State Police report troopers responded to 450 Summer St. in South Boston around 10 a.m. after being called about a dead man there. State Police report the victim was 33 and that his death is under investigation.
City Councilors Michael Flaherty (at large) and Ed Flynn (South Boston) want the BPDA to shove developer's plans for more than 1,300 condos and apartments at the old L Street power station into a drawer until after the developer and Massport can proved the developers actually have the right to build a giant residential complex next to a truck route feeding into the nearby working port area. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries from a two-alarm fire that erupted shortly after noon in a basement electrical vault at 245 Summer St. - the former Stone & Webster building between South Station and the postal annex. Read more.
A guy asked to stop talking trash to a woman at a Summer Street bar reacted by getting enraged and smashing a beer bottle with which to stab the requester last month - after first getting on a stool to confront him and then, after the man briefly subdued him, biting him in the chest to free himself, a Boston Police detective told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting Joshua Eloi at Washington and Summer streets Wednesday afternoon before he could use what they say was his loaded, stolen gun or deal any of the variety of narcotics and other drugs he was carrying. Read more.
A Dorchester man's lengthy arrest record got even longer yesterday after Transit Police officers joined an employee of the Summer Street CVS who was chasing a man with "hundreds of dollars worth of stolen items."
The owners of the generating station that towers over South Boston has started the formal process of turning the site into a development with 2.1 million square feet of residential, commercial, office, restaurant and hotel space. Read more.
Over on Boston Reddit, mac_question has been using the tool to follow the exploits of a 2017 Fiat sports car (no, that's not an oxymoron), whose owner keeps parking it haphazardly at Summer and High streets downtown. In the past three months, the car has been towed five times from that spot. Maybe it's still cheaper than a deeded parking space?
Architect's rendering of a dark and stormy day on the waterfront.
A developer this week filed formal plans for a 15-story, 411-room hotel at 660 Summer St. in the Flynn Marine Industrial Park.
The Marine Wharf hotel would be split between a Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton, under the proposal submitted by developers Eamon O’Marah and John Matteson of Harbinger Development of Wellesley. The BRA had tentatively designated the company to build a hotel at the site last fall. Read more.