You may recall how, on Thursday, the city announced there was no snow emergency and don't even think of putting out space savers (then repeated the message as the snow began to fall yesterday), let alone for the post-emergency 48 hours.
Kosta looked out his window at Brooks and Bigelow in Brighton around 10 p.m. He reports firefighters moved the remains of the tree out of the way - and that it didn't take out any wires.
Officials say that Roche Bros. wants to put one of its new breed of small supermarkets in the proposed Parsons Crossing mixed-use development at Washington and Parsons streets. Read more.
Around 2:10 p.m. at Lake Street and Lake Shore Road.
But Murphy also forwarded the above photo from the theater's better days, when the restaurant next door was a Howard Johnson's and the T still ran 1940s-era trolleys.
In recent months, 427 units of housing have been proposed in a small Brighton neighborhood:
New Balance has proposed 295 units at 125 Guest St. as part of its massive Boston Landing development. The 17-story building abuts the New Balance athletic facility where the Bruins will practice and New Balance's flagship, ship-like building lines the Massachusetts Turnpike. Read more.
Matt Durand woke up to this lame-ass excuse of a space saver in Brighton.
The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 14 Beechcroft St., off Washington Street in Brighton, displaced six people and did an estimated $300,000 in damage.
The cause of the second-floor and attic fire, reported around 6:10 p.m., is under investigation, the department says.
The Boston Licensing Board today rejected a request from Babushka Deli on Washington Street, just up from the Brookline line, to expand its stock of beer and wine to include harder stuff. Read more.
Around 1:35 p.m. at 5 Harriet St., off Parsons. Fire was reported knocked down in about 10 minutes.
Boston firefighters responded shortly after 8 p.m. to 22 Bellvista Rd. for a fire that went to 2 alarms on the third floor. The bulk of the fire was reported knocked down around 8:20 p.m.
The Boston Fire Department reports no injuries and says just one person was displaced. Investigators are on scene. Damage was estimated at $100,000.
Babuskha Deli, a Russian-oriented convenience store at 62 Washington St. in Brighton, goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week to request an all-alcohol package-store license.
The board's hearings start at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.
UPDATE: A Brighton Municipal Court judge released him on personal recognizance for the newest case, but ordered him held at least until a Jan. 13 hearing, after revoking his bail on the April case, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The T can't win for losing today. The outbound B Line has come to a complete halt at Warren Street because somebody managed to get a car right onto the tracks.
A correspondent forwards this photo of a newly gouged tree on Peaceable Street. He notes that whoever hacked at the tree first had to peel back the wooden boards the homeowner had placed there after a decade of attacks by a man in black who does everything he can to make trees die in the area surrounding the BPL's Brighton Center branch. Read more.
The T is reporting "severe" delays on the B Line due to a "power problem" near Chestnut Hill Avenue. The buses are rolling between Babcock and BC.
Just in time for Christmas, the Boston Business Journal reports.
The Boston Fire Department reports the former and long unused MDC police barracks at 525 Western Ave., at Soldiers Field Road caught fire overnight.
The two-alarm fire at what was originally the administration building for a horse track that used to run along the Charles, was reported around 3 a.m. and did an estimated $250,000 in damage. No injuries were reported. Read more.