By - 8/18/15 - 1:04 am

The Globe reports the gunfire that forced the evacuation of the DCR pool at MLK Boulevard and Washington Street Monday afternoon was from two guys calmly shooting at people arriving at the Melnea Cass center for a remembrance for Angel Oller, one of two men shot to death in Egleston Square last week.

By - 8/18/15 - 12:19 am

Shortly before midnight along Groom Street near Humphreys. At least two cars hit, at least one bullet wound up in the second floor of a house at the other end of Groom. Read more.

By - 8/17/15 - 11:54 pm
Millennium Tower

The new Millennium Tower building where Filene's used to be in Downtown Crossing already seems to be the tallest building downtown - and will get taller still. And, at least until it gets closer to completion, the construction lights make it the brightest building downtown.

Daytime view from the ground.

By - 8/17/15 - 7:38 pm

City Councilor Nadeem Mazen is sponsoring a petition to set a $15 minimum wage in Cambridge.

This minimum wage is fair and reflective of the cost of living within Cambridge. It will would provide enough income for a full-time worker to meet all of the typical expenses of living in this city of ours.

By - 8/17/15 - 6:22 pm
Hammock at M Street Beach in South Boston

Eileen Murphy spotted somebody cocooned in a hammock at the M Street beach in South Boston today.

Gwen Betts, meanwhile, took a moment out from reading a book to give us a foot's eye view from the Greenway hammock she's in this afternoon: Read more.

By - 8/17/15 - 5:08 pm

Lulu522 forwards a copy of the photo she took from her 36th floor perch in downtown Boston as one of those storms rolled into Boston on Saturday.

By - 8/17/15 - 2:56 pm

Stanley Staco reports somebody opened fire outside the DCR pool at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Washington Street around 2:20 p.m.

The pool, part of the Melnea Cass Recreational Complex, was quickly evacuated.

Police have recovered evidence of at least five shots, one of which hit the Cass building.

By - 8/17/15 - 2:04 pm

Keolis is advising that with temperatures forecast in the 80s and 90s this week, the Worcester Line will be taking it easy - extending commutes by up to 30 minutes. Read more.

By - 8/17/15 - 1:56 pm

The T is currently advising of "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a recalcitrant switch in Braintree.

By - 8/17/15 - 1:52 pm
Derailed Green line trolley on Commonwealth Avenue

Off-the-rails B trolley. Photo by John Battaglino.

UPDATE: Service restored at 3:30 p.m.

The T is telling B Line riders to take the 57 bus instead between Kenmore Square and Packards Corner, due to a trolley with wheels that no longer fully rest on the tracks.

By - 8/17/15 - 1:45 pm

WBUR reports on the struggle to keep the hospital from putting up a new building on what is now Prouty Garden. The attorney general's office is involved because she oversees charities and garden supporters argue the garden is a charitable gift that can't simply be removed.

By - 8/17/15 - 10:20 am

When you log in now, you'll be taken to the home page, rather than your user-profile page. If you still want to go to your profile page, click on "My Account" at the top of the page.

By - 8/17/15 - 10:08 am

Kristen Fritz asks:

Need some best places to buy antique furniture around/outside of Boston that are relatively inexpensive - help!

By - 8/17/15 - 8:42 am

It's like regular yoga, except with face paint and glow sticks. WBUR reports.

Like most yoga classes, this one ends with everyone in corpse poses - releasing their thoughts and stresses with deep breathing and mediation. But there’s a twist, as glitter confetti drops from above.

By - 8/16/15 - 11:45 pm
Hydrant flushing sign in Braintree: Love that dirty water

Jim Corbo noticed some sign fixing on Haywood Street in Braintree.

By - 8/16/15 - 10:48 pm
Last span on the Casey Overpass in Jamaica Plain

Clay Harper shows us the last full span still up on what used to be the Casey Overpass in Forest Hills, over South Street.

By - 8/16/15 - 10:33 pm

WBZ reports police ended the Dominican festival an hour early tonight. Three officers were injured; two adults and four juveniles (one just 12) were arrested.

By - 8/16/15 - 9:35 pm
Flight of the Angel in Boston's North End

RoadTrip New England shows us tonight's climax of the Fisherman's Feast in the North End: When a girl dressed as an angel comes flying out of a third-floor window to greet the Madonna.

NorthEndWaterfront.com has photos of the Blessing of the Waters at the start of the feast on Friday.

By - 8/16/15 - 1:37 pm
Massive traffic jam on Massachusetts Avenue

mgH gives us the Mass. Ave. traffic view around 1:30 p.m., notes the road is backed up across the river into Cambridge, warns motorists to avoid the Back Bay at all costs. Apparently, a lot of people didn't get word about the Dominican parade down Boylston.