By - 11/4/13 - 10:21 am

Mel Allen and Jim Britt broadcast game 1 of the 1948 World Series between the Boston Braves and the Cleveland Indians, with just the touch of casual racism you'd expect for 1948 with teams with names like that.

Via the Boston Radio Interest mailing list.... Read more

By - 10/31/13 - 3:12 pm

A Brighton District Court judge let a Watertown man walk out of court today following his arraignment on OUI and leaving-the-scene charges for a crash in Allston that sent two people to the hospital, one with head injuries, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Joseph Besnilian, 23, was ordered to wear a GPS monitor, stay away from the wheel and liquor and obey... Read more

By - 10/31/13 - 1:19 am

UPDATE: Joseph Besnilian, 23, of Watertown, is scheduled for arraignment in Brighton District Court on charges of OUI and leaving the scene of an accident causing personal injury in his VW Jetta, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Stanley Staco reports a car plowed into two pedestrians at Franklin and Lincoln streets around 12:40 a.m. and that one of the two was taken... Read more

By - 10/30/13 - 7:06 pm
Empty turnpike

After disrupting traffic on the turnpike and shutting down the Worcester Line on his trip out to Weston, the president did the same thing in reverse on his way back to Logan this evening. Greg Hum photographed the inbound turnpike around 6:30 p.m.

By - 10/29/13 - 10:08 am

Scott Matalon says he came home from a weekend trip to find Harvard and Brighton avenues plastered with signs banning parking on Wednesday and Thursday between 4 p.m. and 2 a.m.

Matalon, owner of Stingray Body Art and president of Allston Village Main Streets, says the move is not just annoying, in an area miles from past championship violence - it's a business killer, because... Read more

By - 10/21/13 - 10:00 am
Cat on a hot trooper car

State Police report:

This morning, just after 7:00 a.m., Trooper Robert Monahan and Trooper Joseph Hilton responded to numerous calls reporting a cat in the median on the Massachusetts Turnpike, near the 128 mile marker in Boston. The callers reported the cat to appear either sick or frightened. Troopers Monahan and Hilton were able to capture the scared feline. Area animal control officers were

... Read more
By - 10/20/13 - 11:03 pm
Head of the Charles Regatta racers

Stevil was among the people who watched the Head of the Charles this weekend.

Photographynatalia also took regatta photos. RedSox223 posted photos, too.

Copyright Stevil. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 10/12/13 - 7:24 pm
Trolley crash

A B trolley and a car collided around 7:10 p.m. at Comm. Ave. and St. Paul Street.

Jime reports:

It looks like everybody is fine. Surprisingly because the train hit the driver’s side of the car.

By - 10/9/13 - 7:27 am

The Daily Free Press reports Roxy's Grilled Cheese wants to serve beer and wine with its sandwiches at its upcoming bricks-and-mortar place in Union Square in Allston. Only problem: Those pesky state regulations that require it to get a license. Naturally, they have an online petition.... Read more

By - 10/3/13 - 10:26 pm

Around 9 p.m., both Intestinal Fortitude and Swarthy reported a woman riding a Hubway bike on I-90 eastbound just past the Allston/Cambridge tolls.

In a possibly unrelated incident, about 45 minutes later, State Police reported a pedestrian was hit by a car on I-93 south by Columbia Road.... Read more

By - 10/1/13 - 12:15 pm

Final ride chronicled as the land prepares to lie fallow for Harvard's 100-year-plan for the now former Beacon Park yards.

By - 9/30/13 - 7:55 am

The Daily Free Press reports on a strike against Insomnia Cookies, one of those companies trying to cash in on area college students' late-night need for baked sugar.

By - 9/21/13 - 12:13 pm

Over the past few months, Boston University has taken a somewhat leisurely approach to filing lawsuits over its patent on making a component of LEDs, suing Apple here, lobbing a lawsuit at Amazon there.

Yesterday, though, BU opened the floodgates, filing nine separate lawsuits in US District Court against Acer, BlackBerry, Canon, Dell, Fujifilm and some companies few people have heard... Read more

By - 9/21/13 - 12:00 pm

A concerned citizen frets:

Is there something we can do to curb the throngs of BU students from crossing Comm Ave against the walk light? They haphazardly cascade across the street between classes, with no regard for vehicles and bikes. Not only is it unsafe for them, but it creates a dangerous driving situation. Thanks!

... Read more
By - 9/17/13 - 8:01 am
Allston crash

Airbags deployed and at least one person was taken away in an ambulance when several vehicles somehow managed to collide shortly after 7:30 a.m. at Cambridge Street and Harvard Avenue.

OrbitalHalcyon took this and other photos.

By - 9/16/13 - 7:12 am
Smashed car at turnpike toll plaza

Todd Buffum snapped a car whose driver took a novel approach to the Allston tolls around 10 p.m. yesterday.

By - 9/3/13 - 11:37 am

As you might expect, Citizens Connect this morning is filled with reports from Allston/Brighton, Fenway, Mission Hill, Beacon Hill and that bit of Roxbury along Columbus Avenue about student leftovers clogging up the sidewalks. But so far, only one concerned citizen has reported a lobby filling up with... Read more