No doubt this scrawl on a traffic-control box on Boylston Street at Arlington Street makes sense to somebody.
Head over to ArchBoston for a discussion about an entrance to what used to be the Mass. Ave. trolley stop that workers uncovered the other day - then promptly filled right back in. With some photos of when the station was a trolley hub (more photos).... Read more
Craig Fitzgerald revisits May 9, 1989, when a postal worker at the South Boston postal annex murdered his ex-wife with an AK-47, then commandeered a Cessna at Beverly Airport and headed for Boston, which he buzzed for nearly three hours as he took shots at the Pru, Newbury Street and Kenmore Square.
Boston Municipal Court Judge Thomas Horgan ruled today that Kevin "Kayvon" Edson is competent enough to assist in his own trial, following a mental-health evaluation at Bridgewater State Hospitals, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Edson is charged with disturbing the peace, disorderly conduct, disturbing a public assembly, possession or use of a hoax device and making a false bomb threat for an incident... Read more
City councilors began work today on a zoning change that would allow art galleries to open in areas such as Newbury Street, where, technically, they are currently prohibited.
City Councilor Josh Zakim (Back Bay) said he was amazed to learn recently that ISD rejected a request by Pucker Gallery, 171 Newbury St., to move to 240 Newbury St. because of the prohibition.
The... Read more
JB Parrett took another walk along the Charles this evening.
JB Parrett looked down the Charles on a rainy May Day.
The Boston Business Journal reports rents in Boston's tonier sections are falling as new luxo-apartments come onto the market.
Jared Wickerham spent some time on the Esplanade at sunset today.
Amy B. was hoping for a Chilean sandwich today, so was perturbed to see the Prudential Chacarero behind a barrier:
Please tell me the Chacarero at the Pru is just being renovated!
KneeAnalogue, though, brings bad news:
I got a sandwich on Wednesday and they told me Friday was going to be the last day.
Mister Jon adds:
I've spoken with... Read more
Matt Karolian got curious what results he'd get from Google auto-complete by typing in the same basic search for various Boston-area neighborhoods and communities.
Deadspin fills us in on what happened after the four runners picked up that fifth runner who collapsed near the finish line. But the story by Wesley Lowery, the former Globe reporter whose tweets started it all, is probably a better thing to read if you're not looking to get all grumpy.... Read more