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By adamg - 9/24/20 - 9:47 am
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Matt Conti reports he will be winding down his work on NorthEndWaterfront.com and he and his staff will stop posting new items altogether in January.

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By adamg - 9/22/20 - 9:27 pm

The local beer company reports it's re-opening the taproom it shut in March due to the pandemic, re-opened, them shut again in July because it was getting overloaded with tourists from states with high Covid-19 numbers. Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/20 - 11:16 am
Det. Eddie Hernandez with fake Massachusetts licenses from Applebee's

Det. Eddie Hernandez holds up fake Mass. licenses from South Bay Applebee's

A state-of-the-art license scanner designed to ferret out increasingly sophisticated fake IDs won't work when a waitress lets her underage friends drink up, a manager at Mija in Faneuil Hall Marketplace acknowledged today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/20 - 10:27 am

The Fort Pointer reports that the pyramid that has been moored in Fort Point Channel since 2014 came loose and is now jammed against one of the channel's walls, where volunteers tied it down until it can be floated back to its original location.

By adamg - 9/19/20 - 4:34 pm
Flooded Long Wharf

Shortly after high tide, around 1:15 this afternoon, Jonathan Berk photographed seawater "coming up through the storm drain on a perfectly sunny day" way back on Long Wharf, by the Chart House.

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By adamg - 9/17/20 - 2:15 pm

The Boston Cannabis Board yesterday approved a proposal by the city's first medicinal-marijuana dispensary, on Milk Street, to add recreational pot to its offerings and approved a number of proposed pot shops from East Boston to Roslindale. Read more.

By adamg - 9/13/20 - 12:11 pm
Stabbing scene

Stabbing scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was beaten and stabbed by three to five other men on Temple Place in Downtown Crossing around 8 p.m. on Friday. He was found outside Boston Chops, although responding police also found blood on Park Street. Because of the severity of the man's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By adamg - 9/10/20 - 11:35 am
Architect's rendering of Dock Square building

Rendering by Stantec Architecture.

Fortis Property Group of Brooklyn has filed revised plans for the garage next to Faneuil Hall Marketplace that are browner and less curvy than its original proposal and which feature fewer, but larger, residential units in a structure to be place atop the existing seven-level garage. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/20 - 10:27 am

A Black attorney who was arrested on a charge of indecent assault and battery for an incident at the Haymarket bus station is suing the MBTA, saying he never should have been arrested for some jostling at a crowded stop at rush hour and that the only reason he was is because of his race and that police took the word of a known troublemaker without ever getting his side of the story or interviewing any of the witnesses he says would have backed him up. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/20 - 2:27 pm

The MBTA reports Orange Line delays of up to 15 minutes because it had to take a northbound train with a major door issue out of service at Downtown Crossing.

By adamg - 9/4/20 - 9:52 am

WBUR reports on the plight of street performers when hardly anybody's on the street.

By adamg - 8/31/20 - 1:53 pm

Gerard Richard Lee, 70, was arrested Friday after a police officer saw him "spray paint graffiti, including swastikas, on the air intake stack at the JKF Federal Building," the US Attorney's office in Boston reports.

Lee faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on the one count of injuring or depredating government property, the US Attorney's office says.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 10:24 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a meeting on Sept. 17 on the proposal for 1 Faneuil Hall Square, which is that modernish building adjacent to the historic hall and the Sam Adams taproom.

By adamg - 8/23/20 - 5:51 pm
Storm moving in over Jamaica Plain

Evan Stark captured the storm moving in over Jamaica Plain, just before the skies opened up this afternoon:

Emily Murphy, meanwhile, looked out over downtown Boston around 4:45 p.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 8/22/20 - 10:16 am

The Kenmore Army & Navy Store, 477 Washington St. in Downtown Crossing, is suing its insurance company for the more than $320,000 it says it's lost due to the Covid-19 crisis - which it says its insurance company is supposed to cover. Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 9:55 pm

Peoplle with #saveourchildren signs? They're QAnon'ers i.e. Trump supporters who want to "save" children who don't exist from basements under pizza places that don't actually have basements to keep Tom Hanks and Hillary Clinton from ripping out their precious little adrenal glands. Yes, they walk among us even here in Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 8/20/20 - 12:57 pm

A manager at the Bank of America on Federal Street faces federal wire-fraud and money-laundering charges for the way he allegedly embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from an investment firm with two dozen accounts at the bank. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/20 - 4:41 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that the Cheers in Faneuil Hall Marketplace has shut for good, joining Dick's Last Resort at the other end of the Quincy Market building in leaving for good.

By adamg - 8/17/20 - 10:47 pm
Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to hospital

Boston EMS gets patient ready for ride to nearby hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed at Washington Street and Temple Place around 2 a.m.

As he was being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries that were not, however, considered life threatening, police found a suspect about a block away - a guy covered in blood, possibly from his own minor head injury.

By adamg - 8/12/20 - 9:18 am

Boston Police report arresting a woman from a Seattle suburb on charges she used a taser at a downtown hotel to hold up a guy she'd arranged to meet via an online dating app. Read more.

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