Jamaica Plain News reports on an incident Saturday morning on Tower Street - involving a gun-wielding purse snatcher who escaped in a late-model BMW.
Ed. note: I originally had a photo of a man being placed in a cruiser. That guy had dreadlocks, but Hutchinson had a short haircut in court the next morning. I've taken down the photo - there was another arrest around the same time for... Read more
UPDATE: After shutting off the gas to the entire building, National Grid said residents - many Northeastern students - could return inside, but that they won't have any gas until after repairs are made tomorrow.
204 Hemenway St., around 9:45 p.m. Both Boston Fire and National Grid teams are on scene.
Beer Advocate assembles tweets from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project in Somerville on the practice - and why it won't play that game:
Boston is a pay to play town and we're often shut out for draft lines along with many beers you may love.
Just call it treelock: Boston shows us the tree that discovered gravity early this evening on Mass. Ave. northbound near Tremont Street.
Phillip McCarthy, whose heart still belongs to Boston, forwards a photo of an ad on New York subways pushing a new .nyc domain.
Don't fret, there's also a proposed .boston domain, sponsored by the Globe, but it's currently 1,064th on the priority list of ICANN, the group in charge of approving new domains, so it might be awhile before it goes live.
Today, there was exactly one tree in the Public Garden that had decided enough was enough and it was time to shed its leaves in a blaze of glory.
And that tree just happened to be within the frame that the Friends of the Public... Read more
Paperwork issues and questions about a new state law that granted Boston 25 new liquor licenses this year have held up decisions on requests from five restaurants seeking some of the new licenses, along with a member who missed one set of hearings. However, board... Read more
Three weeks left in the campaign, and not much will probably change in the race for governor from here on in, David Bernstein writes.
The Boston Public Health Commission reports the patients taken off Emirates Flight 237 from Dubai at Logan Airport today "do not meet the criteria for any infections of public health concern," including Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or meningococcal infection.
Brian MacLean photographed Houghton's Pond in the Blue Hills Reservation the other day.
Copyright Brian MacLean. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
Jared spotted these stickers in Mattapan today.
WCVB reports it's Code Red Hazmat Day at Logan Airport, where a plane arriving from Dubai has basically been quarantined as health workers in moon suits escort out several passengers with flu-like symptoms. None of the five, the station reports, were from West Africa.