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By adamg - 4/20/21 - 5:25 pm

Steve Cooper shows us one jewelry store getting plywood protection.

By adamg - 4/17/21 - 2:11 pm

Trinity Financial says it will soon file plans to replace a Harvard Club annex and parking lot along the part of Newbury Street that overlooks the turnpike with two buildings, one 11 stories tall, the other 3, with a total of 133 residential units and three floors of Harvard Club space, including new squash courts and other athletic facilities. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/21 - 4:32 pm

You Get Nothing!

When Gov. Baker ordered restaurants shut last March, Caffe Nero missed the April rent payment for its Newbury Street outlet and asked landlord UrbanMeritage for some help because it could no longer operate a sit-down cafe. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 10:12 am

The Boston Sun reports Sonder wants to turn the upper floors of 234-236 Newbury St. - the building with the Shake Shack - into a 12-room "tech-enabled" inn.

Shake Shack would remain in place.

Sonder recently withdrew plans to convert an apartment building on Winter Street downtown into executive suites.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 11:00 am

The Boston Sun reports chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette are whipping up an Italian seafood restaurant on Newbury Street between Fairfield and Gloucester streets. They already have a deal to buy the liquor license from the former Uno on Boylston Street.

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By adamg - 11/3/20 - 4:17 pm
601 Newbury Street proposed rendering

Rendering by Khalsa Design

An Everett developer has proposed adding four floors to an existing three-story building at 601 Newbury St. in the Fenway and turning it into a building with 36 micro apartments and 49 "executive suites" - longish term, temporary housing for professionals on assignment in Boston or out-of-towners on extended visits to the city. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/20 - 9:03 am

Boston Police report arresting two of four men they say exchanged gunfire yesterday afternoon that left Fairfield Street between Newbury and Boylston streets littered with spent shells. Read more.

By adamg - 6/6/20 - 1:05 pm
National Guardsmen march past Boston Marathon bombing memorial

In response to a tweet about how people should walk down Newbury Street to see how it was "decimated" by looters, Sonia Alves was not having it and replied with her husband's photo of ready-for-anything National Guardsmen marching past one of the Marathon-bombing memorials on Boylston Street on Tuesday: Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/20 - 10:25 pm

A peaceful vigil and protest march from Nubian Square to the State House organized by young black people turned heavily white and violent as night fell. As the protest dispersed from the Common, crowds began streaming towards Downtown Crossing, throwing bottles and then bricks at police officers and cruisers. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/20 - 2:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Hyde Park man after he attacked the owner of a car he was trying to break into in an alley behind Newbury Street yesterday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 4/28/20 - 10:47 am
Licensing Board meets on Zoom

The licensing board held its first Zoomed hearings last week.

The Boston Licensing Board last week approved plans for a bakery cafe in one of the new residential buildings on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain and a cafe and lemonade stand on Newbury Street. Read more.

By adamg - 4/2/20 - 12:36 pm

A man who has already received $5.5 million for traumatic brain injuries suffered in a fight that started as an argument over a bar stool at Sonsie in 2008 could be eligible for even more money under the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that Liberty Mutual tried to delay paying him anything after it had lost one of two court cases because it knew he was in financial duress at the time and figured it could get him to settle for less than he wanted. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/20 - 11:50 am

Boston Police report arresting Gary Dumas II, 25, on charges he tried to slice open somebody else with a box cutter during an argument around 6:45 p.m. on Sunday at Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street.

Arriving officers found Dumas and two other men, one of with a freshly opened cut on the back of his neck:

By adamg - 3/27/20 - 9:50 pm
Empty Newbury Street

Hank Layfield reports from Newbury Street tonight:

I never realized how wide this street actually is, never having seen it empty.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 1:41 pm
Architect's rendering

Architect's rendering.

A Chicago real-estate investment firm goes before the Back Bay Architectural Commission next week seeking approval of its plans to replace the parking lot at Newbury and Dartmouth streets - the one that used to have that mural overlooking it - with a five-story retail and office building. Read more.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 9:17 am

The Boston Sun reports the latest on the saga of the Newbury Street dispensary that never opened, but still wants to, only now with an expanded market. Read more.

By adamg - 12/25/19 - 1:16 pm
Fire on Newbury Street in the Back Bay

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 128 Newbury St., between Clarendon and Dartmouth streets at 9:50 a.m. for what turned into a 3-alarm fire. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/19 - 4:07 pm
Forever 21 won't actually be around forever

Scott shows us the harsh lesson being taught today on Newbury Street at Mass. Ave.

By adamg - 11/23/19 - 11:03 am

Live Boston has the details on an overnight crash at Newbury Street and Charlesgate East.

By adamg - 11/12/19 - 9:55 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a one-year extension for a company that wants to open a medical-marijuana dispensary at 331A-333 Newbury St., so that it can finalize a formal "host agreement" with the mayor's office and win state approval. Read more.

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