By - 5/29/13 - 4:01 pm

The Dunkin' Donuts at 1955 Beacon St., which is already allowed to open 5 a.m. to 2 a.m., goes before the Boston Licensing Board next Wednesday, June 5, to fill in that three-hour gap and open all the time every day.

Board hearings start at 10 a.m. in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.

By - 5/26/13 - 12:18 pm

Sarah Connors posted this video of a horn-honking procession of truckers from Cleveland Circle to the Theater District around noon today.

UPDATE: Fundraiser for One Boston.... Read more

By - 5/21/13 - 11:31 am

But the result could be formal requests for later hours for pizza places in the Fenway and in Brighton - as late as 3 a.m. for the Brighton Domino's.

University House of Pizza in the Fenway and Papa John's and Domino's in Brighton all had to explain this morning why they were open way past their licensed closing times at a hearing before the Boston... Read more

By - 5/17/13 - 9:55 am

Police are swarming the area around the Sovereign Bank branch at 38 Leo Birmingham Parkway, looking for the man who held the branch up around 9:20 a.m.

He's described as black, medium height, with a gap between his front teeth. He was wearing a blue Sox cap, a bright red hoodie and black pants. He displayed a black handgun.... Read more

By - 5/6/13 - 8:14 am

Pheddo reports he was chillin' by his fire pit in Brighton when a parakeet landed on the fire-pit lid. He managed to capture it with a salad-spinner bowl and now he's hoping to find the owner to reunite pet with person.

By - 5/3/13 - 8:41 am

Apparently somebody on Hardwick Street in Brighton is upset that people keep tossing their trash in his trash can. But this citizen complaint of the day is not from him, for he filed no complaint. Instead, he posted a note on his trash can:

Not a public trash can. Back the fuck away!!

And that riled up a concerned citizen, who did file ... Read more

By - 4/29/13 - 10:31 pm

Stop that pool!

A concerned citizen reports from Kilsyth Road in Brighton:


Or even worse?

H/t Stratis.... Read more

By - 4/28/13 - 6:57 pm

Mr. Miguez reports the guy has been going around Brighton for years, condemning trees to death:

Sometimes he uses an axe, other times a saw. My landlord says his favorite tactic is to take a claw-hammer and strip a circle of bark off the tree all the way around the trunk. This destroys the tree's ability to draw water up from the ground, and

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By - 4/19/13 - 2:39 pm

In response to a question about walking around Brighton and Brookline on Saturday, Boston city chaplain Yitzhak Aharon Korff writes:

The Rebbe was briefed by officials a little while ago -- they are hoping and anticipating that the lockdown will be lifted by the start of Shabbos, although the situation is extremely fluid and nothing is definite at this time, and in the absence of

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By - 4/18/13 - 3:20 pm

The Heights reports city officials were concerned about keeping participants in the planned Last 5 walk safe - especially after more than 17,000 signed up for it on Facebook. Instead, organizers are now planning a vigil for 4 p.m. Friday on O'Neill Plaza.

By - 4/18/13 - 1:38 am

Around 1:20 a.m. in the area of Fidelis Way and Washington Street. With the help of a couple other people, the victim got himself to St. Elizabeth's.

Police were looking for three men seen running from the scene: All white, heavyset and around 20, two not wearing shirts, one with long hair wearing an orange shirt.

That makes at least six shootings across... Read more

By - 4/13/13 - 2:35 pm

Fountain will supply water even in the dog days of summer. Photo by DCR.Fountain will supply water even in the dog days of summer. Photo by DCR.

Officials from the state Department of Conservation... Read more

By - 4/12/13 - 8:20 am

The state Department of Conservation and Recreation and New Balance are holding a formal unveiling on Saturday morning - for a water bubbler in Artesani Park off Soldiers Field Road in Brighton:

New Balance and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) are taking their commitment to outdoor enthusiasts to a new level. Together, they will unveil a brand-new water bubbler at Artesani Playground.

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By - 4/10/13 - 4:09 pm

Six BC students will graduate this spring with criminal charges over their heads after they allegedly broke into a Brighton apartment on March 16, tore the place apart, urinated all over the apartment and ripped a gas line out of a basement dryer, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The six seniors were arraigned in Brighton District Court today on charges of breaking and... Read more

By - 4/7/13 - 3:24 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a sprinkler at a BC dorm worked and minimized damage from a fire that started around 4:25 a.m. on the fifth floor of a dorm at 110 St. Thomas More Rd.

Fire caused by smoking material that came in contact with a sofa and clothes. Sprinkler activated and contained fire.

Damage at the one-alarm fire was estimated at... Read more

By - 3/20/13 - 9:14 am

Waiting at Sutherland Road for a trolley

At 8:54 a.m., Rebecca, who took this photo, reported she'd been standing at the Sutherland Road Green Line stop for more than 20 minutes, and that she was a mere newcomer there - she... Read more

By - 3/20/13 - 6:48 am

A concerned citizen reports the same commercial vehicle from a Brookline business keeps parking in a resident-permit spot on Cummings Road in Brighton:

This will be the fourth time in 2 weeks this brookline car has parked and been ticketed in residential permit area. Boot them!

The city responds, however, it is powerless to stop this parking fiend:

Vehicle is tagged it is a

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By - 3/19/13 - 8:12 am

The Cleveland Circle bar goes before the Boston Licensing Board next week for permission to ditch its food-serving license and just serve hard drinks for men who want to get drunk fast - or BC students who just want to relax, at any rate.

Mary Ann's was one of a number of Boston watering holes dinged by a new city enforcement effort over the past... Read more