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By adamg - 9/20/20 - 10:09 pm
401 Congress St. architect's rendering

401 Congress St. rendering by Sasaki.

Developer John Hynes last week asked the BPDA for permission to convert several floors in a proposed 18-story building on Congress Street from office space, which few now want, to life-sciences R&D space, which is suddenly in great demand, both because of the Covid-19 pandemic: Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 3:26 pm

A war of words between Massport and city planners broke out this week over a city proposal to create dedicated bus lanes in the "Summer Street corridor," with each telling local business owners to ignore anything the other side says. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 9:14 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of the Legal Test Kitchen on Northern Avenue.

By adamg - 8/14/20 - 3:04 pm
Water off Black Falcon Pier in South Boston

Search underway in Boston Harbor at Black Falcon Pier. Photo by Live Boston

Live Boston reports crews have recovered one body and are looking for a second - and a car - in Boston Harbor off Black Falcon Pier. BPD, BFD and State Police boats are on scene.

By adamg - 8/10/20 - 10:55 am

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and a Roxbury teen on charges they held up a man with what turned out to be a replica Glock early this morning outside the Yotel, 65 Seaport Blvd. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/26/20 - 11:25 am
Lot of people on a harbor cruise

Marty Walz (yes, the former state rep), captured this image of the Provincetown II yesterday evening:

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By adamg - 7/22/20 - 11:25 am
Expensive parking price in the Seaport: $14,235 for two hours

Gary, of Gary's Liquors in West Roxbury, ventured out of his leafy bubble last night and drove down to the Seaport to enjoy a meal at Lola 42. Two hours later, he walked over to the Fan Pier Garage, put his ticket into the machine and was informed he owed $14,235 - which he could pay in cash. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/20 - 10:07 pm

A concerned MD files a 311 report about the situation along streets like Seaport Boulevard on the weekends: Read more.

By adamg - 5/6/20 - 11:48 am
Lone sailboat on Boston Harbor waters

Not much activity on the water around 11:20 a.m.

By adamg - 3/21/20 - 6:07 pm
Black Falcon Pier

Not much call for cruise ships in Boston right now, as Matt Frank shows us today: Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 6:30 pm

Harpoon Brewery announced today a series of steps to try to reduce the risks of Covid-19 infection for visitors to its South Boston brewery. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 9:20 am

At 11:45 p.m. yesterday, Mass. Horticultural Society President James Hearsum e-mailed supporters that society staffers and "an army of loyal volunteers" will not be attending the Boston Flower and Garden Show, scheduled to open this morning, because of Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 3/2/20 - 11:53 am
Facebook page of the mayor of Tirana about new university

Greg Cook notes that an announcement by the mayor of Tirana about construction of a new university campus there features what's actually a photo of our ICA.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 2:04 pm
Fan Pier fire smoke

Smoke from Fan Pier fire. Photo by Peter Cheung.

Boston firefighters responded around 1 p.m. to the Mass. Mutual building under construction next to 50 Liberty Dr. for a fire in the garage that sent thick black smoke into the air: Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/20 - 11:42 am

When applicants go before the Boston Licensing Board for a liquor license, they have to answer the question of the "public need" for the license. At a hearing this morning, a lawyer for the Hyatt chain cited Boston's international stature as a reason for the board to approve the chain's proposed purchase of the license now used by An Tain on India Street for a 294-room, 12-story hotel it's building at 315 Northern Ave. in the Seaport. Read more.

By adamg - 12/30/19 - 7:44 pm

No Name Restaurant - South Boston, MA

The No Name Restaurant on Fish Pier announced tonight it's closed for good - hours after it filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, with documentation showing its two biggest creditors are the city of Boston and Massport: Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/19 - 9:22 am

StreetsBlogMass reports on a new design for a bridge to replace the hulking old unusable bridge.

By adamg - 12/6/19 - 8:20 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Marc Gibson, 46, of Centerville, VA on two counts of rape and one count of secretly photographing an unclothed person for an incident at the Renaissance Hotel in October, 2018. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/19 - 9:05 pm
Architect's rendering of proposed 2 Harbor St.

Architect's rendering.

ICCNE, a subsidiary of Millennium Partners, today filed detailed plans for a 10-story, 381,000-square-foot building aimed at biotech research and development in South Boston's Raymond Flynn Marine Industrial Park - where it had once hoped to build an innovation complex seven times larger with aerial gondolas ferrying workers and visitors to and from South Station. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/19 - 8:46 am
Sunrise over the South Boston Waterfront and Fort Point Channel

Tim Colby watched daybreak over Fort Point Channel and the South Boston waterfront this morning.

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