By - 5/16/17 - 8:22 am

IT'S NOT A ZEBRA! ft. Harvard Medical School & HSDM ("CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!" Parody)

First-year students at Harvard Medical School go through some rigorous training in diagnosing illnesses - and also make annual parody videos.

By - 5/15/17 - 11:15 pm
L Street proposal

Architect's rendering. See it larger.

The developers working on transforming the 15-acre Boston Edison power-plant site today filed formal plans with the BPDA and state environmental regulators for 2.1 million square feet of development, including 1,588 residential units, a 150-room hotel, 340,000 square feet of office space and 68,000 square feet of retail, 987 parking spaces and more than an acre of public space along the Reserved Channel. Read more.

By - 5/15/17 - 7:02 pm

Seinfeld - The Human Fund

Palestine Ace

A senior vice president at Bank of America, her husband and a Boston woman were indicted today on charges they figured out how to steal $2.7 million from the bank through transactions with non-profit groups in Boston and Atlanta, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/15/17 - 5:16 pm
Turkey on a roof on Beacon Hill

The "confused pheasant" one Beacon Hill resident reported this morning has made it up to the roofline of the storied neighborhood, as J shows us.

By - 5/15/17 - 11:59 am
No turns, right lane must turn right

Paul Schlichtman wonders what he's supposed to do at the intersection of routes 16 and 38 in Medford.

By - 5/15/17 - 11:26 am

The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst has compiled some oral histories of vertical shtetls, Blue Hill Avenue and, of course, Leonard Nimoy's West End.

By - 5/15/17 - 11:08 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today a state law intended to financially help jail guards injured by inmates only applies to physical injuries, not mental ones. Read more.

By - 5/15/17 - 10:37 am

It already has its first police investigation of a political act and, as befits the town turned city, it involves a) campaign literature shoved around and b) John Stefanini, who used to be a selectman but who is now running for mayor.

By - 5/15/17 - 10:26 am
Turkey on Beacon Hill

A citizen who might want to buy a bird-identification book filed a complaint about a "confused pheasant" on Mt. Vernon Street behind the State House this morning.

By - 5/15/17 - 10:15 am

WBZ reports on the incident outside the Clark Avenue School this morning.

By - 5/15/17 - 10:04 am
A dog in a bag on the Red Line

Davina Chojnowski had some fuzzy company on her Red Line commute this morning.

By - 5/15/17 - 9:05 am

John Duffill reports Boston firefighters responded to Macy's around 8:30 a.m. for a loading-dock fire. Firefighters knocked the fire down not long after, but then had to figure out how to keep the smoke that got into the basement from going up into the main part of the store.

By - 5/14/17 - 10:25 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that while the chain's brick-and-mortar outlets are open again after that E. coli issue, the trucks will stay off the road while it builds its own kitchen facility for them.

By - 5/14/17 - 9:31 pm

State Police report a woman suffered serious injuries trying to get across Memorial Drive near Micro Center around 5:15 p.m.

State Police say the woman, whose identity they are still trying to ascertain, was hit in an westbound lane by a motorist driving a 2009 BMW M5. The road was shut in both directions for an investigation.

By - 5/14/17 - 3:21 pm
Birds and birdfeed at Portal Park

A concerned citizen complains about a woman partial to Portal Park - the little green area at the Zakim/I-93 overlook next to the Garden:

Crazy birdfeed lady is at work and littering birdseed all over Portal park attracting rodents and pigeons.

By - 5/14/17 - 2:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men caught in the middle of a drug transaction at the Speedway gas station, 1779 Centre St., around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 5/14/17 - 2:02 pm

The T is running shuttle buses between Fenway and Riverside due to a "wire problem" at Reservoir.

By - 5/14/17 - 1:27 pm

UPDATE: One person in the car, a pregnant woman, suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

On Downer Avenue, near the park, around 1:20 p.m. The victims sped off, were found several blocks away on Columbia Road with fresh bullet holes in their car.

By - 5/14/17 - 9:46 am
Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Tim Smith joined the annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace from Fields Corner to City Hall this morning.

By - 5/13/17 - 11:02 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Mark Edwards, 22, of Dorchester.

Around 10:55 p.m. outside 15 Nottingham St. Boston Police report he was declared dead at the scene.

A car was also hit by gunfire.