By - 4/26/17 - 7:38 pm
David Muir

David Muir, who spent three years at Channel 5, anchored the ABC nightly news from an umbrella covered platform at Faneuil Hall this evening - and Katie R was there to chronicle it. Don't worry, he wasn't here to cover some horrible disaster, just to give an address to the local Chamber of Commerce.

By - 4/26/17 - 6:48 pm

Nicholas Koudanis, 67, of Topsfield, was sentenced today to two years in the federal pen after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States by obstructing the IRS and ten counts of aiding and assisting in the filing of false tax returns related to Nick's Famous Beef in Beverly, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 4:49 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports East Ocean City on Beach Street has ceased to be.

By - 4/26/17 - 4:43 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said today that the state trooper who shot Santos Laboy to death on the Silber Way Footbridge in 2015 was completely justified. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 3:17 pm
Proposed new Target in Roslindale

Slap some big red panels up, change all the merchandise and voila: Mini Target.

Target announced today it will move into the building on Washington Street that Staples is leaving and turn it into one of its urban "small-format" stores. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 1:27 pm
Boston City Councilor Bill Linehan

Linehan makes his case.

The City Council voted 10-3 to approve a plan in which Millennium Partners would pay the city $153 million to buy the condemned Winthrop Square garage and replace it with a $1-billion tower that could reach 775 feet in height.

The deal - opposed by councilors Jackson, Zakim and Wu - requires an act of the legislature because the building would violate a current state law banning shadows on the Boston Common. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 11:33 am
By - 4/26/17 - 11:20 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let an Italian restaurant open on Newbury Street at Fairfield - and if so, whether to let it stay open until 1 a.m. like its owners want, or midnight, like the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay wants. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 11:03 am

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to let Nicholas Frattaroli - of the North End Frattarolis - buy the liquor license from the owners of the shuttered Grand Canal and re-open it as a Mexican restaurant called Bodega Canal. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 10:52 am

Amateras, a 40-seat ramen bar at 112 South St. could open in a couple of months. Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 9:41 am
Foggy Charles River

Patrick McMahon looked out over the Charles this morning and didn't see much.

Other people looked out and up, too: Read more.

By - 4/26/17 - 9:15 am

The Herald gets ahold of some glorious memos from a WCVB news exec ordering reporters doing outdoor liveshots to always be walking while they're talking - even if that means walking from "nowhere to nowhere."

By - 4/26/17 - 8:11 am

WBUR reports the city has let a Cambridge company piloting driverless cars expand its testbed to include much of the South Boston Waterfront and Fort Point.

By - 4/25/17 - 11:27 pm

An Uber driver who picked up a woman in Boston raped her, then dropped her off at Boston College, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office charges. Read more.

By - 4/25/17 - 10:16 pm
Asperatus clouds over Dorchester

As the storm moved in this morning, William Holbrook looked up and saw these unusual clouds, known as undulatus asperatus, as WBZ explains.

Earlier:
Mashed-potato clouds over downtown Boston.

By - 4/25/17 - 9:12 pm

A contractor managed to take out a water main in the area of Milton Avenue and Spring Hill Road this afternoon, cutting off water to people along Milton Avenue. Read more.

By - 4/25/17 - 6:45 pm

Shortly before 6:30 p.m. at 1 Metcalf Ct., off South Street, David Finnerty reports. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By - 4/25/17 - 4:18 pm

The T reports "minor" delays on the Orange Line.

By - 4/25/17 - 3:46 pm
Dudley Square bus-station map

Sky Rose writes she couldn't find a good map of the platforms at Dudley Square - the T's busiest bus stop - so she made one herself.