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By adamg - 2/22/21 - 8:49 pm
321 Harrison Ave. rendering

Rendering of 321 Harrison Ave.

A Kendall Square company that builds life-sciences labs has an agreement to buy an existing office building at 1000 Washington St. and a second office building under construction next door at 321 Harrison Ave., across from the Ink Block in the South End, and is seeking BPDA approval to convert the eight new floors of space for use as life-sciences labs. Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/21 - 1:45 pm

The citizen isn't always right, one Boston city worker, from BTD, we're guessing, complains.

Yesterday, at 3:43 p.m., an aggrieved citizen filed a 311 complaint about the shocking thing she saw on Tremont Street, between Rutland and West Newton streets in the South End: Read more.

By adamg - 2/19/21 - 1:04 pm

Boston Pride announced today that it's once again canceled its annual Pride festival and parade due to Covid-19, although on a slightly hopeful note: Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/21 - 10:19 am

A federal judge yesterday denied a request from a member of an alleged South End drug ring that he be allowed to await trial at his godmother's home rather than behind bars. Read more.

By adamg - 2/18/21 - 8:50 am

The South End is the only neighborhood where you're never supposed to save a space after a snowstorm, but people do. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/15/21 - 9:32 am
Seized drugs and gun

Seized drugs, scale, gun and $3,509 in cash.

Boston Police report arresting a Lowell man and seizing his mobile drugstore outside the city's Southampton Street shelter around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/15/21 - 9:17 am

A man was shot on the southbound Expressway, in the area of Massachusetts Avenue, around 10 p.m. on Sunday. He was driven to a local hospital; his injuries are not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 2/14/21 - 10:10 pm
Smashed window at D-4 police station

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that around 7 p.m. on Saturday, a man walked into the D-4 police station on Harrison Avenue in the South End with a pole, which he used to smash the window separating him from the officer working the desk and then dove through the window and attacked her. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 10:13 am
Joel Richards

Joel Richards, currently a teacher at the Blackstone Elementary School in the South End, has announced he's running for the District 4 (Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale) seat that Andrea Campbell is giving up to run for mayor. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/21 - 9:04 am
Prudential building through snow-covered trees

Matthew Ireland snapped the Pru through the snow-frosted trees of the Southwest Corridor Park at Holyoke Street after the snow stopped on Sunday.

By adamg - 2/5/21 - 4:40 pm

The Boston Sun reports Andre's Cafe in Worcester Square has closed for good.

By adamg - 2/4/21 - 10:59 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the sentence of life without parole for Garrett Jackson for putting a bullet in the back of a rival crack dealer's head in the Lenox development in 2009. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 11:56 am

The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Rosa Mexicano, 155 Seaport Blvd., and Kava Neo-Taverna, 315 Shawmut Ave., shut for one night each after BPD detectives found them with way more patrons than allowed under current Covid-19 restrictions. Read more.

By adamg - 1/30/21 - 12:14 pm
Suspect under arrest

Suspect under arrest. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he smacked somebody in the head with a BB gun to take their car near Boston Medical Center, then led police on a chase that ended when he turned onto a dead end in Uphams Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 1/21/21 - 4:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting an Andover man they say ran into the back of a Boston EMS ambulance that had its lights and sirens going, then got out and ran away, ultimately winding up cornered and then cuffed on the roof of an industrial building next to Clifford Park. Read more.

By adamg - 1/17/21 - 4:46 pm
Seized drugs, gun and money

Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report officers stationed outside the Southampton Street homeless shelter early this morning arrested a man already wanted on several drug warrants on new drug and gun charges after they spotted him surrounded by a crowd of people outside the shelter, sitting on a motorcycle with a bag of crack in one hand. Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/21 - 11:51 am

So, Nu? Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Nu Burger, which was in the Time Out food hall in what used to be the Sears Building in the Fenway until it was shut due to Covid-19, has moved into temporary space inside Anoush'Ella at 35 West Newton St. in the South End.

Both places are owned by Nina and Raffi Festekjian; the move means you'll be able to chose between burgers and Mediterranean fare on West Newton Street now.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 10:29 am

Clery's, Brownstone and Mamma Maria the latest to decide to just try again when it gets warmer, Boston Restaurant Talk reports.

By adamg - 1/7/21 - 9:59 am

The Boston Sun reports members of the the East Berkeley Neighborhood Association were less than thrilled at a proposal by the Pine Street Inn to replace the static billboards atop its South End building with electronic signboards, even though some of the time on them would be devoted to PSAs and the extra revenue would help the non-profit with its programs. Some asked if they could be turned off at night so they wouldn't be beamed into nearby residences.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 9:29 pm

Victim identified as Richard Ghiozzi, 33, of Medford.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed shortly before 7:30 p.m. at 115 Southampton St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police say. Read more.

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