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By adamg - 9/19/19 - 4:09 pm

Boston Police report arresting an East Boston man after, they say, officers caught him trying to break into Wild Orchid, 40B Bromfield St. - and then chased him on foot through downtown and along the Common before finally bringing him down on the Common. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 3:53 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports its sudden demise.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 3:37 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved the sale of the liquor license now held by Doyle's on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain to the owner of a planned Davio's in the Seaport.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 2:49 pm
Map of Roslindale Square municipal parking lot

DND map of municipal lot.

The city Department of Neighborhood Development is considering the idea of finding a developer interested in getting air rights above the Roslindale Square municipal parking lot for construction of affordable housing. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 2:31 pm
Councilor Flaherty and former Councilor Chuck Turner

Councilor Flaherty discusses the ballot question as former Councilor Chuck Turner listens.

The City Council yesterday approved a non-binding question on this November's ballot that asks voters whether they would approve formally changing Dudley Square's name to Nubian Square. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 1:29 pm
Hawk at Forest Hills MBTA station

Massmikmouse spotted a hawk way up in the rafters of the Forest Hills T station this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 9:00 am

WFXT reports the family of young man driving an Altima in Dorchester was able to find the pickup of the guy who hit him yesterday morning by following the skidmarks one of the guy's tires left for a mile after it locked during the crash. He wound up in an employee parking lot at a Boston public-works facility; police cited him for leaving the scene of a crash and his bosses are now investigating. The victim was taken to Children's Hospital, but was released later in the day.

By adamg - 9/19/19 - 8:38 am

An upset citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning after finding a locked parking lot at Ryan Playground on River Street in Mattapan - near where a woman was attacked on Tuesday:

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 10:56 pm

Boston Police report arresting Brian Joyce, 25, on charges he fatally shot Marcus Dunn-Gordon, of Randolph at the Morrissey Boulevard Ramada late Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:23 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed around 9:10 p.m. at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street - near the ambulance bays for the Boston Medical Center ER, into which he was rushed. He was declared dead not long after.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:00 pm

Gov. Baker today endorsed fellow Republican Jennifer Nassour for the District 8 City Council seat (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill) being given up by Josh Zakim. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 5:57 pm

A state trooper who was part of a highway-shutting blockade to corral stunting dirt bikers and ATV riders on I-93 last year now faces felony charges for shooting one of them in the foot with a rifle. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 1:20 pm
Squirrel getting a drink from the Boston Public Garden lagoon

A squirrel held on tight as she got a drink from the Public Garden lagoon this afternoon.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 12:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say approached the driver of another car with whom he had just crashed and displayed a handgun in a threatening manner, around 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 11:33 am
Flaming plane at Logan Airport

Dr. Ed was on a plane getting ready to take off at Logan this morning when he looked out his window and saw a plane on fire.

Fortunately, it was just a training exercise for firefighters, involving a dummy plane.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 11:27 am

The Boston Licensing Board could vote tomorrow to grant a food-serving license to a proposed boba tea outlet in East Boston's Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 11:11 am

The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow will likely decide whether to approve a Seaport restaurant's $450,000 purchase of the liquor license now held by the venerable Doyle's on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain.

Also tomorrow, the board is scheduled to consider a request by one of the owners of the neighboring Midway Cafe to buy out the other. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 9:35 am
Car crash at Northampton and Washington streets

A two-car crash this morning at Washington and Northampton streets in Roxbury sent one of the cars into the front of Shamso, a new hair salon that is the first in New England for women who wear a hijab.

The other car in the crash ... Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 8:05 am

WBZ reports four people were arrested in connection with a brawl and five other people were arrested on various charges.

By adamg - 9/18/19 - 8:04 am