One of the last shots I saw on the first floor was of two women who had been inside the Forum restaurant during the bombings. They had written, "This special place, this state of grace." Chills.
Jason Richardson asks:
Any word if local bars are viewing Game of Thrones tonight? Or all season?
Jef Taylor takes us on a walk through Wilson Mountain, a reservation in Dedham.
Meaghan O'Malley asks:
Who's got a good optometrist in the DTC/Financial district area? Mine moved to Newbury St. and I am a lazy sod.
The Suffolk County District Attorney's office tonight identified the bicyclist who died in a collision with a garbage truck on Thursday as Owen McGrory, 30, of Chelsea,
Around 5:30 p.m. Service was stopped between Back Bay and Jackson Square as firefighters worked to get the person out.
Get off 128 at Great Plain Avenue and head towards Dedham and you'll see what looks like a driveway just before the Dedham line.
It's actually the remains of an old road, one that now dead-ends at the soon-to-be-expanded 128. Park by the gate, and... Read more
A rollover on 128 north by Highland Avenue early this afternoon quickly bogged traffic down. The luckier drivers were able to get off an exit or two before.
Max Grinnell spotted this Big Boy in a Cambridge yard today.
Today's the anniversary of the 1926 arrest of H.L. Mencken on the Common for selling a magazine considered obscene by the local group that banned things in Boston. The charges were dismissed the next day and Mencken won a lawsuit against the Watch and Ward Society. The group's influence continued through 1982, when the position of city censor was eliminated.
Not long after fire and law-enforcement officials finished a press conference in which they blamed welding sparks for the fatal Beacon Street fire but declined to say much about the welders themselves, Michele McPhee, currently at ABC News, reported:
Sources said that the... Read more
As today's game approached, a teacher at the kidlet's school opened a window so the kids could better hear the flyover at nearby Fenway Parik.
Only they didn't hear anything - because unlike in years past, this year's flyover consisted of a Coast Guard helicopter, captured here by Brian D'Amico.
Copyright Brian D'Amico. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.
Around 3:30 p.m. Suspects fled on Ditson and Josephine.
Boston Magazine gives us an idea of the man behind the fur. Unlike other bears, he plans to hibernate over the summer. And he hates schoolkids.
Michael Loconto reports some homes in the area of Cowing and LaGrange streets were broken into this morning, all entered via basement windows after their residents had gone off to work.