Boston Restaurant Talk reports that all the stuff inside what is now the former Jeveli's on Chelsea Street is being advertised for auction. The restaurant, which opened in 1924, closed due to the pandemic in the fall of 2020, then never re-opened.
The Boston Public Facilities Commission this morning approved handing over a quarter-acre parcel off River Street in Mattapan to a group that will transform it into a "food forest" stocked with trees from which anybody can pick berries and nuts, and another parcel off Chelsea Street in East Boston to a group that will create a community garden. Read more.
Live Boston reports an argument between a pedestrian and the driver he said almost hit him at Chelsea and Gove Streets around 5:15 p.m. on Friday ended when the driver pulled out a gun and shot the pedestrian.
He was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening. The driver did not wait for police.
Boston Police report arresting an East Boston man they say got so irritated at people who were trying to keep him from breaking into cars outside Santarpio's he eventually started waving a gun at them, before gaining entry to one car by shooting out its window. Read more.
A couple who owns a three-family house on Chelsea Street might have to try renting it out as three apartments after the Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected their request to reclassify it as a "lodging house" so that they could continue renting it out in short-term rentals. Read more.
A developer has proposed tearing down the old Rapino Memorial Home and two adjoining, and equally vacant, buildings on Chelsea Street at Maverick Street to make way for a two-story retail building. Read more.