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By adamg - 6/13/19 - 10:33 pm

Boston Police report arresting two people around 4 a.m. in connection with gunfire at Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue - a woman they say fired a gun more than once down Mass. Ave. in the general direction of the Southeast Expressway and a man they say tried to cover for her even as he was packing a loaded gun. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/19 - 9:06 am
Investigators at fire scene

Investigators at fire scene. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports firefighters responded to a report of a man on fire at East Berkeley Street and Shawmut this morning. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the second time in less than a month that a man has been found dead in an outisde fire in Boston. On May 18, a man's body was discovered on fire at the Franklin Park golf course.

By adamg - 6/6/19 - 11:05 am

Boston Police report arresting a local man in the South End yesterday after, they say, drug-control officers watched another guy deposit a package that turned out to contain more than two pounds each of heroin and fentanyl in the man's car trunk. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/19 - 9:51 am

An alleged "straight pride" parade through the Back Bay and the South End planned for Aug. 31 made Buzzfeed yesterday, so you know people were talking about it. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 10:53 pm
Building highlighted in the setting sun on Tremont Street in the South End

Matthew Ireland watched the sun go down this evening from Tremont Street in the South End.

By adamg - 6/2/19 - 10:46 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old on charges he shot a car outside 100 West Newton St. around 12:30 a.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 9:41 am

The Boston Sun reports state health officials planning the move of Shattuck Hospital's in-patient wards to a new facility in the South End have rejected calls by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy to just tear the entire place down so it can revert to parkland. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 10:09 am
Sunrise over the South End

Early riser Rick Macomber takes in the amazing clouds over the South End this morning.

By mcshugar - 5/20/19 - 9:09 am
Alley Turkey

If you happen to be one of the few and the proud that are able to legally park a vehicle in a public alley in the South End, beware. Of late, a new entry into the neighborhood's urban ecosystem has famously been seen stealthily, if not curiously, gobbling through its idyllic backstreets. Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/19 - 12:44 pm
Electric-car charging cord on sidewalk

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the way one resident of Lawrence Street in the South End is recharging his or her Honda Clarity: Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 10:49 am
Turkey in the South End

Roving UHub photographer Adam Boyajy spotted this beefy boi (a scout from JP or Brookline?) perched on a ledge at Titus Sparrow Park in the South End yesterday.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 3:38 pm

WBZ reports on the arraignment of Dr. Michael Watkins in Boston Municipal Court today on charges that he was the drunk driver who rammed into three pedestrians in the South End late Friday night. He was released on $1,500 bail.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 5/11/19 - 10:10 am

UPDATE: Suspect arraigned.

Boston Police report a driver rammed into three pedestrians at Columbus Avenue and Clarendon Street late Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/19 - 2:42 pm
Multiple potholes and Veolia manhole covers

A concerned citizen files a 311 report about the intersection of East Berkeley Street and Harrison Avenue in the South End:

Veolia needs to fix their sinking multiple potholes of death.

By adamg - 5/2/19 - 9:14 am
Surveillance photo of suspect

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man they say smashed a woman in the back of the head in the Southwest Corridor Park near West Canton Street around 1:35 a.m. on Saturday, then took her purse and ran away. Read more.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 12:38 pm
Proposed new Ink Block building

Archictect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 14-story, 180-unit residential building that would fill the last remaining space in the Ink Block complex in the South End, where the Boston Herald used to be. Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 7:57 pm
Big dog in small car

Mike McD was in Coppa on Shawmut Avenue in the South End today when he looked out the window.

By adamg - 4/19/19 - 5:44 pm
Recreation of the stations of the cross in the South End

Greg Cook watched a stations of the cross procession today in the South End, recreating Jesus's sentencing, death march and resurrection.

By adamg - 4/16/19 - 11:17 pm
Flaming car on Columbus Avenue

Ryan Hatcher was across the intersection from New York Pizza tonight when a car parked on Columbus Avenue burst into flames. He reports: Read more.

By adamg - 4/16/19 - 2:01 pm

Transit Police report arresting Richard Bridgeman, 53, on a charge of malicious destruction of property on account of how they say he hurled a brick at a T bus on Mass. Ave. near Shawumut Avenue around 10:30 a.m. yesterday, shattering the windshield. Read more.

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