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By adamg - 1/20/23 - 1:18 pm
Rendering of proposed new complex

Bird-infused rendering by DREAM Collaborative.

A development group headed by HYM and My City at Peace yesterday won preliminary BPDA approval to build 466 apartments and condos, life-sciences space and a civil-rights museum on the long-vacant P-3 parcel on Tremont Street in Roxbury, under a plan that would include an acre of public space with a layout aimed at stitching the empty land back into the surrounding neighborhood - and creating wealth-building opportunities for its residents. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/22 - 12:46 pm

The Archdiocese of Boston's housing-development wing recently told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for a three-building residential complex at the intersection of Tremont Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard that will include 217 residential units and the renovation of St. Katharine Church's ministry space. Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/22 - 11:09 pm

Boston Police report a man shot outside Moxy, 240 Tremont St. in the Theater District, on Dec. 11 has died. Read more.

By adamg - 12/11/22 - 10:45 pm

Update: The shooting victim, Branden Barrett, 34, of South Weymouth, died several days later. Police are looking for his killer.

One person was shot outside Moxy on Tremont Street at Stuart Street around 9:10 p.m. The homicide unit and the DA's office were called in due to the seriousness of the shooting victim's injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/22 - 10:55 am
Guy wanted for assault and battery

Surveillance photos via BPD.

Boston Police have released photos of a man wanted for a closing-time attack in the Theater District they say sent his victim to the hospital for emergency brain surgery earlier this month. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/22 - 12:58 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a robbery at the Bank of America branch at 6 Tremont St. yesterday afternoon found the doors locked. So they waited until Gary Trecartin, 55, walked out and promptly arrested him for the robbery. Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/22 - 1:11 pm

BosGuy reports the Kartal has a soft launch on Thursday in the Tremont Street space where the Boston Eagle used to be. He reports the new place is brimming with homages to its predecessor, right down to its name, which means "Eagle" in Turkish.

By adamg - 10/16/22 - 1:34 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he stabbed four men at Tremont and Stuart streets around 2:10 a.m. - leaving one with injuries so bad the homicide unit was called in just in case. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/22 - 10:19 am

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a proposal by El Jefe's Taqueria to extend the closing time at its Emerson location, at Boylston and Tremont streets, to 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/22 - 11:54 am

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board could decide tomorrow whether to let El Jefe's Taqueria extend the closing time of its outlet in Emerson College's Little Building at Boylston and Tremont streets from midnight to 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/7/22 - 2:26 pm
Scammer

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say convinced one grandparent he was a public defender who needed several thousand dollars in cash to spring his grandson from a reckless-endangerment charge. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 1:04 pm
Bicyclists wanted for attack

Surveillance photo via BPD.

The Boston Police Department reports it is looking for a group of bicyclists it says attacked a motorist on Tremont Street near Union Park Street - one with a fist to the driver's face - shortly before 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/22 - 2:04 pm

WCVB reports on Boston's latest ruptured water main this time at Northampton Street and Massachusetts Avenue.

By adamg - 8/3/22 - 9:11 pm

A person jumped from the top of the Tufts Medical Center garage at 274 Tremont St. in Chinatown around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, in an apparent suicide, Tufts told its employees. Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/22 - 10:19 am
Wanted for bank robbery

Constellation of moles and a partial tattoo in surveillance photos.

The FBI has released photos of a guy they say held up the Bank of America branch at 6 Tremont St. around 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/22 - 12:52 pm
Elevator room fire at 216 Tremont St.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters went up to the top of 216 Tremont St. for a fire in the elevator room on the roof around 9:15 a.m., then quickly came down after extinguishing the fire. No injuries.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 8:59 pm
Stabbing suspect on the ground

Suspect on the ground. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports (with some graphic images) a man was stabbed numerous times on the Common along Tremont Street across from Avery Street around 3 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/27/22 - 4:05 pm

A federal judge ruled today that four people at a George Floyd vigil on the Common on May 31, 2020 can try to convince a jury that Boston Police officers violated their First Amendment rights by attacking them with pepper spray, fists and a bicycle afterwards and that the city created a culture where such a thing could happen. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/22 - 4:20 pm
Shooting scene at Winter and Tremont

Shooting scene. Photo by Tony Ursillo.

Stanley Stacos reports a person was shot at the corner of Winter and Tremont streets around 3:20 p.m. and that the suspect ran into the Park Street subway station, possibly to get on the Red Line.

By adamg - 5/16/22 - 5:58 pm

Guy Fieri set up one of his restaurants in the old Masonic Building on Tremont at Boylston, you know, the one with the signs warning you about hollow sidewalks and the large old Mason's Lodge logo done in tile that's been there for decades. Guy Fieri thinks his mug, and his need for workers, is more important, though, so he's wheat-pasted a garish help-wanted ad right over it.

What the mosaic used to look like.

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