By - 10/25/16 - 11:51 am

Boston Police report their investigation into a shooting outside the Garage club on Linden Street in Allston on Sept. 18 has been hampered by the fact that the victim, recovering from getting shot in the head, is refusing to cooperate with them. Read more.

By - 10/16/16 - 11:21 pm
Mother, baby, father and trooper

New family and trooper doing fine. Photo by State Police.

State Police report a Framingham couple's baby couldn't wait - he was born in the tandem-trailer parking lot just past the Allston/Cambridge toll plaza at 7:35 p.m. Read more.

By - 10/14/16 - 1:03 pm

A Redditor reports that this tanker truck stopped just before striking a low-clearance bridge on Storrow Drive this morning, fouling up traffic.

Looks to be eastbound just before the Silber Way footbridge.

By - 10/6/16 - 7:34 am

When obnoxious delinquent hooligans bellow their way on to the Green Line at Babcock Street after school (not to point a finger at the Match Charter Public School, but yeah), are the drivers allowed to tell them to STFU? Can T cops or real cops be summoned? Do intimidated senior citizens and full-fare-paying commuters have any recourse other than jamming into the front of the car and ceding the rear to the brats ? Sadly, this is not a hypothetical question.

By - 10/3/16 - 3:57 pm

William Brownsberger (D-2nd Suffolk and Middlesex, which includes Allston/Brighton and the Fenway), writes today he will vote no on Question 2, which would allow for more charter schools in the state, in part because he fears Boston's unique makeup could lead to a destabilization of its public-school system if the measure passed. Read more.

By - 9/25/16 - 1:31 pm

Boston Police report a woman who hailed a ride share vehicle and got into a vehicle outside Tavern in the Square on Brighton Avenue early Saturday was sexually attacked by a passenger in the car.

Police say the suspect in the 12:30 a.m. incident is black, slim, in his early 20s and about 6' tall, with short hair. He wore a long sleeve flannel shirt.

By - 9/18/16 - 10:30 pm

Around 10:15 p.m., Scott Eisen reports. The homicide unit was called to the scene, near Cambridge Street, due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

Shell casings were found around the corner on Pratt Street, near the Garage nightclub parking lot, which was taped off as a possible crime scene.

By - 9/16/16 - 9:27 am

The Boston Business Journal reports on the chain's plans for Barry's Corner, which Harvard is tinkering with.

By - 9/12/16 - 3:48 pm

On Wednesday, the Boston Licensing Board hears the first 14 requests it has for the five "unrestricted" liquor licenses that became available Sept. 1 and which holders can borrow against and then resell. Read more.

By - 9/10/16 - 8:21 pm
Sunset over Winthrop.

Teresa Polhemus watched the sun go down this evening from Winthrop.

Jesse Talbot watched the sunset in Allston: Read more.

By - 9/8/16 - 12:18 pm
Refuge Cafe in Allston shutting on Sept. 30

Dave Goodrich shows us the sign that Refuge Cafe at Harvard and Brighton avenues is closing forever at the end of the month.

Jennifer Lee, owner of Myong Dong, snapped up the closed Allston Cafe in 2011 to keep Starbucks out of Allston. Allston Cafe in turn was a reincarnation of the Herrell's that used to be there.

By - 9/7/16 - 12:38 am

Updated, 12:25 p.m.

A 17-year-old Boston University freshman died when he was hit and killed by a train on the Worcester Line tracks under the turnpike early this morning, Transit Police and BU Today report.

He was hit around 12:15 a.m. The tracks run along the BU campus.

His death is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected, police say.

By - 9/5/16 - 9:30 pm

For the second time in less than 12 hours, Boston police officers confronted a roof-running suspect. But this one was armed with pepper spray - and used a rope to try to escape from the roof he was on into a third-story apartment, Boston Police report. Read more.

By - 9/4/16 - 9:39 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m., Caitlin reports, the Brighton Music Hall on Brighton Avenue lost power - and ushered everybody out. She repaired to Tavern in the Square across the street where, just a few minutes later, the fire alarms began ringing.

By - 9/2/16 - 5:22 pm
Peeled back truck on Soldiers Field Road

Drivers on the river roads seem intent to make up for last year's absence of good storrowings over Labor Day weekend. James Sappenfield spotted a spectacularly storrowed truck on Soldiers Field Road inbound by the Harvard Business School around noon.

A rental-truck driver brought Storrow Drive inbound to a halt around 4 p.m. with another storrowing that left his truck looking like an occult hand had had some fun with a giant can opener. Read more.

By - 9/1/16 - 3:12 pm

Brad is an Allston Christmas veteran, but says he's never seen such an NSFW street present before: Read more.

By - 8/31/16 - 6:34 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports the early morning fire that displaced 11 people, injured one firefighter and caused roughly $1 million in damage to 30 Myrick St. was a short circuit in a second-floor bathroom.

The department adds:

Inspectional Services will be dealing with property owner about running an unregistered rooming house.

By - 8/31/16 - 1:00 am
Fire on Myrick Street in Allston

Myrick Street fire. Photo by AY.

UPDATE: Fire caused by short circuit.

Boston firefighters responded around 12:25 a.m. to 30 Myrick St., off Franklin, for what became a four-alarm fire. Around 12:55 a.m., firefighters were ordered out of the building. Read more.