JB Parrett photographed a homeless man on the steps of Arlington Street Church yesterday.
JB Parrett highlights the Mass. Ave. Bridge.
Patty Neal was among commuters who had plenty of time this morning to consider what exactly caused this crash on the turnpike westbound in Boston.
Sgt. Luke Taxter at District D-4 reports a man was stabbed around 10 p.m. on Wednesday at Boylston and Clarendon streets, and that police arrested a suspect.
Boston Police report the driver of a car that collided with a Boston ambulance at Beacon and Fairfield streets around 11:30 p.m. on Monday was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 90 minutes later.
Two EMTs in the ambulance were also transported - in another ambulance, to Boston Medical Center - for treatment of minor injuries. They were on their... Read more
JB Parrett captured the scene.
A concerned citizen complained shortly after 10 p.m.:
There is a child (maybe 8) who is sleeping on the street outside the Apple Store while his parents are in line. This is child abuse. Please intervene.
JB Parrett spent some time looking at the Swan Boats at night (he reports: "20-second exposure, camera placed on the stones at the pond's edge").
JB Parrett watched the sun go down over the Charles River yesterday.
State Police report finding a man who plunged 50 feet off the footbridge around 2:20 p.m.
Witnesses said the man was leaning his back against the concrete wall on the east side of the footbridge - which connects the Esplanade with Beacon Street - when put his arms out and appeared to do a back flip up over the wall and down toward the roadway... Read more
Around 5:10 p.m. The bicyclist got the worst of it, was taken away in bad shape, but is expected to survive.
Rachel took in the New England Indonesian Festival in Copley Square today.
UPDATE: Hollaback! Boston reports the guy on the banner is actually not Dov Charney but Dov Charney's grandfather - who just happens to look just like Charney looked like in his 20s:
We want to apologize for jumping the gun in this particular case, but we appreciate the outpouring of support for our work to create safe public spaces in Boston and throughout New England.... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of the fire-ravaged TC's Lounge on Haviland sell the liquor license to a company that plans a restaurant and music venue in the new Berklee tower on Mass. Ave.
Jeremiah Tracy, manager of the proposed Boston Beats, said he's hoping to recreate the best of the old Wally's - a place where Berklee... Read more
Around 9:15 p.m. a man jumped in front of an outbound Orange Line train as it entered Back Bay station.
The T shut power in both directions so that firefighters could extricate the man, who remained alert and conscious (photo from the platform). About 22 minutes later, firefighters got him onto the platform for treatment by EMTs and transportation to a local hospital.
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