By - 4/12/18 - 8:54 am

Mark Love, 55, is scheduled for arraignment in Boston Municipal Court today on charges he fatally stabbed Darryl Noles, 53, on Causeway Street Tuesday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Update from the DA's office: Read more.

By - 4/11/18 - 8:51 am

Victim identified as Darryl Noles, 53.

Boston Police report a man in his 50s was fatally stabbed around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday at 10 Causeway St.

The victim is Boston's 15th murder victim this year.

By - 3/26/18 - 1:04 pm
Firefighters on the 12th floor at Hawthorne Place

Firefighters in a soggy 12th-floor hallway. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire on the 12th floor of 9 Hawthorne Pl. this morning was confined to a single apartment, but resulted in water damage to the 12th and 11th floors. Read more.

By - 3/17/18 - 9:00 pm
Sunset over the Charles

John Gage watched the sun go down through the cupola of the Liberty Hotel and over the Charles River.

By - 3/2/18 - 10:59 am
Flooded Causeway Street in Boston

That only looks like a squid swimming up the street - we think. See it larger.

David reports Causeway Street is now closed between North Washington Street and North Station due to flooding.

And as high tide rolls in, the wharves along Boston Harbor in the North End have surrendered to the sea. Chad Jackson shows us the Sargent's Wharf parking lot: Read more.

By - 2/9/18 - 9:34 am

Investors are snapping up condos in the heart of Boston like nobody's business, and Mayor Walsh's proposed regulations wouldn't do enough to stop them from squeezing out people who actually want to live in the city, according to a study by a consortium of neighborhood groups. Read more.

By - 2/8/18 - 10:31 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the West End Civic Association next week discusses "what needs to be done to control the proliferation of AirBnBs and illegal rentals in West End apartment buildings."

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. on Feb. 15 in the Amy Lowell Community Room, 65 Martha Rd.

By - 11/17/17 - 2:01 pm

The Herald reports the owner of the Garden has decided to try to re-brand its neighborhood, where it's currently building a mega mixed-use complex, as Uptown. Funked up, no? What's wrong with the West End? Read more.

By - 9/8/17 - 3:20 pm
Stuck drawbridge near Museum of Science

Half of the drawbridge near the Museum of Science refuses to go down and so traffic near there is "a huge mess," Jill Neblett reports.

By - 7/21/17 - 11:45 am
Truck almost gets ripped to shreds getting on Storrow Drive in Boston

The driver of this truck didn't shred it while making a run for Storrow Drive near Mass. Eye and Ear this morning. Shamus Moynihan provides the evidence. State and Boston Police had to shut the ramp while the driver backed up and awaited his obligatory ticket.

By - 7/18/17 - 11:36 am

Two men appeared to be friends horsing around early on June 3 until one of them smashed the other in the face with a glass cup, a manager at Alibi at the Liberty Hotel told the Boston Licensing Board. Read more

By - 6/7/17 - 12:47 pm

Marcela Garcia watched the events unfold today.

By - 5/15/17 - 11:26 am

The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst has compiled some oral histories of vertical shtetls, Blue Hill Avenue and, of course, Leonard Nimoy's West End.

By - 1/27/17 - 11:14 am

Massachusetts Eye and Ear is already physically smushed into Mass. General. Today, it's announcing plans to merge into the holding company that runs Mass. General and Brigham and Women's hospitals.

Mass. Eye and Ear will keep its name and its own executives, board of directors, doctors and staff. The deal will require approval of state and federal regulators.

By - 12/29/16 - 1:03 pm

Prevailing sentiment in progressive haunts is “2016, don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” Between a stressful election season, acts of terror, and the crisis in Syria, many of us will be glad to see the calendar page turn on Sunday night. Still, to every cloud there is a silver lining, and at least when it comes to tackling climate change in the US, Massachusetts was a bright spot amidst the clouds of 2016.

By - 12/27/16 - 10:01 am

On March 14, 2013, when Tom Menino was still mayor, a resident filed a complaint with the city about five feet of sidewalk caving in on Chandler Street in the South End. This morning, a city engineer marked the case closed:

This location has been inspected and all repairs appear to have been made.

By - 8/30/16 - 2:33 pm
Stuck truck on Storrow Drive

State Police show us why drivers heading inbound on Storrow Drive might have been a tad delayed around 2 p.m. today. Read more.

By - 8/29/16 - 6:40 pm

The Globe reports the driver of that Duck Boat that had its roof peeled back like a can of Norwegian sardines yesterday was on Storrow Drive because traffic was being diverted around the State House due to a protest by MBTA janitors, many of whom are getting laid off. State Police fined the driver $100.