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By adamg - 10/20/20 - 12:29 pm
Jeep remains

Jeep remains. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a Honda and a Jeep went up in flames, one at National Street and Thomas Park, the other in the Excel High School parking lot, shortly before 5 a.m.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 11:35 am

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the loose dogs at Millennium Park in West Roxbury: Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 9:52 am

The Boston Licensing Board has scheduled an emergency meeting tomorrow to remind restaurant owners in South Boston and the Seaport that there are rules they have to follow if they want to stay open. Read more.

By adamg - 10/17/20 - 9:41 pm
Car into basement

Photo by a Universal Hub photographer.

A driver crashed into the basement of 614 East 3rd St., near L Street, shortly before 7:15 p.m. The Boston Fire Department reports 17 people were evacuated from 614 and 616 East 3rd St., and that the driver was taken to a local hospital.

Early yesterday, a driver slammed into McGoo's at Broadway and Dorchester Street.

By adamg - 10/16/20 - 8:33 am
Car that slammed into pizza place on Broadway in South Boston

The Boston Fire Department reports that a driver crashed into McGoo's Pizzeria on West Broadway at Dorchester Street around 1 a.m. The driver was taken to the hospital and six residents of the building had to be evacuated. Firefighters used a load-bearing column to shore up the building until it could be inspected and repaired.

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By adamg - 10/12/20 - 1:52 pm

City Councilor Ed Flynn says he's had enough with South Boston residents ignoring state and city regulations that ban large parties - next week, he will ask the City Council to call in BPD and ISD to figure out how to enforce the Covid-19 regulations that too many people are flouting, even if that means increasing the current $300 fine for violators. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/20 - 9:14 am
Detective and shot up car

Detective examines car hit by gunfire. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports more than a dozen shots were fired on Crowley Rogers Way at St. Casimir Street in the West Broadway development around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday. No reported injuries, but at least one car was shot up.

By onelith - 10/11/20 - 12:02 pm
beat pumpkin

The last few weekends in Southie multiple 311 calls about loud parties have been rising. This pumpkin is what some of the party goers must feel and look like.

By adamg - 10/10/20 - 11:58 am

In recent months, delivery drivers have become far more important to many people. WBZ reports on all the kids who gave their local UPS driver in South Boston a surprise the other day.

By adamg - 10/8/20 - 5:56 pm
Amrheins rendering

Rendering by Stantec Architecture.

The Matteson Companies and GFI Partners today filed plans with the BPDA to build an eight-story R&D building on what is now the Amrheins parking lot on West Broadway - and the single-story part of Amrheins, while saving the four-story apartment building housing the rest of Amrheins. Read more.

By adamg - 10/8/20 - 10:57 am
Lightning over Boston Harbor

Lightning over South Boston and Boston Harbor. See it larger.

From a downtown aerie, Jonathan Berk was thunderstruck during the second wave of yesterday afternoon's storm. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/20 - 4:31 pm
Tagged Red Line

Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko spotted one of the new Red Line cars all tagged up today in the Cabot Yard in South Boston - before the T could even finish applying red paint to the bottom third of the car's side.

By adamg - 10/4/20 - 1:22 pm

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about a large party on East 8th Street between G and H last night that apparently consisted entirely of women, because he or she didn't mention anything about the men there: Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/20 - 9:22 am
Orange and Red Line cars in the Cabot Yard in South Boston

The first couple of test models of the new Orange Line cars now sit with new Red Line cars in the MBTA's Cabot Yard in South Boston, which, of course, makes you wonder how they got there (secret deep-underground switch at Downtown Crossing?). Read more.

By adamg - 9/22/20 - 9:52 pm
Disintegrating pyramid

An aghast citizen files a 311 report over the idea that some people want to return the unmoored channel pyramid to its position midway between Fort Point and the post office, at least not without some major glue work or duct taping or something:

By adamg - 9/21/20 - 10:52 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Mul's Diner on Broadway has moved into space in Amrhein's across the street.

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 - 9/20/20 - 10:09 pm
401 Congress St. architect's rendering

401 Congress St. rendering by Sasaki.

Developer John Hynes last week asked the BPDA for permission to convert several floors in a proposed 18-story building on Congress Street from office space, which few now want, to life-sciences R&D space, which is suddenly in great demand, both because of the Covid-19 pandemic: Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/20 - 10:11 pm
Egg nog and elf creamer

Aren't there a couple of holidays to promote the heck out of first? In any case, Eileen reports the South Boston Stop & Shop is now pushing Christmas stuff.

By adamg - 9/6/20 - 6:04 pm
South Boston crash scene

Crash scene. Photo by T.

At E and West 1st streets, around 5 p.m. The homicide unit and fatal-collision reconstruction team were called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

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