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By adamg - 10/9/19 - 9:05 am
New Red Line cars

The MBTA reports the first of the new Red Line cars arrived at the T's Cabot Yard in South Boston yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/8/19 - 3:51 pm
Stolen wreath poster vows to find the bastard who stole a South End resident's Halloween wreath

Shamus Moynihan couldn't help but notice this flier in the South End, vowing vengeance on the spineless bastard who stole one Appleton Street resident's Halloween wreath. Halloween wreath? Halloween wreath.

Someone takes their Halloween decorations VERY seriously.

By adamg - 10/3/19 - 11:09 pm

The Dig reports on Pat Falco's latest work, on Northern Avenue.

By adamg - 10/3/19 - 8:47 am
Red skies over South Boston

Johnmcboston met the dawn in South Boston this morning.

By Anonymous - 10/1/19 - 10:26 am

Post Road Diet ^

Pre Road Diet v
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By adamg - 9/27/19 - 10:48 pm
Red Lobsters at climate protest

Extinction Rebellion shut the Congress Street Bridge at rush hour this afternoon in a protest over climate change. Among the protesters: Women dressed as lobsters (photo by Chris Walton). Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 9:54 pm
Red Line test car being offloaded in New Jersey

Red Line car being offloaded in New Jersey

The MBTA reports that the first two "pilot" Red Line cars from CRRC arrived in New Jersey from a Chinese factory today and will now be trucked up to the Red Line's Cabot Yard in South Boston, where they will undergo extensive testing (including, no doubt, of the doors) before the T gives the go-ahead to CRRC's Springfield plant to start cranking those puppies out. Read more.

By adamg - 9/27/19 - 10:39 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 218 Old Colony building

Architect's rendering.

A developer is proposing to replace a nondescript one-story commercial building at 218-220 Old Colony Ave., between Dorchester and E streets, with a five-story, 32-unit residential building. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/19 - 7:40 pm
Sunset over downtown from near the South Boston convention center

Apeller watched day morph into night from near the South Boston convention center.

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 - 9/18/19 - 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 - 8:04 am
By adamg - 9/16/19 - 5:11 pm

The MBTA reports residual delays of up to ten minutes on the Red Line due to a train that kicked the bucket at Andrew Square and had to have its carcass hoisted over to the nearby maintenance yard.

By adamg - 9/12/19 - 10:58 am
Architect's rendering of Block N building

Architect's rendering of proposed building on Congress Street.

The developer of the massive Seaport Square project is seeking BPDA approval to shift an as-yet unbuilt building on Congress Street from residential to office and R&D space and to replace many of the large luxury units it had originally planned on other parcels with "smaller, lower-priced units." Read more.

By adamg - 9/11/19 - 9:42 pm

UPDATE: WFXT reports the more seriously injured pedestrian, a woman, has died.

The Fort Pointer reports spotting the aftermath of a crash between a van driver and two pedestrians at Summer and Melcher streets, shortly before 9 p.m. At least one had injuries serious enough to warrant having the homicide unit respond. He reports the van was still at the scene of the crash.

By adamg - 9/10/19 - 3:16 pm

WCVB reports the T is blaming "a blown motor" on a Red Line train for filling Andrew station with smoke.

At 2:43 p.m., Greg Simoneau reported it was more than just smoke suddenly appearing: Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 12:31 am
Galvin

The Globe reports that Craig Galvin, a Dorchester real-estate broker whom Mayor Walsh recently re-appointed to another term on the Zoning Board of Appeal, resigned this weekend. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/19 - 12:21 pm
Christopher, Turner and Morancy at May 23, 2017 zoning hearing

James Christopher, developer Steven Turner and attorney George Morancy at H Street zoning hearing on May 23, 2017.

The Globe fills in some more details of the incidents that led federal prosecutors to charge a mid-level BPDA official, John Lynch, with bribery in connection with a small South Boston project that needed new approval from the Zoning Board of Appeal so that its developer could then sell the whole thing at a profit to another developer. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 8:49 pm
Big clouds over South Boston

Jonathan Berk captured some of the cloud tops over South Boston after the afternoon storm.

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