City Realty is proposing a six-story, 53-unit condo building on a stretch of Leo Birmingham Parkway near Western Avenue in Brighton that is fast transforming from commercial use to apartment and condo buildings. Read more.
Jabari Bird admitted to sufficient facts to find him guilty today at a hearing on the criminal complaint that charged him with strangulation or suffocation, kidnapping, assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threats to commit a crime, and witness intimidation, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Brighton Municipal Court Judge David T. Donnelly postponed a formal ruling on his guilty to await a recommendation from probation officers on a suitable punishment for Bird, at the time of the September incident a guard for the Celtics.
The McDonald's at 1750 Soldiers Field Rd. in Brighton is old. How old? It's so old the franchise owner had to file a formal declaration with the city Landmarks Commission to determine whether it was of any historic interest and possibly worth saving. Read more.
The Herald reports the death of Harold Brown, who only retired last year as CEO of the Hamilton Co.
Two residents of the BHA's Patricia White Apartments, 20 Washington St. in Brighton were hospitalized following a second-floor fire reported shortly after 8:30 a.m. Read more.
Margo Romanowski couldn't help but spot this giant snow penguin on Comm. Ave. in Brighton tonight.
The proposed owners of a new restaurant in a Chestnut Hill Avenue spot that has been causing problems for years vow they won't repeat the mistakes of the past two places there - which included having workers drag unconscious patrons into alleys and letting under-age BC students belly up to the bar. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board this week considers a request from a Newton restaurateur to turn the failed Agoros pizza place at 356 Chestnut Hill Ave. into a bar and grill. Read more.
Two people have created formal campaigns for a possible run for the Allston-Brighton city-council seat now held by Mark Ciommo.
Nicholas Antoine, 20, of the South End, was arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court today on an indictment charging him with the shooting deaths of Wilfred Peters and Jeffrey Montaque on Faneuil Street in Brighton on June 30.
Boston Police report tracking the man wanted for the June double murder of Wilfred Peters and Jeffrey Montaque on Fanueil Street to a Jonesboro, GA trailer home.
Police report they arrested Nicholas Antoine of Roxbury with the help of the US Marshals and Jonesboro police on Friday.
The MBTA reports a troublesome trolley is causing delays inbound on the B Line.
The BC Heights reports.
Roving UHub photographer Karen Bidwell spotted this fox (not in socks) on Oakland Street near Brighton Center late this afternoon.
A group of dog owners are trying to persuade DCR to use some of its parkland along the Charles River for an area where dogs could play and roam. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a smoothie shop proposed for Commonwealth Avenue, across the main entrance to the Boston College campus. Read more.
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