Harry Mattison got a great shot of a hawk on a fence in Allston today - holding the carcass of whatever it was planning to eat.
Mary Malmros reports seeing this scrawl on a message on the public sign board at Harvard and Brighton avenues yesterday.
Good Lord! Shawn the roving UHub photographer wasn't roving very much around 6:40 a.m. when he took this photo of a blessed truck on everybody's favorite river road, the one with all the "CARS ONLY" signs at the entrance ramps:
When Storrow is bumper to bumper at 6:30 in the morning, you know thereâ€™s a truck.
An Allston man arrested after he yelled at cops when he found them in his house in pursuit of a burglary suspect had his Fourth Amendment rights violated and deserves the damages a jury awarded him, a federal appeals court ruled today. Read more.
Harvard this week submitted new plans to the BRA for a science and engineering edifice along Western Avenue it says will become the hub of a new campus aimed at promoting "the translation of research ideas into successful products and services" and a powerful way to attract even more researchers and companies to the area. Read more.
Perry Donham alerts us that BU will be doing some drone-filming along Comm. Ave. and the Charles River through 6 p.m.
The City of Boston Public Works Department last night presented new plans for the reconstruction of Commonwealth Avenue between Brighton Avenue (Packards Corner) and Warren/Kelton Streets.
To create space for wider sidewalks and dedicated space for people biking, it was proposed that left-side angled parking be removed from the carriage road and any remaining angled parking be reconfigured to parallel parking along the curb. Read more.
The Daily Free Press reports on an incident around 2 a.m. today in a dorm on Harry Agganis Way.
Developer Babak Veyssi is seeking BRA approval to put 32 condos and retail space on what is now a vacant lot at 392 Cambridge St.
Veyssi's $7-million proposal also includes a 41-space garage for residents and a 17-space lot for the stores. Read more.
Jenny Farrell spotted this bunny on the B Line last night (note cat as well).
Michael Kieloch shows us why the traffic getting off the turnpike at Allston/Cambridge is so slow this afternoon.
Harvard is seeking BRA approval to tear down what it considers an inadequate auditorium on the Business School campus in Allston and replace it with a more elegant and larger structure able to "host global events and create a first-class learning environment." Read more.
An upcoming $20-million revamp of Comm. Ave. from Packards Corner to Warren Street could include new plazas at Harvard Avenue aimed at turning the huge intersection into a place where people would actually want to hang out. Read more.
A city zoning rule that bans more than four undergraduates in an apartment isn't working, city officials said today, so they've begun looking at changes that would let them start levying fines on landlords who persist in overcrowding their units. Read more.
Adrienne M. shows us the tree that fell across Raymond Street in Lower Allston tonight.
When Quincy T. Holland of Brighton learned the man he was holding up early this morning at Ashford and Chester streets had no money, police say, he sliced him with a knife, bit his ear, then took his phone. Read more.