Tim McCormack admired the conductor's fauxhawk the other day.
A Redditor recounts an incident at Copley Plaza yesterday:
I was still indoors finishing a text when I herd a ton of shouting so I look up above and see a group of people screaming and pointing towards me! That's when I noticed a young man, possibly mid-20's sprinting towards me and without even thinking I bolted towards him as he ran passed me... Read more
Transit Police report they are looking for this guy who "indecently assaulted two female patrons" on an inbound E train between Longwood and Copley around 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 15.
Tips to 617-222-1050; text anonymous tips to 873873.
Enoch Pratt photographed a big snowman at Comm. Ave. and Hereford today.
A grease fire broke out in the kitchen of the Burger King at 553 Boylston St. around 7:30 a.m., spreading to the second floor via a vent. At 7:45, the fire went to two alarms.
The Boston Fire Department estimates damage at $100,000; says there were no injuries.
Transit Police report arresting a man who was flaunting what he had early this morning on a platform at Back Bay station - and then charging him for failing to register as a Level 3 sex offender.
Police report officers went down to the platform around 12:30 a.m. on a report of "a man exposing himself and committing a lewd act."
Daniel Williams,... Read more
An aggrieved citizen reports:
Broken Park bench in Copley Square is off its anchor and has been moved in front of the turtle statue - depriving people of a photo opportunity with the statue.
UPDATE: The Boston Fire Department blames a smoker:
Fire Investigators state the cause of the 7 alarm fire was the careless disposal of smoking material, 5th floor rear apt
A fire that broke out around 2:15 p.m. at 31 Massachusetts Avenue went to seven alarms and injured two firefighters.
The non-profit operators of the two proposed dispensaries hope to be in operation by this fall.
Good Chemistry of Massachusetts, a subsidiary of a Denver concern, will operate the Boylston Street facility, selling products based on marijuana grown in a warehouse in... Read more
A man arrested for masturbating at the Hynes Green Line stop on Jan. 16 was arrested again yesterday for an incident last year in which the same woman reportedly saw him doing the same thing at the same spot in the same station last March..
Federal prosecutors today filed a "notice of intent" that they will seek the death penalty for the still living Tsarnaev brother if he is found guilty of murdering three people and injuring more than 200 others at the Marathon finish line last April - and then murdering an MIT police officer in his escape attempt.
The United States will seek the sentence of death for... Read more
Around 6:15 p.m. right at Boylston and Dartmouth. BFD responded quickly to douse the fetid fire, although not before some of the smoke wafted down to the platforms of the Copley T station, worrying some riders.
Fire officials reassured the T that the smoke posed no threat to train service. Of course, this being the Back Bay, the burning trash was special. One... Read more
Transit Police are looking for a member of the criminal class who led them on a chase through the Green Line tunnel between Arlington and Boylston stations this afternoon.
The chase began around 12:30 p.m. when the man either mugged somebody or shoplifted something at the City Sports store on Boylston Street. He ran down Boylston to the Arlington T stop and got on an... Read more
UPDATE: The Blue Line joined the party shortly before 10 a.m., when a train ascended to Valhalla at Wonderland.
Dead inbound train at Quincy Center would be harshing the mellow of Red Line commuters this morning if they weren't busy concentrating on staying warm. An Orange Line train could only make it to Back Bay before departing this mortal coil, but riders from the north... Read more