Seth Butler took and forwarded this photo of a "totally destroyed 'vette around 1 a.m. today. Happened at Comm. Ave. and Exeter. No word on the condition of the driver.
Ed Cherubino has the details on the start of Jazz Week.
Local 718 tweets around 10:30 p.m.
MBTA Inspector Tariq Muhammad exercised great restraint when an out-of-control white guy began cursing him out and then took a swing at him at a T stop on April 1.
Muhammad did two tours with the Army in Iraq - where he served as an MP. And he's kept up with his martial arts training. But in an interview today, he said that when the man, identified as Daniel Jourdet, 52, of Lynn, punched him at the inbound Copley platform on the Green Line, he decided he'd only make things worse if he responded in kind.
Daniel Jourdet, 52, of Lynn will be arraigned tomorrow on charges he's the guy captured on video yelling racial epithets at an MBTA worker before smashing him in the head on April 1 at the Copley Square stop on the Green Line.
A small evening gathering at the Fairmont Copley Plaza on Feb. 25 created gridlock on surrounding streets and earned the hotel a stern rebuke from the Boston Licensing Board when members heard a hotel manager pooh-poohed a request from a police sergeant to do something about the mess:
Back on October 28, LC tweeted:
homeless man jumped trnstyl #Copley inbound #greenline 520pm, called MBTA CSR racial epithets, wacko had dot accent, mentally ill
Sarah Hopp, meanwhile, tweets:
Pretty sure the racist MBTA attacker is a schizophrenic vet-I've run into him before & he seems mentally ill; needs hospital.
Video of the April 1 attack on a T worker at Copley:
Penny Cherubino photographed a woman walking her pig on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall in the Back Bay yesterday.
And then there's this video of three coyotes cavorting behind somebody's house on Weld Street in Roslindale (taken by a woman who obviously was keeping her toddler securely indoors):
Bettina Norton worries nobody is standing up for the research and collections departments at the BPL in Copley Square; musical scholars are already having problems gaining access to material in the library's large Brown Collection, she writes.
Pop.Bop.Shop Girl reports she is now very fondue of the Melting Pot on Arlington Street:
... Our waitress prepared all the ingredients for our cheese sauce right before our eyes at the table - cheese, beer and a few spices. Then she placed three small bowls on the table with cubes of bread, green apple slices and bite size vegetable pieces for dipping. She had barely turned to walk away before we each had a piece of bread swimming in the hot lava of cheesy goodness. ...
Apparently, Copley Place thought you might, so they put one up, as Ryan Durling shows us.
Richard Flowers of Roxbury was ordered sent away for 22 years today after admitting he robbed a woman at gunpoint, then forced her into a corner and beat and raped her.