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

By - 3/16/13 - 11:06 am

A time-conscious citizen complains the fancy clock in Oak Square is still on standard time. He or she wants that fixed and wants to make sure the city schedules a visit in the fall to put the clock back to standard time.

By - 3/5/13 - 1:26 pm

Sutherland Pharmacy, 1690 Commonwealth Ave., was held up around 1:15 p.m. by a tall blond man in a mask and a shotgun, who made off with drugs. He was described as lanky, with gray eyes and a full beard and wearing a blue jacket or hoodie and dark gloves.

The pharmacy was held up by a tall white guy seeking drugs almost a... Read more

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
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Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 3/1/13 - 9:51 am

Brighton residents seem to feel particularly put upon by city government when compared to other neighborhoods. Recall the person who started a complaint about some street trash by pointing out that Brighton is not some slum like Allston. Today we have somebody kvetching about an ongoing litter problem on Leicester Street - and vowing to continue complaining until it's cleaned up:


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By - 2/24/13 - 10:04 pm

Fallen cliffRubble. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports that around 5 p.m., part of the 40-foot cliff behind 6 Olive St. in Brighton collapsed, tumbling to the ground below but causing no injuries and no damage to the house.... Read more

By - 2/22/13 - 5:09 pm


A concerned citizen complains about a stupid seltzermobile with no resident parking permit whose owner keeps parking it on Strathmore Road in Brighton.... Read more

By - 2/16/13 - 7:28 pm

Chansky's in Brighton kept track of the top daily purchases in the days just before, during and just after the blizzard.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 2/16/13 - 11:40 am

Keyboard space saver

Marcelo, a roving UHub photographer, spotted this keyboard-stand space saver on Sanderson Place in Brighton this morning.

Random pianos will appear in random places this year.... Read more

By - 2/15/13 - 10:57 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed shortly before 10 p.m. on Fidelis Way at Comm. Ave. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was summoned, just in case.

By - 2/11/13 - 8:38 pm

or die trying.

By - 2/11/13 - 9:58 am

Brett Crowell put together this footage of the storm outside his Brighton home.

Another storm timelapse (h/t Kostian).

Also, our own Stevil put together a Powerpoint presentation of 24 hours of the storm in the Back Bay (14.5M file).... Read more

By - 2/9/13 - 11:53 pm

Brighton street, before

Kostian photographed his Brighton street before and after the blizzard.

Brighton street, after... Read more

By - 2/9/13 - 2:40 pm

Strathmore Road in the snow

Jackie Ellis photographed Strathmore Road at Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton this afternoon.... Read more

By - 2/9/13 - 10:58 am

Clearing the tracks along Comm. Ave. in Brighton.Clearing the tracks along Comm. Ave. in Brighton. Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA says it won't restore service until at least tomorrow.... Read more

By - 2/9/13 - 10:21 am

Brighton, before

Jenni shows the view out her house in Brighton.

Brighton, after... Read more

By - 2/8/13 - 11:11 pm

Domo-kun in the snow

Katie Painter went out tonight and managed to snap this photo of a Brighton snowbank.

Geoffrey Grove tweets:

Very large coyote roaming in Chestnut Hill... People plowing/shoveling beware!

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By - 2/7/13 - 9:08 pm

Bare produce shelves at West Roxbury Roche Bros. Photo by Ted Folkman.Bare produce shelves at West Roxbury Roche Bros. Photo by Ted Folkman.

A more traditional scene</body></html>... Read more

By - 2/4/13 - 12:31 pm

The Globe reports a construction worker plunged 30 feet at a Brighton construction project today but was saved by the plastic sheeting with which the building is wrapped.

Firefighters, in fact, had to cut him out of the plastic, in which he was ensnared 12 feet off the ground. Initial reports had the man trapped in bubble wrap.... Read more