The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the owners of American Provisions at East Broadway and I Street to add a restaurant that will focus on locally-sourced food - just like their store. Read more.
The owner of King Smoke Shop, 600 East Broadway in South Boston, was arrested along with one of his clerks today on charges they were selling marijuana cigarettes, THC and edibles that included pot-laced gummy worms. Read more.
The march of redevelopment continues down West Broadway in South Boston with a proposal to replace an existing three-story building at 400 West Broadway with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building with a garage for 34 cars. Read more.
A Boston health inspector yesterday gave Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, a clean bill of health, which allows it to re-open.
The inspection found absolutely no health violations at the take-out place, just four days after it was shut for a series of violations, some of which had been noted on inspections going back several months.
A Boston health inspector today shut Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, for violations that included letting cooked chicken fingers cool down too much and uncooked meat warm up too much and not doing anything about rodents and smokers. Read more.
Amrheins on West Broadway got the OK from a city health inspector today to re-open after it fixed a series of violations found last week, including letting a food-handling employee ill with an infectious disease keep working in the kitchen. Read more.
The Real Reporter reports that the half-acre Amrheins property, one of the last bulwarks of traditional South Boston against West Broadway condoization, will soon be shopped around under the name "Broadway Crossing" for development as a condo building or maybe an office/R&D building or something that would not look at all like the 19th-century restaurant that now sits there.
An investigation into a triple stabbing at the Burger King at 280 West Broadway on Feb 5 has reached a dead end because none of the victims - two of whom initially said they knew their stabber, with whom they'd started an argument - want to cooperate with police, Sgt. Det. Kenneth O'Brien told the Boston Licensing Board at a hearing today. Read more.
Alertpageboston reports a pedestrian was struck shortly before 6:30 p.m. at Broadway and H Street. The BPD homicide and fatal-accident units were called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.