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By adamg - 4/13/20 - 10:24 am

The Whittier Street Health Center, 1290 Tremont St., in Roxbury, was scheduled to start drive-thru coronavirus testing this morning - for both its patients and others.

An appointment is required for the free testing, which is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. People seeking testing need to be running a fever and have a cough, shortness of breath or a sore throat.

By adamg - 4/4/20 - 4:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting an alleged package thief hightailing it out of the Mass Pike Towers Thursday morning - as he was being chased by a fed-up resident. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 11:03 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Masa on Tremont Street has closed permanently.

By adamg - 3/17/20 - 11:39 am
Wanted for Chinatown breakin

Boston Police report they are looking for a surgical-masked man who broke into an elderly person's apartment in the Mass Pike Towers on Tremont Street in Chinatown on Friday afternoon and stole money.

If he looks familiar, contact Det. Horne at 617-343-4248.

By adamg - 2/27/20 - 2:49 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a taqueria in an Emerson College dorm on Boylston Street - but with the midnight closing time sought by the local neighborhood group, which was worried what would happen to all the freshmen in the dorm if they could get tacos after midnight - as opposed to pizza, which they can get across the street even after the neighborhood's sidewalks are rolled up. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/17/20 - 1:47 pm

Boston Police report arresting three of the five teens they say attacked a man as he walked through the Common near the Tremont Street visitor center around 7 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/20 - 12:45 pm
Booth and Corbett

Booth and Corbett.

Before he became Abe Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth was a well known actor who so liked performing in Boston - at the Boston Museum theater on Tremont Street, next to the King's Chapel Burying Ground - that he bought a parcel on Commonwealth Avenue in the newly emerging Back Bay to build a home. Read more.

By adamg - 2/16/20 - 3:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting women from Malden and East Boston outside the 7-Eleven on Tremont Street downtown early this morning after they allegedly wreaked havoc inside the store and then went outside to stomp a man unfortunate enough to ask them if they might have a smoke. Read more.

By adamg - 1/27/20 - 11:07 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Whaling in Oklahoma on Tremont Street in the South End seems to have shut down.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 8:45 am
Intersection of School and Tremont streets blocked off

Smoke-belching aftermath. Photo by Kelley Duff.

But Susan Tran reports that's where a manhole burst into flames and began to smoke this morning. Firefighters in action.

By adamg - 1/11/20 - 7:36 am

Around 2:30 a.m. in Eliot Norton Park at Tremont Street and Charles Street South, Stacos and Live Boston report. Live Boston reports at least one in custody.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 4:18 pm

Emerson College announced today that a bakery and a taqueria will be moving into space in its newly renovated Little Building at Boylston and Tremont streets, and that it is currently negotiating leases with an Asian noodle place and a juice bar for the building. Read more.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 7:43 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say used two weapons to attack another man Tuesday morning at Tremont and Prentiss streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/19 - 9:39 am

The BU News Service sounds a klaxon for Tavern of Tales, 1478 Tremont St., which will have rooms dedicated to specific board games, but with sound effects to make them more like video games:

When you play Monopoly, you pass go and collect $200. In our experience you would pass go, collect $200 and you’ll hear the sound of money rolling into your bank account.

By adamg - 11/19/19 - 12:04 am

WBZ reports the shot missed an officer sitting at a desk Monday night.

By adamg - 10/31/19 - 12:23 pm

Mattocks and Higgins. Photos from Suffolk County DA.

A Suffolk Superior Court judge today found Atlantic Drain Service of Roslindale and owner Kevin Otto guilty of two counts of manslaughter for the 2016 deaths of two of his workers in a trench at Dartmouth and Tremont streets in the South End, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/19 - 3:52 pm
Tremont Street project to get canceled

If a mall gets built, somebody else will build it, BPDA says.

The Bay State Banner gets the scoop: BPDA Director Brian Golden says his agency won't renew a Roxbury group's development rights to a seven-acre parcel on Tremont Street when they expire at the end of the month, 12 years after it first proposed a large multi-use complex with residential towers, a mall, office space and a museum. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/19 - 12:59 pm

Falafel King on Tremont Street downtown will soon be sharing space with Taccos Arabas, which will offer such dishes as shawarma tacos, Boston Restaurant Talk reports.

By adamg - 10/11/19 - 11:40 am
Workers fixing gas leak outside 1065 Tremont St.

Leak fixers. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a gas leak in the street outside 1065 Tremont St., near Melnea Cass Boulevard, forced the evacuation of the building after readings showed elevated gas levels inside the building. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/19 - 10:57 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week gave a wag of approval to plans by a pair of dog walkers and groomers to open a brick-and-mortar grooming and pet-supply store at 643A Tremont St., where a previous tenant learned the South End had a limited appetite for pressed smoothies. Read more.

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