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By adamg - 2/20/20 - 10:24 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 472 West Broadway

Rendering by Tim Johnson Architecture.

Charles McCarthy and Patrick McDevitt of East Way Development LLC have filed plans with the BPDA to replace the building with Ottavio's Barbershop at 472 W. Broadway with a five-story building with 16 "compact" condos. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/20 - 4:31 pm

Several hours after a brake-spasmed Green Line trolley filled Copley station with smoke, a Red Line train pulled the same stunt at Broadway, around 4 p.m., sending smoke down the tunnel and into the South Station subway stop.

Red Line service towards Alewife went into delay mode as T workers strove to make the brake-locked train disappear.

By adamg - 11/12/19 - 1:37 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the Playwright, 658 East Broadway, to expand its capacity and add residential units on floors above it - but board members said they are concerned by complaints from nearby residents about boisterious, often angry customers, especially at closing time. Read more.

By adamg - 10/21/19 - 9:48 pm

Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man they say walked into at-large City Councilor Michael Flaherty's campaign office on East Broadway around 10:40 a.m. and made "threats towards an elected official and his staff" - while on the lam from a car chase earlier in the morning. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 2:52 pm
Wong

Transit Police report arresting Yoa Wong, 27, of Quincy, on charges he used his phone to photograph up a woman's skirt on the escalator at the Broadway Red Line stop yesterday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 12:26 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Brockton man after they say officers found him packing a loaded handgun early this morning on Broadway at Dorchester Street in South Boston. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/19 - 9:38 pm
Car was on fire in South Boston; firefighters put it out

Shane Dunn watched Boston firefighters make sure a car fire on West Broadway between C and D streets didn't flare up, around 9 p.m.

By adamg - 6/12/19 - 3:32 pm
David Farragut in Bruins gear

Roving UHub photographer John Walsh reports from South Boston that David Farragut is urging the Bruins on.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 11:12 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the owners of American Provisions at East Broadway and I Street to add a restaurant that will focus on locally-sourced food - just like their store. Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/19 - 3:25 pm
Big bunny hops into South Boston bar

Eileen Murphy spotted a large bunny heading into the Broadway in South Boston at lunchtime.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 4:53 pm

The MBTA reports delays on the Red Line due to a train suffering from a mechanical problem at Broadway.

By adamg - 2/16/19 - 10:55 am
Photos showing woman wanted for South Boston bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force is looking for a woman who robbed the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 430 West Broadway on Wednesday, about 11 months after she last robbed the same bank branch. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/19 - 10:53 pm
Edibles and money found at South Boston store

Photo of some of the confiscated goods by BPD.

The owner of King Smoke Shop, 600 East Broadway in South Boston, was arrested along with one of his clerks today on charges they were selling marijuana cigarettes, THC and edibles that included pot-laced gummy worms. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/19 - 2:56 pm

UPDATE: Both firefighters and police departed the tracks at 3:05 p.m.; service resumed around 3:35 p.m.

Boston firefighters are on scene trying to extricate the person.

The MBTA reports it is running shuttle buses between JFK/UMass and Park Street.

By adamg - 1/4/19 - 3:46 pm

The Real Reporter reports (via Caught in Southie) that the Amrheins building on West Broadway is under agreement for sale to local developer Ryan Sillery. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/18 - 9:03 am
Architect's rendering of 400 West Broadway proposal

Architect's rendering, with birds.

The march of redevelopment continues down West Broadway in South Boston with a proposal to replace an existing three-story building at 400 West Broadway with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building with a garage for 34 cars. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/18 - 1:17 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday gave Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, a clean bill of health, which allows it to re-open.

The inspection found absolutely no health violations at the take-out place, just four days after it was shut for a series of violations, some of which had been noted on inspections going back several months.

By adamg - 11/5/18 - 8:46 pm

UPDATE: Restaurant fixes all violations, allowed to re-open.

A Boston health inspector today shut Nanning Wok, 465 West Broadway, for violations that included letting cooked chicken fingers cool down too much and uncooked meat warm up too much and not doing anything about rodents and smokers. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/18 - 12:06 pm
Split tree on Broadway in South Boston

Ben Walsh spotted this newly cleaved tree on Broadway between L and M this morning.

By adamg - 10/26/18 - 8:57 am

The MBTA reports it's managed to get rid of the dead train at Broadway outbound but that residual delays of up to 10 minutes persist.

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