The Jamaica Plain Gazette takes a look at how Bicon Dental wound up owning a historic house that it plans to knock down for a parking garage and townhouses.
Sure seem to be a lot of Rozzie rats taking credit for the balls.
Jed Hresko marveled at the time somebody put into clearing out a parking space for this bicycle on Columbus Avenue in the South End last night.
The Globe reports a Suffolk Superior Court judge yesterday rejected the mega-hospital holding company's plans to buy three hospitals in the Boston area as anti-competitive.
Still narrowed lanes, trash pickups and school buses are all combining to bring a bit of downtown gridlock to this more suburban neighborhood. ColdSummer reports:
Traffic is so bad on Hyde Park Avenue MBTA bus riders are getting off and walking 3-4 blocks to Forest Hills Station.
A poll by the Emerson College Polling Society shows naysayers at 48%, pro-Olympics people at 42%.
The poll shows support grows the farther away from Boston somebody is - western Mass. shows 58% support for the possible Games - and the less college somebody has had. Only 36% of people polled in Suffolk County want to bring the Olympics here.
The poll of 554 adults was conducted Jan. 21-24.
Sicloot reports, posts photos.
Suya Joint on Poplar Street in Roslindale Square closes for good on Friday and will re-open at 185 Dudley St. in Roxbury, according to a post on its Facebook page.
Before Suya Joint, the space on Poplar Street was Roslindale's only Thai restaurant and, before that, its only roti outlet.
Via Eater Boston.
Richard Lerman had a ringside seat for the gridlock in Post Office Square tonight.
In response to a citizen complaint yesterday about an unshoveled sidewalk outside the Kerry/Heinz homestead on Beacon Hill, the city said today:
Case Closed. TICKET: Ticket Issued.
Julia C. was annoyed enough at this roving pile of white death that she saw on Nahanton Street in Newton to report it to the Newton PD.
UPDATE: The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports the woman died.
The fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. and went to two alarms before being brought under control. The cause is under investigation.
Sean Frederick ran across one of the big-ass snow melters melting snow downtown overnight.
Boston is borrowing or renting two or three of the snow gobblers from Massport and a private company. City officials said yesterday they're still considering whether to buy one, since they're pretty expensive and are only really needed ever other year or so.