Who goes around stealing people's garden-hose nozzles?
"Moderate delays," the T says about the little trolley that couldn't. Bristol Whitcher reports:
Smells like burning rubber, "help is on the way"; morale is low.
Last month, a Green Line rider gained some measure of notoriety - and the disapproval of police - when he was spotted wearing virtual-reality goggles on a C trolley.
This afternoon, Mike the roving UHub photographer spotted him just walking down Beacon Street in Brookline, which for us non-VR types raises the question of whether you can actually see through the goggles or if hes perhaps using them to navigate via a live feed from a camera mounted on the goggles.
Renee Graham reports this turkey is mighty testy and not putting up with any nonsense in Coolidge Corner today. How testy?
I saw a USPS driver today loop the block waiting for the turkey to leave.
Suzannishly spotted this grim warning on Tappan Street in Brookline today.
The Riverside Line has degraded to "moderate" delays due to a trolley mistaking its tracks for the River Styx.
Matthew Calvin watched the runners come pass Mile 23 in Washington Square.
The Globe reports that Congregation Mishkan Tefila, which is selling its 24-acre Hammond Pond Parkway campus to BC, is near an agreement to share space with Congregation Kehillath Israel on Harvard Street in Coolidge Corner. The two congregations would retain their separate identifies.
Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Corrib Pub on Harvard Street in Brookline is no more.
Shortly before 7 p.m., the driver of a car with New York plates rolled over on Beacon Street at Carlton in Brookline, shutting both the road and the Green Line, Nick Barber reports.
BLDUP reports on two real-estate things in Brookline Village: A developer's bought the Dunkin' Donuts building across from the fire station (you know, where the Carvel used to be) and another developer is planning a hotel on Washington Street.
Riverside Line riders are being herded onto buses this morning as T workers try to repair the damage from the tree that fell on the wires at Chestnut Hill this morning. Several bus lines are now running delayed, even aside from the snow, due to buses being diverted to the impromptu D shuttle.
The T is running new announcements on the Green Line, at least at above-ground stops: "Pay your fare! It's only fair!"
As Boston Dog kvetches:
Oh my God. The "Pay your Fare!" announcements on the Green Line got obnoxious after three stops.
Pict Liberation Army adds:
Particularly when its playing over drivers flagging people past farebox.
A UHub photographer spotted this racist graffiti on a traffic-control box at Beacon and Hawes streets in Brookline this afternoon: She adds:
I called the non emergency police phone number and they came right away.
The Herald reports on - and posts photos of - a trolley that had one or two wheels decide they didn't really like the track they were on near Reservoir around 7:30 a.m. None of the passengers on board was injured, and service has since resumed.
Antonio Brown Jr., 27, of Cambridge and Khari Wilcox, 18, of Dorchester were arrested following the armed home invasion gone wrong at 198 St. Paul St., Brookline Police Chief Daniel O'Leary announced this morning.
The driver of the stolen rental getaway car and another person remain on the lam, police said. Read more.