Late this afternoon, at 83 Englewood Ave., where they trashed the place in search of cash.
The new owner of a Brighton parcel that already has approval for a condo building is asking the BRA to let it cut the number of parking spaces in half and add five additional units. Read more.
A concerned citizen and her photographer point out a fire box has lost its big red ball at Washington and Parsons streets in Brighton.
The BRA today approved a revised plan to tear down the old Cleveland Circle Cinema and Applebee's and turn it into a hotel and a 92-unit senior-citizen apartment building.
National Development will kick in $600,000 to redesign the Cleveland Circle intersection, which will include a system to synchronize trolley movement with the lights to speed up dispatching of trolleys.
Some 12 of the apartments would be marketed as affordable, for people making no more than 70% of the area's median income.
Complaints about damaged and downed signs are not unusual on Citizens Connect. Most people, however, don't pose with the signs to show just how sad they are about them, as this lady did on Claymoss Road in Brighton.
Meghan Rice, the manager of the casual-dining restaurant, reports its last day is June 30, after which it will forlornly sit empty until it's torn down (along with the neighboring and long vacant cineplex) to make way for a hotel and senior-citizen apartment complex.
All the stuff on the walls will be for sale, she adds.
Captain Nemo has been following an artist's work in Brighton Center the past couple of days - specifically, at the corner of Washington and Foster. Fans of images of squirrels eating pizza would be correct in assuming they've seen this basic image before.
From Reservoir to Riverside, the Green Line is a non-entity. Buses are stacking up at Reservoir.
The MWRA plans to launch a boat in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this week to apply a non-toxic chemical that could curb one of the nutrient sources for the toxic blue-green algae infesting the water supply. Read more.
Brookline Police are hoping somebody knows where Stephen Ziska is.
Ziska, a biology and computer-science major at Boston College from Brooklyn, was last seen Monday when he left his Brookline apartment.
If you've seen him, contact Brookline Police at 617-730-2222.
Itâ€™s true that the media is typically biased toward alpha males, and has looked the other way as thousands of them have been marginalized in the press; but if we learned anything from todayâ€™s report in the Globe, itâ€™s that Division I athletes are some of the most oppressed people among us.
A contentious Boston Licensing Board hearing on the future of Mary Ann's on Beacon Street ended with the board chairwoman agreeing to give the bar some time to develop a plan to address longstanding neighborhood concerns about everything from the bar's lack of windows to the young inebriates residents say pour out of the place at 2 a.m. and run roughshod over their lawns, yards and front steps.
One of the many people running around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this evening, on the Beacon Street side.
The Boston Licensing Board travels to Cleveland Circle next week for an unusual hearing on whether to reduce the hours at Mary Ann's, the Beacon Street watering hole that can now stay open until 2 a.m.
The board, which normally only holds hearings during the day at City Hall, will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday in the community room at the Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon St., according to a notice from D-14 Capt. Wayne Lanchester.
Capt. Nemo spotted a turkey strolling around the Academy Hill area in Brighton today, and wondered what it was doing there, instead of terrorizing people in Brookline.
Roving UHub photographer Alkali, meanwhile, spotted a hawk perched atop a light pole at the intersection of Huntington and South Huntington Avenues: