By - 8/29/16 - 5:29 pm

Everett Police report arresting a Malden man who lists his occupation as "Uber driver" on charges he exposed himself to a woman walking down the street yesterday from the front of his Dodge Caravan yesterday.

By - 8/29/16 - 12:32 pm
Making tracks in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

By - 8/29/16 - 12:26 pm
Turkey on Mystic Avenue

Georgy Cohen wonders why the turkey crossed Mystic Avenue in Somerville this morning.

By - 8/29/16 - 12:14 pm

Massport wants in on a federal lawsuit against Eversource and the MWRA over an electrical cable that feeds the Deer Island sewage plant, which the government says was not installed as deeply under Boston Harbor as required, which means it's now in the way of a $350-million dredging project. Read more.

By - 8/29/16 - 11:37 am
West Roxbury protester sees size of saw to be used on her u-lock

Firefighter checks if saw will fit in wheel well before covering protester with protective gear.

Two protesters halted some work at the natural-gas transfer station in West Roxbury for 90 minutes this morning as firefighters carefully sawed through the bicycle u-locks that kept them attached to two separate cars, one in front of the main gate to the construction site, the other on Grove Street. Read more.

By - 8/28/16 - 9:26 pm
Duck Boat in trouble on Storrow Drive

Compare peeled-off roof of Duck Boat on left with pristine one on right. Photo by Kamil.

Shortly before 7 p.m. the driver of a Duck Boat learned first hand why Storrow Drive has those CARS ONLY sign, on the eastbound side, near Mass. Eye and Ear.

WBZ reports none of the 20 tourists on board was injured.

Naturally, that's the same exact spot where, only 3 1/2 hours earlier, Eastie Strong photographed a Storrowed U-Haul: Read more.

By - 8/28/16 - 7:55 pm

J. Nathan Matias watched artillery fired on the Common this evening to welcome what Rob McDougall reports are various governors and other people in town for some sort of confab - more specifically, the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers. Read more.

By - 8/28/16 - 4:33 pm

Transit Police report a male bicyclist, 25-30, rode around a crossing gate in the down position at Park Street in Somerville around 1:30 p.m. and was promptly struck and killed by an outbound Fitchburg Line train.

By - 8/28/16 - 11:14 am
Old house in South Boston

The folks at Boston City Archives share this view of Marine Road and I Street in South Boston in 1915. See it larger.

By - 8/28/16 - 11:00 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com informs us about the return of the Battle of the Barges fireworks display on Sept. 3, over the harbor.

By - 8/27/16 - 10:55 pm
Smoke in front of Faneuil Hall from motorcycles

Dan Meade reports he was in front of Faneuil Hall around 6:45 p.m. today when a large group of motorcycles came roaring up:

They came down Devonshire, held up traffic at the crossing at Congress to keep the pack together, and then about 100 motorcycles stopped in front of Fanueil Hall and smokescreened the whole block.

Copyright Dan Meade. Posted in the Universal Hub pool.

By - 8/27/16 - 9:11 pm
Red tricycle on Quincy Shore Drive

You never know what you'll see on Quincy Shore Drive as the sun goes down - such as this mighty red tricycle.

By - 8/27/16 - 8:56 pm

Around 8:45 p.m. on Olney Street near Richfield. A suspect was found not long after, with apparent self-inflicted injuries.

By - 8/27/16 - 5:38 pm
Wanted for Humboldt Avenue double shooting

Still at large.

Boston Police report a suspect in a double shooting that left Allex Bryant dead on Humboldt Avenue in March has been arrested in Atlanta, GA. Read more.

By - 8/27/16 - 5:15 pm

Police responding to reports of a large fight behind the Shaw's, 246 Border St., around 5:10 p.m. found one man stabbed and another with a head injury.

By - 8/27/16 - 5:09 pm

Boston Police report arresting Aaron Almeida, 22, of Hyde Park, on charges he gunned down Ailton Goncalves on Dudley Terrace early last Saturday. Read more.

By - 8/27/16 - 5:03 pm
Old passenger car parked at South Station in Boston

Geep9 snapped this old passenger car, the Babbling Brook, parked at South Station today. New England States was the New York Central's flagship train on the Boston-Chicago route.

By - 8/27/16 - 4:39 pm

Some things don't change much in Boston, as you'll see in this intro to an episode of the old Martin Milner vehicle, if you can dig it.

Bikeyface notes the episode was directed by Elliot Silverstein, who got local boy Leonard Nimoy his start in acting.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 8/27/16 - 4:34 pm

A Mission Hill resident reports her Jeep was stolen from right outside her apartment sometime between 8 and 9:40 p.m. yesterday:

Stolen from Hillside St in Mission Hill (near Brigham Circle). License plate 665LL3. 2012 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited Call of Duty Edition. All Black, 4 door, hard top. It's customized from lights to wheels.

Hoping someone might see it parked on a street somewhere.

If you see it, she'd appreciate a call to 911.