Because, well, why not?
Neal Gaffey illustrates just how quickly the temperature fell below freezing overnight.
Local barpreneur Patrick Declan Mehigan says he wants to re-open the shuttered Crossroad Irish Pub on Beacon Street - and would pay $300,000 to buy its liquor license from the receiver handling the bankruptcy of the previous owner.
Mehigan, who owns the Globe on Boylston Street and who is stepping down as manager of the House of Blues, told the Boston Licensing Board today that... Read more
Neal Gaffey watched the sunset in the reflection of the Prudential tower this evening.
Boston Police are looking for a guy they say caused "a large amount of damage" to a cab at Boylston and Mass. Ave. by jumping on it to celebrate the Red Sox World Series win.
They've released a copy of a front-page Boston Metro photo that shows the guy atop the cab.
If you know him, you can contact Det. Thomas Keeley at... Read more
Brian D'Amico watched the sun go down over the Charles (you want to see this one larger):
Updated, 1:45 p.m.
Boston and State Police shut Charlesgate East at Commonwealth Avenue and the Bowker Overpass after somebody found a pressure cooker just lying there.
State Police report:
The device was a pressure cooker, appeared to be discarded. Does not appear to have been a explosive device. Under investigation.
What a great day for a parade.
From Fenway Park to the banks of the Charles, Bostonians lined up early for a chance to see the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox - and doesn't that sound good to hear?
When the procession of Duck Boats got to the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, it stopped. Jonny Gomes put the World Series trophy... Read more
I'll be posting them on Twitter: twitter.com/universalhub, but feel free to post your own here!
The Tech reports MIT and its fraternities are working with architects to develop applications for assembly permits for frats on this side of the river.
The Boston Inspectional Services Department requires that assembly limits are calculated based on the emergency exit capabilities of each residence. Currently, however, Boston [Fraternity, Sorority and Independent Living Group] residences have assembly limits calculated by the old system that... Read more
NESN reports the victory boats will head down Boylston before splashing into the Charles.
BONUS: The MBTA reports that because of the parade, the Red Line will operate normally, with trains and everything, this weekend. The T had originally planned to bus riders over the Longfellow for track work.
The specific route.
Start on Boylston Street at Ipswich Street;
Left on Tremont;
... Read more
Two trolleys are groaning and just refusing to get up, one at Newton Highlands and one in the tunnel between Hynes and Copley.
UPDATE: A train on the Greenbush Line got to East Weymouth and decided that's as far as it was going to go this morning. A trolley couldn't even get itself out of Mattapan Square.
Boston Police report officers investigating a break-in at a Back Bay convenience store early Sunday morning "noticed a chair, tucked in the corner behind the register, slightly move."
So they moved the chair, inside the Quality Mart, 21 Mass. Ave., some more and found Michael Galloway, 42, of Milton, behind it - along with "a pair of gloves, a black and yellow handled screw... Read more
The deceased train is at Harvard; platforms at other stations are filling rapidly.
Green Line trolleys, meanwhile, died at Coolidge Corner and near Copley Square.