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By adamg - 4/23/21 - 1:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Fall River man on a variety of charges last night after he allegedly did a variety of bad things, starting at Ocean Prime Restaurant and ending with him and a pal captured nearly a mile away on Drydock Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/21 - 9:36 am
Proposed new building in Flynn Marine Park

Seagull's eye view rendering by SGA.

Marcus Partners last week filed plans with the BPDA to replace the old screeching Au Bon Pain bakery at 1 Au Bon Pain Way in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park with an eight-story building aimed at Boston's exploding life-sciences R&D market. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/21 - 11:43 pm

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Massport hopes to formally open an expanded, "Big Ship Ready" Conley Terminal this fall, after $850 million and several years' worth of expansion work that has included dredging a deeper ship channel through Boston Harbor and installing new, bigger cranes to unload containers from the largest ships that can traverse the Panama Canal. Read more.

By adamg - 3/23/21 - 9:12 am

WBUR heralds the arrival of the pink flamingos.

By adamg - 3/16/21 - 12:11 pm
Proposed 24 Drydock Ave.

Rendering by DHK Architects.

Cronin Development has filed plans with the BPDA for an eight-story building on Drydock Avenue at Tide Street in the Raymond Flynn Marine Park that would feature the seemingly now obligatory life-sciences R&D space as well as space for an actual marine-industrial concern - Boston Ship Repair, which runs the large drydock that gave Drydock Avenue its name. Read more.

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By adamg - 3/2/21 - 11:47 pm

State Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say would have somebody order him up rides to a Massport parking lot on Summer Street in the Seaport, where he would then carjack the drivers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/21 - 5:51 pm
329 Northern Ave. now missing a wall

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 329 Northern Ave. after the wind ripped a 50x50 piece of wall off the side of the vacant building around 3:15 p.m. ISD and a structural engineer will now determine if the whole building has to come down.

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Wind blows down Mission Hill scaffolding.

By adamg - 2/28/21 - 10:13 pm

An annoyed citizen speedily files a 311 complaint about a guy who seems to have made it his mission in life to drive his expensive Italian car around the Seaport as loudly and as often as possible, almost like a ghost from that race the mayor once wanted to have there: Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/21 - 1:43 pm
Proposed taller Black Falcon Pier building

Rendering by SGA of the view from the Reserved Channel.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to add four floors to the top of an existing and long three-story building at the end of Black Falcon Pier in the Raymond Flynn Marine Industrial Park on the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/21 - 1:21 pm

Live Boston reports on the man apparently fell from the pier around 1:40 a.m. and his rescue by first responders.

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 11:56 am

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Rosa Mexicano, 155 Seaport Blvd., and Kava Neo-Taverna, 315 Shawmut Ave., shut for one night each after BPD detectives found them with way more patrons than allowed under current Covid-19 restrictions. Read more.

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 - 12/7/20 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 8/27/20 - 3:26 pm

A war of words between Massport and city planners broke out this week over a city proposal to create dedicated bus lanes in the "Summer Street corridor," with each telling local business owners to ignore anything the other side says. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 9:14 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of the Legal Test Kitchen on Northern Avenue.

By adamg - 8/14/20 - 3:04 pm
Water off Black Falcon Pier in South Boston

Search underway in Boston Harbor at Black Falcon Pier. Photo by Live Boston

Live Boston reports crews have recovered one body and are looking for a second - and a car - in Boston Harbor off Black Falcon Pier. BPD, BFD and State Police boats are on scene.

By adamg - 8/10/20 - 10:55 am

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and a Roxbury teen on charges they held up a man with what turned out to be a replica Glock early this morning outside the Yotel, 65 Seaport Blvd. Read more.

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