JB Parrett enjoyed a nice fall day on the Esplanade yesterday, along with Arthur Fieldler's giant disembodied head.
Stanley Staco reports a man with a knife on the Comm. Ave. mall did not want to surrender himself to police. He continued to struggle even after cuffed and police sprayed him with pepper spray to get him to stop. He did, around 9:45 p.m., but one officer needed a trip to the hospital after he got sprayed as well.... Read more
Because you just know that Uncle Joe Biden, in town for a little fundraiser at Mistral on Columbus Avenue and a chat at Harvard, would have his Trans Am uncrated and he'd challenge the guy to a race and that just wouldn't end well on our cow paths.
Tomorrow, by the way, Michelle Obama heads to the Strand Theater in Dorchester for a... Read more
Sgt. Luke Taxter at D-4 reports on an arrest on Beacon Street near Exeter in the Back Bay yesterday:
Officers arrested an unlicensed BU student after pulling his Maserati over; est speed 100mph!
He adds this was around 2:30 p.m.
Zeguang Xu, 19, of the South End, was arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court on charges of operating without a license, providing a false... Read more
JB Parrett photographed a homeless man on the steps of Arlington Street Church yesterday.
JB Parrett highlights the Mass. Ave. Bridge.
Patty Neal was among commuters who had plenty of time this morning to consider what exactly caused this crash on the turnpike westbound in Boston.
Sgt. Luke Taxter at District D-4 reports a man was stabbed around 10 p.m. on Wednesday at Boylston and Clarendon streets, and that police arrested a suspect.
Boston Police report the driver of a car that collided with a Boston ambulance at Beacon and Fairfield streets around 11:30 p.m. on Monday was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 90 minutes later.
Two EMTs in the ambulance were also transported - in another ambulance, to Boston Medical Center - for treatment of minor injuries. They were on their... Read more
JB Parrett captured the scene.
A concerned citizen complained shortly after 10 p.m.:
There is a child (maybe 8) who is sleeping on the street outside the Apple Store while his parents are in line. This is child abuse. Please intervene.
JB Parrett spent some time looking at the Swan Boats at night (he reports: "20-second exposure, camera placed on the stones at the pond's edge").
JB Parrett watched the sun go down over the Charles River yesterday.
State Police report finding a man who plunged 50 feet off the footbridge around 2:20 p.m.
Witnesses said the man was leaning his back against the concrete wall on the east side of the footbridge - which connects the Esplanade with Beacon Street - when put his arms out and appeared to do a back flip up over the wall and down toward the roadway... Read more