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By adamg - 9/13/20 - 11:53 pm
Cops searching Friend Street

Looking for evidence on Friend Street. Photo by Joseph A. Rinaldi.

Around 11:15 p.m., a man apparently came out of the 222 Lounge at 222 Friend St., near Valenti Way, walked into the neighboring parking lot, fired a shot across the street, then fled in a car. No reports of anybody or anything getting hit.

By adamg - 8/31/20 - 1:01 pm

The Fours on Canal Street says good bye. Its Quincy and Norwell locations remain open.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 9:13 am

The Beacon Hill Times reports residents are hoping to convince Mass. General to save three buildings, one from 1884, that somehow survived the neighborhood's destruction in the 1950s only to face demolition as part of the hospital's $1-billion expansion plan.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 2:34 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that both Rustico, which had been around for 20 years and Popover King, which had been around for considerably less, have closed permanently.

By adamg - 8/12/20 - 4:38 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about conditions in the Nashua Street Park, which runs along the Charles River behind Nashua Street: Read more.

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By adamg - 6/2/20 - 9:58 am
North Station guy

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy "relative to Malicious Destruction of MBTA Property incident," at the North Station Orange Line stop at the height of the smashing and looting Sunday night.

More specifically, police say, around 11:10 p.m., the guy: Read more.

By adamg - 5/16/20 - 9:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting a woman they say objected to the presence of officers on Friend Street, where she was enjoying some Sutter Home Sauvignon Blanc with a companion around 6 p.m. on Thursday, so she began swearing at them and when that failed to get them move along, hurled one of her bottles of the wine at a cruiser, hitting one of the cops. Read more.

By adamg - 5/2/20 - 1:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting Darwin May, 60, on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon - his shod foot - after he allegedly repeatedly kicked a man in the head around 8:35 p.m. on Friday, a couple blocks from the Massachusetts General Hospital emergency room. Read more.

By adamg - 5/1/20 - 11:22 am

Workers on Tuesday will begin putting down stripes on Charles River Dam Road in preparation for bus-only lanes for the buses that will replace the Green Line between North Station and Lechmere for a year while parts of the current Lechmere Viaduct is torn down and then moved as part of the Green Line Extension into Somerville. Read more.

By adamg - 4/9/20 - 7:07 pm

CommonWealth continues an ongoing discussion with a Mass. General emergency-room doctor: Patients for whom there is no longer hope are allowed to have a family member with them; the hospital now has about four times as many Latino patients as usual due to Covid-19; and about a third of all patients at the hospital are now there because of Covid-19. Also more than 200 hospital staffers have tested positive.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 10:37 am

WBUR reports Mass. General now has five patients with Covid-19 in its ICU and another 70 suspected cases in patients doing well enough to not need intensive care.

The Dorchester Reporter reports Carney Hospital is now banning all visitors - and has shut its Dunkin' Donuts - as it transitions to an all-coronavirus facility.

By adamg - 3/19/20 - 9:31 am

The doctor reports man folks have offered to loan him a bike, but he's had his 2007 Dahon for 13 years and he likes it back and besides, it's basically held together with duct tape and would be near worthless on the open market. He adds: Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 10:10 am

The company that has a contract to sell Billie Eilish stuff got a court order yesterday that will let it and police go after anybody selling unauthorized merchandise outside the Garden on March 19, when she has a concert scheduled. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 9:46 am

Hillary Diane reports what happened when she went to the Mass. General emergency room yesterday with flu-like symptoms and she was brought up to the hospital's Covid-19 clinic and then tested negative on a flu test: Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 10:11 pm
Tello

Dr. Monique Aurora Tello, a primary-care physician at Mass. General, reported today from the MGH emergency room:

Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/20 - 2:07 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Cambridge man on charges he stabbed one man and punched another in the face in a closing-time fight outside 222 Friend St. early Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 5:14 pm

One person injured, Eli Rosenberg at NBC Boston reports.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 3:59 pm
Causeway scene last night

Crash scene. Photo by Ryan Meador.

Gustavus Beverly

Transit Police report that motorcycle cops trying to stop a guy they say was driving erratically down Causeway Street yesterday afternoon weren't able to stop him before he crashed into 226 Causeway St. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 8:24 pm

The Globe reports on the charges against Alvin Campbell Jr., which officials say started with an incident in which Campbell pretended to be a ride-share driver outside the Harp on Causeway Street. Read more.

By adamg - 12/17/19 - 10:25 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 104 Canal St. hotel

Architect's rendering

Construction of a 15-story, 90-room Cambria Hotel at 104 Canal St., at Valenti Way, should finally begin next year, five years after the city awarded a building permit, a lawyer for the property owner told the Zoning Board of Appeal today. Read more.

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