A truck driver with cat-like reflexes managed to avoid a full storrowing around 10:30 a.m. Michael Cotrone was on hand to record the scene and, who knows, sell commemorative copies to the driver.
WBZ reports a worker on the ground was injured today when some window-washing scaffolding fell from about 15 feet up.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports on the apparent end of the Boylston Street Mexican place.
At 5:05 p.m., Beaz reported signal problems meant a 45-minute trip from Ruggles to State Street.
Roxbury, MA â€“ It is election season for Massachusetts residents! There are so many important issues that need to be addressed. Whether it be violence in the community, education, the economy, or green energy, everyone needs to be heard. For the first time, the Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPNULEM) is hosting a series entitled â€śCandid Conversationsâ€ť. During this series,... Read more
Brian MacLean, meanwhile, watched the sun go down over Scituate Light yesterday:
JB Parrett was among those who watched Boston Ballet's Swan Lake on Swan Boats in the Public Garden this afternoon.
Boston Magazine trumpets a free performance this Thursday on the Lagoon.
Updated with arraignment info.
Mohamed Alfageeh of Allston faces arraignment today on two counts of motor-vehicle homicide for the deaths of two pedestrians in the Back Bay in June.
A Suffolk County grand jury indicted him last week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Bail was set at $10,000 at his arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court today, the DA's office says:... Read more
Around 3:35 p.m., Devin Cole spotted three Hubway riders going against traffic inbound on Storrow Drive, near the River Street Bridge.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly reports on the content of messages to and from Post editors over the photo of those two local high-school kids fingered as Marathon-bombing suspects on the paper's front page who turned out to have nothing at all to do with the bombing.
A truck driver got an introduction to the immutable nature of Storrow Drive bridges and overpasses tonight at Fiedler Footbridge eastbound and now there's debris everywhere, a truck with a newly storrowed roof peeled back like a can of sardines and a driver who probably wishes he were someplace else.
Robin Williams fans are turning the Public Garden bench where he sat with Matt Damon in "Good Will Hunting" into a memorial.
Hedge photographed the bench around 6 this morning.
Buzzfeed interviews the first person to write something at the bench.
"When we got there, there were two guys sitting on the bench,â€ť Rabchenuk said to BuzzFeed. "As we were talking, another... Read more
The windsurfer now realizes you were right and apologizes for cursing you out.
Dan Adams reports consumers should be wary of hot yoga pants from Victoria's Secret - the Newbury Street store just had 30 pairs stolen.
Police do not think the guy is responsible for a series of attacks in 2007 and 2009.
Anyone with information about the man in these images or the incident itself is asked to call the Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit at 617-727-8817.... Read more