Perry Jacobs reports the car was in the rest area on 95 south when it burst into flames shortly after 8 a.m., so traffic didn't appear to be much affected.
The Boston Business Journal reports Crumbs is opening an outlet that will feature not only cupcakes, but pushup cupcakes in a tube and some mutant bagel/croissant thing.
Four Massport workers admitted today they accepted cash and other items from cab drivers in exchange for letting them move up in the queue for passengers at Logan Airport, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
In exchange for the plea, Suffolk Superior Court Judge... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to grant a license to a proposed outlet of a French Italian-style gelato chain on Newbury Street.
Amorino, 249 Newbury St., off Fairfield, would be the company's third eatery in the US - and its first in Boston.... Read more
Caffe Nero could get a food-serving license for an outlet on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain on Thursday, although the mayor's office is seeking a delay in any licensing until after chain officials meet with the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council's public-service committee next week.
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Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports somebody left a pillow on an electric stove this morning at 82 O'Callahan Way and the fire department had to be called in to put it out.
Greland also provides another helpful hint: If you raise a ruckus inside a police station, then go out and jump on the hood of a cruiser and start trying to dent it with your fist, you're going to be going back into the station pretty quickly - in handcuffs.
The City Council today passed an ordinance under which all trucks over 10,000 pounds used by city contractors will have to be equipped with side guards and special mirrors to reduce the odds a bicyclist or pedestrian will be crushed when the truck makes a... Read more
A ten-screen complex being planned for Seaport Square across from Fan Pier will feature reserved seating in custom recliners for moviegoers who will be able to sup on small plates and sip from their wine or beer.
Kerasotes Showplace Theatres has begun work on its... Read more
JB Parrett caught the sunrise over the Zakim and the Garden this morning.
Just ask anybody who tried getting to the medical area via South Huntington Avenue this morning, thanks to a 38 bus whose poor little heart just plum gave out just before Huntington around 7:20 or so, close enough to the trolley tracks to box in... Read more