Hey, there! Log in / Register

Harrison Avenue

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 10:21 pm

The man was sliced near the ear, the woman was knocked to the ground, around 10:15 p.m. at 185 Harrison Ave., near Nassau Street. Injuries not considered life threatening. Police have blocked off Harrison for an investigation.

By adamg - 3/19/19 - 9:41 am
Anthony Smith-Pacheco

UPDATE: Sent to Bridgewater for 20 days of observation.

Boston Police report arresting Anthony Smith-Pacheco, 24, of Malden, on charges of assault and battery, assault with intent to rape and indecent assault and battery for an incident around 2 p.m. on Sunday in an art gallery on Harrison Avenue in the South End. Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/19 - 9:00 am

Boston Police have released a photo of a man wanted for a sexual assault that happened around 2 p.m. on Sunday in a business on Harrison Avenue in the South End.

If he looks familiar, contact sexual-assault detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 2/20/19 - 8:41 am

UPDATE: Judge set bail at $5,000 and ordered Kenney to stay away from JJ Foley's, the Bostonian Market and the victim and witnesses while the case is pending, Suffolk County DA reports.

Boston Police report Michael Kenney, 40, of Weymouth, turned himself into police yesterday after learning a warrant had been issued for him for a beating on Harrison Avenue earlier this month that left a man with life-threatening injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/19 - 4:33 pm
Wanted for an attack early Saturday in the South End

Surveillance photos via BPD.

UPDATE: WFXT reports the victim is Chris Smith, 22, and he needed emergency brain surgery.

Boston Police have released photos of four people wanted for questioning in connection with an attack at Harrison Avenue and Fay Street around 2:45 a.m. on Saturday that left the victim with life-threatening injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 11/29/18 - 9:49 am
Rose Health Spa

The owner of a Harrison Avenue spa and three other massage parlors in the Boston area was arrested yesterday on human-trafficking charges related to the sexual services her workers allegedly offered male customers, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/18 - 11:08 am
Building a crane at Harrison Albany project

John Hanzl has a bird's eye view of the construction for the 650-unit Harrison Albany Block development in the South End. Today, he watched workers put together the crane that will help build the crane that will help build the buildings.

By adamg - 5/20/18 - 9:32 pm

A lot of people don't realize what's really going on. They view life as a bunch of unconnected incidents and things. They don't realize that there's this, like, lattice of coincidence that lays on top of everything. Give you an example, show you what I mean: suppose you're thinkin' about a plate of shrimp. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/18 - 11:01 pm
Thank you and some food for snow shoveling

John Hanzl reports he didn't have a good start to his commute home: He dropped his phone and then some guy on a bike plowed right into him.

But then, he continues, he forgot all that when he saw this food and a note - left for a particular homeless man he often sees on Harrison Avenue in Chinatown. Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/17 - 10:45 am

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 7:05 p.m. Friday to Bailey's Coin-Op Laundry, 1135 Harrison Ave. for what turned into a two-alarm fire that started in a dryer.

The fire caused an estimated $100,000 damage, the department says.

By adamg - 3/3/17 - 12:01 pm
Harrison Albany rendering

Harrison Albany Block rendering.

The BPDA board yesterday approved two projects that would mean hundreds of new residential units and retail space on Harrison Avenue.

Winning board approval: A 650-apartment complex stretching from Harrison to Albany between East Canton and East Dedham streets and a 324-unit building with both apartments and condos on Harrison between Traveler and East Berkeley. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/17 - 10:18 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved plans to convert the top three floors of the century-old Verizon switching station at Harrison Avenue and Essex Street into 46 apartments. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/17 - 12:54 pm

A man turned up with at least three stab wounds on Harrison Avenue between Bennet and Nassau streets shortly after 1 a.m. on Jan. 30. A passerby who found him walked him to the nearby Tufts Medical Center. Police were unable to determine exactly where he had been stabbed.

By adamg - 12/16/16 - 12:03 pm

Boston Police logs for Chinatown show that around 1:10 a.m. on Tuesday, officers on patrol found one man on the ground being kicked in the head by another man on Harrison Avenue at Oxford Place. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/16 - 11:17 am

A squicked out citizen files a complaint about the "serious cockroach problem" on the Harrison Avenue block just south of East Berkeley:

Every night I walk home from parking my car I have never seen so many on the sidewalks and street. And it only seems to be that one block.

Well, at least they're not flying.

By adamg - 8/7/16 - 12:30 am

Around 12:15 a.m., outside 700 Harrison Ave., between East Brookline and East Canton.

By adamg - 7/5/16 - 12:11 pm

Sgt. Luke Taxter at District D-4 reports an 18-year-old was shot around 1:25 a.m. yesterday at 647 Harrison Ave. She's expected to survive. Two cars were also hit.

By adamg - 5/30/16 - 12:05 pm
Architect's rendering of 321 Harrison Ave.

Architect's rendering.

Nordblom has filed formal plans with the BRA to build offices atop an existing parking garage at Harrison Avenue and Herald Street and to make renovations to the current building next door to create a new matched set of office buildings on the block. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/16 - 12:07 pm
370-380 Harrison Avenue in Boston's South End

Peekaboo, I see you: Architect's rendering of proposed building.

The company that now owns the former Quinzani Bakery and Ho Kong Bean Sprout buildings on Harrison Avenue in the South End today unveiled plans for 14-story building with 280 apartments and condos and ground-floor commercial space.

Related Beal's proposal for 370-380 Harrison Ave., filed today with the BRA, also calls for a three-deck, 180-space underground garage on the one-acre site. Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/16 - 3:41 pm

Sampan reports developers recently showed residents plans for a hotel at 15 Harrison Ave. at Beach Street with 126 rooms and 6 suites. The hotel would not have a kitchen or restaurant, as a way of encouraging guests to explore the neighborhood.

At the other end of Chinatown, a different set of developers have BRA approval for a hotel with tiny rooms at Tremont and Stuart streets.

Subscribe to Harrison Avenue