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By adamg - 12/1/20 - 10:16 am
Surveillance photos of bank robber

The FBI's Violent Crime Task Force has released photos of a man it says robbed the Leader Bank branch at 25 Northern Ave. around 9:40 a.m. on Nov. 21. Read more.

By adamg - 5/11/20 - 10:14 am
Proposed new Northern Avenue bridge

Proposed bridge plaza from city presentation.

Under trusses paying homage to the original span, pedestrians and bicyclists would be able to get across Fort Point Channel on a new Northern Avenue bridge that would include access to a sort of lounging area just above the water, under a plan presented by city officials last week. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/19 - 11:06 am

When the manager of Kings, 60 Seaport Blvd., asked Graham Atkinson to leave the establishment's bar around midnight on April 24, he became irate and punched her in the stomach - and then used an umbrella to smack a bouncer who came to her aid before fleeing, the bowling alley's lawyer and police said this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 4/3/19 - 4:02 pm
Wanted man

Boston Police have released a photo of the guy they're looking for some mayhem on Northern Avenue Friday morning that made all the evening news broadcasts thanks to the surfeit of reporters and camera people already in the area for the arraignments at the Moakley Courthouse in the college-admissions araignments. Read more.

By adamg - 2/22/19 - 11:18 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered the Grand, 25 Northern Ave., to close for two nights because of an incident last fall in which a manager let a table of men finish their drinks even after their server told him one of the men had grabbed her and inserted his finger in her. Read more.

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By adamg - 2/19/19 - 12:23 pm

When a server at the Grand on Northern Avenue reported that one of the men at a table she was hosting had grabbed her buttocks and inserted a finger in her, her manager did not call the police or even kick them out. Instead, police detectives testified today - and the club acknowledged - the man said he would give the men "another chance" and let them stay and enjoy the Grey Goose vodka they'd ordered. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/19 - 1:44 pm
Guy climbing a really tiny tree along the waterfront

Dave Shea captured this Darwin Award contestant outside Liberty Wharf on Northern Avenue after the Patriots parade.

By adamg - 7/27/18 - 9:56 am

The Fort Pointer reports on a meeting last night about the future of the locked and unusable old bridge, says the city and a consultant came ready with a study that claims the bridge has to be reopened for cars to jam up on either side rather than turning it into a pedestrian/bike only bridge, without giving skeptics access to the traffic data or other info on which that recommendation is based.

By adamg - 6/10/16 - 1:34 pm

Bandaloop at 100 Northern Avenue

Vinod Johnson watched the Bandaloop dance troupe help the Fallon Co. inaugurate its new 12-story office building at 100 Northern Ave yesterday.

By adamg - 5/16/15 - 6:12 pm
Flooded parking lot

At least it had the decency to keep from bursting until the weekend, as Brendan shows us.

Last year:
Parts of South Boston lose water, but intrepid photographer finds it

By adamg - 6/25/14 - 3:39 pm

Hashi K. Said, a.k.a. Said Said, of Quincy, was ordered held in lieu of $35,000 at his arraignment today on charges he raped and robbed a woman who flagged him down in the Seaport district early Sunday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Said allegedly took her to a nearby but deserted location, where investigators believe he got in the rear of the vehicle, sexually assaulted her, and took property that included her iPhone, credit cards, and cash.

By adamg - 10/30/13 - 7:49 am
Northern Avenue Bridge

NorthEndWaterfront.com shows us the bridge in its new nighttime colors.

Photo posted under this Creative Commons license and tagged as universalhub on Flickr.

By adamg - 8/17/13 - 4:08 pm

Newly elected state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry says she'll continue predecessor Jack Hart's effort to give Boston Police the right to patrol land along the South Boston waterfront owned by Massport.

Her vow comes after the Herald reported State Police, who now have sole jurisdiction over the land, sat on information about a woman being picked up by a gypsy cab driver who then drove her to Newton and raped her, because of an ongoing spat with BPD over South Boston waterfront jursidiction.

By adamg - 8/16/13 - 8:43 am

The Herald reports on the Aug. 6 attack in which a woman got into a cab on Northern Avenue, then got driven to Newton and raped.

By adamg - 8/2/11 - 10:52 am

A vigilant citizen reports somebody at Liberty Wharf is using the bike lane on Northern Avenue for valet parking, to which the city replies, oops, nothing we can do, that's Massport territory.

Earlier:
BPD wants authority to enforce the law on Massport land.

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