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By adamg - 1/20/21 - 9:15 am
Evidence markers at steps

Evidence markers in the park. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that police responding to reports of gunfire the M Street park in South Boston shortly after midnight found numerous shell casings near the bleachers and stairs leading to the baseball field, on the N Street side of the park. No victims.

By adamg - 1/19/21 - 3:45 pm

The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council announced today it's called off the annual South Boston parade due to Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 10:40 pm

A not offended citizen filed a 311 complaint about "a massive cock," of the rubber sort, suction-cupped to a traffic sign at H and Emerson streets in South Boston this afternoon, along with a photo showing "Happy New Year!" written on one side of the shaft. The filer checked "not offensive" on the complaint form. Read more.

By adamg - 1/1/21 - 11:52 pm
Owl at Castle Island

Adam Balsam reports he and the kids spotted this owl up on a wall at Castle Island on Thursday morning - a few weekends after they'd driven up to Plum Island to see an owl, only they didn't.

I love that we we were ultimately able to see one so close to home.

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By adamg - 12/29/20 - 11:55 am

Update: Kara Baskin reports they will re-open for breakfast and lunch on Jan. 6.

Boston Restaurant Talk reports it's unclear whether this is for the winter or for good. In October, a developer filed plans to build an R&D building on the site, but keep Amrheins on the first floor, if in a smaller space.

By adamg - 12/27/20 - 5:24 pm
Wanted for F Street stabbing

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man and a woman for a stabbing at F Street and West Broadway in South Boston around 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 18. Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/20 - 5:32 pm

And on at least one street, it was over yesterday:

By adamg - 12/22/20 - 5:48 pm
Former Au Bon Pain bakery in South Boston

That loading dock out front used to attract gulls, until the company installed screeching loudspeakers.

Marcus Partners this week signaled the BPDA it plans to replace the now shuttered Au Bon Pain building on Au Bon Pain in the Flynn Marine Industrial Park in South Boston with a 219,000-square foot life-sciences R&D building. Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/20 - 1:54 pm

The Boston Children's Museum announced today it's closing Monday and won't re-open until at least Jan. 7 due to rising Covid-19 rates in the Boston area. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/20 - 4:24 pm

The Institute of Contemporary Art announced today it's closing its doors due to Covid-19, just like it did in the spring. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/20 - 3:26 pm
#BentBrunch Halloween flyer

Flyer for what turned into a stabby brunch.

On Sunday, Nov. 1, Bastille Kitchen, 49 Melcher St., was nearing the end of just its third Sunday brunch after being closed most of the summer when a fight broke out that ended with two men stabbed and a third sliced in the hand. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/20 - 10:16 am
Surveillance photos of bank robber

The FBI's Violent Crime Task Force has released photos of a man it says robbed the Leader Bank branch at 25 Northern Ave. around 9:40 a.m. on Nov. 21. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/20 - 9:38 pm

On Friday, the Boston Children's Museum announced it was thrilled to welcome Stonewall Kitchen's new PB&J Cafe to the space formerly occupied by an Au Bon Pain and a McDonald's. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/20 - 4:24 pm

As if the pandemic weren't enough, the Barking Crab on Fort Point Channel has been burglarized repeatedly over the past nine months. Early this morning, somebody broke in again, but this time, the restaurant reports, Boston Police caught the suspect red clawed. BPD records show officers cracked the case around 1 a.m.

Video of the scene.

By adamg - 11/27/20 - 11:08 am

Transit Police report arresting a 26-year-old woman they say attacked a 61-year-old woman in a wheelchair at the Andrew Square T stop Wednesday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/21/20 - 3:01 pm
Michelin Man wonders where the rest of him is

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about this bodyless Michelin Man on West 3rd Street, between C and D, in South Boston.

By adamg - 11/19/20 - 1:23 pm

An attorney for Amazon told the Zoning Board of Appeal this week it's withdrawing its plans for a new "last mile" distribution center along a strip of Dorchester Avenue in South Boston where the city had been hoping developers would build large amounts of housing. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/20 - 5:19 pm

Dorchester Street Aggravated Assault

Boston Police report they are looking for members of a swarm of people on dirt bikers and four wheelers who attacked a man at West 4th and Dorchester streets in South Boston around 8 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/20 - 9:16 pm
New Fort Point art installation under way

The Fort Pointer captured artist Zy Baer at work on what will soon be Fort Point Channel's latest art installation, Polarity, which will show a future in which the channel floods and rises until only the upper floor and copper cornice of a building remains above water. Read more.

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