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By adamg - 8/9/22 - 2:20 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Patrick Grier got a fair trial and so deserves his sentence of life in prison without possibility of parole for repeatedly shooting DeAndre Barboza in Codman Square the day before Barboza's 17th birthday in 2008. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 2:20 pm

NBC Boston reports one of the two workers injured trying to deal with the flaming bus was released from the hospital yesterday but that the other was admitted for care.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 10:42 am
Anti-Chinese graffiti in Chinatown

A Chinatown resident photographed the newest illiterate scrawlings at Liberty Tree Plaza, the small space in front of the city-owned China Trade Building and BPL branch at Boylston and Washington streets. She took the photo yesterday, reports it's still there this morning, but says, yes, she'll be reporting it via 311.

By adamg - 8/4/22 - 3:57 pm

Darragh Murphy captured the flaming bus on Washington Street, reports:

Kudos to the driver for safely driving their ON FIRE bus into the @MBTA yard. Also kudos to @BostonFire for arriving in less than a minute and putting out the fire.

Video: Bus flaming in the bus yard.

By adamg - 8/1/22 - 10:13 pm
Detective looks at evidence in Nubian Square

Nubian Square crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports two men were shot near the intersection of Roxbury and Washington streets in Nubian Square around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Both were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries but are expected to survive.

By adamg - 7/23/22 - 6:08 pm
Seized drugs and cash.

Not shown: The shirt.

Boston Police report arresting a man they say sold heroin inside the Downtown Crossing Macy's and that when he was done with that, tried to shoplift a new shirt, too. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/22 - 4:09 pm

Transit Police report arresting a woman who turned into a fighty, spitting whirling dervish of chaos Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/22 - 12:55 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Boston Licensing Board will hold a hearing next Wednesday on whether to let B.K.'s Pub on Washington Street in Roslindale sell its liquor license to Borrachito and the Garret Bar at The Superette on Seaport Boulevard, with Borrachito being your basic New York-style taco place and the Garret Bar a "speakeasy" behind that that those in the know will enter by opening what appears to be the door to a walk-in freezer, but, oops, we've said too much.

By adamg - 7/15/22 - 4:18 pm

Wagner Tejeda-Pena was arraigned today on charges he stabbed at least one person on Washington Street in Roslindale in February - but now faces extradition to Philadelphia, where he faces charges he shot an elderly man out for a walk last month. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/22 - 2:08 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today unanimously approved developers' plans to retain the shell of the former Alexandra Hotel on the Roxbury/South End line as cladding for a new 13-story condo building. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/22 - 5:16 pm

Chowderfest returned to Boston this year, after a couple years away because of, well, you know. City Hall Plaza is under reconstruction, so it was held this year along Washington Street in Downtown Crossing: Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 5:37 pm
Aga's Highland Tap sells its liquor license

No more nearly-bare women at Aga's Highland Tap.

The Boston Licensing Board today approved plans for a hamburger joint that celebriBrit Gordon Ramsay wants to open in the new hotel at Haymarket with a liquor license he's buying from the heirs of Aga's Highland Tap in Nubian Square, as well as plans for a Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville that will replace the old McCormick & Schmick in Faneuil Hall Marketplace with exactly what you'd expect. Read more.

By adamg - 6/12/22 - 5:38 pm
Remains of one car

Remains of one of the cars. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a crash on Washington Street at Tremlett Street in Dorchester early Saturday left a woman dead. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/22 - 12:42 pm

A Zoning Board of Appeals ruling today should end a lawsuit that had blocked construction of a proposed-39-unit senior apartment building next to Turtle Swamp Brewing on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/22 - 10:56 am
3514 Washington rendering

Side, rear and front renderings of addition, by Timothy Burke.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to add two apartments atop a storefront at 3514 Washington St., at one end of the building that now houses JP Kitchen and a former Harley-Davidson store. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/22 - 10:11 pm

A person was shot at Washington and Fenelon streets in Dorchester shortly after 10 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 5/25/22 - 9:45 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old they say tried and failed to ditch a loaded gun after he noticed gang-unit officers giving him the once over outside 150 Washington St. in Dorchester Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 5/21/22 - 4:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old in Downtown Crossing yesterday afternoon after the kid allegedly tried to end a fight between his crew and another group first by shaking up a can of soda and opening it up on them, throwing the can at them and then whipping out a folding knife and unfolding it in their direction. Read more

By adamg - 5/21/22 - 11:10 am
Seized fireworks

Seized, unexploded device. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report four teens were arrested yesterday on charges they shot off fireworks at Summer and Arch streets and on Washington Street near Milk Street yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/22 - 6:24 pm
Violinsts in the Roslindale Substation

The Substation in Roslindale Square formally opened today, starting with a performance by Musiconnects overlooking Adams Park. Read more.

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