Paul Villanova captured the scene on Storrow Drive inbound around 8:40 a.m.
A company in Washington state and Shreve, Crump and Low are battering each other with dueling legal claims over fish-shaped pitchers that make gurgling sounds.
GurglePot, which makes GurglePot Pitchers, sued Shreve's last December, accusing the chain of trying to illegally force it out of the gurgling-fish-pitcher market with an invalid trademark on its own line of Gurgling Cods. The suit was transferred... Read more
Arraignment of a Brighton woman on vehicular-homicide charges for the deaths of two pedestrians was postponed today, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says in a statement:
The identity of the vehicle operator is the primary focus investigation into Saturday nightâ€™s fatal crash. Because interviews through the past 48 hours have yielded certain conflicting information, police and prosecutors have agreed that the investigation would... Read more
UPDATE update: Not charged, as authorities try to figure out who was really driving.
UPDATE, Tuesday a.m.: Ghuzlan Alghazali will be arraigned this morning in Boston Municipal Court on two counts of motor vehicle homicide, one count of negligent operation of a motor vehicle and one count of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
On Friday, Ed Hatfield photographed the Muddy River under the Bowker Overpass at Charlesgate:
That basketball has been there for at least 5 years, the soccer ball about eight and I think the baseball was a Babe Ruth homerun knocked out of Fenway Park. This is part of the reason the Charles River is getting cleaner. I think every thing that ends up in... Read more
Updated, Sunday, 12 p.m.
Two Brookline residents walking down Beacon Street in the Back Bay died when a driver ran a red light at Fairfield Street around 9:15 p.m., got into a crash with two other vehicles, rolled over, then hit them, according to WCVB and Boston Police.
John Lanzillotti, 28, of Brookline, who worked for the Red Sox, was declared dead at... Read more
There was a really awful accident when we got home tonight that apparently had just happened. I went to investigate and found a flipped SUV and some shaken up people. It would seem that one person perished while others were severely injured. I also noticed a child's seat on the ground next to the flipped car which was also very concerning. It happened at Fairfield... Read more
Nora spotted this pig in the city, on Boylston Street today, to be exact. Sure looks like Bobby the Pig, but does anybody know for sure? After all, could be Frankie or another member of our burgeoning porcine population.
UPDATE: Boston Police identify the body as male.
The Boston Fire Department reports a body was discovered around 9 a.m. where Boylston Street crosses the river. The body was in bad enough shape the gender could not be immediately determined.
On Boston Reddit, ChickenWhiskers describes finding the body:
My girlfriend and I were walking our dog this morning, crossing the Boylston bridge... Read more
The Santander Bank branch in the Prudential center was held up around 1:30 p.m. by a gun-wielding man in a surgical mask who apparently tried to make his getaway in a car across Huntington on St. Botolph. However, police on patrol stopped him before he could floor it and he was put into cuffs; a gun recovered from the car's passenger seat.
The Globe reports the owner of the John Hancock building is proposing a deal with the state to upgrade the train and bus station in exchange for development rights atop the station - and that part of the upgrades would include turning part of the station into a mall.
JB Parrett captured the scene by the Public Garden lagoon this afternoon.
Martin Lieberman spotted this overturned car on Storrow Drive inbound shortly before 8 p.m., says the driver reported he was OK.
Aside from a brief and not very heavy spot of rain, it was a perfect day for the annual Pride parade from Copley Square to City Hall Plaza.
We stationed ourselves on Charles Street. By the time it was all over, the kidlet had built up quite the collection of beads.
One of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence:
Tommy Von was among the motorists who had to just sit there as State Police cleared a path for a truck driver to slowly back his stupid truck off the road shortly after 10 a.m. But on the bright side, at least the guy didn't splatter the contents of his truck all over the road by slamming into a bridge or something.... Read more
The Globe reports on the plans for 60 floors' worth of "ultra high-end condos" on the edge of the Christian Science plaza, which raises the question: What happens when all those foreign investors stop buying up Boston residential units?
Around 7 p.m. came word that somebody had squealed to the cops and an officer was duly assigned to determine whether there was a pink pig with black spots roaming the Public Garden.