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By adamg - 6/12/19 - 3:32 pm
David Farragut in Bruins gear

Roving UHub photographer John Walsh reports from South Boston that David Farragut is urging the Bruins on.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 11:12 am

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.

By adamg - 4/21/19 - 3:25 pm
Big bunny hops into South Boston bar

Eileen Murphy spotted a large bunny heading into the Broadway in South Boston at lunchtime.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 4:53 pm

The MBTA reports delays on the Red Line due to a train suffering from a mechanical problem at Broadway.

By adamg - 2/16/19 - 10:55 am
Photos showing woman wanted for South Boston bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a woman who robbed the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 430 West Broadway on Wednesday, about 11 months after she last robbed the same bank branch. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/19 - 10:53 pm
Edibles and money found at South Boston store

Photo of some of the confiscated goods by BPD.

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.

By adamg - 1/22/19 - 2:56 pm

UPDATE: Both firefighters and police departed the tracks at 3:05 p.m.; service resumed around 3:35 p.m.

Boston firefighters are on scene trying to extricate the person.

The MBTA reports it is running shuttle buses between JFK/UMass and Park Street.

By adamg - 1/4/19 - 3:46 pm

The Real Reporter reports (via Caught in Southie) that the Amrheins building on West Broadway is under agreement for sale to local developer Ryan Sillery. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/18 - 9:03 am
Architect's rendering of 400 West Broadway proposal

Architect's rendering, with birds.

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.

By adamg - 11/10/18 - 1:17 pm

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.

By adamg - 11/5/18 - 8:46 pm

UPDATE: Restaurant fixes all violations, allowed to re-open.

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.

By adamg - 10/27/18 - 12:06 pm
Split tree on Broadway in South Boston

Ben Walsh spotted this newly cleaved tree on Broadway between L and M this morning.

By adamg - 10/26/18 - 8:57 am

The MBTA reports it's managed to get rid of the dead train at Broadway outbound but that residual delays of up to 10 minutes persist.

By adamg - 10/25/18 - 11:32 am
Amrheins closing sign

Amrheins sign last week. Photo by Liz Levy.

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.

By adamg - 8/7/18 - 10:52 pm

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.

By adamg - 6/13/18 - 7:15 pm

The T reports a Red Line train was taken out of service at Broadway, which has caused 15 minutes delays.

By adamg - 5/1/18 - 9:52 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Maiden, which offered oysters and charcuterie, has closed its doors forever.

By adamg - 4/17/18 - 11:03 am

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.

By adamg - 3/18/18 - 7:39 pm
Tin Woodsman in St. Patrick's parade in South Boston

Redsox 223 took in the St. Patrick's parade in South Boston today.

It was a bit nippy today, so as Eileen Murphy shows us, Keegan, Delaney and Kaylee Nolan of Nashua, NH, got bundled up (especially Delaney): Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/18 - 8:15 pm

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.

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